The joint panel's approval officially establishes the GS1 measures as ISO and IEC standards, which will help government and industry regulators, as well as software providers, incorporate them across global trade networks.
The Credit Suisse Research Institute today released a report entitled "Fat: The New Health Paradigm" which explores the influence of medical recommendations on fat consumption globally and the recent change in consumer perceptions of fat.
Data published by market research firm Packaged Facts in the report Food Formulation Trends: Ancient Grains and Sprouted Ingredients indicate that nearly a fifth (19%) of American adults have purchased menu or grocery items featuring ancient grains in the past 30 days, the same percentage as for sprouted grains/ingredients.
Minnesota health officials believe that dozens of cases of Salmonella are linked to Chipotle restaurants. The state's health department said that 45 cases were reported since Sept. 2, but that the actual number of people sickened was likely much higher.
Food manufacturers and equipment suppliers turn to new solutions as compliance deadlines near.
With a plethora of news stories about food recalls, and scores of magazine articles on plant safety and cleanliness, one would think that the topic of plant housekeeping would need no additional chatter. Unfortunately, that is just not the case.
President Barack Obama has nominated the Food and Drug Administration's second-highest ranking official, Dr. Robert Califf, to lead the agency, which regulates consumer products ranging from medications to seafood to cigarettes.
For the last decade or more, it seems as though every week there is a new regulation, directive, law or standard for food safety and labeling compliance.
The global market for poultry products continues to rise and producers are increasingly turning to alternative starches. Rice in particular is proving popular due to its clean label credentials and ability to increase yields and maintain profit margins. Poultry product manufacturers can make the most of improved taste and texture profiles as well as higher yields by using rice starch.
With more than 60 family growers in its co-op, Oregon Cherry Growers is the largest processor of sweet cherries in North America.
Dramatic changes in demographics, lifestyles, and eating patterns are creating new opportunities for food and beverage packaging.
Unlike dough made from wheat flour, gluten-free dough does not easily form into a smooth ball because it lacks this important binder. That poses a challenge for dough and can also pose a challenge before final baking.
Equipment design, quality control, skilled labor — the list of essentials for efficient food manufacturing is long indeed. But many managers don’t fully consider one factor that arguably has as much to do with production efficiency as any other single variable: equipment maintenance.
When manufacturers consider track and trace systems, they typically think about the reaction to a problem; but these systems can also help prevent problems from occurring. A good track and trace system records accurate information in a timely manner.
Food Manufacturing spoke with Camilla Howard of Unitherm Food Systems about the topic of thermal processing in the food manufacturing industry.
Organicgirl Produce is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of 5 oz. organicgirl Baby Spinach with a Use-by Date of September 13 due to test results indicating the presence of trace levels of the naturally-occurring element cadmium.
The new eco-friendly Oil Eater Original is a powerful, water-based cleaner-degreaser for industrial use. It quickly dissolves grease, oil and grime from machinery, equipment, concrete floors, tools, walls and more.
These versatile vibratory tables are used for settling product contents in drums, bulk bags, portable bins, bulk boxes, gaylords, lever packs, concrete, foundries and moulds.
Danish brewer Carlsberg says it's recalling more than 4,600 kegs of Staropramen beer in Sweden after identifying two cases where the kegs were filled with cleaning solution, injuring two people.
MillerCoors this week announced plans to close one of its eight U.S. breweries while bolstering its holdings in the craft beer market.