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TECH FLASH

Lifecycle assessment sizes up environmental impacts of products

May 9, 2012
Kraft used the system to develop YES Pack salad dressing containers.
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Plant Safety: Implementing a continuous improvement mindset

May 3, 2012
On-the-job fatalities have declined by a third over the last 20 years, but there’s no room for complacency for industry leaders who consider workplace safety a continuous improvement mission.


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Frito-Lay’s Casa Grande manufacturing facility wins US water prize

April 11, 2012
Of the six prestigious award winners, Frito-Lay was the only manufacturing plant.
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Cold storage warehouse cools energy costs by 35 percent

April 5, 2012
The use of variable frequency drives also improves operational efficiency throughout refrigeration infrastructure.


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Plant of the Year: Northeast Foods - Automatic Rolls of NC

April 5, 2012
A McDonald’s supplier designs a high-volume bakery that boosts automation to new levels and recasts the role of production floor workers.


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Agilent and FDA team up on pathogen testing

March 27, 2012
The project also includes detecting fraudulently marketed seafood.
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Reuse waste heat from refrigeration units

March 13, 2012
Technology combining a refrigerating plant and a downstream heat pump saves energy.
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Supply chain sweet spot

March 7, 2012
Retail success stories involving aseptic products have been modest, but the technology is finding a growing niche in nonrefrigerated distribution.


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Engineering R&D: Tiny bubbles

March 7, 2012
Adding oxygen and removing nitrogen and other dissolved gases from a grow-tank can be a cost-prohibitive process for fish farmers, but new oxygenation technology significantly changes the cost equation.
 


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TECH FLASH

General Mills Introduces X3 Process at CoDev

February 23, 2012
New step-by-step approach provides road map for innovation success.
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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.

Podcasts

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 for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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July 2014

2014 July

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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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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