The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a draft guidance that outlines a risk assessment approach to evaluate the microbial food safety risk of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) posed by new antimicrobial animal drugs. The draft guidance is open for comment.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a scientific opinion on mitigation strategies for the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)—a global food safety and public health threat—among food-producing animals during transport.
The CAS technology is a humane system that will ensure birds are fully insensible prior to processing.
August 1, 2018
Maple Leaf Foods, Canada, announced plans to invest approximately $28 million to transition its Edmonton, Canada, poultry processing facility to world-class controlled atmosphere stunning (CAS) technology.