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Measuring OEE: Food Manufacturing’s Path to Continual Improvement

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SPONSORED CONTENT By SafetyChain Food Manufacturing facilities use Overall Equipment Effectiveness as the go-to metric for identifying losses and benchmarking progress towards improving the performance of their throughput. It’s used to identify the percentage of manufacturing time that is truly productive. Click here for a quick...

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Measuring OEE: Food Manufacturing’s Path to Continual Improvement

SPONSORED CONTENT By SafetyChain Food Manufacturing facilities use Overall Equipment Effectiveness as the go-to metric for identifying losses and benchmarking progress towards improving the performance of their throughput. It’s used to identify the percentage of manufacturing...

Michigan Becomes First State to Require COVID-19 Testing for Agricultural and Food Processing Workers

Last week, Michigan issued an emergency order mandating COVID-19 testing for workers in the agricultural and food processing industries. Despite multiple outbreaks linked to food processing plants, this is the first such requirement. The order...
Transparency in Food Labeling

Demand for Transparency Continues to Increase

Transparency is important or extremely important to 81% of shoppers both online and in store, according to Transparency Trends: Omnichannel Grocery Shopping from the Consumer Perspective, a report from FMI and Label Insights. That’s...
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Food Industry Executive’s Top 5 Articles for July

As we welcome a new month, here’s a look back on Food Industry Executive’s most-read articles from July.  #1. Challenging the Status Quo: The Future of Food Manufacturing and Consumer Preferences Following COVID-19 More than half...

Strengthening Your Food & Beverage Production Line with Condition-Based Monitoring

By Derek Lammel, Reliability Engineer, Dynapar What is condition-based monitoring (CBM)? With demand for food and beverage at an all-time high, production facilities must do all they can to reduce downtime. It is critical to not...

Putting Food Safety First With Robots

By Claudia Jarrett, US country manager at EU Automation Could robots lead the fight against contamination in food production lines? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that around 70% of all foodborne diseases are caused...

Feeding Gen Z During Quarantine and Beyond 

When it comes to the food they buy and share, health, freshness, and convenience are among Gen Z’s priorities, and those preferences have persisted during the pandemic. This is according to a new white...

Contact Tracing, Social Distancing Monitoring, and Other Technologies for Keeping Workers Safe

COVID-19 has brought new terms into our vernacular: phrases like social distancing and shelter-in-place. With nearly seven in 10 employees working from home and business travel coming to a screeching halt, companies have had...
FDA New Era of Smarter Food Safety

New FDA Blueprint Lays Out Plan to Leverage Technology for Food Safety

The FDA's recently released New Era of Smarter Food Safety blueprint presents a new approach to food safety that builds on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The blueprint outlines a plan to use...

OSHA Issues New COVID-19 FAQs, Consolidates Guidance to Keep Workers Safe

The Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) recently unveiled a new webpage that answers new FAQs about COVID-19 and worker safety and also consolidates guidance from both the safety agency and the CDC. This is...

Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities in the Food Industry

The pace of change in the food industry is faster than ever, and it keeps accelerating. Much of the pressure comes from constantly changing...

Continuous License Monitoring: Myth vs. Fact

Ebook Sponsored by SuperVision Driver safety is the biggest source of fleet liability risk. Whether a business has a fleet of trucks or just one...

How to Calculate Your Overall Line Efficiency

Line Efficiency Calculator Sponsored by Garvey Do you know what the bottleneck is in your manufacturing process? The limiting factor that’s keeping you from ramping...
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3 Steps to Cleaning Compliance for Your Entire Food Plant

eBook sponsored by Nilfisk In the food manufacturing industry, cleaning is business-critical. Not only are recalls an ever-present threat, but the FDA, USDA, OSHA, and...