Increased demand for poultry meat sourced from Thai processors, growing interest in home-sourced supplies and unfavourable exchange rates are boosting business for the UK's poultry meat suppliers, according to Kookaburra.
Risk-based inspections of abattoirs and primary meat processing plants are unlikely to become a reality for many years, despite growing support across the EU for a change to legislation covering this issue.
Scientists at the Agricultural Research Service and the University of Georgia have identified incoming raw poultry, rather than the environment, as the primary source of Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) bacterial contamination in US chicken cooking plants.
Endless stainless steel belt producer Sandvik Process Systems will be using this year's IFFA fair in Frankfurt (May 813) to highlight the benefits of its conveyor technology in preventing bacterial build-up during meat processing.
Small food manufacturers are not spending sufficient time analysing how reformulation programmes to reduce salt, fat and sugar are impacting the safety of their products, microbiologists at Campden BRI have warned.
Experts on the Food Standards Agency's (FSA's) Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF) have decided not to issue guidance on the production and storage of biltong in the UK because too many uncertainties exist about...
I used to think that Birds Eye was just being ignorant when it put 'white fish' on the front of its packs and then I realised that it's because it has long packaging runs and can never guarantee which types of white fish go into each meal....