Processing

Ensuring microbial safety of frozen foods with pulsed light

03 August, 2020

Bonduelle North America is considering the application of pulsed light technology when processing frozen vegetables, to ensure its products are Listeria-free.


PathoSans PathoClean cleaner and PathoCide sanitiser

01 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Spraying Systems Co Pty Ltd

The PathoSans PathoClean is a dilute sodium hydroxide cleaner and degreaser; and PathoCide is a hypochlorous acid sanitiser.


Lloyd TA-1 food texture analyser

01 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

Bestech Australia has released a cost-effective texture analyser from Lloyd, the TA-1. It is easy to use and capable of providing rapid and detailed texture analysis on test applications up to 1 kN.


MicroTally Manual Swabs and Continuous Sampling Sheets

01 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Australasian Medical & Scientific Ltd

The MicroTally Manual Swabs and Continuous Sampling Sheets enable processors to test for indicator organisms and pathogens, including E. coli, in beef trim.


Endress+Hauser Liquitrend QMW43 smart sensor

01 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

The Liquidtrend QMW43 is a sensor that is designed to optimise the clean-in-place process by measuring the build-up and conductivity of pipes and tanks.


Preharvest water protocol for leafy greens safety

31 July, 2020

The US FDA has announced a new protocol to help farmers protect the safety of produce intended for consumers, like romaine lettuce and other leafy greens.


Stopping Listeria in food products

28 July, 2020

Listeria contaminations are a risk at food processing facilities, but now a new research discovery could lead to bacterial control in food products.


Victoria green lights 'abattoir on wheels'

27 July, 2020

Provenir has secured a licence from PrimeSafe to operate a mobile abattoir in Victoria.


Cheesemaking: why only some milk coagulates with rennet

23 July, 2020

Milk that does not coagulate (NC) under optimal conditions affects the manufacturing process and cheese yield; a scientific study explores the reasons why.


Canola oil maker implements smart sensor solution

23 July, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

A1 Electric Motors worked with ABB to develop a custom solution for GrainCorp Oilseeds to solve an overheating issue with its cooker.


AMS Instrumentation CDP301 Condumax Dew-Point Tester

22 July, 2020 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The CDP301 Condumax Dew-Point Tester is designed to perform hydrocarbon water dew-point measurements, using a chilled mirror measurement principle.


OMRON LD UVC disinfection robot

21 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

The LD UVC disinfection robot from Omron Asia Pacific uses UVC light to break down pathogens' DNA and RNA, thus preventing the spread of infectious disease.


Chocolatier bans animal testing following PETA appeal

20 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Barry Callebaut Asia Pacific

Barry Callebaut has banned animal testing, after talks with animal rights organisation PETA US and its affiliates.


$9m raised to develop process-based AI solution

15 July, 2020

Seebo has raised $9 million to enhance its process-based artificial intelligence solution, which enables manufacturers to predict and prevent production losses.


COVID-19 boosts Torres Strait response to biosecurity threats

14 July, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted Biosecurity Queensland to enlist Torres Strait rangers to conduct fruit fly blocking operations, to protect local crops.


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