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How to Reduce Your Food and Water Waste

In News, Processing, Sustainability by Guest Author0 Comments

As it turns out, there is a finite amount of water. If recent crises are any indication, the need for effective food and water waste management has never been more imperative. Implementing new waste management techniques will end up saving your wallet a lot of trouble. Not to mention, the environment will benefit. It’s a win-win. Save money, and save …

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Report: Big Food Loses Ground, But Can Adapt for Future Growth

In News, Trends by Amelie Welden0 Comments

Is Big Food in Trouble?, a recent report from A.T. Kearney and The Hartman Group, found that large food companies are losing ground to small and medium-sized competitors. Here’s a summary of their findings and their advice for the future. Large food companies are losing ground Between 2012 and 2015, the overall food and beverage market grew by 3.4%. During that time, the …

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Bringing the IoT to Food Processing: Research Cooperation Between Bosch and Bühler

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Uzwil (Switzerland), August 22, 2016 – Bühler and Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions agreed to expand their existing successful collaboration for increased innovation and market launches, further leveraging the opportunities of the Internet of Things. New products are expected for 2017. Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions and Bühler, two experts in the areas of the Internet of Things and food …

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Compliance Deadlines Extended as FSMA Goes Into Effect

In Food Safety, News by Heather Brown0 Comments

The FDA today issued new draft guidance that clarifies and extends compliance dates for certain parts of four of its seven foundational FSMA rules. The new draft guidance does a few things so far: Provides more time for meeting requirements related to certain assurances needed from customers Extends deadlines for importers of food-contact substances Provides extensions to align compliance dates …

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FSIS Allows GMO Negative Claims

In Food Safety, News, Processing by Heather Brown0 Comments

Effective immediately, food companies may label as simply “non-GMO” any meat, poultry, and dairy products that were not made or fed with genetically modified or bioengineered ingredients. In a recent Federal Register notice, the new guideline was opened for comment and may be amended according to input submitted during the 60-day window. This is the first time FSIS will approve this type …

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Panna Café Express To Go Inc. Recalls Various Meat and Poultry Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

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Class I Recall Health Risk: High WASHINGTON, AUG. 21, 2016 – Panna Café Express To Go Inc., a North Miami Beach, Fla., establishment, is recalling approximately 1,951 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and used the USDA marks of inspection without authorization, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and …

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PROCESS EXPO Launches New Website Offering Resources for Food and Beverage Processors

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2017 Floor Plan Now Available MCLEAN, VA August 17, 2016 – Pure Processing, Proven Results is the new branding campaign featured in the launch of the new PROCESS EXPO website – www.myprocessexpo.com.   This premiere trade show, produced by The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), will bring together 15,000 industry professionals to see thousands of products and services from 600 exhibiting …

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Report: CPI Data Shows Steady Food Prices in July

In News, Trends by Amelie Welden0 Comments

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, consumer prices for food remained unchanged in July on a seasonally adjusted basis, per the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U). This after two months of declining prices in May and June. Read on for more food-related details from the report. Prices decline for food at home, but rise for …

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Rising Demand for High-Pressure Processing Technology Will Impact the Global Food Processing Machinery Market Until 2020: Technavio

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio’s latest report on the global food processing machinery market provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2016-2020. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline. Rising demand for high-pressure processing technology to impact the …

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Report: Food Recalls Rise Sharply in Q2 2016

In Food Safety, News by Amelie Welden0 Comments

In its recent Recall Industry Spotlight, Stericycle used data from federal agencies to shed light on food recall trends so far this year. Here are some of their findings. Food recalls spiked dramatically in Q2 2016, and more of this year’s recalls have been nationwide or global. Compared to Q1, Q2 recalls were more than 80 times greater for FDA …