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Web Promotes Collaboration But ... How Soon?

March 22, 2003
Both trust and integration with customer standards must evolve before food manufacturers can truly collaborate with retail and foodservice customers.
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Engineering Q&A: 'Reverse Engineering' Boosts Cooked-Meat Quality

March 22, 2003
Continuous process triples throughput compared to conventional methods.
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Slowing economy impacts packaging-equipment sales

March 22, 2003
Capital spending for packaging machinery will take a hit this year, according to the fourth annual purchasing plan study by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute, though food companies are cited as one of the stronger buyer categories.
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Tech Update: Taking Control

March 22, 2003
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FDA urges withdrawal of poultry drug from market

March 22, 2003
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has urged Bayer A.G. to remove the drug Baytril from the market on the grounds that its use as an animal antibiotic may eventually compromise the ability of Cipro, also a Bayer product, to fight anthrax and other diseases in people.
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Switch to PET spikes juice sales

March 22, 2003
Extensive customer research assured Pennsylvania's Wawa Dairy that a switch to PET from high density polyethylene (HDPE) for single-serve juices and teas would positively impact sales. Still, summer's 30 percent spurt raised eyebrows.
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Packaging news: Retortable plastic can wins DuPont kudos

March 22, 2003
Diamond Award recognizes first successful application of spin-weld technology in food packaging
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FDA concerned about acid in supplements

March 22, 2003
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent a letter to natural food manufacturers saying new research has deepened the agency's concerns about dietary supplements that may contain aristolochic acid.
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Insulating panels draw interest from food shippers

March 22, 2003
The technology behind vacuum insulation panels (VIP) has been around since the 1980s, but only in recent years has VIP been commercially viable.
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Senators call for mercury limits in seafood

March 22, 2003
Two Senate Democrats have introduced legislation that calls for establishing a minimum level for the presence of methylmercury in seafood.
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