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Better Control of Batch

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Standards that leverage open computer architecture hold promise of significantly greater batch processing automation.
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Annual Job Satisfaction & Salary Survey

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More work and reduced staffing are creating stress on the manufacturing team, and pay hikes are lagging, but food professionals remain generally upbeat.
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An Extended Romance: minimally-processed foods

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Romance Foods microwave-pasteurizes pasta and sauce products in barrier-plastic films for 75-day refrigerated shelf life, 2-minute heat-and-serve convenience.
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15th annual Packaging Trends Survey

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Shifting market demands invariably mean process changes for packaging engineers.
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E-beam Comes to the Heartland

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SureBeam's new Iowa plant stands ready to deliver a final pathogen kill step for commercially sold beef.
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A Practical Approach To Allergen Control

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Food safety is being redefined to include allergen-free as well as pathogen-free. Food labeling laws assume all ingredients are equal, but clearly allergenic ingredients are more equal than others.
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Energy management's outsource option

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Utility deregulation and supply disruptions are creating energy uncertainty, prompting food processors to consider a variety of energy management options
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FDA Regs Spur Non-Thermal R

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Non-thermal technologies for processing juices approach commercialization. But if FDA mandates pasteurization, will the R&D effort be in vain?
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Training Key To Recruiting & Retention

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With unemployment at a 30-year low, employees are hard to find and retain. As a result, food manufacturers are expanding training to offer career incentives.
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Rethinking Sanitation

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Food manufacturers are tidying up as the industry shifts from prescriptive sanitary standards to performance-based ones.
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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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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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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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