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Cargill expands Food Innovation Center

Minnesota-based Cargill has expanded its Food Innovation Center to develop future foods working side-by-side with customers.

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Beef takes highest environmental toll

It has been suggested beef production is bad for the environment, but researchers out of the Weizmann Institute of Science have put an actual cost on the industry and say beef takes the highest toll when compared with other animal-derived foods.

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University study suggests food labels mislead customers into ‘false sense of health’

With many consumers monitoring their diets, it’s no surprise words like “antioxidant” and “whole grain” attract the eyes of consumers. But a new study from the University of Houston suggests these words mislead consumers into a false understanding of a product’s health benefits.

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New study boasts health benefits of white bread

Highly criticized, and shunned in favor of wheat, white bread is getting a better reputation thanks to scientists who found that the food encourages growth of beneficial gut bacteria.

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Study examines natural antimicrobials’ effectiveness on Listeria

A recent study investigated how antimicrobial ingredients and post-lethality interventions available for use on natural and organic ready-to-eat meat products are effective as a means of inhibiting the recovery and growth of Listeria monocytogenes (Lm).

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Cargill opens expanded European R&D center

The facility was upgraded with an investment of over 8 million euro.
The facility was upgraded with an investment of over 8 million euro.
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New foundation to facilitate public-private research

The Agricultural Technology Innovation Partnership Foundation will focus on commercializing research.
The Agricultural Technology Innovation Partnership Foundation will focus on commercializing research.
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Industry & People

Sara Lee Corp. announced an agreement to sell its fresh bakery businesses in Spain and Portugal to Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. for approximately $154 million. The agreement includes all Sara Lee fresh bakery brands in Spain and Portugal as well as seven manufacturing facilities.
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Engineering R&D: Sensors for a digital world

Advances in sensor technology are bringing industrially hardened detectors with on-board electronics to food and beverage processors.
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Engineering R&D: Membranes and milk

Separation technology helps researchers isolate components in milk, but understanding precisely what those components do remains an active area for research.
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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 this January 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how robotics can play a role in pick-and-place, packaging, case packing and palletizing processes, and know where to implement robotic automation.

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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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