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Beef City
Even in a challenging beef market, Cargill’s Schuyler, Neb. plant continues to go large.

Injecting added value
Enhancing whole-muscle and bone-in products depends on flavor infusion technology.

Industry has earned bragging rights
Meat and poultry workers strive for excellence.
Pulling away from the flock
Maple Leaf Farms’ Chicken division continues its fast-track evolution.

Fast-food blues
McDonald’s becomes a familiar and favorite location for meals on the road.
Editor's Blog: Rethink Meatless Mondays
There are two sides to the story of meat’s role in the human diet.

Packaging picks
Overwrap is most prevalent for ground beef, but other options have emerged.

Providing the 'whys' essential for success
Knowing the purpose for plant functions can empower workers.
Let’s hear it for…liver and onions
A polarizing dish brings back warm memories.

Keep it sharp!
Appropriate, well-maintained blades key for every slicing application.

Artisan evolution
DiLuigi Foods strives to deliver products that are a cut above.

Indifferent, unfriendly….. or impaired?
Workers in processing plants need to protect their hearing.
The evolution of an East Coast icon
DiLuigi Foods has risen from humble beginnings to become the largest manufacturer of retail niche meat products on the East Coast.

Targeting foreign material
Various technologies detect a variety of unwanted contaminants.
Strength in Numbers
FSIS, CDC partnership to bolster response and detection of food-safety hazards.
Detection reflection
An array of technologies are available to detect foreign materials in meat products.

Sometimes being the best isn’t good enough
Market forces and fickle consumers challenge the foodservice industry.
REV it up!
PLANT TOUR: A closer look at the production behind Hormel’s new REV wraps.
Hickory-smoke memories
Fond memories are kept alive at meat and poultry smokehouse operations.
‘Originate, don’t imitate’
Hormel’s Rev snack wraps are just one example of innovation achieved through team work.
Don’t bury your head in the sand
Meat and poultry businesses should face critics head-on with facts.

Sanitation crews industry’s unsung heroes
New AMI “Glass Walls” video gives an in-depth view of plant sanitation and cleaning/sanitation is vital to food safety.

Slideshow: California dreaming
Breaking in a new plant, Jensen Meat Co. has evolved as a West Coast mainstay.

Jensen Meat Co begins new era
The company’s leadership is building on past successes to ensure a bright future.
Strengthening meat safety
Alternative intervention technologies benefit packing and processing plants.