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Snack manufacturer fuels trucks with cooking oil

United Biscuits, an international manufacturer of biscuits and cakes, is pioneering a sustainability initiative through the use of waste cooking oil to power its fleet of trucks.


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IFT Global Food Traceability Center receives research grant

The center will investigate the effects of traceability on consumer attitudes and business performance in the seafood industry.

The center will investigate the effects of traceability on consumer attitudes and business performance in the seafood industry.


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Biogas project to demonstrate model of sustainability

A renewable, clean energy source will be created from the raw nutrients of livestock waste.The project is projected to cost $100 million.
The project is projected to cost $100 million.
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Benchmarking food waste in the manufacturing, retail and wholesale sectors

While the manufacturing sector creates more waste, it also diverts more of it from landfills.

Only 8.5 percent of the food waste generated in the US in 2011 went to landfills and incinerators.


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General Mills joins US Food Waste Challenge as founding partner

The initiative will seek to reduce food loss by encouraging recovery for human consumption, animal feed, compost or energy generation.

The initiative will seek to reduce food loss by encouraging recovery for human consumption, animal feed, compost or energy generation.


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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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2014 November

In the November 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about the Sustainable Plant of the Year, Smithfield Foods. Also, discover good reasons to consider a plant renovation project.

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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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