Articles Tagged with ''food safety''

UGA partners with CMS Technology to focus on secondary processing in the poultry industry

July 30, 2014

With poultry consumption on the rise, CMS Technology and the University of Georgia (UGA) have launched an alliance to focus on secondary processing and food safety in the poultry industry.

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Study examines natural antimicrobials’ effectiveness on Listeria

The AMI foundation studied antimicrobial ingredients and post-lethality interventions available for use on natural and organic RTE products
July 29, 2014

Researchers concluded a combined approach decreases and suspends the recovery of Lm populations.

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FSIS issues public health alert for processed breaded chicken

July 28, 2014

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert for processed breaded chicken products manufactured at VU Foods, LLC.

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US partners with Mexico to strengthen produce safety

July 25, 2014

Representatives from FDA and the government of Mexico’s National Service for Agro-Alimentary Public Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) and Federal Commission for the Protection from Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS) have signed a statement of intent to form a partnership promoting the safety of fresh and minimally processed agricultural products.

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OSI apologizes for Shanghai food safety scandal

July 24, 2014

Executives at the Illinois-based meat processing holding company OSI Group have taken responsibility and apologized for the unraveling food safety scandal at Husi Food Co., Ltd., one of its affiliates in Shanghai.

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USDA creates Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research

July 24, 2014

USDA said Wednesday all 15 members on the newly created Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research’s (FFAR) Board of Directors have been selected.

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No horse meat found in latest EU and industry testing

July 23, 2014

The latest round of food industry and European Union (EU) meat tests published this week found no presence of horse meat or horse DNA.

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OSHA: Omaha building collapse caused by overloaded storage bins

July 22, 2014

The US’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said the January collapse of an International Nutrition Inc. facility in Omaha, resulting in the deaths of two employees, was caused by overloading storage bins on the building’s roof level.

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Chinese officials shut down meat supplier of McDonald’s, Yum!

July 21, 2014

At the same time Chinese media outlet Dragon TV reported food safety negligence at Shanghai’s Husi Food Co., Ltd, Shanghai food and drug administration officials suspended the facility operations, according to Xinhua News, state press agency of China.

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Legislators seek BPA ban in food packaging

July 18, 2014

Three members of Congress, US Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA), US Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) and US Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), are calling for a ban of Bisphenol A (BPA) and other toxic chemicals that can be found in food packaging.

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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