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.

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.

Wild tomato evolution could help reduce pesticides

26 April, 2019

Michigan State University researchers have obtained a better understanding of the natural insect resistance of wild tomato plants, which could help reduce the use of pesticides.

Thermo Scientific TriPlus 500 Gas Chromatography Headspace Autosampler

24 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific TriPlus 500 is suitable for food safety scientists performing volatile organic compound (VOC) analysis.

Bürkert Type 8619 multiCELL transmitter/controller

24 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Burkert Fluid Control Systems

The Bürkert Type 8619 multiCELL transmitter/controller is suitable for measurement and control as well dosing processes.

Giving robots a better feel for object manipulation

23 April, 2019 by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office

A new learning system developed by MIT researchers improves robots' abilities to mould materials into target shapes and make predictions about interacting with solid objects and liquids. 

Alfa Laval Twin Screw Pump

23 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Alfa Laval Pty Ltd

Designed for handling fluids which are sensitive, abrasive and either high or low viscosity, the Alfa Laval Twin Screw Pump is suitable for use in hygienic applications in the dairy, food and beverage, and personal care industries. 

Leybold NOVADRY oil-free screw vacuum pump

23 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Javac Pty Ltd

Leybold's NOVADRY oil-free screw vacuum pump is designed to ensure safety and efficiency in food and packaging processes.

KHS Innopro Craft CIP Skid cleaning system

17 April, 2019 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

KHS's fully automatic Innopro Craft CIP Skid cleaning system provides a new system for the supply of rinsing and cleaning media to the company's can, bottle or keg fillers.

Arredo Inox processing cabinet for ageing meat

16 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Unique Catering Products

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

UQ licenses high-yield wheat variety

16 April, 2019 | Supplied by: University of Queensland

Australian wheat farmers, particularly those in Queensland, are set to benefit from a high-yield Mexican wheat variety identified by researchers from the University of Queensland.

Chr Hansen SafePro natural food cultures

15 April, 2019 | Supplied by: CHR Hansen Pty Ltd

Chr Hansen's SafePro uses good bacteria to inhibit the growth of the deadly Listeria bacteria.

Taking guesswork out of food processing wastewater disposal

15 April, 2019 by David Tenenbaum

A US study measured nitrogen in wastewater from local cheesemaking and vegetable processing with interesting results.

Oil-free vacuum pumps

11 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Atlas Copco Compressors Australia

Atlas Copco has had its vacuum pumps checked for traces of oil by TÜV Rheinland in accordance with the ISO 8573-1 standard.

Improving product security and profitability with metal fragment control

11 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Magnattack Global

The introduction of the new FSMA Act and the tightening of industry standards is forcing food manufacturers to be more proactive in reducing their food safety and product security risks.

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