Articles by Shane O'Halloran


Hostess issues statement on executive compensation

As company winds down, some will get bonuses
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Hostess will compensate executives as it shuts down.
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Meat and Poultry Research Conference at 2013 IPPE to focus on natural and organic products

Conference organizers cite new economic reality
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Topics will include food safety and clean label ingredients, food quality and nutrition challenges of natural and organic products, and marketing organic products.

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Genetically Engineered Foods

Just Label It urges Congress to remove biotech rider from Agriculture Appropriations Bill

Provision would grant temporary permits to farmers of genetically engineered foods
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Archer Daniels Midland revises GrainCorp bid upward

New bid takes into account GrainCorp dividend
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ADM has revised their initial October bid.
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With corn prices edging upwards, concerns over supply

With strong near-term demand, supply concerns abound
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One agricultural economist warns about possible supply shortages.
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IFT to host Food Policy Impact Conference

Conference brings together food, law, regulation and policy experts
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The conference will take place on Dec. 6 in Washington, DC.
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JBT Corporation

JBT Corporation awarded Mexican fruit juice processing project

JBT Corporation will supply and integrate turn-key solution
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JBT Corporation will supply and integrate turn-key solution at the new Mexican plant.
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New food defense planning tool for FSMA

FDA has involved industry groups in testing and feedback
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Food Security

Food Price Watch report finds consolidation of trend toward higher food prices

World Bank warns against complacency
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The World Bank found high food prices in 2011-12.
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Trade Shows

NAMA, MICA to co-locate 2013 conferences

Conferences to be co-located at Process Expo
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The conferences will be co-located at Process Expo.
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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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FE September 2014

2014 September

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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