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Ireland poised for growth in dairy production, value-added ingredients

When European milk price quotas come to an end next year, the Irish dairy industry expects a business boom

Dairy processors focus on growth, continuous improvement and sustainability.

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New Animal Drug User Fee Act dissapoints health advocates

The new act doesn't strengthen FDA antibiotic reporting as some hoped.
The new act doesn't strengthen FDA antibiotic reporting as some hoped.
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Growing consumer support for local food

A study shows US consumers value local over other factors.

Big box retailers and national supermarkets will have to overcome low trust in their ability to deliver local foods.

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Federal ethanol mandates mean higher grocery bills for consumers, inferior feed for meat producers

High corn demand has commodity prices up and farmers using distiller’s dried grains as feed.

Higher prices have led to decreased spending on consumer goods and services, hindering economic recovery.

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US cattle numbers lowest since 1952

Southern and central plains have had the largest reductions.
Southern and central plains have had the largest reductions.
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Engineering R&D: One drop at a time

This year’s World Food Prize honors a US-born scientist’s work in reshaping farming practices to make them more efficient and productive by changing the way water is delivered.

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Americans say food production headed in right direction

However, widespread misperceptions remain
New survey shows the need for dialog despite confidence in how food is grown and raised.
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California's Proposition 2

California Egg Farmers Challenge Constitutionality of Proposition 2

Egg farmers claim the law is too vague.
Egg farmers claim the law is too vague.
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Agflation to drive food prices up 15 percent

The animal protein and dairy industries will be hit the hardest.
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Food prices spike

UN’s FAO attributes the sharp increase to the Midwestern drought.
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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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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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