Food Safety

Engineering R&D

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.
September 11, 2013

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


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TECH FLASH

Got gluten-free questions? Here are the answers

FDA released its new rule for gluten-free labeling earlier this month.
August 28, 2013

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


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TECH FLASH

Growing antibiotic resistance leads to push for easier testing

High resistance to tetracyclines is causing concern among regulatory authorities.
August 28, 2013

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


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TECH FLASH

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.
August 28, 2013

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


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TECH FLASH

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

FE discusses the importance of air quality in plants as food safety requirements increase.
August 14, 2013

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


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TECH FLASH

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.
August 14, 2013

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


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TECH FLASH

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.
July 30, 2013

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


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TECH FLASH

Raw milk rankles governors in Maine, Wisconsin

Bills relaxing regulations on raw milk sales in Maine and Wisconsin are being blocked by the governors of each state.
July 30, 2013

A bill was vetoed in Maine, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is noncommittal about raw milk’s future in his state.


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TECH FLASH

FDA proposes new “action level” for arsenic in apple juice

The new regulations require the arsenic level to be no higher than that of drinking water.
July 30, 2013

Previous FDA investigation has shown low levels of harmful inorganic arsenic in apple juice.


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TECH FLASH

Traceability for improved freshness and lower cost: Walmart’s produce plan for the future

The retailer’s new plan aims to improve labeling and tracking.
July 15, 2013
With reduced costs and improved freshness as its goals, Walmart looks to the future of produce retailing.
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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

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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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