Published: Apr 02, 2022
Kyoto-based precision instrument maker Shimadzu Corp. is planning to use 3D printing technology to produce cultured meat, which is meat made by artificially growing animal cells, in cooperation with Osaka University and Tokyo-based consultant company Sigmaxyz Inc.
Published: Mar 01, 2022
The price of most food items have now returned to the level recorded at the end of last year after surging earlier this year due to factors such as pork shortage and the outbreak of African Swine Fever, the commerce minister said on Monday.
Published: Apr 17, 2020
The novel coronavirus has sickened workers and forced slowdowns and closures of some of the country's biggest meat processing plants, reducing production by as much as 25%, industry officials say, and sparking fears of a further round of hoarding.
Published: Apr 14, 2020
On Sunday, one of America's largest pork slaughterhouses shut down after more than 200 workers tested positive for the coronavirus. A day later, a massive beef-processing plant in Colorado announced it's winding down operations.