Articles by Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief

The girl can't help it

June 2, 2004
I really don't want to turn this column into a monthly tirade on the woes of the overweight American population.
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Freedom fries may be on the right track

May 4, 2004
Congress continues to support the food industry in stopping nuisance law suits brought by consumers who say they gained weight after using a food or beverage manufacturer's product.
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Not so fast with the high tech, Big Brother

April 1, 2004
I AM ALL IN FAVOR OF THE NEW technologies that will make our food safer and our industry a robust environment for all manufacturers and suppliers.
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Carb your enthusiasm:<br> The anti-Jared has arrived

March 3, 2004
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the American public, the American film industry, and most importantly, the American food industry, for supplying me with so much material to write about this month.
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Editorial: Engineers and Plant Managers, <br>This one's for you!

February 3, 2004
Just after the 4th of July holiday every year, the needs of our readers weigh heavy on the minds of the Food Engineering staff.
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Editorial: The next backlash: theft of the pursuit of happiness

January 5, 2004
I WAS NEVER ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE who made serious new year's resolutions or enjoyed end of year predictions about the year to come-expect for the humor value often found in both instances.
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Editorial: What makes food manufacturers tick?

December 3, 2003
Over the past year we have been doing a lot of behind the scenes research into what makes food manufacturers tick.
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Editor's Note: Electronic food facility registration goes live

November 4, 2003
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINIStration (FDA) introduced a new electronic registration system for both foreign and domestic food facilities in mid-October.
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Editor's Note: Are you building the best food plant in the country?

October 6, 2003
IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN. YOU may be thinking…’04 budget cuts? Fall trade show frenzy? No, it’s getting close to the deadline for Food Engineering’s annual Plant of the Year competition.
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Editor's Note: Sentimental Journey, a true walk down memory lane

September 8, 2003
PUTTING TOGETHER THE 75TH anniversary issue for Food Engineering was a true walk down Memory Lane.
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