Articles Tagged with ''farms''


Drought damage dangers: Nitrates and mycotoxins

August 11, 2012
Grain shortages will increase the cost of feed, but mycotoxins in the feed can wreak havoc with production.
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Life-cycle analysis study suggests eating less meat

July 9, 2012
Depending on location and type of farming, some beef cattle are less of a burden on the environment, but they can’t compete with plant-based foods.
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GMA commends AMA action in support of GE foods

June 26, 2012
AMA contends GE ingredients are no different than those that don’t contain GE modifications.
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Farm Bill sent to Senate for debate

June 8, 2012

The Senate Agriculture Committee has approved the 2012 Farm Bill and sent it to the Senate floor for debate.

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Farm Bill delay stifles dairy investment

May 18, 2012
How will milk supplies affect dairy investments?
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GE pig gets the axe

April 19, 2012
Canada’s “EnviroPig” project shelved as a tough sell to consumers.
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GFSI promotes continuous improvement in food safety management program

April 11, 2012
The program covers crops, fruits and vegetables.
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More support for dairy farmers needed now

April 5, 2012
A USDA report finds that the US’s largest 1,750 dairy farms supply more than 50 percent of the country’s milk.

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Bill aims to attract future farmers

April 5, 2012
After weeks of delay, the 2012 Farm Bill is moving through the legislative process again.

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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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