The “train-the-trainer” program teaches local poultry farmers how to produce chickens more efficiently, with particular emphasis on improving biosecurity to help prevent the spread of disease.
October 21, 2016
The World Poultry Foundation (WPF), Stone Mountain, Ga., concluded the second phase of a landmark multi-year project to improve poultry and egg production in Ghana by teaching a small group of producers to train other producers.
More than 20,000 products now carry the blue MSC label and can be traced back to fisheries, which meet the MSC’s world-class standard for sustainable fishing.
October 14, 2016
The volume of MSC-certified catch has increased by 6% since 2014-15, while the MSC-certified supply chain climbed 16% over the same period, according to an annual report published by Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
Some American households experience food insecurity at times during the year.
September 22, 2016
This report, “Household Food Security in the United States in 2015,” presents statistics from the survey covering households’ food security, food expenditures and use of federal food and nutrition assistance programs in 2015.
Texas Tech will receive $700,000 to monitor beef, pork and poultry products for pathogens and antibiotic resistance.
September 21, 2016
Texas Tech University’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence (ICFIE), Lubbock, Texas, was selected as a National Surveillance Lab for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Retail Meat Surveillance Program through a competitive federal grant process.
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Concerns over food safety, reliability, and traceability get a great deal of attention within plants. Yet the highly regulated – but often-overlooked – concern for the storage and use of hazardous materials is also important.
The Institute of Food Technologists is hosting an exclusive press event featuring the launch of the new Global Food Traceability Center, which was approved by IFT's Board of Directors at the 2013 Annual Meeting and Food Expo.
San Antonio, TX—June 6, 2016—Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) and Food Safety Net Services Certification and Audit (FSNS C&A) today announced the FSNS Food Safety Conference in Amarillo, Texas on Wednesday, July 13. A tour and reception of the FSNS Amarillo Laboratory will follow after the conference along with a book signing by Dr. Temple Grandin.
Food safety begins at the point of manufacturing and continues throughout the supply chain. The rapid adoption of the Internet of Things, and the breadth of technologies available, place the food industry in a prime position to benefit from improved traceability and real-time data to ensure product integrity and food safety. This webinar, “Leveraging Technology for Food Safety,” sponsored by Avery Dennison explores the potential of technology – the benefits, ease-of-use and opportunity – to advance quality control, gain efficiencies and improve food safety. Read More
Earlier this year, NSF International conducted a nationwide survey to understand food and beverage leaders' viewpoints on current issues related to food fraud and safety issues, social media, customer needs and innovation.
The prestigious 2nd International Conference on Food Chemistry and Hydrocolloids to be held on July 24-26, 2017 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada will focus on the theme “Where food meets science: Exploring recent advances in food research and business”.