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USDA releases annual Expenditures on Children and Families report

Today, USDA released the annual Expenditures on Children and Families report, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child, which projects a middle-income family will spend $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013.


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Manufacturing sector economic activity up for fifth straight month

The overall economy grew for the 53rd straight month, according to the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.

The New Orders Index was up, while the Production Index decreased slightly.


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Producer price index up .3 percent on food, energy

The increase was greater than what was forecasted.
The increase was greater than what was forecasted.
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Consumer Satisfaction Stagnates as Economy Slows

The measure of how satisfied American consumers are with food, pet food and other necessities has stagnated, according to the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).
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Editor's Note: Barometers of our industry and the economy

As 2011 comes to a close, I am continuing my research into the life line of the economy and how it affects the food and beverage industry.
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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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2014 October

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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