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FDA strengthens safeguards against "mad cow disease"

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FDA issues final ruling barring specific cattle materials from all animal and pet feedThe FDA issued a final regulation barring certain cattle materials from all animal feed, including pet food.
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SCS auditing program achieves ANSI accreditation

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Accreditation is for ISO/IEC Guide 65Scientific Certifications Systems’ (SCS) independent food safety auditing and assessment services conducted on behalf of Safe Quality Foods standards (SQF 1000 and SQF 2000) have
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FDA releases pistachio recall widget

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The recall list is growingSetton Pistachio of Terra Bella Inc., Terra Bella, CA, is voluntarily extending its recall of roasted pistachios to include all lots of roasted, in-shell pistachios and
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Congressional hearings put food processors in the hot seat

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There's plenty of blame to go aroundShould FDA conduct internal plant inspections and have the authority to close down a facility? Can third-party inspectors be relied upon to perform uncompromising
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Extreme HHS makeover

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We need a Food Safety Administration within HHSThe US Department of Health and Human Services needs a makeover, says a report from Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert
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FDA offers new salmonella guidance

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This document contains vital information for processorsFDA has released a guidance entitled, Measures to Address the Risk for Contamination by Salmonella Species in Food Containing a Peanut-Derived Product as an
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Pistachios may have salmonella, too!

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The pistachio recall is not related to the PCA recallsFDA has announced two pistachio recalls, which are not related to the ongoing PCA peanut recalls. Back to Nature Foods Co.
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Food pricing may help control weight

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Could taxes on unhealthy food help?A new article published in The Milbank Quarterly explores how food prices can affect weight outcomes and reveals that pricing interventions can have a significant
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GMA says irradiation is safe

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White paper gives thumbs upThe Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) released Food Irradiation: A Guide for Consumers, Policymakers and the Media, a science policy white paper.According to Robert Brackett, GMA chief
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Bisphenol A OK in packaging materials

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Although BPA appears safe, proceed with caution still appliesOn January 30, the US FDA and Health Canada’s Health Products and Food Branch hosted a meeting of US and Canadian manufacturers
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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

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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2014 August

The August 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how your operation could be doing more to create a culture of employee engagement. Also, read more on how your business and insurance partners must know the basics of your business and its nuances as well.

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