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Pests can shut you down

The inspiration for this article was a recent FDA action that shut down an Atlanta fortune cookie manufacturer due to infestation.


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Tips to manage moisture for pest prevention

While buildup of water and organic debris can contribute to pest problems in food facilities, McCloud Services has provided eight tips it says are essential for ensuring facilities are properly cleaned.


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Pest proofing your food facility this winter

As Rodent Awareness week continues, pest management company McCloud Services is encouraging food facilities to take the right precautions, both inside and outside the building, to protect against rodents this winter.


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USDA adds funds to combat citrus greening

USDA is offering financial assistance to eligible Florida citrus growers for the removal of trees afflicted with Huanglongbing, commonly known a citrus greening, which has wreaked havoc on the state’s fruit supply.


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GE fruit flies could save crops

Releasing genetically engineered fruit flies into the wild could be a cheap, effective and environmentally friendly way to control pests according to new research from scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Oxitec Ltd.


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TECH FLASH

Pest Invasion 2014 takes on food safety

Food supply safety, and its connection to pest control, was the theme of this year's event.
Food supply safety—and its connection to pest control—was the central theme of this year’s event.


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TECH FLASH

Rootworm evolving to eat GMO corn, say scientists

The insects were unable to survive exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis-infected corn, but resistance has been growing.
Scientists say the first examples of resistance were found in 2009 in Iowa.
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Food Safety

Raw materials: Test or no test?

You can send incoming raw material samples out to a third-party lab, but plenty of easy-to-use, rapid test kits can more quickly provide the results you need—right at your own facility.

A June 10, 2011 report on Deutsche Welle states “bean sprouts are the likely source of an E. coli outbreak in Germany that has killed 31 people and made nearly 3,000 ill since May [2011].” This information was attributed to Reinhard Burger, president of Germany’s federal infectious disease laboratory, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). 


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Integrated Pest Management

Pest Control: The best defense? A good offense

Integrated pest management protects profits by relying on maintenance and sanitation for pest control, rather than chemical treatments that may require plant downtime.
Stringent hygiene requirements at food and beverage facilities make an effective pest control program imperative.
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Field Reports

Dock doors get some needed attention

Updated shipping and receiving doors prevent ongoing impact damage from forklifts and pallets.
Shipping and receiving doors at this ice cream maker needed specialized treatment to prevent ongoing impact damage from forklifts and pallets.
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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.

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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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2015 January

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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