Birko News, Tradeshows and Events

As a leader in providing food safety solutions to the food and beverage industries, Birko has a lot to say. Here you can find the latest news from Birko, along with a list of upcoming tradeshows and events.


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News

Read the latest news from Birko:

January 31, 2017
North American Meat Institute Honors Birko’s Mike Gangel With Industry Advancement Award

September 14, 2016
Birko to Exhibit at the 2016 PMA Fresh Summit

September 14, 2016
Birko’s Dana Johnson to Judge at Great American Beer Festival

July 19, 2016
Mark Fisher Joins Birko as Director of Operations

July 19, 2016
Innovative Industry Champion, Mike Gangel, Retiring

January 15, 2016
Promoting Healthy Youth

November 2, 2015
BIRKO Introduces Two New Products

September 23, 2015
Birko’s Dana Johnson Named Judge at Great American Beer Festival

March 25, 2015
Birko’s Kelly Green Named Panelist at Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference

March 16, 2015
Birko’s Kelly Green Named Panelist at Colorado State University Agriculture Summit

March 3, 2015
Birko Partners with Garden Cut on Food Safety Program

February 24, 2015
Birko/Chad Equipment’s Robert Ogren to Give WaterSmart Poster Presentation at BIFSCo Safety Summit

February 17, 2015
Birko Partners with Dunbar Foods on Food Safety Program

February 10, 2015
Birko Recognized as a Top 50 Family-Owned Colorado Company

January 27, 2015
Birko’s Dr. Jeremy Adler to Speak at California Citrus Quality Council Food Safety Workshop

November 19, 2014
Diane McCoy Joins Birko as Director of Human Resources

November 5, 2014
Birko Consults With Pacific Date Corporation on Food Safety Program

October 28, 2014
Dr. Elis Owens Named An Instructor For UCD Center for Produce Safety Workshop

October 14, 2014
Birko to Co-Sponsor Science and Technology Reception at PMA Fresh Summit

October 13, 2014
Birko’s Dr. Jeremy Adler to Speak at North American Meat Association Pathogen Control Conference

October 10, 2014
2014 GABF® Winners Rely on Birko for Better Beer

October 9, 2014
Birko Partners with Rasch Brothers on Food Safety Program

October 7, 2014
Dr. Elis Owens and Ian Bessell Named to PMA Science and Technology Committee

October 1, 2014
Birko’s Dr. Elis Owens Named to Center for Produce Safety Technical Committee

September 15, 2014
Birko Partners with Borton Fruit on Food Safety Program

August 27, 2014
Kelly Green Honored as Finalist for 2014 Outstanding Women in Business

August 12, 2014
Dr. Elis Owens Featured Guest on AME Food Testing Show

August 11, 2014
Ray Millers Joins Birko as Director of Business Development, Further Processing

July 16, 2014
Birko’s Dana Johnson to Speak at Bier Tek San Diego 2014

June 30, 2014
Cory Parr Joins Birko as Director of Sales, East Region

June 19, 2014
Birko’s Ian Bessell Named To 2014 Produce Business Class of 40-Under-40

June 15, 2014
Birko Silver Sponsor for 2014 CPS Produce Research Symposium

June 9, 2014
Birko’s Beefxide® Validated Against E. coli Strains and Salmonella

June 5, 2014
Birko Improves Formulation for CL33 and FoamChlor 535™ Cleaners For the Produce Industry

June 2, 2014
Birko to Host Food Safety Reception at United Fresh 2014

May 27, 2014
Birko’s Kelly Green Named To United Fresh Government Relations Council

May 21, 2014
Birko Introduces Wax-Oft for Produce Processing

May 13, 2014
Birko Receives Patent for Frostlube Technology for Pork Processing

April 24, 2014
Birko Wins Made in Colorado Manufacturing Award From ColoradoBiz Magazine

April 22, 2014
Birko’s Dr. Elis Owens Featured Guest on AME Food Testing Show

April 16, 2014
Birko’s Kellie Bauman To Give Presentation at Cascade Analytical Workshop

April 15, 2014
World Beer Cup® Winners Rely on Birko for Better Beer

March 20, 2014
Chad Equipment, LLC, Introduces WaterSmart to Reduce Water Usage in Protein Processing Operations

March 4, 2014
Kelly Green Named To 2014 Women of Influence in the Food Industry

February 26, 2014
Birko’s Dr. Elis Owens To Give Beefxide® Poster Presentation at BIFSCo Safety Summit

February 25, 2014
Birko’s Ian Bessell Receives HACCP Certification

February 11, 2014
Heather Lamb Joins Birko as Vice President of Finance

January 27, 2014
Birko Achieves ISO 9001 Certification

December 4, 2013
Birko CEO Mark Swanson Joins U.S. Meat Export Federation Board

November 21, 2013
Jeremy Adler Joins Birko as Director of Technology and Innovation

November 11, 2013
Birko and Sterilex® Products Protect Needle Injected Meats

November 5, 2013
GABF Winners Rely on Birko for Better Beer

November 2, 2013
Birko’s Beefxide® Approved for Use On Beef Products Exported to Japan

October 24, 2013
Birko’s Dr. Elis Owens to Participate as Instructor at UC Davis Produce Safety Workshop

October 15, 2013
Birko to Sponsor Science and Technology Reception at PMA Fresh Summit

October 9, 2013
Birko Becomes Produce Marketing Association Gold Circle Contributor

October 4, 2013
Birko’s Dr. Elis Owens To Participate as Panelist at PMA Fresh Summit Workshop

September 26, 2013
Birko’s Ian Bessell Graduates From FFVA Emerging Leader Development Program

September 18, 2013
Birko’s Beefxide® Approved For Use on Unskinned Livers

September 12, 2013
Birko Named Top Company Winner in Manufacturing by ColoradoBiz Magazine

