CFIA: Boffo’s Applewood Smoked Rainbow Trout recalled

Boffo’s is recalling Boffo’s brand Applewood Smoked Rainbow Trout from the marketplace because it may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum. Consumers should not consume the recalled product described.

Perdue Unveils a More Humane Chicken Slaughter Process

Perdue and its subsidiaries already sell organic and antibiotic-free birds and products certified by the nonprofit Global Animal Partnership. On Tuesday, the company announced it’s further improving the final hours of its chickens’ lives with a more than $20 million investment in the installation of a fully integrated bird transportation system at its Milford, Delaware plant.

Dodge County Board OKs Scaled-Back Plan for Costco Chicken Operation

February 28, 2019 Associated Press

Dodge County supervisors have approved a scaled-back proposal for an eight-barn poultry operation that will produce thousands upon thousands of chickens for Costco.

Packaging Automation – Considerations for the Meat Industry

February 28, 2019 Multivac

Facing a tight labor market, wage inflation and high employee turnover, meat and poultry processors are increasingly turning to automation. Simply defined, machine automation is any information technology that is designed to control the work of machines.

Society of American Florists Upgrades Website

February 28, 2019 Society of American Florists

The Society of American Florists has upgraded to provide members with an enhanced online experience — and now it’s important for members to reset their passwords and update their SAF Profile so that they can make the most effective use of the site’s many tools and resources.