Food Safety

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Top CFSAN annual priority to reduce foodborne illness rates

A recently released document lays out the center’s program priorities for the upcoming year.

The plan focuses on preventive controls, reducing foodborne illness rates and improving public health indicators.


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Review your food safety strategies for National Food Safety Month

Is your operation compliant with new government food safety regulations?

Food Engineering asked Joe Scioscia of VAI, an ERP solutions provider, about common obstacles to compliance.


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Preventing economically motivated adulteration

Unfortunately, people and pets sometimes get hurt by consuming contaminated food and beverage products passed off as the real things.

Producers should set up an action plan, and be sure to verify all ingredients and food products before use. 


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UV gets ‘green’ light for disinfecting liquids

The process, developed specifically to deliver food-grade solutions for ingestible liquids and ingredients, treats turbid as well as clear liquids.

 A low-maintenance, non-fouling, self-cleaning beverage processing system has many benefits. 


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Got gluten-free questions? Here are the answers

FDA released its new rule for gluten-free labeling earlier this month.

Class action attorney Kristen Polovoy answers common questions about the new rule.


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Growing antibiotic resistance leads to push for easier testing

High resistance to tetracyclines is causing concern among regulatory authorities.

Over-prescribing of antibiotics and administration of animal antibiotics are the main culprits.


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Food allergy sufferers turning to tech for shopping help

According to new survey data, two-thirds of households with food allergy sufferers find grocery shopping difficult.

Consumers are using social media, web research and mobile apps to facilitate shopping.


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Exclusive: Compressed air or environmental problems? Here are solutions.

FE discusses the importance of air quality in plants as food safety requirements increase.

FSMA and GFSI schemes have made environmental air and compressed air important parts of food safety.


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Modified atmosphere packaging can help meet logistical challenges while improving freshness

MAP packaging does not affect taste or nutrition the way heat sterilization and freezing do.

Gases commonly used in preservation include oxygen, carbon dioxide and nitrogen.


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UK committee says horse meat contamination likely fraud; food testing facility decline a concern

A new report blames elements of the food industry seeking to make a profit despite traceability requirements for last year’s scandal.

The UK’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee also calls for increased authenticity testing for meat.


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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.

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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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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how robotics can play a role in pick-and-place, packaging, case packing and palletizing processes, and know where to implement robotic automation.

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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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