Articles Tagged with ''farms''


Ireland poised for growth in dairy production, value-added ingredients

When European milk price quotas come to an end next year, the Irish dairy industry expects a business boom
May 28, 2014

Dairy processors focus on growth, continuous improvement and sustainability.

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New Animal Drug User Fee Act dissapoints health advocates

The new act doesn't strengthen FDA antibiotic reporting as some hoped.
March 19, 2013
The new act doesn't strengthen FDA antibiotic reporting as some hoped.
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Growing consumer support for local food

A study shows US consumers value local over other factors.
February 13, 2013

Big box retailers and national supermarkets will have to overcome low trust in their ability to deliver local foods.

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Federal ethanol mandates mean higher grocery bills for consumers, inferior feed for meat producers

High corn demand has commodity prices up and farmers using distiller’s dried grains as feed.
February 13, 2013

Higher prices have led to decreased spending on consumer goods and services, hindering economic recovery.

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US cattle numbers lowest since 1952

Southern and central plains have had the largest reductions.
February 11, 2013
Southern and central plains have had the largest reductions.
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Engineering R&D: One drop at a time

December 5, 2012

This year’s World Food Prize honors a US-born scientist’s work in reshaping farming practices to make them more efficient and productive by changing the way water is delivered.

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Americans say food production headed in right direction

However, widespread misperceptions remain
November 28, 2012
New survey shows the need for dialog despite confidence in how food is grown and raised.
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California's Proposition 2

California Egg Farmers Challenge Constitutionality of Proposition 2

Egg farmers claim the law is too vague.
November 19, 2012
Egg farmers claim the law is too vague.
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Agflation to drive food prices up 15 percent

October 5, 2012
The animal protein and dairy industries will be hit the hardest.
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Food prices spike

August 11, 2012
UN’s FAO attributes the sharp increase to the Midwestern drought.
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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.


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 made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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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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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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