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Growth of dairy industry dependent on acquisitions

Annual report from the Rabobank Group ranks the world’s top 20 dairy producers
July 14, 2014

Nestlé, Danone and Lactalis take the top spots.


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Study reveals danger of recalled yogurt mold

Duke University study finds fungus samples from Chobani yogurt recalled in 2013 contain Mucor circinelloides
July 14, 2014

Researchers say the mold may be a more serious threat than originally thought.


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Reduced sugar and salt top consumer food priorities

IFT panel focused on consumer preferences for new products that promote better health
July 14, 2014

More than 50 percent of consumers desire products with less salt or sugar.


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Top 10 trends to impact dairy industry

The Dairy Council of California released its top trends that will likely impact the dairy industry within the next one to three years
July 14, 2014

Trends include dairy fat as a villain in heart disease and challenges to milk consumption that stem from complex concerns.


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Legal counsel to the food industry reacts to Coke/POM Wonderful ruling

The US Supreme Court held that the FDCA and Lanham Act are complementary with respect to misleading food labels
July 14, 2014

The US Supreme Court held that the FDCA and Lanham Act are complementary with respect to misleading food labels.


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AMI says consumers want guidance, not bans

American Meat Institute menu model details how processed meat products can play a role in balanced, healthy diets.
July 14, 2014

The menu model uses the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans requirements based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet.


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12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey

12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey: Improving inventory practices

July 7, 2014
Average spending is up, and inventory management practices are adjusting to new realities in food and beverage production.


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TECH FLASH

New sensor bolsters defense against foodborne bacteria

The University of Southampton’s Biolisme project developed a sensor to collect and detect Listeria monocytogenes on food industry surfaces
June 25, 2014

A sensor designed by University of Southampton researchers is currently in the testing phase and could cut the time needed to detect bacteria on surfaces from days to hours.


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TECH FLASH

The top 10 natural and organic food trends

Group examines the latest trends which could soon be a part of consumers’ diets
June 25, 2014

Lentils top the list, but consumers are showing growing concern for gut and digestive health.


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Consumer Goods Forum urges members to encourage better health and lifestyle choices

The consumer goods industry strengthens commitment to improving health and wellness for consumers worldwide
June 25, 2014

The Consumer Goods Forum board of directors agrees to new strategic milestones to help ensure the wellbeing of consumers.


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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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July 2014

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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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