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ABB to manufacture robots in US

Power and automation technology corporation ABB says it will start producing robots in the US, a move the company says makes it the first global industrial robotics company to fully commit and invest in a North American robotics manufacturing footprint.

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Food Defense Strategy Exchange 2015

The sixth annual event brings together regulatory agencies with food and beverage industry leaders to collaborate on food defense ideas.

A few dozen food and beverage industry officials from an array of companies, such as Whole Foods, PepsiCo and ADM, attended the sixth annual Food Defense Strategy Exchange presented by Tyco Integrated Security at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Ill. on May 19-21.

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House Ag Committee votes to repeal COOL law

The US House Agricultural Committee approved a bipartisan bill that would repeal the country of origin labeling requirements for beef, pork and chicken by a vote of 38-6 Wednesday—two days after the World Trade Organization (WTO) rejected the US appeal of the law ruling it discriminates against Canadian and Mexican livestock.

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IDFA, NMPF support School Milk Nutrition Act

With a goal of increasing milk consumption in schools, the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) are throwing their support behind new legislation introduced this week that focuses on preserving the traditional role of milk with school food programs while complying with the recent Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).

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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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