Articles Tagged with ''food supply''

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Food waste, a growing concern for consumers

With approximately 1.3 billion tons of food wasted each year, FutureFood 2050 seeks end to food waste
July 29, 2014

Experts share their innovative solutions to the world’s food waste crisis.


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Bourbon production continues to soar

July 23, 2014

The growing popularity of bourbon has led to increased production in the spirit’s home state with more than five million barrels currently resting in Kentucky warehouses, the most since 1977.


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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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Consumers’ concern for food waste grows

July 18, 2014

Ranking higher than water shortages, climate change and GMOs, American consumers are showing greater concern for food waste, according to a recent study from Sealed Air Corporation.


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Organic Center launches study to fight citrus greening

July 8, 2014

With citrus greening threatening the production of citrus in America, the Organic Center announced the launch of a multi-year study and fundraising campaign to combat the bacterial disease.


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Insects, the food of the future

June 27, 2014

Researchers say Americans may have to get over their aversion to eating insects, as an expanding global population will force cultures to find more food resources.


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USDA funds fight against pork viruses

June 6, 2014

USDA is responding to the deadly impact the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and porcine deltacoronavirus are having on pork producers by announcing $26.2 million in funds to combat the diseases.


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Food prices could rise through summer

May 30, 2014

A Texas Tech University professor says Americans should prepare to open their wallets this summer as drought and other factors affecting the nation’s food supply will drive up prices.


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USDA report reveals climate events could jeopardize food supply

May 6, 2014
The National Climate Assessment report detailing the impact of climate change on rural communities in the United States concluded the nation’s agricultural, ranching and foresting communities are resilient, but will face challenges responding to and preparing for climate change risks.


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As food prices spike, decades old affordability trend reverses

Ethanol production partially to blame
January 11, 2013
Ethanol production is partly to blame.
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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.

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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

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 for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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Food Engineering

July 2014

2014 July

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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