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No-cost sugar policy garners praise

July 5, 2012

The Senate Agriculture Committee has won the praise of the sugar industry for its proposal to continue a no-cost sugar policy in the Farm Bill.


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FSMA guidance lag time cause for concern

July 5, 2012

Eighteen food industry groups sent a formal request to FDA to issue guidance as soon as possible concerning the timeline for enforcement of the new provisions under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).


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Finding and retaining the right employees

July 5, 2012

A recent white paper, entitled Developing and Engaging the Manufacturing Workforce, looks at consumer goods (mostly food and beverage) manufacturing and proposes some solutions to get these plants up to speed.


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35th Annual Plant Construction Survey: Processors Prepare for Future Initiatives

June 8, 2012

Processors are making do with existing facilities, reducing energy and other resources while preparing for FSMA-related inspections.


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Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference Report

June 8, 2012

The age of transparency has arrived in food and beverage manufacturing, and the reverberations are being felt throughout the industry.


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GS1 Standards: Streamlining the global supply chain

June 8, 2012

Use of GS1 standards reduces both supply chain disruptions and time-to-shelf by an average of two to six weeks.


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Tech Update: Advanced Process Control

June 8, 2012

Advances in controls technology often manifest themselves in their ability to make the possible more probable.


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No coffee break for this conveyor

June 8, 2012

Processor finally replaces conveyor’s wire rope which had performed flawlessly for 14 years—twice its expected lifetime.


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Plant Safety: Implementing a continuous improvement mindset

May 3, 2012
On-the-job fatalities have declined by a third over the last 20 years, but there’s no room for complacency for industry leaders who consider workplace safety a continuous improvement mission.


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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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TYSON FOODS

Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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