Food Safety

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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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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.

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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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.

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


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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.
With reduced costs and improved freshness as its goals, Walmart looks to the future of produce retailing.
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FDA no longer approves BPA in infant formula packaging

The action comes in response to a petition from March 2012.

Written objections and requests for a hearing will be accepted until August 2012.


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Does your operation need color-coding? 13 criteria to help you decide

Color-coding can be an important component of your HACCP plan.

Learn how it could benefit your operation’s processing, maintenance and sanitation procedures.


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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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2014 October

The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

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