Articles by Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief

Freedom fries may be on the right track

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

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

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!

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

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?

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

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?

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

PUTTING TOGETHER THE 75TH anniversary issue for Food Engineering was a true walk down Memory Lane.
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Editor's Note: Health hits the fan in the long hot summer

Health hits the fan in the long hot summer
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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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In the December 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about our Fabulous Food Plant feature on the Chelten House, a new facility in Las Vegas.

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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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