Articles by Joyce Fassl, Editor-in-Chief

Editor's Note: Need innovation? It's time to get out of your comfort zone

January 1, 2009
As savvy processors know, in challenging times and in times of prosperity, you must innovate to remain competitive.
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Editor's Note: 2008 was one for the record books

December 1, 2008
Good and bad, the year 2008 will be one for the record books. The food safety recalls that plagued the food industry during 2007 seem like a century ago compared to what our nation has experienced the past 12 months.
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Food safety cloud may have a titanium lining

October 1, 2008
As the two major presidential candidates debate a myriad of issues facing our country, I began to wonder where each one stands on food safety.
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Even an octogenarian has to keep up appearances

September 1, 2008
Notice anything different? I sure hope so. 
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Call for excellence and innovation

August 1, 2008
For most of us as summer comes to a close, it’s time to get back to the business of running food plants after a few weeks off to relax. 

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One instance where heavy can be healthy

June 1, 2008
Are we truly in a recession? While declared the recession official back in February, other financial experts have not.
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Earth Day morphs into Earth Decade

May 1, 2008
While the scientific debate continues as to whether the earth is in global warming or entering the next ice age, food and beverage manufacturers are mired in the day-to-day fight to reduce energy consumption.
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Rising prices require strategic solutions

April 1, 2008
Recent increases in food prices not only hurt consumers, but as those involved in food manufacturing know all too well, it hurts you professionally, too.
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The ante has just been upped on food safety

March 1, 2008
Do you ever wonder how life in the food and beverage industry got so complicated?
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Consumer education must precede sending in the clones

February 1, 2008
In the past few weeks, I tried to put my finger on why the recent discussion of foods produced from animal cloning has me a little queasy.
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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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