How Climate Change Can Affect Food Traceability

With constantly-developing regulations that vary from country to country, coupled with the threat of climate changes affecting certain types of food, food makers must anticipate the fragility of the food-supply chain.

  • Protecting Your Brand: Using Detectable Components In Food Processing
    Protecting Your Brand: Using Detectable Components In Food Processing

    One of the critical parts of food-safety inspection is the ability to identify non-food contaminants. However, many contaminants are not easily detected by even the most modern detection systems. Whether your company uses X-Ray or metal-detection technology to ensure safety in your food-processing line, using components and instruments that are easily detected may make life easier.

  • 4 Simple Ways To Boost Your Company’s Food Safety
    4 Simple Ways To Boost Your Company’s Food Safety

    Assessing, adopting, and/or improving these four components of your business will decrease the opportunity for food contamination while increasing the prospects for strengthening your brand.

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FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY WHITE PAPERS

  • FSMA Fridays: FSMA's Final Rules — What You Should Do To Prepare Now (Part Three Of Three)

    On the last Friday of every month, SafetyChain, a leading provider of food safety and quality assurance automation and compliance solutions, hosts FSMA Fridays™, the leading online forum for the food and beverage community to learn the latest information about the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Featuring Dr. David Acheson, the popular monthly interactive pod/webcast is sponsored by SafetyChain Software and The Acheson Group.

  • Pump Primer

    The Pump Primer will be issued quarterly, beginning with this introductory issue, to provide engineering, maintenance and technical purchasing personnel with a basic understanding of pump performance and application.

  • From The Can To The Pan

    For centuries, one of the biggest challenges facing human society has been the issue of food safety and preservation. How can food harvested in summer stay safe to eat during the lean months of winter? Many methods have been used over the years to solve this problem, with varying degrees of success, but none has proved more popular than the tin can.

  • FSMA Fridays: FSMA's Final Rules — What You Should Do To Prepare Now (Part Two Of Three)

    On the last Friday of every month, SafetyChain, a leading provider of food safety and quality assurance automation and compliance solutions, hosts FSMA Fridays™, the leading online forum for the food and beverage community to learn the latest information about the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Featuring Dr. David Acheson, the popular monthly interactive pod/webcast is sponsored by SafetyChain Software and The Acheson Group.

  • FSMA Fridays: FSMA’s Final Rules — What You Should Do To Prepare Now (Part One Of Three)

    Safety Chain’s Barbara Levin discusses what’s not going away with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act and what food-producing companies should begin doing to prepare for it with the Acheson Group’s Jennifer McEntire, Anne Sherod, and Valerie Scheidt.

  • FSMA Fridays: Furthering The Discussion Of 2nd Review Cycles Of Key FSMA Rules (Part Three Of Three)

    Last month, Safety Chain’s VP of Marketing and Communications, Jill Bender, discussed the second review cycles of several of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s key rules with the Acheson Group’s Dr. David Acheson and Jennifer McEntire. This month, Melanie Neumann, the Acheson Group’s CFO and VP, joins Bender and Acheson with further insights into the foreign supplier verification rule of FSMA.

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FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY CASE STUDIES

  • Grain Millers Gets A Smooth Fill

    There’s tired and there’s down for the count. Eugene, Oregon-based grain processor Grain Millers, Inc. was both before changing bagging machines in 2008. Today, with a new machine on its floor and workers who no longer have to break their backs to get the bagging job done, Grain Millers increased its production by about 40 percent.

  • How End-Of-Line Packaging Helped Save Hostess Brands

    From Twinkies to Ho Hos, Ding Dongs and Cup Cakes, Hostess’s various product brands are a part of the childhood memories of many Americans. Not surprisingly, the news of them vanishing forever from store shelves at the end of 2012 started a large public outcry with last supplies being bought out within hours of the news and the temporary development of a flourishing market on eBay.

  • Hershey’s Pursuit Of Food Safety

    Each dry ingredient flows through a feeder equipped with an Eriez® Xtreme® Rare Earth (RE) Grate Magnet, specifically designed to catch any ferrous contamination before the dry ingredient is metered onto the candy bar.

  • Case Study: Bag Handling, Check Sieving, Weigh System

    In this installation, materials are received in 50-pound bags and semi-bulk bags and are security screened for foreign objects while being conveyed to a weigh hopper, where they are automatically hatched in predetermined weights and discharged into process drums.

  • Utilizing Pneumatic Conveyors For Flours

    New system increases safety, efficiency and energy savings with new pneumatic conveying system.

  • Chocolate Manufacturer Installs Advanced Quality Assurance System Sartorius ProControl For Windows® In Production Facility

    Swiss chocolate manufacturer Chocolat Frey AG has been successfully using the advanced quality assurance system Sartorius ProControl for Windows® in production.

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FEATURED FOOD PROCESSING SUPPLIERS

  • Eriez
    Eriez

    Eriez is recognized as the world authority in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory and metal detection applications. The company’s magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in all of the process, metalworking, packaging, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries...

  • Coperion K-Tron
    Coperion K-Tron

    K-Tron is a global leader in the gravimetric and volumetric feeder market, producing feeders, vacuum conveying and related controls and equipment for the food and pet food industries as well as other the other chemical process industries

  • Sartorius Intec
    Sartorius Intec

    Sartorius Intec is a globally operating premium provider of industrial weighing and control equipment. Our product solutions are used throughout the entire manufacturing process for products, ranging from incoming goods inspection to production, to final quality control and logistics. Sartorius Intec high-quality measurement and inspection equipment, such as high-capacity load cells, checkweighers, metal detectors and industrial scales. Among our division’s major customers are, in particular, the food, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors and the basic industry. Especially in the sector of process tank and hopper weighing, our company ranks among the world's leading suppliers.

  • Endress+Hauser, Inc.
    Endress+Hauser, Inc.

    Endress+Hauser is a global supplier of process automation solutions. The company develops, manufactures and sells sensors and systems for production and logistics in the process industry. These products acquire, transmit and use process information

  • Ropack, Inc.
    Ropack, Inc.

    Since it was founded in 1976, Ropack has become much more than a remarkable and efficient packaging service provider. Every effort is constantly made to make Ropack an extension of your company, a strategic partner that provides turnkey production services and avant-garde solutions.

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ABOUT FOOD ONLINE

Welcome to Food Online, the premiere Internet resource, helping build a community to advance the production of safe and healthy food and beverages. We provide best practices and solutions in food safety, food processing, automation, packaging and the supply chain. 

The site is designed for plant engineers, production managers, manufacturing engineers, processing technicians, operations supervisors, and business managers, it provides daily news updates, reports, and solutions on business and technology trends vital to the industry.   We provide plant managers, quality control/quality assurance technologists, and research and development experts with up-to-date information and industry solutions in the areas of food safety and regulatory issues, metal contamination, x-ray inspection, check weighing, and bacterial detection.

Both process and production engineers and technicians, along with marketing and business managers will find, case studies, white papers, and other technical solutions and product information on mixers, blenders, filling equipment, homogenizers, conveyors, sorters, graders, flow meters, pumps, tanks, valves, freezers, chillers, heat exchangers, moisture controls, pH meters, and sensors. 

Food Online also covers quality control and quality assurance systems, information management systems, process control systems and equipment, as well as clean-in-place systems, measurement systems, sanitation systems, contract packaging, packaging equipment, primary packaging, secondary packaging, and contract packaging. Transportation and logistics professionals will find valuable information concerning the supply chain, cold chain, traceability, and, sustainability.

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