Weekly News Scan – July 8th, 2021

Proper Processing Keeps Pet Food Safe

Food Processing reports on “high-profile recalls have driven pet food safety concerns – even as novel processing methods present new risks.” Neogen’s Director of Business Development, Joe Heinzelmann, believes that “you have to use statistics and a good sampling plan to say, ‘Based on my sampling plan, I have a high enough confidence that my program is going to detect if there’s an issue.’”

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Food Industry Unites Behind Code Of Conduct, But Fault Lines Remain For Food System Transformation

Food Navigator discusses “the European Commission has launched a Code of Conduct for responsible food business and marketing, with the aim of ‘improving the health of our citizens, our societies and the planet’. But will it deliver on these lofty ambitions?”

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How Transit Packaging Technology and Materials Ensure Food-industry Safety Beyond The Pandemic

According to Food Engineering, “Signode offers tools to help food suppliers and distributors meet the challenges of the online shopping boom and increase in people stocking up on food since the pandemic.”

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Walmart, Target, Kroger, Publix, Among Stores That Sold Tyson Chicken Products Recalled For Listeria Risk

USA Today announces that major retailers “each posted recall notices on their websites after Tyson Foods’ announcement Saturday that it was voluntarily recalling approximately 8.5 million pounds of frozen, cooked chicken products for possible listeria contamination.”

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