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Sanitary drum unloading systems can be lifesavers

March 9, 2011
Manual methods of drum unloading can be tedious, time-consuming, conducive to spreading bacteria and downright dangerous to employees. Automating drum unloading makes the process a lot safer.

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Field instrument update extends device "smarts"

March 9, 2011
Enhancements to the Electronic Device Description Language promise to make field instruments using this language much more flexible.

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FDA's bigger budget request impacts FSMA

March 9, 2011
While the 33 percent budget increase may help implement the Food Safety Modernization Act, getting all the elements operational is a challenge.

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Antibiotics lose potency as bugs develop resistance

March 9, 2011
Foodborne illness due to antibiotic resistance is an ever-increasing problem, needing more scrutiny.

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Industry associations endorse dietary guidelines

March 9, 2011
GMA member companies are ahead of the curve in lowering fat, sugar and salt in thousands of products.

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Food Safety Audits: Meeting the Certification Challenge Head On

March 1, 2011
Certification programs under the GFSI umbrella are taking root in North America , though not without some growing pains and process changes for food manufacturers.
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Bottling company sees 2 percent efficiency improvement in five months

February 3, 2011
Implementing factory floor software let operators take ownership of performance and make significant improvements.

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Plan metal detection and conveying systems carefully

February 3, 2011
Processors that buy metal detection systems without due consideration to e conveying systems could find integration more difficult.

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Food safety bill about food defense as well

February 3, 2011
While much attention has been paid to reducing contamination due to foodborne illness, many processors have not spent as much time addressing security issues.

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Cut the salt even more

February 3, 2011
The American Heart Association now recommends all Americans cut their salt intake to no more than 1,500 mg per day.

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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

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