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Driving optimal operations performance

Managing a modern food manufacturing plant is no easy task.
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Regulatory Watch: Relief from frivolous lawsuits

Food manufacturers may get some tort-reform relief under legislation recently introduced in the U.S. House.
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Plant Openings & Expansions

Neenah, Wisconsin-based Galloway Company has expanded its concentrated fluid food products manufacturing operations.
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Industry & People

The top three attributes requested by customers looking for new packaging machinery are flexibility, fast speed and quick changeover capability, according to a recent survey of Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) member companies.
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Regulatory Watch: More food inspectors expected next year

The Bush Administration’s proposed 2004 budget contains a big increase in spending for USDA’s Food Safety Inspection System.
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System detects meat contamination regardless of origin

eMerge Interactive, Inc., a Sebastion, Fla.- based company providing individual-animal tracking, food safety and supply-procurement services to the beef industry, has overcome the final hurdle in demonstrating the efficacy of its VerifEYE™ meat inspection system.....
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Electron beam food research facility dedicated at Texas A&M

SureBeam Corp., producers of the electron beam technology that removes bacteria from food, dedicated a new research facility to Texas A&M University.
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Packaging machinery automation guidelines under review

The Packaging Machinery workgroup of the Open Modular Architecture Controls (OMAC) user group released version 1.1 of the Guidelines for Packaging Machinery Automation.
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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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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

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2014 December

In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

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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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