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Food Safety

Automated cleaning and sanitation saves time, produces better results

CIP and COP systems benefit from automated washing systems that make use of spraying equipment matched to the right chemical media.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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With FSMA in place and many processors seeking GFSI certifications, effective cleaning and sanitation are more important than ever.
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LED signaling system

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Designed for doors, docks and machines, the BTR Controls Illumadoor LED signaling system is comprised of LED strip lights and a combination power supply junction box.
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TECH FLASH

Rockwell Automation Fair offers up-close look at trends in automation and process control

Global population growth means great challenges, but also great opportunity.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Improving asset utilization and innovation while managing risk will allow industry leaders to thrive.


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OSHA fines NY Tyson facility for repeated safety violations

Investigators say electrocution, fall, and burn risks were too high at the plant.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Investigators say electrocution, fall, and burn risks were too high at the plant.
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TECH FLASH

Maltodextrin: Are you prepared for dust explosions?

Maltodextrin is a useful additive, but it comes with some plant safety risks.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Handling mistakes can result in dust explosions.


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IDFA recognizes nine Kroger plants for safety

The facilities were winners of the 10th annual Dairy Industry Safety Recognition Awards and Achievement Certificates.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The facilities were winners of the 10th annual Dairy Industry Safety Recognition Awards and Achievement Certificates.


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Dietz & Watson warehouse fire continues to smolder

Fire at the Delanco, New Jersey facility has been contained but may not be completely extinguished for several days.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Fire at the Delanco, New Jersey facility has been contained but may not be completely extinguished for several days.
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TECH FLASH

Scores die in Chinese poultry plant fire

Local reports say 119 were killed in the June 3rd fire and blast around 6:00 a.m. local time
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Early indications point to potential electrical or ammonia system problems.


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Plant of the Year

Plant of the Year: Chobani

Chobani's brand-new Twin Falls facility continues to evolve while keeping up with the American public's insatiable demand for Greek yogurt.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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Chobani time might be defined as the time it takes a new company, which started in 2005, to rise to the top in US Greek yogurt sales in 2012, claiming 47.3 percent of the US market, according to AdAge, June 6, 2012.


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Flexible sleeve assembly

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Able to resist pressure shocks exceeding 60 kPa (8psi), the PPS BFM flexible sleeve assembly snaps in place to connect lines and can be used where flexible sleeves are required to enhance explosion protection.


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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.

Podcasts

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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FSMA Audit

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Food Engineering

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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