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USDA Modernizes Swine Slaughter Inspection for the First Time in Over 50 Years

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced a final rule to modernize swine slaughter inspection and bring it into the 21st century. For the first time in more than five decades, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is modernizing inspection at market hog slaughter establishments with a goal of protecting public health while allowing for food safety innovations.

 

 

Impossible Burger Becomes NO. 1 Item Sold At Grocery Stores

• After its highly anticipated retail debut, Impossible Burger remains the No. 1 item sold at grocery stores on the East and West coasts
• Award-winning, plant-based meat from Impossible Foods outsold all ground beef from cows; Impossible Burger outsold the next most popular single product by more than 6X in Southern California
• Impossible Burger will debut in additional retail outlets as the food tech startup increases production and beefs up its sales team — starting with tech industry veteran Dan Greene, who joins today as new SVP of US Sales

 

 

Hygenic Design of Food Processing Plants – Short Course

The course aims to make established and potential food processors aware of the standards that are required for modern, safe food processing installations, how to implement such standards and what documentation with regard to such standards is available locally. Aspects of building and facility design as well as process and service equipment are addressed.

 

 

Food Industry Health Risks and How To Avoid Them

Every organisation operating in the food industry faces a great amount of responsibility. If errors occur within the manufacturing processes, food cultivation or production, the negative effects can be far reaching and devastating. This is often evidenced by incidences such as the listeria outbreak, pests being found in food, and general poor quality of produce once it reaches store shelves. 

 

 

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