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Articles Tagged with ''meat processing''

New evidence on salmonella in beef underlines safety challenge

Tackling Salmonella in ground beef could be the U.S. meat industry's most challenging task yet, according to James Marsden, professor of animal science at Kansas State University.
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Computer system failure puts US meat safety at risk

A malfunction in the computer system used by thousands of Agriculture Department inspectors at the 6,500 meatpacking and processing plants across the United States caused a two-day outage.
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Major food safety violations discovered at Mississippi meat processing plants

Over the past 10 years, the 50 slaughterhouses and meat-poultry processing plants in Mississippi, owned by 35 companies, violated regulations 69 times, according to a new investigation.
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US meat and poultry producers join forces to reduce Listeria outbreaks

U.S. meat and poultry manufacturers and processors are committed to reducing the number of foodborne illnesses, especially listeriosis, according to the chief scientist at the American Meat Institute (AMI) Foundation.
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New Zealand company develops method for real-time meat contamination detection

A New Zealand biotechnology company has announced that it has developed a method that allows processing firms to receive real-time results from meat contamination tests.
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US foodborne illness outbreaks plummet 40%

Food safety has always been a top priority for the U.S. food manufacturing and processing industry and over the past decade many measures to improve standards and to implement best practices have been taken.
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Safety key for meat processing plants

Although safety is a top priority for all food manufacturers, meat and poultry processors face stricter control and tougher regulation. However, these are not the only challenges they have to deal with.
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Horse meat discovered in frozen beef burgers in UK

Horse meat has been detected in frozen beef burgers sold in some of Britain's biggest supermarket chains, including Tesco, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland.
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