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Investigation underway after E. coli kills Oregon child

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An Oregon county has opened an investigation into two cases of E. coli that killed one child and hospitalized another.


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Nonthermal Processing

Nonthermal processing boosts taste, textural and nutritional benefits

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Between high-pressure processing, ultrasound, irradiation and pulsed light, there’s an option for almost any application.


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Denmark links another death to Listeria outbreak

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Danish health officials are reporting the death of another individual whose death may link to an ongoing Listeria outbreak caused from ingesting contaminated meat, bringing the possible death toll to 11th, reported the Associated Press.


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The Plant Floor Worker

Employee engagement: Creating a culture of operational excellence

Employee engagement supports plant safety, food safety and operational efficiency goals. Could your operation be doing more to create a culture of engagement?
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It’s no secret that employee engagement boosts individual, team and overall operational performance.


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TECH FLASH

OSI apologizes for food safety scandal and promises action in Shanghai

Chinese food and drug administration officials shut down Husi Food Co., Ltd. after reports the company sold expired meat
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Chinese media outlet Dragon TV aired undercover footage of employees at the Shanghai facility casually placing meat that fell on the ground back into company supplies.


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US partners with Mexico to strengthen produce safety

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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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Chinese officials shut down meat supplier of McDonald’s, Yum!

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At the same time Chinese media outlet Dragon TV reported food safety negligence at Shanghai’s Husi Food Co., Ltd, Shanghai food and drug administration officials suspended the facility operations, according to Xinhua News, state press agency of China.


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UMass team receives USDA grant to improve food safety

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The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture issued a grant to a research team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to improve food safety by developing faster methods for detecting and separating microbial contamination from food.


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Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference 2014

Integrating leading edge-automation with operational excellence

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Food and beverage companies are facing an increasingly competitive environment that demands familiarity with leading-edge automation and processing and packaging solutions.


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Oregon county takes stand against GMOs

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A county in the southwestern part of Oregon made a clear statement at the polls Tuesday, passing an ordinance banning the production of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in the county.


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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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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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