Articles by Kevin T. Higgins, Senior Editor

Low-Carb Semantics

April 1, 2004
In the rush to get Atkins-friendly versions of their products to market, food companies are risking FDA reprimands for labeling law infractions.
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Purge pads double as anti-theft devices

April 1, 2004
With more supermarket chains cracking down on shoplifting and installing anti-theft hardware, Cryovac Food Packaging is introducing meat soaker pads with concealed pockets to hold electronic article surveillance (EAS) tags.
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No cap on closure expectations

April 1, 2004
Single-serve containers remain sales-growth leaders at many beverage companies, including dairies, but they pose special challenges in delivering leak resistance and easy opening.
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Engineering R&D<br> In-line analysis with GMS

March 8, 2004
Guided microwave spectroscopy has kept fighter planes out of harm's way. Now it's helping provide in-line analysis of fat and moisture content in ground beef.
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Food Packaging <br> Rovema touts vertical f/f/s options

March 3, 2004
During its three decades on American soil, German machinery firm Rovema Packaging Machines has staked out the vertical form/fill/seal packaging space.
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Food Packaging <br> Is packaging waste off the radar?

March 3, 2004
While source reduction and recycling programs have advanced elsewhere, U.S. efforts to reduce packaging waste are stuck on hold.
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Inching Toward Total Control

March 3, 2004
The controls technology toolbox is full; now it's a matter of deploying the automation firepower in food and beverage plants.
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Food Packaging <br> Uncle Ben touts second first

March 3, 2004
Simmering a pot of rice may be a dying art, judging by convenience-driven rollouts of ready-to-heat precooked rice products.
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Manufacturing for Mass Merchandisers Are You Hooked?

March 3, 2004
Food and beverage companies are getting hooked on the sales growth in supercenters and club stores, and that requires some adjustments in manufacturing practices.
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Will Aseptic Heat Up?

February 3, 2004
If R&D energy is converted to commercial action, 2004 could be a watershed year for many types of shelf-stable products, including aseptic particulates.
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