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AMSA Exclusive: Practical applications to improve fresh meat color

Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series of exclusive articles provided by authors commissioned by the American Meat Science Association in cooperation with Meatingplace. The article is taken from the AMSA 67th more...

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Processing Technology

How novel technologies are reducing allergens

Food allergies are caused by adverse immunological responses to proteins, or antigens, which are components of food matrices. These antigens are referred to as food allergens and are often characterized by the ability to more...

Ways to improve the microbiological quality of brines and marinades

Brine is a strong solution of water and salt that is used to improve texture and flavor when injected in whole muscle raw beef products. A sweetener such as sugar, molasses, honey or corn syrup may be added to the solution more...

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AMSA Exclusive: Practical applications to improve fresh meat color

Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series of exclusive articles provided by authors commissioned by the American Meat Science Association in cooperation with Meatingplace. The article is taken from the AMSA 67th more...

Tips on preventing slippery situations

When there is no time to clean floors or modify the surface, granulated barn lime is a go-to resource for an immediate fix of almost any slippery situation that needs to be addressed short term. It can also be placed under more...

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Live Poultry

Selecting the proper emergency depopulation method

Mass depopulation is never easy. The first consideration in selecting the best method is the reason for the procedure. For example, if a communicable disease is present, especially one that can also infect humans, the method more...

Live Poultry: How to determine the gait score for broilers

As broiler size increased in the United States, so did concern for leg problems. It is believed by many that today’s large broilers gain weight faster than their bones can develop, predisposing them to leg problems more...

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AMSA's RMC symposium to target fresh meat color stability

The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) has announced that Dr. Cameron Faustman of the University of Connecticut; Dr. Andy King, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center and Dr. Brad Kim, Purdue University will be the featured more...

Asia, Europe attractive for machinery companies

Consisting of 50 countries and 732.8 million people speaking 230 languages, Europe is massive – and greatly diverse. That inevitably spills over into the packaging and processing industries, says Andrew Manly, technology more...

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Best Practices

Techniques for superior carcass quality and yield

Developed in 1965 in the United Kingdom, the “Five Freedoms” – though originally written to address welfare concerns in agricultural settings – are now accepted as global guidelines for the welfare more...

Essential steps to manage water usage in sanitation

Along the second half of the 20th century the thought that a nation’s wealth would be measured by the volume of its oil reserves dominated the world’s economy scenario.  However, another liquid is becoming more...

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Plant Tour

Sugar Creek's sous vide line

Watch Sugar Creek assemble the nation’s largest sous vide line in two minutes with this time-lapse video (provided by the company). The sous vide line is the centerpiece of SugarCreek’s new $120 million more...

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Field Report

Consistent, high-quality packaging at twice the speed

Founded in 1991, Canadian slaughterhouse and poultry processing company AgriBio is located outside of Quebec City. The company was acquired by Exceldor in 2013. Since 1945, the Exceldor cooperative has specialized exclusively more...

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Photo Essay: DuPont Teijin Films Opens Product Innovation Kitchen

From the outside, it doesn’t exactly scream, “Product Innovation Center!”  It’s in a small shopping center in Richmond, VA, located in a 6,000 square foot space previously occupied by a Brazilian more...

Cook-in-Pack Technology

All Ready-To-Eat (RTE) sausage producers share a concern for food safety compromised by pathogens. In the last 20 years, the industry has made great strides in ensuring that sausage products leave processing plants safely more...

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