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Americans head for the kitchen

After nearly a decade of year-over-year declines, the number of meals Americans prepared at home in 2000 inched upward for the first time since 1991/1992, the last recession, according to
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Bush backing biosecurity bill

The Bush administration is supporting a $3.25 billion Senate bill that would enhance the nation's ability to detect and respond to biological and chemical weapons attacks, according to various administration
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OSHA record-keeping rule takes effect

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) rule on record-keeping for work place injuries went into effect on January 1 as scheduled. However, OSHA has postponed three provisions of the
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Plant Openings & Expansions

Sara Lee Coffee & Tea Co. is expanding their Suffolk, Va., plant through the additional of a $93 million concentrated liquid coffee production line. This capital investment represents the largest
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FDA exploring safety of "cloned" food

Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked companies that have cloned animals not to introduce the animals, their offspring, or milk or eggs into either human or
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Health officials unclear on sources of foodborne illness

What pathogen is the leading cause of foodborne illness in the U.S.? Salmonella? E.coli 0157:H7? If you guessed either of these, you're wrong, but you're not alone. According to Centers
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Industry & People

Angelus Sanitary Can Machine Co. announced that it has become the majority shareholder of AROL S.p.A. of Italy. AROL is one of the world's leading manufacturers of capping machinery with
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CSIA sets system integrator standards

The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) has introduced "an important management tool" to help manufacturers evaluate and select control system integrators for their automation projects.
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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.


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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The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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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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