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Kansas State University breaks ground on Bulk Solids Innovation Center

The facility will be used to study and develop the understanding of bulk solids materials handling
July 29, 2014

With bulk solids accounting for 80 percent of the items transported throughout the world, the new center will be the first of its kind in North America.


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Food waste, a growing concern for consumers

With approximately 1.3 billion tons of food wasted each year, FutureFood 2050 seeks end to food waste
July 29, 2014

Experts share their innovative solutions to the world’s food waste crisis.


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TECH FLASH

Food quality begins with company leadership

Food manufacturers must ensure standards for excellent quality are reflected throughout the entire supply chain, its technologies and standard operating procedures
July 29, 2014

PMMI Consultant Jeffrey Barach talks about what food and beverage manufacturers can do to improve product quality and what resources will be available to them at PACK EXPO.


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TECH FLASH

Study says it has evidence on the benefits of organic

A new study from the UK’s The Organic Center is claiming researchers have found evidence that organic crops, and food made from them, are nutritionally superior to alternatives
July 29, 2014

Researchers report organic crops and crop-based foods contain up to 60 percent more antioxidants than conventional foods.


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TECH FLASH

Growth of dairy industry dependent on acquisitions

Annual report from the Rabobank Group ranks the world’s top 20 dairy producers
July 14, 2014

Nestlé, Danone and Lactalis take the top spots.


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TECH FLASH

Study reveals danger of recalled yogurt mold

Duke University study finds fungus samples from Chobani yogurt recalled in 2013 contain Mucor circinelloides
July 14, 2014

Researchers say the mold may be a more serious threat than originally thought.


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TECH FLASH

Reduced sugar and salt top consumer food priorities

IFT panel focused on consumer preferences for new products that promote better health
July 14, 2014

More than 50 percent of consumers desire products with less salt or sugar.


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TECH FLASH

Top 10 trends to impact dairy industry

The Dairy Council of California released its top trends that will likely impact the dairy industry within the next one to three years
July 14, 2014

Trends include dairy fat as a villain in heart disease and challenges to milk consumption that stem from complex concerns.


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TECH FLASH

Legal counsel to the food industry reacts to Coke/POM Wonderful ruling

The US Supreme Court held that the FDCA and Lanham Act are complementary with respect to misleading food labels
July 14, 2014

The US Supreme Court held that the FDCA and Lanham Act are complementary with respect to misleading food labels.


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TECH FLASH

AMI says consumers want guidance, not bans

American Meat Institute menu model details how processed meat products can play a role in balanced, healthy diets.
July 14, 2014

The menu model uses the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans requirements based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet.


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EVENTS

The One Voice Vision: Sanitary Machine Design Requirements for Low Moisture Food Manufacturing

10/24/13

On-Demand Over 20 CPG and supplier companies are collaborating to define One Voice in Sanitary Equipment Design for Low Moisture Foods. Register for this can't-miss webinar!

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Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo Day 1 Engineering Keynote Address: Driving Manufacturing Excellence

4/7/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand As food and beverage manufacturers strive for increased operational success in a highly competitive environment, they must focus on making improvements in processes, asset usage and staffing. Hear which innovation tools this world-class processor uses to achieve manufacturing excellence.

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Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo - Food Safety Modernization Act: Are You Fully Prepared?

4/7/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Under FSMA, food safety programs will shift to a prevention-based approach to food contamination, and all registered food facility will be required to develop a written hazard analysis and risk-based controls plan. This shift requires more detailed recordkeeping and active involvement by management.

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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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TYSON FOODS

Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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Food Engineering

July 2014

2014 July

The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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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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