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Scientists develop
film to reduce
pathogens in
seafood
A biodegradable, edible
film made with plant
starch and antimicrobial compounds may
control the growth of
foodborne pathogens
on seafood, according
to researchers from
Penn State and other
schools.
A big challenge the
food industry faces is
reducing the reliance
on plastic packaging,
says Catherine Cutter,
a professor of food science at Penn State. The
new research, which
will be published in the
February issue of the
International Journal
of Food Microbiology,
could pave the way for
alternative forms of

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seafood packaging.
"We have the
ability to develop a
film with antimicrobial
activity that can kill
foodborne pathogens
on food surfaces,"
Cutter says. "Given the
recent outbreaks that
we have seen with a
number of food products, coming up with
something that can be
used by the industry to
kill microorganisms on
the surfaces of food is a
noble area of research
to investigate."
Researchers used a
blend of thermoplastic
starch, a biodegradable
polymer made from
cassava - tapioca
powder, and a gelatin
coating containing
antimicrobials known
as Nisin Z and lauric
arginate. The team

Walmart testing
robot for prepared
food work
Walmart is testing a
robot for help with
prepared foods tasks,
according to a report by
Yahoo Finance.

Stadium in September.
Flippy has
OSHA-compliant laser
sensors to allow staff to
collaborate with it and
also has 3D and thermal
scanners.

Study: Antibiotics
don't affect
ground beef
microbial levels
Antibiotics don't affect
the levels of antimi-

Miso Robotics' Flippy is being tested by Walmart.

The robot, named
Flippy, is developed by
Miso Robotics. It can
grill 150 burger patties
an hour and is being
viewed by Walmart as
an autonomous way
to fry foods in its delis.
Flippy can move foods
into the correct fryer
and remove them from
the hot oil when they
are done.
The robots, which
cost between $60,000
and $100,000, began full-day shifts at
CaliBurger in June and
started frying chicken tenders at Dodger
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crobial resistance in
ground beef, according
to a new study.
The findings of
the study, which was
conducted by United
States Department of
Agriculture researchers,
appeared in the Journal
of Food Protection,
according to story from
the Center for Infectious
Disease Research
and Policy.
The study suggests
that antimicrobial use
in US cattle production
has "minimal to no
impact on AMR in the
resident bacteria."

The World Health
Organization and other
public health groups
have called for limits
on the use of antibiotics in livestock and
poultry, arguing that
widespread use of
these drugs for growth
promotion and disease
prevention in healthy
animals contributes
to the emergence of
drug-resistant pathogens, which can be
transmitted to humans
through meat, according to the center.
That concern has
resulted in growing
consumer demand for
meat raised without
the use of medically
important antibiotics.
The biggest impact has
been seen in the poultry industry, as several
major chain restaurants
and poultry producers
have committed to
removing medically important antibiotics from
the production chain.
Advocates for antibiotic-free meat are now
pushing the beef and
pork industries to make
similar changes.

Peapod: Americans
prefer to eat
at home
More than three out of
four Americans would
rather eat a homemade
meal than go out for
dinner, according to a
new survey.
Chicago-based
Peapod, the top online
grocer in the U.S., found
that 77 percent said
they prefer homemade
to eating out. And 43

MISO ROBOTICS

the

then created a "culture
cocktail" of the bacteria
and inoculated slices of
tiger prawn and big-eye
snapper.


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Editor's Note - More of a good thing
Contents
The wire
Ready to run
YOUTH MOVEMENT
From passion to profits
Bakery - Natural ingredients
Pastries
Deli - Seasonal merchandising
Snacking cheeses
Meat & Poultry: Dietary callouts
Flavor enhancers
Produce: Brand power
Leafy greens
Seafood: Sustainable gains
Food safety - Equipment innovations
Commissary Insider
FOOD SAFETY - FACILITY DESIGN
PRODUCT CATEGORY SPOTLIGHT - SANDWICHES
PACKAGING - SINGLE-SERVE PACKAGING
R&D - CLEANING AND SANITIZING
Product Showcase
Advertisers
Fresh takes
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