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Tank coating: an underrated aspect of selection

Tank surface preparation methods diverge, and a tank’s coating is its only defense against corrosion.
May 28, 2013

Find out what method of tank coating will suit your operation best.


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FSIS announces verification of product formulation and labeling for most common food allergens

Undeclared allergens are the result of a failure in hazard analysis.
May 28, 2013

Ingredient suppliers and formulation changes led to most undeclared allergen recalls.


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Separating winners from losers in consumer packaged goods

A new report says different-sized companies are using different methods to create growth.
May 28, 2013

Researchers looked at changes in dollar sales percent, volume sales percent and dollar share point.


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Do nanomaterial fertilizers threaten soil health?

New research says nanoparticles could damage the delicate balance of microbes and microfauna that maintains healthy soil.
May 28, 2013

As governments debate whether or not to adopt nanomaterial-specific regulation, nano products go to market without pre- or post-market safety assessments.


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Producers and processors split on dairy bill

At issue is a mandatory supply management program.
May 12, 2013
Producers prefer the language in last year’s stalled Farm Bill, while processors prefer the new amendment.
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Report lists most successful consumer packaged goods brands of 2012

New brands addressed longstanding wellness, convenience and indulgence trends.
May 12, 2013
Dannon Oikos yogurt took the top spot, continuing Greek-style yogurt’s strong performance.
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Natural antimicrobial coatings satisfy food safety requirements and extend shelf life

New research suggests the potential of natural antimicrobials in food packaging applications has been overlooked.
May 12, 2013

Antimicrobials are commonly used in packaging, but their use as direct food coatings has not yet caught on.
 


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Cage-free egg sales set to take off

Research suggests increased consumer knowledge will lead to changes in the types of eggs purchased.
May 12, 2013

Data shows consumers are overly optimistic about hen housing conditions.
 


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New data on sugar consumption can help manufacturers gauge dietary trends

US adults obtain about 13 percent of total caloric intake from added sugar.
May 12, 2013

Children obtain about 40 percent of added sugar from sweet beverages.


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The many sides of sanitation: What manufacturers should consider when enhancing sanitation measures

New FSMA provisions are expected to place even more stringent regulations on sanitation practices.
April 29, 2013
Tom Egan of PMMI discusses equipment sanitation as a component of advancing food safety standards.
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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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Food Engineering

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The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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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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