Bryan Salvage

Virtual know-it-all
USDA’s ‘Ask Karen’ informs and educates.
People power
Hard-working employees are behind the scenes at successful companies.
Giving thanks

Handling with care
Animal welfare is a hot-button issue with consumers and a longtime priority for processors.

Perpetuating the ‘bad foods’ myth
The good foods/bad foods myth persists despite scientific evidence.
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.