AMI/IPPE 2017: Multisorb’s MAPLOX Program Helps Extend Shelf Life and Reduce Shrink

multisorbMultisorb Technologies will be exhibiting at the AMI/IPPE conference at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, January 31 – February 2, 2017. Multisorb offers a wide range of solutions that assist the food processing industry in streamlining their processes, while at the same time extending their protein’s shelf and display life.

“Multisorb’s MAPLOX® program provides an end-to-end solution starting with the processor, and ending with the retailer,” said Jim Clark, Global Director of Food and Beverage Packaging.

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BVA voices support for international veterinary family following reports of vet prevented from flying to the US

bvaFollowing reports that Dr Hamaseh Tayari, who holds an Iranian passport, was prevented from flying to the US under President Donald Trump's executive order barring citizens from several countries, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has voiced support for vets across the globe regardless of where they come from.

Dr Tayari had been due to fly home from a holiday in Costa Rica via New York. But she was told she could not fly to the USA because of the order.

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IFE 2017 Teams up with two of the Biggest Industry Associations to Challenge Attitudes Towards Frozen Food

ifeWith so much to see and do at IFE 2017 (The International Food & Drink Event), visiting buyers will really welcome the chance to “chill out” at the Ice Café…

British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF), Craft Guild of Chefs (CGC) and the organisers of IFE, Fresh Montgomery, have collaborated to create a pop-up Ice Café at the event aimed to showcase how fantastic frozen food can be.

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Eagle meat and poultry experts on hand at IPPE 2017

eaglepiEagle Product Inspection (Eagle), an expert in advanced x-ray product inspection and fat analysis systems, is demonstrating the benefits of inline meat and poultry inspection solutions at IPPE 2017.

The rapidly evolving regulatory landscape demands that product safety be made a top priority, from the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) requirements.

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Irish Food and Drink Exports Hit €11 Billion for First Time Ever

bordbiaFigures announced today by Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, show the value of Irish agri-food and drink exports has exceeded €11 billion for the first time ever in 2016, despite a small decrease in UK exports following Brexit and currency fluctuations.  

Overall exports were up 2% on last year. The 8% fall in UK exports has been offset by strong growth in international markets (+13%), in particular North America, China and the Rest of Asia, and EU Markets (+3%).

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Plastic Contamination Triggers Twice As Many Food Recalls in 2016

DetectametThe numbers of recorded recalls of food products contaminated with pieces of plastic or rubber have more than doubled in the EU and North America in the past 12 months.

This could be a reflection of the increased levels of food safety monitoring rather than increasing food processing errors, but even the longer established UK data sources indicate an increase in recalls of over a third.

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Corbion to showcase improved Listeria control tool and alternative solutions at IPPE 2017

corbionCorbion will unveil a newly enhanced BETA version of the Listeria Control Model and let attendees taste-test both proven and prototype solutions for food safety and shelf life extension.

Processed food manufacturers focused on inhibiting Listeria growth in their products will have an even stronger tool at their disposal when Corbion the latest BETA version of its Corbion ListeriaControl Model at the 2017 International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 31-Feb. 2.

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Tyson Foods Creates Venture Fund to Fuel the Future of Food

tysonAs part of its commitment to innovation and growth, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) has launched a venture capital fund focused on investing in companies developing breakthrough technologies, business models and products to sustainably feed a growing world population.

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