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New study highlights misrepresentation of shrimp in US

Americans love to eat shrimp—Forrest Gump alone taught us there are no less than 20 ways to enjoy it—but the origin of shrimp is often a mystery and cause for concern according to new research suggesting shrimp sold at grocery stores and restaurants are misrepresented.


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Alabama poultry plant cited for safety hazards

The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited an Alabama poultry processing plant in Jack, Al for exposing workers to dangerous machinery as well as fall and musculoskeletal disorder hazards.


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PA food processor recalls chicken for Staphylococcal Enterotoxin contamination

Murry’s Inc., based in Lebanon, PA, has issued a recall of approximately 31,689 pounds of gluten free breaded chicken products that may be contaminated with Staphylococcal enterotoxin, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).


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GAO recommends USDA strengthen food safety standards for Salmonella, Campylobacter contamination in poultry

The government agency provides four specific recommendations to ensure the safety of chicken and turkey products

Salmonella and Campylobacter contamination in food causes more than 2 million human illnesses per year.


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Consumer perception of packaging challenges waste reduction

The results of a DuPont exit poll stress the importance of collaboration between packaging professionals to help reduce food loss and waste

Packaging leaders say extended product shelf life should be the packaging’s largest role in ensuring food safety.


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Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference 2015 speakers announced

The event will take place at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL from April 12-15

The 2 ½-day event brings food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies.


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Process Expo University expands internationally

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) announced PROCESS EXPO UNIVERSITY has expanded to include international speakers from Canada and Latin America.


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Canned fruits, veggies tied to better nutrition for children

Canned fruits and vegetables have a role in improving the overall diet quality in children, according to new research by the Canned Food Alliance that was presented this week at the American College of Nutrition (ACN) and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo.


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WTO ruling favors Canada, Mexico in COOL law dispute

Unsurprising to many in the food industry, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) compliance panel ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico on the country-of-origin labeling law (COOL law) dispute Monday, finding the amended COOL measures treated Canadian and Mexican livestock less favorable than those from the US.


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Industry survey reveals thousands of healthier product choices

The results of a recent study by the Grocery Manufacturers Association reveal that in the past decade more than 30,000 healthier products—food and beverage choices with less calories, fats, sugars and sodium—flooded the market.


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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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