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Listeria hides in processing machinery

Recent information released by Blue Bell Creameries relating to the cause of the Listeria contamination in some of its ice cream products has a familiar ring to it—improperly maintained equipment contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

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Mars supports added sugar limit

The proposals recommend consumers limit their daily intake of added sugars to less than 10 percent of their calories.

 The company also supports the US government’s proposal to include an “added sugars” declaration in the nutrition facts panel on all food packaging. 

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GMA appeals Vermont ruling on labeling law

The association is appealing the ruling that denied its motion to stop the mandatory labeling of genetically modified food from going into effect.

 A US district court judge denied GMA’s preliminary injunction because the plaintiffs failed to show the law would cause them irreparable harm. 

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Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo 2015

Images from Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 12-15, 2015. The event brought food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety.


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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The May 2015 issue of Food Engineering explores effective tools for hitting manufacturing targets. Also, read how processors are looking for faster ways to detect harmful pathogens in food and beverages without sacrificing accuracy or reliability.

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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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