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Meet Jimmy, a valued member of the DeLong’s Gizzard Equipment family. Jimmy is the best dog ever and can be found with Mary just about everywhere she goes. When did you start working at DeLongs? In the summer of 2007. Woof! What’s your favorite treat? Animal Cookies from Lu....

The National Turkey Federation, and many other councils, associations, and institutions are taking a stand on equal and fair regulations for all foods, regardless of the way they are produced. The bottom line is that consumers should not be misled, deceived, or left out of...

Meet Candy Lawless, a valued member of the DeLong's Gizzard Equipment family. Candy is a native of Macon, GA and now resides in Gray, GA. She plays an integral role at DeLong's as our account executive and receptionist. Learn more about Candy and the fundamental...

It’s almost that time of the year again! The International Production & Processing Expo will be here before you know it. In 2019, the IPPE will be expanding the show floor to all three halls (A,B, and C) of the Georgia World Congress Center. That...

Meet Lu Lineberger, a valued member of the DeLong's Gizzard Equipment family. Lu is a native of Macon, GA and now resides in Gordon, GA. She plays an integral role at DeLong's as an inside sales representative along with handling shipping, logistics, & safety. Learn...

Working in a poultry processing environment can have its concerns when it comes to safety. The main concern of every workplace in America should be worker safety and maintaining an atmosphere that complies with all safety standards. It is the shared responsibility of the entire...

Meat and poultry processing plants require extensive clean up procedures to maintain the cleanliness and integrity of the final product. In order to clean effectively, many plants need the help of heavy chemicals and cleaning substances. When using these heavy chemicals, it is essential to...

Working with heavy and high-tech machinery can be very dangerous. It is important for workers to understand the machines they are working with, the appropriate precautions and procedures to safely and effectively complete their jobs. Safety is not something that should be overlooked, so we...

Why Wear Protective Equipment? Personal protective equipment is worn to minimize exposure to a list of hazards. These include: Electrical shock Heavy chemicals, which can lead to an increased risk of different cancers Mechanical Machinery Electrical inter-workings within the poultry processing plants   Even where engineering controls and...

Proper sanitation and clear guidelines are essential components in maintaining a safe work environment. OSHA and FAO organizations set strict guidelines to help plants keep workers, management and the final product safe from common hazards. Properly sanitizing a meat processing plant is key to ensuring...