View Post

Millennial “Foodies” Challenge the Supply Chain

WASHINGTON (September 22, 2016) America’s 75 million Millennials* are devouring organic, and they’re making sure their families are too.  Parents in the 18- to 34-year-old age range are now the biggest group of organic buyers in America, finds a new survey on the organic buying habits of American households released by the Organic Trade Association (OTA). Among U.S. parents, more than …

View Post

Flavor Trade, LLC. Recalls Beef Products Produced Without Benefit of Inspection

Class I Recall 102-2016 EXP Health Risk: High Nov 9, 2016 Distribution List PDF Congressional and Public Affairs Allie Ryan Sarah R. Lichtman (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov Editor’s Note: This release is being reissued as an expansion of the Nov. 3, 2016 recall to include additional products and production dates. The original recall included 113 pounds of product. This expansion includes …

View Post

Nestlé USA Initiates Voluntary Recall of Nestlé® Drumstick® Club 16 Count Variety and 24 Count Vanilla Pack Due to Possible Health Risk

Glendale, CA,Oct 7, 2016 Nestlé USA, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of its Nestlé Drumstick Club 16 count Variety Pack and 24 count Vanilla Pack (with cones marked for easy individual sale) due to a possible health risk. The two pack sizes contain 4.6 fl.oz. cones and were manufactured in Bakersfield, Calif. and distributed nationally. No other production codes, …

View Post

Tyson Foods Inc. Recalls Chicken Nugget Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Class I Recall – 089-2016 Health Risk: High, Sep 27, 2016 Congressional and Public Affairs Maria Machuca (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2016 – Tyson Foods Inc., a Sedalia, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 132,520 pounds of fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced …

View Post

Top 3 Trends Impacting the Food Processing Machinery Market in the US Through 2020: Technavio

LONDON–Technavio’s latest report on the food processing machinery market in the US 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. Rise of contract manufacturers is a key trend for the …

View Post

B&G Foods to Acquire Spices Business from ACH Food Companies

PARSIPPANY, N.J.–B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the spices and seasonings business of ACH Food Companies, Inc., a leading supplier of spices and seasonings to retail and food service customers, for approximately $365 million in cash, subject to a post-closing inventory adjustment. The ACH spices and seasonings business includes the Spice Islands, Tone’s …

View Post

MIH Marketing and Sales Recalls Meat and Poultry Products Due To Insanitary Conditions

Class I Recall: 079-2016 Health Risk: High En Español Congressional and Public Affairs Nina Anand (202) 720-9113 Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2016 – MIH Marketing and Sales, a Beebe, AR. establishment, is recalling approximately 662,049 pounds of various meat and poultry products that were stored under insanitary conditions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. …

View Post

Chef’d Partners with The Hershey Company to Introduce Dessert Meal Kits

Collaboration Marks First Major Confectionery Company to Offer Co-Branded Meal Kits Follow the journey of a Chef’d and Hershey’s meal kit box. (Video: Business Wire) Chef’d and The Hershey Company partner to offer iconic branded desserts to the meal kit market. (Photo: Business Wire) LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chef’d, the first and only online meal kit marketplace, today announced a partnership with …

View Post

National Food Safety Month Spotlights Foodborne Illness Detection and Protection

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In its ongoing commitment to food safety, the National Restaurant Association today announced this year’s National Food Safety Month (NFSM) theme: “Notorious Virus”- how to protect against the leading causes of foodborne illness. “Food safety and security is the top priority for America’s one million restaurants,” said Sherman Brown, senior vice president of the …

View Post

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

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 …