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Clean Vehicle Programme to Cut Pig Diseases
A study into vehicle cleaning facilities abattoirs was conducted by BPEX with the aim to reduce the risk of spreading diseases in the UK pig industry, according to Colin Stone of BPEX. As a result of the study, from April 2012, it will be required for...
Effects of Temperature and Transportation Distances on Pork Quality
Factors beyond the farm gate can affect the quality pork product, among them temperature and time in transport. This study, by Ray Hansen (Iowa State University) and Kelly and Nina Biensen (Eden Natural State Center) examines how these factors affect...
Traceability Advancing with Technology
The need for traceability in the meat and food chain has now become an essential part of the processor's armoury in developing protection against possible food safety scares, writes TheMeatSite senior editor, Chris Harris....
Automatic Washing Machinery for Pig Transporters
Washing and disinfecting the vehicles used to transport pigs is no easy matter. The manual process has to be carried out every time a vehicle has delivered pigs to the abattoir. A Danish company in collaboration with the Danish Meat Research Institute...
Robots in the Food Industry
Reliable and clean helpers - robots are gaining ground in the food processing industry, according to an Anuga Foodtec report....
Controlled Atmosphere Stunning for Spent Hens
By A. Bruce Webster, Poultry Scientist. University of Georgia, Cooperative Extension Service. Unlike the broiler industry, where individual companies maintain ownership of flocks through farm production and processing, commercial egg flocks sent for slaughter...
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