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Foodborne illnesses from poultry most deadly, report finds

January 31, 2013
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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Global demand for food processing machinery on the rise

January 31, 2013
The demand for food processing machinery is growing and sales are predicted to increase by 7.3 percent on a global scale over five years, reaching a total value of $53.3 billion.
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Flexible packaging gains popularity among food and beverage makers

January 29, 2013
Convenience and light weight are the main reasons why both huge national brands and smaller private companies are opting for flexible packaging for all types of food products, ranging from ready-to-drink cocktails to fruit chips.
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Specifying inline rotor/stator mixers

January 28, 2013
Inline rotor/stator mixers are utilized throughout the process industries for high shear processing of flowable liquid applications. They can be operated in a truly continuous mode wherein feed streams are metered into the mixer; however, inline rotor/stator devices more commonly are set up for recirculation.
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Low-fat donut technology awaits patent

January 23, 2013
International production of donuts could be radically changed with the development of a method that reduces fat content by 40 percent, saturated fat content by 45 percent and calorie count by 20 percent.
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Cargill to idle Plainview, Texas, beef processing plant as cattle supply dwindles

January 22, 2013
Cargill will idle its Planview, Texas, beef processing facility in response to dwindling cattle supply brought on by years of drought in Texas and surrounding states.
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Coca-Cola launches project to develop fully plant-based bottle

January 22, 2013
The company is now on a quest to start producing the next generation of its PlantBottle, based entirely on bio-products.
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Horse meat discovered in frozen beef burgers in UK

January 18, 2013
Horse meat has been detected in frozen beef burgers sold in some of Britain's biggest supermarket chains, including Tesco, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland.
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Chinese poultry farmers involved in drug scandal

January 18, 2013
Concerns have been raised over the safety of poultry meat being produced in China that farmers in Shandong Province have been using alarmingly high doses of illegal growth hormones to speed up the growth of their chickens.
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EFSA opens consultation on aspartame safety evaluation

January 16, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has opened a public consultation on its safety assessment of aspartame, which is used as a sweetener for a wide range of products in the global food and drink industry.
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