Articles by Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief

Food industry retains its resiliency in times of turmoil

November 1, 2009
While business may be lackluster in nearly all sectors, the food and beverage industry has much to be happy about.
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As the recession ends, look for profitability within human assets

October 1, 2009
There’s no escape from the news reports discussing whether or not the recession is over. If we are eking out of it, the official proclamation of the end is bound to be at least six months away.
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You're a shining star, no matter who you are

September 1, 2009
While some plant projects may have been put on hold this year, the food industry has proved to be a shining star compared to hard hit industries such as automotive and construction.
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Editor's Note: Time for an extreme cultural shift to battle obesity

July 30, 2009
Our industry must find the innovation within itself to fight obesity while increasing profits.
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Editor's Note: Saving the planet 1 million printed pages at a time

July 1, 2009
The mandate to save has never been stronger in the food and beverage manufacturing industry.
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Editor's Note: Embrace flexible manufacturing

June 1, 2009
It's no longer a good idea to operate in a business-as-usual mode.
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Editor's Note: Innovation was never born out of inaction

May 1, 2009
Now is a good time to invest in food safety measures, HACCP improvements and track and trace systems.
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Editor's Note: Drastic times call for a total rehaul of food safety systems

April 1, 2009
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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Editor's Note: It's all about the process

March 1, 2009
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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Editor's Note: A new tradition in sustainability

February 1, 2009
Food and beverage manufacturers continue to uncover innovative ways to be environmentally friendly as they increase efficiency.
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