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Threats to talent pools may create perfect storm

Baby boomer retirements, a widening skills gap, and ineffective approaches to talent management are combining forces to produce a "perfect storm" that threatens the global business economy.
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Plant Openings & Expansions

Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream began a $180 million expansion project.
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Regulatory Watch

The IRS is not the only government agency insisting that it be paid.
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Industry & People

Hershey Foods promoted David West to senior vice president, chief financial officer.
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Plant Openings & Expansions

Molson Inc. plans to build a $35 million brewery in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.
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Industry & People

Jan Bennink was elected to Kraft Food Inc.'s Board of Directors.
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Regulatory Watch

Far from being alarmed, USDA officials said the discovery of a Canadian cow that tested positive for mad cow disease shows the system works.
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Is preventive maintenance worth it?

According to a survey conducted by Intentia, many companies still question whether preventive maintenance is worth the cost and effort.
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Regulatory Watch

Food industry representatives in Washington welcome the nomination of Nebraska Governor Mike Johanns to serve as secretary of agriculture.
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Industry & People

Ben & Jerry's promoted Walt Freese from chief marketing officer to chief euphoria officer.
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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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