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Study: Consumers confused on olive oil benefits, terminology

A new study conducted by the North American Olive Oil Association says (NAOOA) half of olive oil consumers are confused when it comes to choosing the right product because they are unsure of what is important.

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WTO ruling favors Canada, Mexico in COOL law dispute

Unsurprising to many in the food industry, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) compliance panel ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico on the country-of-origin labeling law (COOL law) dispute Monday, finding the amended COOL measures treated Canadian and Mexican livestock less favorable than those from the US.

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Hershey's reaches settlement in trademark suit against pot edibles company

A manufacturer of marijuana edibles has agreed to recall and destroy all of its products that share a resemblance to products produced by the Hershey Company as part of a settlement agreement the parties agreed upon in September.

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Vermont releases draft rules on GMO labels

After becoming the first state to require labels on food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Vermont’s Attorney General’s Office has released a preliminary draft of the rules it will use to govern labels on GMO foods.

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Label inspection device

The Care Controls RTLI label inspection device is installed in a line immediately after (on the discharge of) a roll-through labeler.

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Coke reaches settlement over Vitaminwater labeling

The Coca-Cola Company and Energy Brands Inc. announced Monday they reached preliminary approval of a settlement agreement in a lawsuit challenging the labeling and marketing of its Glaceau vitaminwater brand.

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Researchers ‘smart labels’ could detect pathogens in food

Professors at the University of Alberta are developing new technology they are calling ‘smart labels’ that could detect pathogens such as E. coli, Listeria and Salmonella in spoiled meat before consumers take it home.

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Many consumers unaware of recommended daily calories

A new study shows most American adults are unaware that FDA’s nutrition labels are based on 2,000-calorie-a-day diets, though a simple text message reminder can go a long way.

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Regulatory Watch

Fight over GMO labels continues

Food industry leaders are stepping up efforts to head off any attempt by Congress to pass mandatory GMO (genetically modified organisms) labeling laws.

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Food Packaging

Keeping ingredients separate enhances fresh taste

Competition in the dessert sector is fierce, making eye-catching product appearance, multiple flavor options and functional packaging indispensable.

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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 October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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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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