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Animal handling needs constant supervision
Humane animal handling will remain a front-burner issue for the meat and poultry industry.
Taste without waste
After rolling out new bacon packaging, Smithfield sees more opportunities ahead.
The need for speed
Processors demand fast and accurate food-safety test results.
Giddy-up
Forklift trucks play the role of in-plant workhorses.

Mass. produced
Kayem Foods employs automation to maximize productivity.
Packaging evolution
House of Raeford adopts wax replacement packaging.
AAMPed up!
Jay Wenther, executive director of the American Association of Meat Processors, covers the highlights of AAMP’s recent convention.
Eliminating guesswork
Automated washing systems raise the bar for in-plant sanitation.
Talking turkey and more
Strict recipe compliance and a dedicated workforce spells success at Cargill’s Waco, Texas, plant.
On a roll