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Researchers create robot that pulls breast fillets from chickens… and turkeys are next

Picture credit: TYD/SINTEF

22-Dec-2014 - Researchers at SINTEF, an independent research organisation in Scandinavia, have built a robot called Gribbot to extract breast fillets from chickens, normally done by human hands.

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Review of the Year 2014

From Frito-Lay being granted a US patent for reduced oil potato chip processing to Tyson recalling 75,320 pounds of chicken nuggets and researchers finding migration of ink components on the inside of packaging FoodProductionDaily brings you the best stories from each month which appeared on our website this year.We look...

dispatches from European Bioplastics conference

Mango Materials moves on methane gas for bioplastics

Methane gas could be used as a feedstock to produce affordable PHA bioplastic, according to the CEO of a US-based start-up.

‘Uncertainty over successful execution sale’ of Saint-Gobain’s Verallia France

Moody's Investors Service in New York has spoken out about Saint-Gobain’s sale of Verallia France and its plans to acquire a controlling interest in Sika, to be finalized in the second half of 2015.

Seasonal goodwill as EPAL and UIC end two year pallet conflict

EPAL (the European Pallet Association), and UIC, a European Pallet Exchange Group (managed by Rail Cargo Group/OBB, on behalf of UIC), has ended a two year conflict and forged a mutual agreement on load carriers.

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Elopak renewable polyethylene PE carton

Elopak claims to beat Tetra Pak to the punch with its sustainable carton

Elopak has launched a beverage carton with certified renewable polyethylene (PE), claiming to have beaten Tetra Pak...

Nestlé to use natural refrigerants on all ice cream freezers in 2015

Nestlé to use natural refrigerants on all ice cream freezers in 2015

Nestlé is extending a European initiative, to buy natural refrigerants instead of synthetic ones, globally from January 2015.

CAS and ACC slam BPA blood pressure link

BPA link to increased blood pressure ‘sensationalist’ - CAS

Findings that drinking or eating from cans lined with Bisphenol A (BPA) could raise blood pressure are...

US FDA BPA safety findings
US FDA updates its website on latest BPA safety findings

‘No information to change current BPA exposure guidelines’

The US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has updated its website to reflect the findings of its...

White House, local food, economic development, food processing, USDA
Local Foods, Local Places supports food-focused economic development

White House selects communities to develop local food projects in 19 states

Six US federal agencies have jointly announced the 26 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local...

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