La lumière pulsée, s'il vous plaît

After a few years’ hiatus, pulsed light has re-emerged as a purification and sterilization tool for food and beverage manufacturers, beginning with packaging applications.
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Food Safety: Lubrication as a line of defense

Avoid adulteration risk with proper use and storage of food grade and non-food grade lubricants.
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Editor's Note: Embrace flexible manufacturing

It's no longer a good idea to operate in a business-as-usual mode.
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Food Safety: The trouble with third-party audits

Passing an audit is not the issue. Ensuring safety is.

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Editor's Note: Innovation was never born out of inaction

Now is a good time to invest in food safety measures, HACCP improvements and track and trace systems.
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Engineering R&D: Nanoscale silver on deck

The end of a long road to regulatory approval of silver dihydrogen citrate for food-contact surfaces is approaching, promising manufacturers a new antimicrobial weapon.
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Food Safety: The great peanut butter debacle

Learning from past mishaps is one of the food industry’s most valuable food safety tools.
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Editor's Note: Drastic times call for a total rehaul of food safety systems

Food safety problems that surfaced only a few years ago were soon forgotten or ignored by those in the headlines today.
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Engineering R&D: E-beam makes a comeback

Irradiation of raw beef never gained traction in the early 21st Century, but electron beam is staging a comeback in package sterilization.

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Editor's Note: It's all about the process

Little did I know six months ago, when I planned the editorial content for the March 2009 issue of Food Engineering, that our industry would be mired in one of its most far-reaching food safety recalls.
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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.


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

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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