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  • Brief: Coated chicken

    Raw chicken often harbours the pathogen Campylobacter jejuni, which is a leading source of bacterial diarrhoea. Chicken contaminated during raw processing can contaminate other products in refrigerators, even at 2-4°C. Researchers at the Louisiana...

    • Publication date : 2004/11/10
  • Temperature control and sustainability, the challenges of 3D meat printing

    Temperature control is a key factor that still limits the application of 3D printing in the meat industry, according to recent scientific publications. 

    • Publication date : 2023/01/26
    • Subjects: Technology
  • Refrigeration education!

    "Eat Smart and Be Smart" is the slogan of the social marketing campaign that was launched in Barbados on July 12, 2005 by the Barbados Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO). The aim of the campaign...

    • Publication date : 2005/09/30
  • Markets: Frozen Foods - China

    China has a clearly positive foreign trade balance. According to UbiFrance it represented 1.2 billion € in 2004. Imports are mainly centred on sea foods because of foreign companies, in particular from the USA, outsourcing their activity to China...

    • Publication date : 2006/07/26
  • Trends

    - World: China and Denmark are the world's major reefer container manufacturers, and the refrigerating equipment used in China is generally US technology produced under licence in China . In 2002, over 80% of all reefer containers produced...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Frozen produces less CO2 emissions than chilled food

    A scientific report by Bristol-based Refrigeration Developments and Testing Ltd. suggests that frozen food emits less CO2 emissions than chilled food, contrary to popular belief.

    • Publication date : 2012/12/19
  • New antimicrobial edible coatings can extend the shelf-life of fresh meat by up to 50%

    According to research from Spain, new antimicrobial edible coatings can extend the shelf-life of fresh meat by up to 50% . The films, made from essential oils including oregano, clove and rosemary, were applied to the surface of the meat “as a...

    • Publication date : 2011/06/28
  • Food cold chain: improving temperature control to reduce loss

    Recent review articles provide an update on technologies to monitor temperature in the food cold chain, in order to avoid food loss during transport and...

    • Publication date : 2022/04/29
    • Subjects: Figures, economy, Technology