Food Safety

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Canadian government updates 50-year-old food safety laws

The new regulations single out food additives
November 27, 2012
Health Canada will be able to act faster to authorize safe food additives.
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Traceability systems needed to increase trust in food safety

A new study from Canada’s Conference Board says one step forward and one step backward in the supply chain is a simple, robust and cost-effective method of traceability.
November 13, 2012
Recalls in North America and around the world reinforce the need for a robust traceability system.
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Automated systems enhance hand and boot hygiene

November 7, 2012
As part of larger sanitation programs, hand and boot washing plays a key role in improving food safety and adhering to stricter regulations.
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Peanut butter recall déjà vu

November 7, 2012
Reported earlier in FE’s Tech Flash e-newsletter, the recent Salmonella Bredeney outbreak has sickened a total of 35 people in 19 states, and has been attributed to peanut butter—and potentially other nut butters—from Sunland Inc. (Portales, NM).
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Stopping adulteration at the source: tainted ingredients

COAs may not tell the truth about ingredients, but instrumentation does
October 29, 2012
NOW Foods couldn’t take a chance that tainted ingredients would compromise the purity and integrity of its dietary supplements, so it found an easy way to spot check all incoming ingredients.
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Arsenic in your rice?

First, it was arsenic in fruit juices; now it's rice
October 29, 2012
After the scary stories in January about arsenic and apple juice, now it’s rice.
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The problem with audits: a snapshot in time

In many recent foodborne illness outbreaks/recalls, processors passed audits with high marks
October 29, 2012
Consumers may think audits equal safe food, but do they?
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Is nut butter recall a sign of an endemic problem at FDA?

October 5, 2012
The Center for Science in the Public Interest says FDA has not been keeping up with implementing FSMA rules.
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Recall Prevention and Planning

October 4, 2012
A food safety plan starts with prevention, but must also include the actions to take should an incident occur.
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The proof is in the paperwork

October 4, 2012
Processors must understand not only what materials are being moved through their plumbing systems, but how these lines are designed and laid out.
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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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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 for 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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