FOOD MANUFACTURING GUEST CONTRIBUTORS

  • Key Provisions Of USDA’s Bioengineered Food Disclosure Rule
    Key Provisions Of USDA’s Bioengineered Food Disclosure Rule

    The USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS or Agency) issued its final rule establishing a National Bioengineered (BE) Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS). This article summarizes key provisions of this new federal marketing standard, including the Agency’s approach to defining “bioengineered foods” and addressing refined ingredients, voluntary labeling, absence claims, and the applicable disclosure threshold.

  • USDA’s Bioengineered Food Disclosure Rule: What You Need To Know
    USDA’s Bioengineered Food Disclosure Rule: What You Need To Know

    This two-part article will summarize key provisions of this new federal marketing standard, including the Agency’s approach to defining “bioengineered foods” and addressing refined ingredients, voluntary labeling, absence claims, and the applicable disclosure threshold.

  • How To Prepare For A More Transparent Brand-Consumer Relationship
    How To Prepare For A More Transparent Brand-Consumer Relationship

    A map with info on origins of key ingredients and agricultural practices. Videos depicting the journey of an avocado from a farm to a restaurant. A clear declaration of known allergens. This information is what today’s shoppers consider critical in making purchases. Are you providing it?

  • Agricultural Bioengineering And Food Manufacturing: Navigating The Regulatory Terrain
    Agricultural Bioengineering And Food Manufacturing: Navigating The Regulatory Terrain

    Advances in gene editing are disrupting agribusiness, but what are these advances? How are they regulated? And what’s to come for? In a regulatory landscape that is often overlapping and frequently subject to change, this article is designed to help navigate the complicated terrain.

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FOOD MANUFACTURING WHITE PAPER

  • White Paper: The Art Of High Shear Mixing

    The high-shear rotor/stator mixer (HSM), once relegated to a relatively narrow niche of mixing applications, has become a mainstay in many applications in the chemical process industries. The ability to apply intense shear and shorten mixing cycles gives these mixers broad appeal for applications that require immiscible fluids to be formulated into emulsions, or agglomerated powders to be dispersed into a liquid medium.

Detecting Needles And Wire In Food Manufacturing

This paper will examine foreign object detection in adulteration events, including the detection challenges of finding very small contaminants, in a complex and fast-moving, global supply chain.

The Secret To An Effective Trade Spend Program

This white paper guides you through the hidden costs of falling behind technologically, how dedicated business software can help, and what things look like when you have timely, accurate trade spend data.

5 Strategies To Modernize Legacy ERP

A common myth in the software market: large companies are not adopting new cloud and mobile solutions. Simply not true. This white paper will illustrate five strategies to modernize your ERP software.

Managing Profitability When Raising Your Prices Is Not An Option

From the merging of grocers to the decreasing options of food distribution channels, industry consolidation puts downward pricing pressure on food manufacturers. The recent trend has been consistent and shows no sign of slowing down. When faced with decreasing profits due to pricing pressure, it’s common for food processors to turn to internal costs and processes looking for efficiencies that may restore lost margins.

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FOOD MANUFACTURING APPLICATION NOTES & CASE STUDIES

  • White Paper: The Art Of High Shear Mixing

    The high-shear rotor/stator mixer (HSM), once relegated to a relatively narrow niche of mixing applications, has become a mainstay in many applications in the chemical process industries. The ability to apply intense shear and shorten mixing cycles gives these mixers broad appeal for applications that require immiscible fluids to be formulated into emulsions, or agglomerated powders to be dispersed into a liquid medium.

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PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Eriez Vibratory Conveyors for Food Processing Eriez Vibratory Conveyors for Food Processing

Eriez mechanical feeders are simple, rugged, vibrating machines designed to handle a variety of bulk materials. The conveyors are available in single-mass and two-mass vibrating systems excited by a motor-driven eccentric shaft. Springs vary according to the type of application.

Mixing And Blending Equipment For Cannabis Products Mixing And Blending Equipment For Cannabis Products

Cannabis-infused products and medical marijuana are at the forefront of an innovative and promising industry. Fueled by a growing consumer base and increasing investor enthusiasm, the cannabis industry is opening the doors to a new generation of cosmetics, beverages, foods, nutritional supplements, pharmaceuticals, and even pet food & wellness products.

