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In-line crusher

Atlantic Coast Crushers, Inc. offers the FLOW-SENTRY, an in-line crusher for crushing, mixing and breaking oversize material, preventing line blockages and streamlining downstream operations.
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Industry & People

Steve Schlegel, vice president/ director, corporate development of Hixson Architects/Engineers is the new chairman of the International Association of Food Industry Suppliers (IAFIS) board of directors.
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FDA fights terrorism with three-part plan

After September 11, FDA has been developing a three-part strategy to thwart food terrorism: anticipation, deterrence, and response.
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Automation market growth driven by software and service

The worldwide market for automation products and services for process industries, worth over $44 billion last year, is expected to grow at about 5 percent over the next five years, according to a new ARC Advisory Group study.
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Industry & People

AKansas City, MO-based manufacturer of packaging solutions, Multivac, is expanding its North American headquarters.
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Study validates ozone as surface sanitizer

Air Liquide Corp., Houston, TX, has conducted a study benchmarking ozone against Environmental Protection Agency standards for surface sanitation.
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New health care liabilities for manufacturers?

The National Association of Manufacturers warns, “a final deal may be imminent” between the Bush Administration and Senate Democrats to pass patients bill of rights legislation.
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U.S. food exporters push for lower tariffs

Food manufacturers are applauding USDA and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative for its focus on upcoming WTO agriculture negotiations.
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Negotiations underway for Future Beef sale

Officers of a start-up supplier of case-ready and boxed beef are negotiating with the U.S. trustee charged with the liquidation of Future Beef Operations LLC in Denver bankruptcy court.
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FSIS to hold meeting on Listeria next month

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service will hold a Listeria meeting on November 18 in Washington DC to discuss issues and ideas related to the science of improving the safety of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products.
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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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