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Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference 2014 dates announced

The premier food and beverage manufacturing event will return to Florida in 2014.
July 30, 2013

Attendees will gain valuable information on the latest manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety trends.


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FDA proposes new “action level” for arsenic in apple juice

The new regulations require the arsenic level to be no higher than that of drinking water.
July 30, 2013

Previous FDA investigation has shown low levels of harmful inorganic arsenic in apple juice.


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Traceability for improved freshness and lower cost: Walmart’s produce plan for the future

The retailer’s new plan aims to improve labeling and tracking.
July 15, 2013
With reduced costs and improved freshness as its goals, Walmart looks to the future of produce retailing.
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TECH FLASH

US canned foods market declines

With the US recession ending, many consumers are trading back up to more expensive foods.
July 15, 2013
Sales were flat in 2012 and are predicted to decline.
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TECH FLASH

FDA no longer approves BPA in infant formula packaging

The action comes in response to a petition from March 2012.
July 15, 2013

Written objections and requests for a hearing will be accepted until August 2012.


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TECH FLASH

Does your operation need color-coding? 13 criteria to help you decide

Color-coding can be an important component of your HACCP plan.
July 15, 2013

Learn how it could benefit your operation’s processing, maintenance and sanitation procedures.


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TECH FLASH

Court orders FDA to publish remaining FSMA regulations

The Center for Food Safety and Center for Environmental Health initiated the lawsuit leading to the decision.
July 15, 2013

FDA proposed using target timeframes, but a judge ordered a date be set.


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Hey! You! Get onto my cloud!: Manufacturers scramble for cloud ERP solutions

Cloud manufacturing is catching on, and ERP providers are increasing their offerings.
June 26, 2013

Processors big and small are hoping to catch the wave on the new technology.


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TECH FLASH

Survey says: Process manufacturers still confused about FSMA

Many respondents have not budgeted for FSMA-required upgrades, and about half are unsure how the regulations will affect them.
June 26, 2013

FDA estimates new regulations will cost the average factory around $13,000 and will be enforced with new powers to fine, initiate recalls or shut down noncompliant businesses.


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TECH FLASH

Methods to curb energy rate increases

Many processors have already switched out inefficient lighting and invested in high-efficiency motors, and some have tried demand control while others have instituted real-time purchasing of energy.
June 26, 2013

FE interviewed Brian Flynn, chief technology officer of ZF Energy Development, to discuss the options processors have in cutting energy costs.


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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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