Articles Tagged with ''healthy foods''

Campbell Soup sued over heart-healthy designation

The lawsuit seeks class action status and alleges Campbell paid the American Heart Association to use the label.

The lawsuit seeks class action status and alleges Campbell paid the American Heart Association to use the label.


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Attract and Inform: Using graphic enhancements to differentiate packaged goods and highlight important product information

Today’s average consumer is much more aware of what information is required on CPG packages.

Many consumers seek out local or organic goods or products that fit their dietary restrictions.


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Modified atmosphere packaging can help meet logistical challenges while improving freshness

MAP packaging does not affect taste or nutrition the way heat sterilization and freezing do.

Gases commonly used in preservation include oxygen, carbon dioxide and nitrogen.


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New poll: Wealthy Americans eat the most fast food

Just over half of those earning $75,000 per year or more eat fast food weekly.
Just over half of those earning $75,000 per year or more eat fast food weekly.
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USDA touts role in lowering rates of childhood obesity

The rate of obesity among pre-school children appears to be declining for the first time in decades.
The rate of obesity among pre-school children appears to be declining for the first time in decades.
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Barbara's Puffins cereal gains non-GMO verification

New packaging with the certification will hit shelves this fall.
New packaging with the certification will hit shelves this fall.
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New York appeals court strikes down large soda ban

The court wrote that the city's Board of Health can ban "inherently harmful" foodstuffs, but soda does not fall under that category.
The court wrote that the city's Board of Health can ban "inherently harmful" foodstuffs, but soda does not fall under that category.
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US canned foods market declines

With the US recession ending, many consumers are trading back up to more expensive foods.
Sales were flat in 2012 and are predicted to decline.
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Study reveals parents' purchase drivers when buying for kids

Overall, parents were not happy with the healthfullness of options in food and beverage categories popular with kids.
Overall, parents were not happy with the healthfullness of options in food and beverage categories popular with kids.
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1.5 trillion calories reduced in US foods

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation announced it has exceeded its calorie reduction goal.
The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation announced it has exceeded its calorie reduction goal.
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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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In this January 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how robotics can play a role in pick-and-place, packaging, case packing and palletizing processes, and know where to implement robotic automation.

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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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