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Why Is It So 'Tough' To Make Healthier Hot Dogs?
2011-12-08 10:01:09

In part of an effort to replace animal fat in hot dogs, sausages, hamburgers and other foods with healthier fat, scientists are reporting an advance in solving the mystery of why hot dogs develop an unpleasant tough texture when vegetable oils pinch hit for animal fat. A report on their study appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Anna M. Herrero and colleagues explain that some brands of sausage (frankfurters) have been reformulated with olive oil-in-water emulsion as...

2011-08-17 00:00:31

Kinea Design and Scott Technology today jointly announced that they have been selected by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) to develop and commercialize HookAssist, the world's first beef boning collaborative robot. The HookAssist co-robot works collaboratively with operators to amplify "“ not replace -- human effort. The innovation, in trials now with one of the world's largest meat companies, is aimed at increasing yield and productivity, reducing workplace injuries, and...

2011-08-02 10:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AgFeed Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: FEED, NYSE Alternext: ALHOG) ("AgFeed" or the "Company"), an international agribusiness with operations in the U.S. and China, today at its annual shareholders' meeting announced its preliminary results for the second quarter of 2011. Today, AgFeed is on the verge of completing its transition from a company whose sole focus was China to one which has the majority of its operations in the United States and views...

2011-07-16 00:00:36

Gainco, Inc. has launched a new website that provides user-friendly navigation along with additional content such as videos showing Gainco's yield-enhancing poultry and meat processing equipment in action. Gainesville, GA (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Gainco, Inc., a leading manufacturer of yield management systems for meat and poultry processors, announces the launch of a new corporate website. The Gainco website address remains the same (http://www.gainco.com), but the site has been completely...

2011-07-11 10:02:00

Site Visits with Farmers Beginning this Month HARRISBURG, Pa., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today announced the award of more than $2.6 million in grant awards to 36 conservation districts within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. These funds, which will support 50 staff positions that provide technical assistance with implementing agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs), will also allow conservation district staff to begin a...

2011-06-29 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) is encouraging grocery store and restaurant chains to monitor the animal welfare record of their meat suppliers and refuse to deal with any company that repeatedly violates humane standards. In a letter to retailers, AWI president Cathy Liss urged retailers to not do business with companies on AWI's list of repeat offenders of the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, the federal law regulating the treatment...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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