Processing > Meat, poultry & seafood

10 biofilm hot spots in meat processing environments

27 May, 2020

An Austrian study has identified 10 biofilm hotspots in meat processing environments, three of which were found after cleaning and disinfection.


Freeze and chill foodstuffs with cryogenics

13 May, 2020

Cryogenic freezing has three main advantages over mechanical freezing.


COVID-19 outbreak at Victorian meat processing facility

05 May, 2020

It has been reported on 5 May 2020 that staff at a Melbourne meat processor have tested positive for Covid-19.


Wastewater solution for the meat processing industry

05 May, 2020

Aerofloat's AeroDAF wastewater technology provided a compact solution for Italia Smallgoods and ensured it met Sydney Water's strict regulations.


New technologies in salmon aquaculture

10 March, 2020

Increasing consumer demand for salmon has led the salmon aquaculture industry to adopt new technologies, many of which rely on compressed air.


More eggs, lower emissions — cracking report released

04 March, 2020

The latest Australian Egg Industry Sustainability Report has revealed productivity improvements as well as environmental and hen welfare progress in the egg industry.


Using texture analysers for burger quality testing

02 March, 2020

The TA1 texture analyser is an easy-to-use, cost-effective solution for performing mechanical texture analysis on applications up to 1kN.


Kemin Industries BactoCEASE NV antimicrobial solution

25 February, 2020

BactoCEASE NV, launched by Kemin Food Technologies, is designed to delay the growth of foodborne microorganisms in meat, poultry and seafood products.


Green energy solution for beef processing plant

25 February, 2020

A beef processing plant in Qld is using anaerobic digestion technology to extract biogas from its organic wastewater streams.


Prawns get the CSIRO health check in time for Christmas

20 December, 2019

CSIRO and Brisbane start-up Genics have launched a method for testing prawns for a range of diseases, as the prawn industry prepares for Christmas.


Zero-carbon aquaculture — is it possible?

17 December, 2019

Using data science and AI, a NZ collaboration hopes to not only expand production but also transition to a zero-carbon aquaculture industry in New Zealand.


Salmonella prevention plan for Qld eggs

13 December, 2019

A new Salmonella Enteritidis Prevention Plan (SEPP) will soon be in place in Queensland to improve hygiene within egg grading and handling environments.


Meat processing site creates 650 jobs in Qld

26 November, 2019

Hilton Foods Australia will create 650 jobs at a meat processing and distribution facility in Queensland, providing fresh meat products to 450 Woolworths stores.


Meat slicer injury under investigation

04 November, 2019

WHS Queensland is investigating after a young worker suffered serious hand injuries at a meat processing plant.


Vemag Flexible Fresh Meat Line

01 November, 2019

Vemag's flexible fresh meat line provides maximum flexibility in production, and instead of four lines previously required, there is now only one, reducing space requirements to a minimum.


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