As the world prepares to the sustainability of our natural resources on world water day Sunday, a new report from the United Nations suggests there is an urgent need to better manage the world’s water supply or the planet could suffer a 40 percent shortfall in water in just 15 years.
The US Poultry and Egg Association is now accepting applications for its 2015 Clean Water Awards that honor outstanding performance of wastewater treatment plants that operate at poultry or egg processing facilities.
In a major victory for agricultural producers, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers have withdrawn the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) interpretive rule, whose goal was to clear up confusion about what farming activities were exempt from the Clean Water Act.
When it comes to cleaning food production equipment, it wasn’t that long ago the only option was taking the equipment apart piece by piece, scrubbing and flushing it with chemicals and water inside and out before putting it back together again for the next run.
For the 48,000-plus people who attended PACK EXPO in Chicago last month, it may have seemed like the mall three days before Christmas, and with the wealth of information and product solutions available, there was something for everyone.