Articles by Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief

The cost of doing business in the era of terrorism

September 30, 2004
Day after day we sit and listen to the news or read in the newspapers about the war in Iraq-the daily suicide bombers, executions and shootings with innocent civilian and American lives lost.
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Powerful new search engine delivers industry information

September 1, 2004
Practical business information is a precious commodity-concise and current information is even more invaluable.
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Now is the time to do the right thing

August 5, 2004
I am sure most of you reacted with horror as you learned about the animal abuse reports last month at Pilgrim's Pride chicken processing plant. I certainly did.
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Have you seen the light? It's coming from your computer

July 13, 2004
While a few famous people have been known to say, "I invented the Internet," a decade ago I was known to say, "I just don't get the Internet." Back then I remember writing an editorial column entitled "World Wide Web Limitless Opportunities Currently Limited."
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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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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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