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Whole Foods to rank produce by growing practices

Consumers will have a new method of picking produce when shopping at Whole Foods Market which announced today the launch of a new Responsibly Grown tiered produce rating system to assess how eco-friendly a product’s growing practices are and the potential impact on human health.


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US partners with Mexico to strengthen produce safety

Representatives from FDA and the government of Mexico’s National Service for Agro-Alimentary Public Health, Safety and Quality (SENASICA) and Federal Commission for the Protection from Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS) have signed a statement of intent to form a partnership promoting the safety of fresh and minimally processed agricultural products.


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Anti-biofilm invention a breakthrough for preventing food packaging contamination

A graduate student at Hebrew University of Jerusalem has discovered a way of attacking bacteria on food packaging, by disrupting bacterial biofilms that adhere to produce.


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Demand for blueberries up sharply, survey finds

Almost 70 percent of households report buying them in the past month.
Almost 70 percent of households report buying them in the past month.
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Sesame Street waives licensing fee for produce advertising

Michelle Obama announced the news on Wednesday.

Michelle Obama announced the news on Wednesday.


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Canadian produce containers may be improperly sanitized, study finds

Nearly two-thirds of containers were not sanitized well enough to prevent contamination.

Nearly two-thirds of containers were not sanitized well enough to prevent contamination.


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FMI and United Fresh commit to co-locating trade events for three years

United Fresh 2014 and FMI Connect, the Global Food Retail Experience will be held in Chicago from June 10-14, 2014.
United Fresh 2014 and FMI Connect, the Global Food Retail Experience will be held in Chicago from June 10-14, 2014.
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State agricultural officials urge FDA to release second FSMA draft for comment

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture reaffirmed support for FSMA but questioned FDA's timeline for implementation.
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture reaffirmed support for FSMA but questioned FDA's timeline for implementation.
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Del Monte reports higher fresh-cut, banana sales increased revenue

The produce company reported sales of over $1 billion for the second quarter, compared to $557 million last year.
The produce company reported sales of over $1 billion for the second quarter, compared to $557 million last year.
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FDA steps up outreach on proposed FSMA rule on produce safety

The agency will reach out to small and medium-sized growers for questions about the rule.
The agency will reach out to small and medium-sized growers for questions about the rule.
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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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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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