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EFSA study says acrylamide increases risk of cancer

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announced this week it is confirming previous studies that suggest acrylamide in food increases the risk of developing cancer.


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Regulatory victory for cattlemen

Cattle producers are celebrating Congressional action that they contend will ease the burden of the Environmental Protection Agency's Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule on smaller operations.


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PMMI’s Food Safety & Traceability Report Dives into FSMA Perceptions & Next Steps

Compliance requires greater traceability capabilities, advanced sanitary equipment construction and thorough training

Many stakeholders in the food industry are confused about implementation deadlines surrounding FSMA, according to a recent study from PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.


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Industry groups call for Japan to open for US exports

Five Washington-based food industry groups have issued a joint statement, urging US trade negotiators to continue to press Japan to open more of its agricultural markets to US exports.


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Court will not reinstate NYC large soda ban

The New York Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that it would not reinstate New York City’s portion cap rule, passed in 2012 that sought to limit the sale of sugar-sweetened drinks, like soda, to no more than 16 ounces.


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Food safety management systems

The right tools enable long-term success

HACCP can’t do it all. A food safety management system uses several tools to promote food safety and prevent recalls. After a recall, it may be too late to save your business.


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Negotiations may help increased exports

The Obama Administration is winning praise from organizations that say Washington’s ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations may pave the way for increased exports


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TECH FLASH

Fluid Dynamics: Simplifying the process of identifying the right tubing solution

Cost management, performance enhancement and regulatory compliance are key considerations in tubing selection.

We sat down with Iuliana Nita of the Process Systems business unit of Saint-Gobain Corporation to learn more.


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European Food Safety Authority rejects caffeine and plant sterol claims

EFSA says less than 75 mg of caffeine is not an alertness aid, and the cholesterol-reduction benefits of plant sterols may not be communicated in food supplements.

EFSA says less than 75 mg of caffeine is not an alertness aid, and the cholesterol-reduction benefits of plant sterols may not be communicated in food supplements.


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California lawmaker proposes warning labels for sugary drinks

The labels would say drinks with added sugar are linked to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.
The labels would say drinks with added sugar are linked to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.
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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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FSMA Audit

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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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