Food Safety

Integrated Pest Management Offers a Holistic Approach to Pest Control

September 24, 2013
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

September 20, 2013
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

September 10, 2013
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.
September 9, 2013

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

August 22, 2013

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

August 13, 2013
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

August 8, 2013
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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Meyer Natural Foods Launches Humanely Handled Program

July 25, 2013
Meyer Natural Foods, Loveland, Colo., launched a Humanely Handled program, designed to further strengthen Meyer’s strict standards for raising and producing cattle and establish a program that farmers and ranchers can use to produce the highest-quality beef in the most humane manner.
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N.A. Food Safety Testing Market Worth $5,460M by 2018

July 10, 2013
The North American food safety testing market is projected to be worth $5,460 million by 2018.
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Do You Know Where Your Containers Have Been?

June 27, 2013
The use of container sanitizing equipment ensures that pathogens and other contaminants won’t get into the processing plant, where it can taint finished food products, tarnish brand names and even instigate recalls and litigation.
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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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