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DuPont Nutrition & Health celebrates winner of 13th annual food quality and safety award

Backyard Farms LLC was the 2013 winner of the annual award.
April 23, 2014
Backyard Farms LLC was the 2013 winner of the annual award.
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Field reports

Equipment track record justifies placement in new facility

April 8, 2014

After a conveyor proved itself in an existing facility, choosing a unit for a new plant was a no-brainer.


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Audits

Plant audits: Minimizing food safety risk

A global food maker, a developer of certified audit programs and consultants discuss non-regulatory onsite plant audits and how they improve food safety, customer compliance and food quality.
March 8, 2014

A global food maker, a developer of certified audit programs and consultants discuss non-regulatory onsite plant audits and how they improve food safety, customer compliance and food quality.


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Engineering R&D

Surface appeal: Novel antimicrobial for direct food contact

Novel antimicrobial quickly neutralizes broad range of pathogens on food contact surfaces; now takes aim at direct food contact.
March 8, 2014

 Chlorine- and ammonia-based disinfectants and sanitizers are typically used as interventions or rinses to eliminate dangerous bacteria, fungi, viruses and foodborne pathogens on food preparation and food processing areas. 


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Food Safety

Automated cleaning and sanitation saves time, produces better results

CIP and COP systems benefit from automated washing systems that make use of spraying equipment matched to the right chemical media.
February 7, 2014
With FSMA in place and many processors seeking GFSI certifications, effective cleaning and sanitation are more important than ever.
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Manufacturing News

Tomato waste project shows promise in replacing BPA coatings

A project to determine the suitability of tomato waste as a replacement for BPA can liners has been delayed.
January 10, 2014
The substitute material would be derived largely from tomato skin.
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Tech Update

Tech Update: QA/QC Instrumentation

The need for speed, accuracy and ease of use places demands on equipment suppliers.
December 5, 2013

 Test results should be accurate and simple to understand. 


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Packaging

Package indicators increase food safety

New "reveal inks" provide return to fridge reminders for products like milk and yogurt.
December 5, 2013

 FSIS recommends refrigerated food be thrown out if left out for more than two hours. 


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Field Reports

X-Ray systems see through yogurt containers…and cases

Metal detection systems can’t see through foil lids, nor can they detect stones, pits, and other non-metallic foreign objects.
November 8, 2013

 X-ray systems detect foreign objects by measuring the density of product and detecting differences or irregularities. 


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Field Reports

Inspecting one jar at a time

The all-seeing X-ray eye can do it faster and better than the human eye, fulfilling this processor’s motto, “Filled and Inspected One Jar at a Time.”
October 11, 2013

 The company uses the highest-quality production equipment and maintains vigilance in seeing that each jar of salsa meets the demanding standards of every other jar. 


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EVENTS

Safe Quality Foods Workshop

5/21/14
Utah State University
750 North 1200 East
Logan, UT
United States
Contact: Kim Rasmussen

The workshop is designed to meet the training and certification requirements established by SQFI for Certified Practitioners. Successful completion of this workshop will provide participants with a certificate attesting to their knowledge of the SQF 2000 Code and will help companies to meet all SQF supplier training requirements evaluated during SQF-based third-party audits.

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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

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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2014 April

Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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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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