Automated Equipment for Food Manufacturing Automated Equipment for Food Manufacturing

Automation of processes in the food and beverage production industry is continually increasing. Weighing and batching operations are critically important in this industry, as central production processes or as quality control measures.

Bulk Material Receipt and Storage for Food Manufacturers Bulk Material Receipt and Storage for Food Manufacturers

Step 1 in production quality control: Ensure that all the materials that will be used in the production process are exactly as ordered. If not, the integrity of the entire manufacturing process is at risk before it begins, and the quality of the end product is already jeopardized.

Manual Weighing Systems for Food Manufacturers Manual Weighing Systems for Food Manufacturers

Despite the increasing automation of food and beverage production processes, a certain amount of manual measuring and weighing of materials is often required – for example, in conducting spot checks of previously measured or mixed ingredients.

Weighing Systems for Food Packaging Systems Weighing Systems for Food Packaging Systems

Packaging of the final product is arguably more important, and also more demanding, in the food and beverage production industry than in any other. Consumers must be convinced, in large part by the packaging, that the product meets their expectations in relation to factors such as quality, freshness and safety.

Vessel and Silo Scales for Food Manufacturing Vessel and Silo Scales for Food Manufacturing

Minebea Intec offers a complete range of load cells and corresponding mounting kits for weighing process vessels, silos and tanks. The applications covered range from low accuracy inventory control up to high accuracy batching. Further applications include the weighing of vessels in areas requiring Ex certified equipment or hygienic design and the weighing of outdoor silos in earthquake prone regions.

X-Ray Inspection Systems For Fat Analysis and Contaminant Detection:  Eagle™ FA3 Series X-Ray Inspection Systems For Fat Analysis and Contaminant Detection: Eagle™ FA3 Series

X-ray systems designed for fat analysis, contamination detection, mass measurement, protein analysis and moisture analysis for bulk flow and carton meat.

Liquid Analytical Measurement Liquid Analytical Measurement

Environmental protection, consistent product quality, process optimization and safety –​ just a few reasons why liquid analysis is becoming increasingly essential. Liquids such as water, beverages, dairy products, chemicals and pharmaceuticals have to be analyzed day in and day out. We support you in fulfilling all these measuring tasks with application know-how and cutting-edge technologies. Discover our comprehensive portfolio and choose the product best suited to your process needs.

Endress+Hauser Service Portfolio Endress+Hauser Service Portfolio

Endress+Hauser is committed to your business, for improved plant performance.

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FOOD INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

  • Avoid Fallout From Foodborne–Related Outbreaks And Recalls
    Avoid Fallout From Foodborne–Related Outbreaks And Recalls

    The food industry has seen significant fallout amid recent widely publicized foodborne illness outbreaks and recalls related to romaine lettuce and shell eggs. In USDA regulated facilities, there have been 6 recalls in the past month. Four of these were related to foreign matter contamination, one for E. Coli O157:H7 contamination and one for processing deviations.

  • Eliminating Metal Foreign Object Escapes With Multiscan Technology
    Eliminating Metal Foreign Object Escapes With Multiscan Technology

    Advances in metal detection technology are enabling more accurate and reliable detection of hard-to-detect metal contaminants in foods. Continue reading to learn more about these advancements.

  • Improving Manufacturing Processes With High-Shear Mixing Technologies
    Improving Manufacturing Processes With High-Shear Mixing Technologies

    Companies are reevaluating mixing processes, looking for ways to lower cost, boost production capacity, and improve quality. This article will explain how high shear mixing can help achieve these goals.

  • Is Your Crisis Response Plan Ready For Action?
    Is Your Crisis Response Plan Ready For Action?

    It's important and useful that everyone in your company has a clear understanding of all roles during a crisis. Stress levels are high, and the more clarity that we can bring in advance of a crisis, the better.

  • 10 Training Tips To Lay A Foundation For Employee Success
    10 Training Tips To Lay A Foundation For Employee Success

    An effective food industry training program is the cornerstone of a high performing food production or manufacturing facility. Providing the basic knowledge and reinforcing concepts for frontline workers are just two critically important facets of a well-thought-out training system.

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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, end-of-line 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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