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Regulatory Watch <br> Obesity lawsuits losing weight

March 3, 2004
The House Judiciary Committee has approved the Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act (H.R.339) which says manufacturers or distributors of food and non-alcoholic beverages can't be sued for causing a consumer to become obese, unless it is shown that the product was not in compliance with applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
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Plant Openings & Expansions

March 3, 2004
Southwest Cheese Company broke ground on a 54-acre site in Clovis, NM, for its 340,000-sq. ft. cheese and whey plant.
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Industry & People

March 3, 2004
BOC acquired RGF Environmental Group's food safety product portfolio.
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Minimal increases in maintenance budgets can improve uptime

March 3, 2004
Limited budgets and aging equipment are the most commonly cited barriers keeping maintenance departments from improving their total manufacturing uptime, according to a new study from Rockwell Automation and Plant Services magazine.
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Industry & People

February 5, 2004
Tyson Foods' Robert L. Peterson resigned from the company's board of directors due to health reasons.
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Regulatory Watch: Congressional scrutiny expected in response to mad cow

February 5, 2004
The first-time appearance of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in the United States is likely to renew debate in Washington over food inspection regulations, and many industry representatives see some type of increased regulatory scrutiny in the works.
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Plant Openings & Expansions

February 5, 2004
YoCream International completed a $2.5 million in-house aseptic packaging line. Increasing capacity by more than 30 percent, the line is capable of filling half-gallon to 5-gallon bags.
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On guard against BSE

February 5, 2004
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) implemented new rules to safeguard against Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).
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Shedding light on<br>Salmonella outbreaks

January 5, 2004
About two million Salmonella cases are found in livestock in the United States each year, according to the Department of Agriculture.
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Industry & People

January 5, 2004
Scott Lutz has joined ConAgra Foods as president and chief operating officer of the Snack Foods Group.
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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.

Podcasts

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 made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition 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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