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AAMP Exclusive: Best practices from the American Meat Curing Championships

Editor’s note: The following video is part of a partnership with the American Association of Meat Processors. Its American Cured Meat Championships (ACMC) is the only national event of its kind in North America. Hundreds more...

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China takes five more Australian meat plants off import blacklist

Five Australian plants were removed this week from China’s list of banned meat processors, the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC) said Thursday. Patrick Hutchinson, chief executive of AMIC, called China an “incredibly more...

Federal judge trims vaccination lawsuit against Tyson Foods

An Arkansas federal judge trimmed a lawsuit filed by a former Tyson Foods employee that claimed the company’s vaccination policy violated religious beliefs, according to court records. Sarah Pearson, who worked at more...

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Smarty plants: Tips for optimizing production lines

by Chris Williams, senior vice president of operations and business development, Pineland Farms Natural MeatsBuilding new manufacturing facilities is a challenge. Add to that challenge the fact that food processing facilities more...

How high pressure technology contributes in sustainable meat and poultry production

With growing  consumers awareness, in particular in developed countries, that food and its production is an essential measure of healthy life, it is clear that sustainability is a key driver for the future evolution more...

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USPOULTRY Exclusive: Risk assessment: Identifying alternative approaches to regulating salmonella in poultry

In the fall of 2021, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that it was mobilizing a stronger and more comprehensive effort to reduce Salmonella illnesses more...

USPOULTRY Exclusive: Profiling Salmonella serotypes through broiler processing

Salmonella is a leading bacterial cause of foodborne illness in the U.S., and poultry remains a vehicle for this pathogen. Salmonella is enormously diverse, with more than 2,600 distinct serotypes. One serotype can differ more...

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Best Practices

MeatingPod Show Notes EP166: Neal Walsh, chief operating officer, Butterball, LLC

Chris Scott (CS): Welcome. I'm Chris Scott, host of MeatingPod and contributing editor at Meatingplace and Alt Meat magazines. Automation and robotics have advanced to a stage where these systems, in concert with plant workers more...

Managing the complexity of Industry 4.0 projects

by Paul Kafer, Anabasis Consulting Implementing digital transformation with Industry 4.0 technology is a highly complex undertaking. The interconnections of equipment, communication, advances in controls and programming more...

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