Articles Tagged with ''inspection''

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Camera/laser sorter

A 1000mm wide machine that inspects products in free fall, the BEST OPUS NIR camera/laser sorter recognizes different types of products and uses hyperspectral imaging to identify a unique fingerprint for each type.

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Inline scanning system

The JBT FoodTech DSI J-Scan inline product scanning system sends corrective feedback upstream from the inspection process to DSI portioning or slicing systems.

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GFSI seeks input on Global Red Meat Standard

Stakeholders are asked to respond by November 23
Public comments are open until November 23, 2012.
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Magnetic Separators with RFID

Industrial Magnetics now offers an RFID chip as standard on several types of its magnetic separators for bulk processing.
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USDA inspecting catfish not a good idea

According to the Government Accountability Office, USDA’s FSIS inspection of catfish is a duplication of effort and a waste of money.
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University online program for future food processing managers

Three-part program covers food safety, processing and management.

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Keeping pests out of the process

HACCP plans must address unwanted pests as well as allergens and microbes.
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Poultry carcass inspection change draws protest

Protesting government meat inspectors, including some dressed in chicken suits, picketed Department of Agriculture headquarters in Washington in early April to focus attention on a shift in USDA poultry inspection regulations.

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Shift in poultry inspections will improve food safety

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says a shift in the way poultry inspections are carried out will save money for the industry and government while improving food safety.

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US-Canada trade agreement reduces duplicate inspection

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is applauding the recent signing of the “Beyond The Border” initiative, a trade agreement between the US and Canada.

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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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In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

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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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