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Perdue Foods removes all antibiotics from chicken hatcheries

By Jeremy Gerrard
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Perdue Foods reached a milestone in reducing antibiotic use Wednesday, announcing the company has removed all antibiotics from the company’s chicken hatcheries.


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FSIS sponsors public meeting to discuss Codex Committee on Processed Fruits and Vegetables

By Jeremy Gerrard
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USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will sponsor a public meeting to seek comment on agenda items and US draft positions that will be discussed at the 27th session on of the Codex Committee on Processed Fruits and Vegetables.


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Heinz and Ford collaborate to develop sustainable vehicle materials

By Jeremy Gerrard
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In a seemingly unlikely relationship, the condiment and automotive worlds are colliding as H.J. Heinz Company and Ford Motor Company announce a partnership to develop a more sustainable bio-plastic material for vehicles made from tomato fiber.


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CDC, IDFA take a stand against raw milk

Both the CDC and IDFA urge public officials to support pasteurization
By Jeremy Gerrard
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With a number of consumers flocking to farmers markets and reaching for natural products at the grocery store, the CDC is urging public officials and consumers to consider the dangers of consuming raw milk or unpasteurized dairy products.


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AFFI launches new national campaign

By Jeremy Gerrard
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The American Frozen Food Institute is hoping to change the way consumers think about frozen foods when they head to the shelves by launching the “Frozen. How fresh stays fresh” campaign.


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UK publishes feed law code of practice for England

By Jeremy Gerrard
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The Food Standards Agency, an independent government department responsible for food safety and hygiene across the United Kingdom, announced the new feed law code of practice to be published today.


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Food Safety

Flooring: Do it right the first time

Perhaps the biggest failure for companies building new plants or modifying them is the choice of flooring.
By Richard F. Stier, Contributing Editor
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Murphy’s Law, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong,” is very applicable to the food processing industry.


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Sanitary processing equipment

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The Mepaco Model 11-09 self-feeding grinder, 170 ThermaBlend batch cooker, 420v vacuum stuffer and ergonomic sanitary lifts are designed for food processing applications.
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Processing system

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The Avure QFP 525L-600 high-pressure processing system delivers 8,135 lb. of processing per hour; it achieves 10 cycles/hr.with a 3-minute hold time.
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Tabletop tester

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 Designed to evaluate food texture, the Shimadzu EZ-SX compact tabletop tester has a load cell capacity that ranges from 1 to 500 N. 


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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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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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