Articles Tagged with ''food safety and security''

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OECD makes nanomaterial safety assessment recommendations

The group recommends existing chemical safety frameworks be used, but says they may need to be adapted.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Nanomaterials offer intriguing applications for food and beverage, but human and environmental risk has not been established.


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Mexico bans chicken produced at facilities linked to ongoing Salmonella outbreak

It is the first time Mexico has banned US meat products due to public health concerns.
By Shane O'Halloran
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It is the first time Mexico has banned US meat products due to public health concerns.
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Poultry farmer wins water pollution permit suit against EPA

Litter and manure washed into Chesapeake Bay tributaries is agricultural runoff instead of a fixed pollution source.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Litter and manure washed into Chesapeake Bay tributaries is agricultural runoff instead of a fixed pollution source.


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Cantaloupe farmers plead guilty to six misdemeanors

Charges related to a 2011 Listeriosis outbreak linked to their farm.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Charges related to a 2011 Listeriosis outbreak linked to their farm.
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Fears over food safety on the rise in China

A new study shows food safety is the fastest growing concern in the nation.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Food safety scandals have plagued China in recent years.


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Foster Farms facilities linked to Salmonella outbreak to stay open, says USDA

The agency's statement refers to "immediate substantive changes to their slaughter and processing" that allowed the operations to remain up.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The agency's statement refers to "immediate substantive changes to their slaughter and processing" that allowed the operations to remain up.
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Food Safety

Using color to ensure food safety

Colors can help minimize cross-contamination or adulteration and ensure procedures are followed.
By Richard F. Stier, Contributing Editor
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 One company has developed a series of allergen tags that can be used not only for products in the warehouse, but also work-in-process and process records. 


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UK's National Audit Office warns budget cuts make another horsemeat scandal more likely

The cuts mean fewer testing while reports of food fraud are up by two-thirds.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The cuts mean fewer testing while reports of food fraud are up by two-thirds.
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As Salmonella outbreak continues, CDC recalls furloughed workers

There have been 278 reported cases in 17 states, with an unusually high hospitalization rate.
By Shane O'Halloran
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There have been 278 reported cases in 17 states, with an unusually high hospitalization rate.
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UK Food Standards Agency invites applications for food allergy research project

The project will investigate the preferences of people with food allergies when eating outside of the home.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The project will investigate the preferences of people with food allergies when eating outside of the home.
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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 September

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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