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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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Asset Management: Aligning Man and Machine

February 1, 2011
A coordinated approach to asset management has value for facilities, equipment and the people responsible for both.
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Plant Security: Access Granted

January 1, 2011
The potential for malicious behavior in food manufacturing is an ongoing issue, but security concerns also extend to workers and the controls that run today’s plants.
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KeHE DC sees 300 percent productivity gain with automated material handling system

December 8, 2010
Natural food industry giant’s Allentown, PA distribution center achieves 99.9 percent order accuracy and cuts operating costs per square foot in half.

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US Senate passes FDA Food Safety Modernization Act

December 8, 2010
The legislation passed by a vote of 73 to 25.

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Fieldbus Foundation announces first registered devices implementing advanced field diagnostics

December 8, 2010
New diagnostics technology will optimize plant asset management programs.

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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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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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