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Merger of Meat Industry Groups Aims to Achieve ‘One Voice’

The 108-year-old American Meat Institute is close to a merger with the two-year-old North American Meat Association. Among other roles, the new organization will direct the meat industry’s approach to food safety. What gives? James Marsden, Regent’s Distinguished Professor of Food Safety at Kansas State University, answered that question Monday in his regular Meatingplace column…. Continue Reading

60-Year-Old Birko Corp. Grows in Its Importance to Food Safety

Many involved in the beef, beer or fresh produce industry equate the concept of food safety directly to the Birko Corp. It’s a good call for them, and as it turns out it’s a good story for the rest of us. Started in a Utah garage 60 years ago, Birko is the rare family-owned company… Continue Reading