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Dairy industry reaps Farm Bill benefits

March 8, 2014

 The newly passed Farm Bill reduces funding for SNAP, the federal food stamp program, by $8 billion and trims a number of subsidies for food producers. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) says the bill significantly increases support for fruits and vegetables growers and local food systems. 


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Nutrition label overhaul to be announced Thursday

First Lady Michelle Obama will introduce the changes, according to media reports.
February 25, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama will introduce the changes, according to media reports.


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FDA to overhaul nutrition facts panel

The panel was last update 20 years ago, and the new look will reflect advances in knowledge about nutrition.
January 24, 2014
The panel was last update 20 years ago, and the new look will reflect advances in knowledge about nutrition.
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Food stamp programs funded through October despite government shutdown

The food retail industry assured consumers that both SNAP and WIC benefits will be available.
October 4, 2013

The food retail industry assured consumers that both SNAP and WIC benefits will be available.


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Technology Sourcebook

Portable spectrometer

September 10, 2013

 A non-destructive tool for the analysis for beef characteristics, the SPECTRAL EVOLUTION SM-3500 field portable spectrometer identifies the moisture, protein and fat content of raw and processed meat.  


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Some schools reportedly quitting new healthier lunch program

Federal officials confirm there are isolated reports of schools opting out.
August 28, 2013
Federal officials confirm there are isolated reports of schools opting out.
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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.
July 15, 2013
Overall, parents were not happy with the healthfullness of options in food and beverage categories popular with kids.
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USDA announces new Smart Snacks in Schools nutrition standards

The new standards must be implemented by July 1, 2014.
June 27, 2013
The new standards must be implemented by July 1, 2014.
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FDA seeks stakeholder comment on proposed labeling changes for flavored milk products

Two industry groups seek a rule change for non-nutritive sweetener labeling.
May 3, 2013
Two industry groups seek a rule change for non-nutritive sweetener labeling.
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US appetite for protein tops in the world

Products with high protein claim a fast growing category
January 21, 2013
Products with high protein claim a fast growing category.
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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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