Articles Tagged with ''food and beverage manufacturers''

General Mills plans to cut 700 to 800 jobs

Cost-saving initiatives continue at General Mills, Inc. which said Tuesday it will eliminate an additional 700 and 800 jobs within weeks of announcing plans to close two plants.

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Snack manufacturer fuels trucks with cooking oil

United Biscuits, an international manufacturer of biscuits and cakes, is pioneering a sustainability initiative through the use of waste cooking oil to power its fleet of trucks.

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Stabbing at Oklahoma food plant kills 1, injures another

A stabbing at a food plant in Moore, OK, just south of Oklahoma City, Thursday afternoon has left one person dead and sent another to the hospital.

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New whitepaper helps food and beverage manufacturers prepare for audit process

A new whitepaper made available by InfinityQS International, Inc. is targeting food and beverage manufacturers by offering ways to help them prepare for the audit process.

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California approves standards for olive oil

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has adopted grading and labeling standards for California olive oil producers to ensure each product is the real deal.

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Leading food industry companies cut calories from store shelves

Sixteen food and beverage companies joined together to help US consumers win their battle over obesity by selling 6.4 trillion fewer calories in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to new studies from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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OSHA lists top 10 violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the preliminary top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for the fiscal 2014 year, according to the National Safety Council.

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Kellogg’s, General Mills ranked in Working Mother’s ‘100 Best Companies’

Both the Kellogg Company and General Mills were named to Working Mother’s 2014 “100 Best Companies” list.

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Researchers ‘smart labels’ could detect pathogens in food

Professors at the University of Alberta are developing new technology they are calling ‘smart labels’ that could detect pathogens such as E. coli, Listeria and Salmonella in spoiled meat before consumers take it home.

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Despite national rise, manufacturing jobs down in Pennsylvania

Manufacturing jobs in Pennsylvania declined 1 percent in the past year despite a national average gain of 1.4 percent reported by the Labor Department, according to the 2015 Pennsylvania Manufacturers Register, a database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc.

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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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FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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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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