Packaging

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Perfecting product inspection

PMMI answers questions on implementing effective inspection procedures to prevent recalls and product contamination
June 25, 2014

Food inspection technology helps manufacturers provide consistent quality, prevent food safety issues and improve the bottom line.


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Food Packaging

Interpack 2014: Less, better, smarter

June 9, 2014
From the latest large-format digital printing to integrated packaging lines, the exhibition featured time-saving, energy-saving and environmentally friendly innovations.


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Regulatory Watch

Proposed legislation to set federal standard for labels on GM food

June 4, 2014
The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food, a trade group supporting genetically modified (GM) food, is voicing support for proposed legislation to set a federal standard for labels on GM food.


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Letters

Letter to the Editor

June 4, 2014
May we suggest some additional points to your Editorial in the April issue of Food Engineering Magazine regarding FDA’s proposal to update the Nutrition Facts Panel (NFP) as well as the serving size revision proposal?


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TECH FLASH

PMMI announces findings of Retail Ready Packaging study

Economic growth and urbanization have lead to an increase in retail ready packaging markets around the world
May 13, 2014
Economic growth and urbanization lead to increase in retail ready packaging markets around the world.


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Food Packaging

Keep it fresh with hermetically sealed, airtight paperboard package

May 6, 2014
Preserving freshness is the most important attribute for overall product satisfaction, followed by easy-to-carry and easy-to-reclose, according to MeadWestvaco (MWV) Corp.’s annual consumer satisfaction study.


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Food Packaging

Cultured pearls

May 6, 2014
Stonyfield, an organic yogurt maker, is launching an organic frozen yogurt dessert in collaboration with Cambridge, MA-based WikiFoods, Inc.


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Food Packaging

Home plate: Packaging reinvents typical lid and tray for ready-to-eat

Package is a far cry from the typical lid and tray common in the ready-meal category.
May 6, 2014
Consumers have little time to prepare home-cooked meals anymore. And retailers have seized on this as an opportunity to do the cooking for them.


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Field Reports

Perfect frozen pizzas: It’s a wrap

Palermo’s new high-speed shrink wrapping line can side-seal 150 frozen pizzas per minute compared to the old sealing machine’s rate of 90 pizzas per minute.
May 6, 2014
Based in Milwaukee, WI, Palermo’s Pizza was started by Sicilian immigrants Gaspare and Zina Fallucca who opened an Italian bakery on Milwaukee’s east side in 1964.


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Field Reports

DIY: Automating a donut line

Mel-O-Cream Donuts designed a simple yet robust automated packaging and labeling line to replace a manual system.
May 6, 2014
Founded in 1932 as a retail shop in Springfield, IL, Mel-O-Cream International manufactures bakery products, primarily for wholesale distribution to supermarkets and bakeries.


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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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Food Engineering

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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