August 30, 2013
Birko Names Ian Bessell Produce Specialist

August 2, 2013
Cyclospora Outbreak Fuels Produce Safety Concern

June 20, 2013
Birko Research on Beefxide® to be Presented as Technical Poster at IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo

June 6, 2013
Birko Silver Sponsor for 2013 CPS Produce Research Symposium

June 3, 2013
Birko’s Philip Snellen Joins Board of Directors for Canadian Meat Council

May 28, 2013
Dana Johnson Named Top Sales Rep of the Year

May 21, 2013
Birko’s Kelly Green Featured on United Fresh TV

May 20, 2013
Birko Featured in United Fresh Coverage by “The Packer” magazine

May 17, 2013
Instutrade Now Exclusive Distributor for Chad Equipment in France, Belgium and Switzerland

May 13, 2013
Birko’s Antimicrobial Spray System Helps Fresh Cut Producers Meet FSMA Standards

May 6, 2013
Birko Helps Country Fresh Meet Fresh-Cut Produce Safety Standards

April 26, 2013
Birko Introduces Produce Safety Dispatch Newsletter

April 25, 2013
Birko’s Beefxide® Antimicrobial Intervention Approved For Use by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

April 22, 2013
Birko Products Fight Pathogens in Produce

April 16, 2013
New issue of Food Safety Dispatch Available, for Protein Processors

March 26, 2013
Birko’s Entryway Foamers and Boot Scrubbers/Washers Minimize Spread of Bacteria in Produce Plants

March 14, 2013
Birko Helps Crunch Pak® Meet Produce Safety Regulations

March 7, 2013
Birkoside MP-2™ Effective Against Listeria on Cantaloupe Rind

February 4, 2013
Wood B. Norvell joins Birko as Technical Representative

January 29, 2013
Robert Ogren joins Chad Equipment, LLC, as Director of Sales and Marketing

January 9, 2013
Latest Edition of Birko’s Food Safety Dispatch Now Available

December 5, 2012
Birko Acquires Espy Technologies, Inc.

November 14, 2012
Birko Celebrates Status as Colorado Company To Watch

November 13, 2012
Birko Launches 60th Anniversary with November “This Week” Celebration

October 17, 2012
Gold Medal Winners Rely on Birko for Better Beer

October 3, 2012
Birko #60 on List of 2012 Top 250 Private Companies in Colorado

September 13, 2012
Birko Selected as Top Company Finalist by ColoradoBiz Magazine

August 29, 2012
Birko Introduces the Birko Shield for Best-in-Class Food Safety Practices

August 17, 2012
Birko’s Kelly Green Named To 2012 Outstanding Women in Business

July 26, 2012
Birko Introduces Improved Blend-On-Site System (BOSS™)

July 10, 2012
Birko Introduces Food Safety Update Newsletter for Food Processing Industry

June 26, 2012
Birko’s Ron Poush Retiring as Nebraska Technical Representative

June 22, 2012
Birko Supports Heifer International Through Facebook Donations

June 18, 2012
Birko’s Beefxide® and Porkxide™ Efficacy Validated By Independent Study at Angelo State University

June 4, 2012
Birko Selected as a Colorado Companies to Watch Winner

May 30, 2012
Birko Receives Patent for Beer Keg Cleaning Method

May 23, 2012
Chris Duffin Joins Chad Equipment, LLC, as Director of Engineering

May 16, 2012
Birko Introduces Improved Material Safety Data Sheets

May 9, 2012
Birko Introduces Improved Entryway Foamer

March 21, 2012
Birko Announces Guaranteed 20% Cost Savings Through The Birko Advantage

February 29, 2012
Birko Sponsors Meat & Poultry’s Sanitation Tips Column

February 9, 2012
Birko Co-Founder Florence Smith Powers Dies at 94

January 31, 2012
Birko Recognized as a Top 50 Family-Owned Company by ColoradoBiz

January 17, 2012
Birkoside MP-2™ Effective Against Listeria on Cantaloupe Rind

January 3, 2012
Birko’s Beefxide® Effective Against Non-O157 STECs

December 1, 2011
Birko Products Help Control Salmonella in Pet Food

November 14, 2011
Gold Medal Winners Rely on Birko for Better Beer

November 7, 2011
Mike Gangel Named to NAMP Board of Directors

October 18, 2011
Birko Products Effective in Fight Against Listeria in Cantaloupe

October 17, 2011
Birko’s Philip Snellen Presenting at Oct. 20 NAMP Webinar on FSIS “Big Six” Non-O157 STEC Policy

October 4, 2011
Birko’s Kelly Green Named To Top 25 Most Influential Young Professionals in Colorado Recognized by ColoradoBiz Magazine

October 3, 2011
Birko Introduces BAT Armor for Use on Rails

September 14, 2011
Birko Selected as Top Company Finalist by ColoradoBiz Magazine

August 15, 2011
Birko Launches New Corporate Website

August 3, 2011
Birko Acquires Chad Co.

July 22, 2011
Birko’s Chicxide® Effective in Fight Against Salmonella and Campylobacter

June 27, 2011
Birko’s Rend-R-Aid™ Effectively Adjusts pH of Fat Emulsions

June 14, 2011
Birko BLAST System Installed at American Beef Packers: Antimicrobial Intervention System Safely Generates Hypobromous Acid

June 1, 2011
Birko Introduces a New and Improved Hide Curing Additive XLERATOR®

May 23, 2011
Birko’s Beefxide® Approved As Processing Aid For Raw Carcasses, Primals, Cuts and Trim—No Labeling Required

May 16, 2011
Birko in Top 10 of ColoradoBiz Magazine List of Top 100 Colorado Woman-Owned Companies