Processing > Meat, poultry & seafood

Salmonella detector for poultry industry

20 August, 2019

A biosensor that rapidly detects the presence of bacteria in poultry products along the food production line is being developed by MU researchers.

Bakery supplier to eliminate cage eggs from its products

01 August, 2019

Bakery supplier Allied Pinnacle is working with Animals Australia to eliminate cage eggs from its supply chain by 2023.

Beef boning robot could reduce costs for red meat processors

05 July, 2019

With aims to reduce processing costs and increase yield efficiency, a beef boning automation research and development room has been established in Queensland.

Vemag Flexible Fresh Meat Line

01 July, 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.

Mobile abattoir has begun processing in NSW

26 June, 2019

Victorian start-up Provenir has been granted a licence from the NSW Food Authority to operate a mobile on-farm abattoir, which recently began operations on a Riverina farm.

Perten Instruments DA 6200 meat analyser

13 June, 2019

The DA 6200 meat analyser is designed to help users quickly and easily analyse fat, moisture, protein and more, in all types of meat production.

Robot-assisted filleting machinery for the fish industry

01 June, 2019 by Frank Würthner, Global Business Management Packaging

The system developed by Valka produces extremely precise cuts at different angles through a combination of X-ray radiation, 3D image processing and a robot-controlled water-jet cutting head.

Automated pin-boning project for NZ King Salmon

16 May, 2019

An automated solution is being developed to replace the manual process of removing over 30 pin bones from every King Salmon fillet at Mt Cook Alpine Salmon.

Meat processors call for lower operating costs

29 April, 2019

Australian meat producers are calling for political parties to cut red tape and energy costs, after a report revealed they have significantly higher operating costs than their international competitors.

The raw prawn on fishmeal substitutes

29 April, 2019

Using plant ingredients for aquaculture feeds may not be as beneficial for the environment as first thought, according to new research.

Arredo Inox processing cabinet for ageing meat

16 April, 2019

The Arredo Inox Maturmeat device is used for the processing and storage of dry ageing meats in a closed, controlled and safe environment.

Eliminating live cattle transport prior to processing

03 April, 2019

Provenir's on-farm processing technology is designed to improve animal welfare, progress sustainable farming practices and provide full traceability, provenance and meat quality.

Efficient heat use can help cut agricultural emissions

01 April, 2019 by Matt Hale*

Agricultural and horticultural businesses around the world have made great strides to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, but energy consumption by Australian agriculture is rising.

Meat marinade manufacturer keeps its cool

28 March, 2019

US soup and sauce manufacturer Ready Foods has reduced the time it takes to chill its meat marinade by a third using a turnkey cooling system from HRS Heat Exchangers.

Meat Standards Australia to implement changes

26 March, 2019

Meat Standards Australia (MSA) has announced it will implement a number of changes to its model, the MSA Vendor Declaration Form and myMSA from June this year. 

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