Articles Tagged with ''wastewater''

Sanitary Plant Design

A clean slate: Use it wisely

Not all processors have the luxury of picking a new property to build a food or beverage plant, but when they do, several factors affect sanitary design.
Starting with a clean slate is usually easier than renovating an older facility to catch up with food safety specifications as shown in the Food Engineering November 2014 article, “Renovate for the right reasons.”


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Sustainable Processor of the Year

Sustainable processor of the year: Smithfield foods embraces environmental stewardship

In the past, Food Engineering’s Sustainable Plant of the Year story has focused on a single plant at one geographic location that has made significant strides in sustainability.


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Technology Sourcebook

Plugs and connectors

Legrand, Pass & Seymour rubber and watertight plugs and connectors are designed for highly corrosive and wet industrial locations, such as food and beverage processing, water and wastewater, warehousing and refrigeration facilities.


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Central American farmers generate energy from coffee wastewater

Positive results of a four-year project by UTZ Certified have proven it’s possible to generate energy by treating discharges from coffee mills.


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TECH FLASH

Canadian wastewater treatment system is first to produce water for reuse in food plant

The new system installed at a produce processing plant in Ontario treats 40,000 gallons of wastewater per day

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. Inc. opened its first Canadian processing plant in Oshawa, ON, including a new wastewater treatment system as part of the construction.


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Tyson claims responsibility for Missouri stream dumping

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit in Barry County Circuit Court Tuesday against Tyson Foods for unlawful dumping into a state stream that resulted in the deaths of at least 100,000 fish, and the company isn’t shirking the blame.


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Water usage and treatment

Take a load off

Food and beverage plants under pressure to reduce contaminants in their discharge water are finding a wider range of solutions.
Water recovery and productivity goals are aided by new systems.
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Water conservation, water reuse and wastewater pretreatment

Water conservation, water reuse and wastewater pretreatment strategies take many forms. Culligan Matrix Solutions, the commercial and industrial division of Culligan International, and Emerson Industrial Automation, a business unit of Emerson, point out less obvious areas for efficiency improvements.
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TECH FLASH

Improve your operating costs and increase efficiencies with reuse clean-in-place

Smart use of wastewater leads to improved efficiency and better manufacturing.

We ask an expert how reuse CIP works and who could benefit from it.


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Sustainable Plant of the Year

Plumrose Council Bluffs: Lean, mean and fully automated

Automating an entire raw meat cooking and packaging plant saves water, cuts energy usage and gets the product perfect the first time—without rework.

The facility was not only constructed with sustainability in mind, but sustainability can be found everywhere you look. 


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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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2014 December

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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