Articles by Richard F. Stier, Contributing Editor

Food Safety: The boy who cried wolf

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Let the scientists and regulators do their work. Let the process work as it has been designed.
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Food Safety: Listeria and RTE foods, A step in the right direction?

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Safer foods will come from better process control, not more tests.
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Food Safety: How safe are our products?

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To stay ahead of the game and protect products, reputation and business, food processors need to keep working to improve their food safety systems.
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Food Safety: The production versus quality dilemma

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Management needs to create a working environment where each group not only understands the role of the other, but also where they need to work together.
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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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The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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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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