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Food Safety Summit 2014 focuses on FSMA

By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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More than 1,500 food safety professionals gathered at BNP Media’s 16th Annual Food Safety Summit (FSS) last month in Baltimore, MD to learn about the latest FSMA updates and how they will affect their companies’ businesses.


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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.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Backyard Farms LLC was the 2013 winner of the annual award.
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Technology Sourcebook

Vacuum processing unit

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The FrymaKoruma MaxxD Lab vacuum processing unit produces small test batches for food manufacturers; it processes liquid and semi-solid forms with the help of homogenizing technology to obtain stable emulsions and suspensions.
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Tech Update: QA/QC Instrumentation

The need for speed, accuracy and ease of use places demands on equipment suppliers.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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 Test results should be accurate and simple to understand. 


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Manufacturing News

Practice makes perfect, especially when it comes to food safety

Employees need feedback on how well they're doing their jobs.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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 Procedures should be explained and performance evaluated according to an objective, predefined measurement system.  


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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.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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 X-ray systems detect foreign objects by measuring the density of product and detecting differences or irregularities. 


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Four more Hepatitis A cases linked to imported pomegranate seeds

Centers for Disease Control confirmed the cases, bringing the total number of cases in the outbreak to 140.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Centers for Disease Control confirmed the cases, bringing the total number of cases in the outbreak to 140.


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USDA public meeting to address agenda items for upcoming Codex Alimentarius Commission

The meeting will be held June 18 at USDA headquarters.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The meeting will be held June 18 at USDA headquarters.
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Audit finds failure to inspect Michigan food facilities

Agriculture department says it is understaffed.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Agriculture department says it is understaffed.
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TECH FLASH

Natural antimicrobial coatings satisfy food safety requirements and extend shelf life

New research suggests the potential of natural antimicrobials in food packaging applications has been overlooked.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Antimicrobials are commonly used in packaging, but their use as direct food coatings has not yet caught on.
 


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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.

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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FSMA Audit

What is the is most important step you have taken to become ready for a FSMA audit?
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Food Engineering

FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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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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