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Calling Food Industry Mentors to Invest in Innovation

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DECATUR, Ill. APRIL 19, 2016 /BUSINESS WIRE/ Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) and National Foodworks Services (NFS) today announced the official launch of the first annual Food Innovation Challenge. The Food Innovation Challenge is a contest designed to provide new food entrepreneurs with access to resources and industry mentors to evaluate their product ideas, and ultimately the opportunity to win …

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Pork Drug Pulled on Food Safety Grounds

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Today the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) moved to rescind the use of the swine drug carbadox (commercial name, Mecadox) that’s been used to treat swine dysentery and bacterial swine enteritis for 40 years. Since its approval in the 1970s, carbadox’s manufacturers, according to FDA deputy commissioner Michael Taylor, have “failed to provide sufficient scientific data” to demonstrate carbadox’s …

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FDA Finalizes FSMA Rule on Food Transport Safety

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On April 5, the FDA finalized the sixth of seven FSMA food safety rules, the rule to help prevent food contamination during transport. Proper refrigeration, adequate vehicle cleaning between loads, and proper protection during transport top the list of safety protocols manufacturers are now under deadline to follow. Larger businesses have one year from now to comply; smaller businesses must …

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Online Grocery Trends Report at Annual NFRA Conference

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TEMPE, AZ APRIL 04, 2016 /PRWEB/ MyWebGrocer, the leading provider of eCommerce and digital marketing solutions to the grocery and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industries, announces that MyWebGrocer VP of Data & Insights, Michelle Cote, will present at the 24th Annual National Frozen and Refrigerated Food Association (NFRA) Executive Conference. As industry experts forecast notable growth and momentum for online …

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T is for Threat-Assessment: Critical Controls for Adulteration and Fraud

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According to Food Engineering Magazine, the well-known Hazard Assessment Critical Control Points (HACCP) are finding new definition around particular assessments of intentional contamination and food fraud. Since intent and fraud both imply human intervention, the critical control points (CCPs) for the T in “threats” differ in focus from simple proactive prevention of food-borne disease. Jim Cook, SGS North America food …

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Meat-Free Foods Market Report 2016-2026

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LONDON, MARCH 21, 2016 /PRNEWSWIRE/ The latest report from business intelligence provider visiongain offers comprehensive analysis of the global meat-free foods market. Visiongain assesses that this market will generate revenues of $4,126m in 2016. Now: “Meat-free eaterie in Cork voted Ireland’s top restaurant” is an example of the business critical headlines that you need to know about – and more …

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FDA Final Guidance for Industry Acrylamide in Foods

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The FDA this week released its nonbinding recommendations for reducing industry acrylamide in processed foods. Acrylamide is a chemical that can form in some foods during certain types of high-temperature cooking. Formation occurs most commonly in plant-based foods that are fried or baked above 120 degrees Celsius such as french fries and potato chips, cookies, crackers, breakfast cereals, toasted bread, …

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F&B Dominates Biocatalysis and Biocatalysts Market With 36% Share

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PUNE, INDIA, MARCH 14, 2016 /PRNEWSWIRE/ Global Biocatalysis and Biocatalysts Market 2016-2020 research report segments the industry by type (carbohydrases, proteases, and lipases) by application (food and beverage industry, detergents industry, biofuel production industry, agriculture and feed industry, and biopharmaceutical industry) and by geography (APAC,Europe, North America, and ROW). Complete report on biocatalysts and biocatalysis market spread across 76 pages, analyzing …

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AOAC Approves DuPont BAX for Listeria Testing

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The AOAC recently approved the latest DuPont BAX system as a reliable method for detecting Listeria species in frankfurters, smoked salmon, spinach, cheese, and from environmental surfaces. Listeria testing is one of the most critical, “particularly for dairy products, fresh produce, and ready-to-eat meats. . . to quickly detect and help eliminate pathogens that could lead to serious publich health …

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Unitherm Food Systems Receives Root Vegetable Pasteurization Patent to Increase Yield, Improve Food Safety

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For Immediate Release: New machine uses a flame tube to burn the skin off of onions, pasteurizing the surface for enhanced safety and significantly reducing product loss compared to traditional cutting methods. BRISTOW, OK – 2/19/2016 – Unitherm Food Systems today announces the receipt of U.S. Patent No. 9,215,892 B2 for its new system and method for pasteurizing the surface …