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Major Australian food processing company goes out of business

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The Windsor Farms Food Group, a major food processing and packing business based in New South Wales, Australia, is closing its doors after 37 years in business, the website SmartCompany reported.
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Seattle soy processor's license revoked over sanitary issues

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has closed a Seattle soy products manufacturer over persistent sanitation issues, the regulator has announced.
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Hawaii food producer takes big bite out of waste costs

‘Muffin Monster’ grinder combines with compactor to deliver 50% reduction in waste handling
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Faced with escalating waste disposal haul-away costs, one of Hawaii’s largest food manufacturers and distributors sought out a new solution -- a giant grinder that literally chewed the company's disposal costs in half.


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Safety key for meat processing plants

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Although safety is a top priority for all food manufacturers, meat and poultry processors face stricter control and tougher regulation. However, these are not the only challenges they have to deal with.
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Automation key for ensuring food safety, equipment manufacturer claims

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Anticipated reforms mean that food processing plants are likely to face serious challenges in complying with the new regulations. One of the key elements to make sure products are safe is prevention of potential bacterial contamination.
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Food Processing Center sponsors ice cream flavor contest

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In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is sponsoring a contest to create a new ice cream flavor.
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Oregon fines food firm for illegal wastewater discharge

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The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has slapped a $9,600 fine on Norpac Foods, Inc. for breaching wastewater discharging requirements at its food processing facility in Stayton.
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Consumers' changing preferences fuel strong demand for natural colorants

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Consumers across the globe are trying to switch to a more environmentally friendly lifestyle, and when buying products they often pick those that are made from natural and simple materials.
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Foodborne illnesses from poultry most deadly, report finds

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Poultry meat is the cause of the most fatalities occurring as a result of foodborne illnesses, according to figures released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Food processing companies face stricter regulations under Food Safety Modernization Act

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The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which aims to improve food safety regulations and prevent foodborne illnesses, applies both to domestic and imported production and covers farmers and food processing companies.
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