All posts by Matthew McDonald

Chicken processing plant fined $30,000 for waste overflow

Chicken processing plant Supreme Poultry and Chickens has been issued a $30,000 fine by the NSW EPA for having overflowing effluent ponds at its Mangrove Mountain premises. The EPA inspected the premises on 14 January 2016 and observed that the effluent ponds were full and overflowing, the irrigation areas were not managed in a competent … Continue reading Chicken processing plant fined $30,000 for waste overflow

Test kit for faster UHT and ESL beverage tasting

Global demand for commercially sterile beverages is growing more than 9 per cent annually, according to a market research report by Reportlinker. Taking this into consideration, 3M have announced the launch of their Microbial Luminescence Systems UHT Beverage Screen Kit. This new rapid test expands the application of the Microbial Luminescence System (MLS) from UHT … Continue reading Test kit for faster UHT and ESL beverage tasting

Nespresso and TechnoServe partner with USAID to support South Sudan’s coffee farmers

Nespresso and TechnoServe, a development non-profit organization have announced a new partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to strengthen efforts to rebuild the coffee industry in the new country of South Sudan and improve coffee farmer livelihoods. USAID will invest $3.18 million during three years in the project, which has already … Continue reading Nespresso and TechnoServe partner with USAID to support South Sudan’s coffee farmers