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Regulatory Watch

FDA is proposing amended food labeling regulations to permit the egg industry to place the safe handling statement for shell eggs on the inside lid of egg cartons.
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Plant of the Year embraces best practices, technological innovation

The Bell & Evans poultry processing plant in Fredericksburg, PA, was honored as Food Engineering's 2005 plant of the year.
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Regulatory Watch

FDA is asking for public comment on two proposals to improve the appearance and content of the nutrition label on packaged and processed food.
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Industry & People

Mike Durkin is now executive vice president of US operations for PepsiAmericas, Inc.
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Plant Openings & Expansions

Southwest Cheese Co. is nearing completion of a new cheese production facility in Clovis, NM.
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Ag secretary pledges increased beef-import support

US Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns told food processors at the Food Safety Summit in Washington, DC, that Canadian cattle ranchers are complying with BSE-related feed bans.
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Plant Openings & Expansions

Nearly $100 million is being spent by Tyson Foods to renovate the former Oscar Mayer plant in Sherman, TX.
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Industry & People

Kraft Foods Inc. is selling its yogurt business to CoolBrands International for $59 million.
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Regulatory Watch

The Senate, at least temporarily, has blocked Bush Administration plans to renew Canadian beef imports.
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Are you ready for the BT Act?

By asking two simple questions, most food and beverage manufacturers can assess their preparedness for the Bioterrorism (BT) Act.
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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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Food Engineering

FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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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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