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USDA unveils new poultry inspection system

Under the modernized rule, poultry companies will have to meet new requirements to control Salmonella and Campylobacter while an updated inspection system aims to better position inspectors on the line
By Jeremy Gerrard
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New USDA food safety and inspection requirements draw both ire and praise.


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The Plant Floor Worker

Employee engagement: Creating a culture of operational excellence

Employee engagement supports plant safety, food safety and operational efficiency goals. Could your operation be doing more to create a culture of engagement?
By Shane O'Halloran
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It’s no secret that employee engagement boosts individual, team and overall operational performance.


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Financial & Insurance Services

Helping processors grow and prosper

Your financial and insurance services partners must know the basics of your business and its nuances as well.
By Jaan Koel, Contributing Editor
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Every company involved in creating, distributing and selling food has a keen interest in accessing capital.


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OSHA: Omaha building collapse caused by overloaded storage bins

By Jeremy Gerrard
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The US’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said the January collapse of an International Nutrition Inc. facility in Omaha, resulting in the deaths of two employees, was caused by overloading storage bins on the building’s roof level.


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37th Annual Plant Construction Survey: Hygienic design for safe food

By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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As FSMA gels, processors are concerned about safe food and plants while stepping up product output with the same energy inputs.


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Microbrewery puts a new face on its flooring

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Equipment and chemicals are tough on bare cement, but a layer of polyurethane gives the floor a new life.
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Hazardous area indicator lights

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Featuring ATEX and CSA approvals, Banner EZ-LIGHT K30L and K50L hazardous area indicator lights are available in intrinsically safe, encapsulated and non-sparking models.


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Insulated curtain wall

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Intended for applications where temperature separation or control with some fire resistance is desired or required, the Rite-Hite Zoneworks TZF insulated curtain wall offers enhanced flame resistance.
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TECH FLASH

Are you prepared for a natural disaster?

Preparing for natural disasters starts with the Three Ps: Plan, Partner and Prioritize.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Consider the most likely types of natural disasters for your region and design a plan from there.


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Fire, ammonia leak shut down Cargill beef plant

Workers at the facility detected an ammonia leak at around 3:40 am and evacuated the plant.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Workers at the facility detected an ammonia leak at around 3:40 am and evacuated the plant.
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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.

Podcasts

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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FSMA Audit

What is the is most important step you have taken to become ready for a FSMA audit?
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Food Engineering

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

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