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Articles Tagged with ''food processing''

Arsenic-in-beer mystery solved

The mystery of how arsenic levels in beer sold in Germany could be higher than in the water or other ingredients used to brew the beer has been solved.
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World's largest study of food allergies underway

The European Commission-sponsored research, known as the Integrated Approaches to Food Allergen and Allergy Risk Management (iFAAM), will produce a standardized management process for companies involved in food manufacturing.
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Majority of Americans do not trust food industry, survey finds

Only 17% of consumers feel food companies and manufacturers are trustworthy sources of information about food production practices, according to a new white paper.
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Major Australian food processing company goes out of business

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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