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Loading dock doors keep food safe, save energy

Processors may have picked all the low-hanging fruit in saving energy, but may have forgotten the obvious.
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Peanut butter recall déjà vu

Reported earlier in FE’s Tech Flash e-newsletter, the recent Salmonella Bredeney outbreak has sickened a total of 35 people in 19 states, and has been attributed to peanut butter—and potentially other nut butters—from Sunland Inc. (Portales, NM).
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SFA gets FSMA clarification

There has been some uncertainty about FDA’s plan to implement preventive controls and other provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) because the agency has not yet issued regulations implementing the law.
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Farm Bill indecision hurts

Food producers expressed strong disappointment when Congress adjourned without completing work on the new Farm Bill.
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Cattlemen battle drought

The summer’s drought made it harder for cattlemen to meet tough clean air standards.
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Plant Openings & Expansions: November 2012

The Hershey Company opened a new $300 million, state-of-the-art chocolate plant in West Hershey, PA, about two miles from its original plant.
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Industry & People: November 2012

Campbell Soup Company will close its Sacramento, CA plant, which produces soups, sauces and beverages; production will shift to its three remaining thermal plants.
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Editor's Note: There’s no stopping the growing force and rewards of sustainability

About 10 years ago, someone from a major food industry supplier called me to discuss his company’s commitment to sustainability. 


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The World's Top 100 Food & Beverage Companies - 2012

Investing Wisely in Local and Emerging Markets

The desire for growth in emerging markets, along with the need to continue innovating in established areas, is driving a two-pronged strategy for leading food and beverage manufacturers.


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Packaging Trends Survey: Greener Containers, Faster Speeds

Whether they acknowledge it or not, food packaging professionals are operating lines where the goals of sustainable manufacturing are playing out.


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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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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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