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FSIS proposes ground meat tracking rule to enhance consumer protection

July 17, 2014

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) proposed a rule this week requiring all official establishments and retail stores that grind raw beef for sale to maintain records tracing the source of meats used.


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Consumer rights group says inadequate USDA inspection leaves consumers at risk

July 16, 2014

In a letter sent to USDA this week detailing examples of meat and poultry plants not receiving food safety inspections because of shortages in inspection personnel, nongovernmental organization Food & Water Watch says the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is mismanaged.


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Newly released Obama regulatory plan shows slow progress on key initiatives

Food safety initiatives like the Modernization of Poultry Slaughter Inspection will see further delays in implementation.
June 11, 2014

The plan details regulatory and deregulatory activities under development throughout the federal government


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NCBA reacts to audit of Brazil meat inspection

June 2, 2014

The National Cattleman’s Beef Association says it is “extremely disappointed” with the results of the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service’s final audit report conducted on Brazil’s meat inspection system.


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Members of Congress ask Vilsack to withdraw poultry inspection rule

A Government Accountability Office report found FSIS had insufficiently evaluated the performance of three pilot programs.
March 18, 2014
A Government Accountability Office report found FSIS had insufficiently evaluated the performance of three pilot programs.
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USDA FSIS alleges Rancho Feeding Corp circumvented federal rules

The Petaluma, CA-based processor was accused of introducing animals into the human food supply without inspection.
February 21, 2014
The Petaluma, CA-based processor was accused of introducing animals into the human food supply without inspection.
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California processor recalls 8.7 million pounds of meat due to lack of inspection

That quantity represents about one year's production for Rancho Feeding Corp.
February 10, 2014
That quantity represents about one year's production for Rancho Feeding Corp.
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New guidelines reduce risk of Salmonella in pork production

FSIS implemented updated Salmonella performance standards for poultry in 2011.
January 24, 2014
As a result, market hogs now have the highest permissible Salmonella content of all raw carcass classes.
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FSIS releases 2014 Annual Performance Plan

The plan describes how FSIS will carry out its work of decreasing the risk of and preventing foodborne illness.
December 11, 2013
The plan describes how FSIS will carry out its work of decreasing the risk of and preventing foodborne illness.
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Food Engineering's 2013 Top 20

Here are the 20 most popular articles on FoodEngineeringMag.com for 2013.
December 10, 2013

Here are the 20 most popular articles on FoodEngineeringMag.com for 2013.


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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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Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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