abattoir News

  • Mechanical Vertical Screen installed in a slaughterhouse (abattoir)

    We just supplied a Mechanical Vertical Bar Screen for a slaughterhouse (abattoir). Our Bar Screens are a great fit for this kind of application, thanks to their unique design where the bars of the screen are free at the top, to avoid clogging and blockage. Project Characteristics Full Stainless Steel 304L Width: 600 mm Flow: 400 m3/h ...


    By FB Procédés

  • Papyrus plant detox for slaughterhouses

    Humans have used the papyrus sedge for millennia. The Ancient Egyptians wrote on it, it can be made into highly buoyant boats, it is grown for ornamentation and parts can even be eaten. Now, writing in the International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, researchers in Uganda have demonstrated that growing papyrus can be used to soak up toxins and other noxious residues from ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Soil Association response to Defra on food security in the UK

    In response to a Defra discussion paper titled, “Ensuring the UK’s food security in a changing world”, Patrick Holden, Soil Association director, said: “Credit to Hilary Benn for joining the debate that has been live amongst far-sighted individuals and food and farming groups for years. But the dead-hand of the Treasury is still visible on the document – with its outdated economic mantra of ...


    By Soil Association

  • Governments Helping Pork Industry Fight PED

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping the pork industry step up measures to contain the spread of the porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus. Ontario is providing $2 million to help Ontario Pork support industry-wide investments to improve biosecurity measures at critical points across the province, such as assembly yards and truck washing stations. Biosecurity remains the best tool to ...

  • The Catastrophic Cost of Foot and Mouth Disease

    Foot and Mouth disease has never completely disappeared. Although it has been almost 20 years since the last major outbreak of Foot and Mouth disease in the UK, which cost the industry more than £8 Billion, it does not mean that the disease is not still a very real risk to the economy. This August the first outbreak since 2001 in the UK was identified at an abattoir in Brentwood in Essex. ...

  • ADB to help Afghanistan rebuild agriculture sector

    Afghanistan's agriculture sector, battered by years of war and drought, is getting support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ADB is extending a US$30 million grant from its Special Funds for the Agriculture Market Infrastructure Project to build facilities and standards in the livestock and horticulture industries. The Afghan government will make an in-kind contribution of $1 million. ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • NRDC and Berkeley Food Institute Announce Winners of the 2014 Growing Green Awards

    Today, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Berkeley Food Institute (BFI) celebrate four remarkable leaders who are advancing sustainable food and agriculture at the sixth annual Growing Green Awards. Chosen from hundreds of nominations submitted across the country by a renowned panel of judges, the 2014 ...

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