Food Safety

How the Government Shutdown Affects Food Safety

By Edgar Asebey-Birkholm
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What does the government shutdown mean to our nation’s food supply?
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USDA: How Government Shutdown Affects Meat, Poultry Inspection

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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C., outlines its plans to continue field inspection of meat, poultry and egg products despite the government shutdown and lapse in funding.
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2 Sisters Food Opens Food Safety Lab

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Food manufacturing giant 2 Sisters Food Group, United Kingdom, opened a food safety laboratory where almost 1 million ready-to-eat, ready-to-cook food samples such as ready meals and pizza, will be tested each year.
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Integrated Pest Management Offers a Holistic Approach to Pest Control

By Timothy Larson
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For food processors, pest control is a complex challenge. Though processors have been credited with successfully removing most agricultural pesticide residues before food products reach the marketplace, food processing itself can attract pests of all kinds. Refrigerated or frozen food processors are not exempt.
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Harvard Study Finds Food Expiration Dates Confusing to Consumers

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Americans throw out billions of pounds of food every year because they falsely believe "sell-by" and "best-before" dates on package labels indicate food safety, according to a study published by Harvard Law School and the Natural Resources Defense Council, New York.
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HPP: A Critical Control Point

By Joel Riegelmayer
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Sandridge Food Corp. is no stranger to innovation. With consumers’ ever-changing taste and growing demand for freshness, forward thinking and technology are essential in the refrigerated foods industry.
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Enforcing Food Safety, One HPP System at a Time

High-pressure processing systems are becoming more and more on-trend. Find out what solutions are available, and how food processors can extend their products’ shelf life without a freezing method.
By Marina Mayer
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Typically, when a food manufacturer wants to extend the shelf life of a particular product, they’ll add a freezing component. Once frozen, the product is good to go for some time. But, what if freezing isn’t an option? Such is the case for refrigerated foods.


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Hope Hummus Becomes Certified HPP Toller

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Hope Foods, the Louisville, Colo.-based producer of Hope Hummus, established a new business unit—Hope Fresh—to bring the shelf-life extension and food safety technology to the broader food processing community.


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Food Safety Focus on Packaging

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Most recently, there has been a push by CPG companies toward certification of packaging suppliers. This promises to be a major theme at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2013, Sept. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.
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Redwood Hill Farm Dairies Earned Humane Raised & Handled Certification

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Redwood Hill Farm took their commitment to the goats one step further, helping each of these dairies achieve independent certification from the Humane Farm Animal Care Program.
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OSI, 2014 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year

Find out how this global food provider secured a new supply chain global trading platform, opened a new culinary innovation center and continues to keep food safety top of mind.

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Engaging the Manufacturing Workforce to Drive Business Improvement

AIOE’s Workforce Development Solutions Group will soon release its work product, “The Engagement Framework”. This is a robust resource tool that both CPGs and suppliers should find useful in their organizations. Attendees will learn of the key attributes of Engagement, and cases and lessons learned on how to apply these guiding lessons within your company. The value proposition is fundamental to business success in our industry: business performance, competitive globally, recruitment and retention.

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