Researchers funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are developing a new method of curing meats that would use an amino acid instead of sodium nitrite, addressing food safety concerns about the negative health effects associated with nitrite additives.
Flour mills produce a "ready-to-cook" product. The most severe food safety hazards at flour mills are physical and include metal, wood, pests, and other items. A variety of equipment is used in an enclosed system to prevent physical and other contamination of the product.
Biotech group Novozymes is making the change from classic filtration of its industrial enzyme liquids to a raslysation system from Danish company Lyras, which inactivates microbial contaminants in liquid foods using ultraviolet (UV) technology. Raslysation can be used as a substitute for the pasteurization of foods such as brine, whey, juice, iced tea, and many other liquids.
METTLER TOLEDO will demonstrate a variety of inspection systems for the commercial baking industry, including its new X34C x-ray inspection system, at the 2022 International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE).
Universal Pure’s acquisition of Hydrofresh HPP expands its footprint of outsourced high-pressure processing (HPP) and cold chain solutions, now located across seven regions in the U.S. and serving all major food production hubs.