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Everything Americans Don’t Know About USDA Beef Grades
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Everything Americans Don’t Know About USDA Beef Grades

Photo: hlphoto (Shutterstock) Chicago meat purveyor Meats by Linz has released the results of a new survey that polled consumers about their beef-eating habits and their overall impressions of steak. One thing’s for sure: Americans really like steak. The rest of the findings, however, are a little fuzzy. Of the 1,084 American consumers surveyed for the...

How the meat industry is embracing automation
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How the meat industry is embracing automation

Image credit: El Nariz // Shutterstock.com Earlier this month, a new member of staff joined the factory floor at Cargill’s production plant in Big Lake, Minnesota. But co-workers looking to trade small talk about the weather, sports or the latest hit TV programme would have been disappointed because the new worker was a ‘cobot’; a...

Thrive Market – Frozen Meat Review 2022
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Thrive Market – Frozen Meat Review 2022

We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. All prices were accurate at the time of publishing. As a professional recipe developer, grocery shopping is a prime part of my job. I spend so much time in the aisles poring over ingredients that some weeks, I...

The Better Meat Co. patents mycelium it says ‘does an even better job of mimicking’ meat
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The Better Meat Co. patents mycelium it says ‘does an even better job of mimicking’ meat

Mycelium protein maker The Better Meat Co. just received its fourth patent for Rhiza, its unique shelf-stable ingredient made from a fungus species known as Neurospora crassa.  Most mycelium protein analogs, CEO Paul Shapiro explained, are variations of Fusarium venenatum, which has been used by Quorn for decades. Neurospora crassa is another very common fungus with...

FSA staff may strike over pay; agency consults on meat charges
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FSA staff may strike over pay; agency consults on meat charges

Some food safety staff at the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are being asked if they want to go on strike because of their pay.  Several hundred meat inspectors, vets, and office-based staff in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland are involved, said Unison, a union in the United Kingdom. Mike Short, Unison’s head of local government, said the...

No single solution to control Salmonella in poultry meat, say experts
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No single solution to control Salmonella in poultry meat, say experts

Multiple interventions are needed to control Salmonella in chickens raised for human consumption, according to scientists. Findings come from a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meeting on Microbial Risk Assessment (JEMRA) on the pre- and post-harvest control of Salmonella in poultry meat. Experts reviewed recent data and evidence to provide scientific advice on control measures in the...