Sunday, September 15, 2019
The food industry is both at high risk of and unprepared for a cybersecurity incident, according to a new report from the Food Protection and Defense Institute (FPDI) at the University of Minnesota. The report suggests that food companies that...
Today, we're introducing a new monthly series by contributing editor Mary George. Did You Know? will cover innovative technologies that are just starting to make waves in food processing and packaging plants. This first article focuses on one of...
In the next few years, food robotics will be a more than $3 billion industry, according to Research and Markets. Automation, the workforce shortage, and some exciting new developments are expanding the idea of the types of jobs that...
By Jeff Conner, Dallas Service Manager for Control Concepts In the food industry, where margins are slim, automation continues to make inroads in efforts to increase competitiveness through improved efficiency, productivity, and cost savings. Like other manufacturing industries, the food...
By Brandon Schwarz, Chief Executive Officer at Indeavor A U.S. PIRG Education Fund report found that food recalls have increased 10% since 2013. The uptick in recalls could be due partly to new technology and regulations that make it easier to...
With social media reinventing trend evolution, food manufacturers and restaurants are struggling to keep up with their customers. Today’s consumers are adventurous tasters and health-conscious dieters, quickly shifting from one craze to the next. What if companies could respond...
By Bryan Christiansen, founder and CEO, Limble CMMS The Internet of Things is everywhere today. It resides in the products we consume in the form of passive RFID tags and...
By Miguel Campos, export sales manager, Advanta You’ve just received a notification on your smartphone. Remember that bottle of wine you bought this afternoon? It’s now chilled and ready to drink. Could this scenario...
In the wake of the recent E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce that sickened dozens of people across the country, the announcement of a new rapid testing kit for the bacteria couldn’t be more welcome. The technology, developed by researchers...
Sustainability is without a doubt one of the most important topics in the food industry today. A growing number of food companies are committing to taking action against climate change — not only because it’s the right thing to...

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