Improvements in software, sensors, data control and networking are paving the way for Industry 4.0 to become a reality, but there are still many hurdles to be overcome.
Increased use of plant-based ingredients in aquaculture feed could impact the nutritional benefits of eating seafood, according to a study that examined the environmental health implications of crop-fed fish.
Australian online marketplace Butcherman has released its Red Meat Index, revealing the most popular cuts of meat purchased from the website.
Using high-pressure processing at low temperatures, the colour of unattractive dark meat can be lightened — potentially saving the red meat industry $100 million/year.
An antimicrobial effective against Campylobacter jejuni may offer poultry and meat processors a way to safely extend shelf life and minimise the risk of foodborne disease.
To improve business performance and flexibility, Baiada will streamline its three business software systems into a single platform, deploying Sage X3 from Sage Business Solutions.
The MAJA-OPS (Operator Protection System) is an active system for avoiding injury when operating the open de-rinding/skinning machines and offers considerable risk minimisation benefits to the operator.
Diamond V has announced the patent-pending use of animal health supplement Diamond V Original XPC as a method for foodborne pathogen reduction in livestock.
Using Ishida technology, expertise and equipment, a major Polish poultry processor increased its output to 90,000 birds/day.
A German pig farm found to be contaminated with antibiotic-resistant bacteria has been successfully decontaminated.
Spray Nozzle Engineering has developed a range of carcass-chilling nozzles to suit existing or new systems.
Traceability is becoming an increasingly important aspect of the meat supply chain as consumers demand to know more about where their meat products come from.
Researchers have used a new method to develop vaccines for two strains of avian influenza that can be transmitted from poultry to humans.
TOMRA Sorting Foods' Nimbus meat sorting machine is suitable for sorting various meats including bacon bits, beef jerky and individually quick frozen (IQF) meat.