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Food Automation 2001 Addresses Issues

Food Engineering's second annual automation conference covers project justification and management, case-histories of successful projects, and integration of the plant floor with MES, ERP and the supply chain.
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Collaborative training meets industry needs

You have a business plan, why not a strategic workforce plan?
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Collaboration produces nonobstrusive chill-measurement system

A five-year collaboration between a British food company and Scottish physics researchers has produced Celsius, an easy-to-use temperature-measurement device that can reduce packaging damage to finished goods.
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Cryogenic impingement boosts freezer efficiency

The technology combines cryogenic temperatures with atomized liquid nitrogen for higher heat transfer
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Conical mill boosts throughput, reduces wear

The system generates low heat, thus minimizing degradation to heat-sensitive products
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Tech Update: Waste not

As a result of tighter regulations and rising surcharges, more and more processors are assuming responsibility for treating --and in some cases recycling -- the wastewater generated by their plants.
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Everything Old Is New Again

Demand for convenience is giving fresh legs to foods in aerosol cans
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NFPA supports increased funding for food testing

NFPA president also urges Congress to remove "unnecessary layers of regulation" from FSIS
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Editor's Note: Become a contender

Nearly 20 years ago, Food Engineering launched an annual awards competition to honor outstanding process and facility design in the food plant environment.
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Antibiotics and anthrax

A long-simmering debate over the use of antibiotics in farm animals is heating up as a result of new concerns about anthrax and other potential forms of bioterrorism in the U.S.
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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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