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Meat Species in Pet Foods - Not All Brands Follow Regulations
Although regulations exist for pet foods, there is growing evidence that products could be subject to food fraud....
Marbling in Wagyu Beef Affected by Weaning Time
Beef quality is not just the feedlot's responsibility, it goes back to youngstock care and weaning. ...
Common Sources of Foodborne Disease in UK
Campylobacter is the most common foodborne pathogen in the UK, with an estimated 280,000 cases and 40,000 foodborne illness-related GP consultations according to the second Infectious Intestinal Disease extension study carried out for the Food Standards...
Serving of Dairy Foods Can Prevent Heart Disease
A daily small serving of dairy food may reduce the risk of heart disease or stroke, even in communities where such foods have not traditionally formed part of the diet....
Effect of Nitrite on Sausage Flavour
Nitrite promotes protein carbonylation and Strecker aldehyde formation in experimental fermented sausages....
Detecting Salmonella in Poultry
Conventional methods as well as PCR were suitable for detection of Salmonella, according to a new study from the Free University of Berlin in Germany. Researchers also found differences between the sampling methods....
UK Horse Meat in Beef Tests Sound and Reliable
Following the horse meat scandal in the UK in 2013 a series of tests were carried out on samples of meat and food products to ensure that the food and ready meals on the shelves in the supermarkets met the required standards....
Ultimate pH Level of Beef Plays Critical Role in Tenderness
The ultimate pH level of beef plays a critical role in the degradation of large structural proteins in the muscle and has a strong effect of the tenderness of the meat....
Study Shows Dairy Good for Metabolic Health
Dairy is considered part of a healthy diet and dietary guidelines recommend the daily consumption of 2-4 portions of milk-based products such as milk, yogurt, cheese, cream and butter....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Slowing of Asian Population Growth to Impact Chicken Consumption
As the rate of growth in Asia's human population slows down, average poultry meat consumption per person has increased to 9.4kg, according to the latest estimate, reports industry analyst, Terry Evans....
GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS 2014: Asia: Biggest Exporter of Processed Chicken
Asia is the region that exports the most processed chicken products, according to poultry industry analyst, Terry Evans....
Pre-harvest Control Strategies for Salmonella in Pigs
A panel was concluded it is unlikely that any Salmonella control intervention assessed could be recommended to swine producers as any benefit is likely to be outweighed by the cost, according to Annette O’Connor of Iowa State University in a report...
Maximising Profit from Whole Carcase
Maximising profit from every lamb carcase was the main discussion topic at the recent Dumfries monitor farm meeting, hosted by the Paterson family and team member Colin Rae, at Hartbush, just north of Dumfries....
Financial Implications of Lesions in Irish Slaughter Pigs
More than 40 per cent of the profit margin per pig could be attributable to tail biting in this study from Ireland....
Bung Handling Becomes Automatic
Handling of the bung in a manual pig slaughter process may result in a faecal contamination that must be removed....
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