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Living 'On The Edge' In Manufacturing

October 27, 2015 9:00 am | by Gadi Lenz | Articles | Comments

In order to enable the effective and efficient handling of IoT analytics, running some of the analytics "on the edge" is essential.


Are All Yogurts Created Equal? Not Exactly, Nutritionist Says

October 27, 2015 8:35 am | by Kansas State University Research and Extension | News | Comments

Greek. Probiotic. Live cultures. Heat-treated. The verbiage on yogurt containers can be dizzying. A Kansas State University nutritionist said that while there are differences in the array of yogurts available, most aid digestibility and have other nutritional benefits.


Mars Food Announces First Global Rice Sustainability Standard in Partnership with Sustainable Rice Platform

October 27, 2015 8:00 am | by Mars Food | News | Comments

Mars Food, in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform, a global alliance of agricultural research institutions, agri-food businesses, public sector and civil society organizations convened by the United Nations Environment Program and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), on Monday announced the first global standard for sustainable rice at the 5th Annual Plenary Meeting and Assembly.


USDA Panel Backs Monsanto's Genetically Modified Corn

October 26, 2015 4:30 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Monsanto is one step closer to authorization of its new genetically modified corn after receiving approval from federal agriculture regulators last week.


Weather Safety Preparedness At The Worksite

October 26, 2015 4:00 pm | by Stefan Trask | Articles | Comments

Here are some tips and informational resources to help facilities prepare for tornadoes, floods, extreme heat, extreme cold, and other severe weather conditions.


Wasp That Kills Stink Bugs Found; Could Help Fruit Orchards

October 26, 2015 3:30 pm | by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientists from Washington State University have discovered a parasitic wasp in the state that kills its host like a scene from the movie "Alien." But the discovery is good news because the wasp kills a type of stink bug that harms fruit orchards.


Whole Foods Recalls 2 Types of Salad in 7 States

October 26, 2015 3:00 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Whole Foods Market has recalled curry chicken salad and deli pasta salad sold in its stores in seven Northeast states because of possible listeria contamination.


WHO: Processed Meat Linked to Cancer; Red Meat is Risky, Too

October 26, 2015 9:30 am | by ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press | News | Comments

While doctors in rich countries have long warned against eating too much meat, the World Health Organization's cancer agency gave the most definitive response yet Monday about its relation to cancer — and put processed meats in the same danger category as smoking or asbestos.


McDonald's To Test Sweet Potato Fries At Select Texas Locations

October 26, 2015 9:15 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The Twitter account for the fast food giant's Texas Panhandle locations last week sent out a photo of sweet potato fries in a McDonald's fry container, and the company confirmed that it will serve the new fries at Amarillo locations in order to gauge customer reaction.


Infographic: 4 Steps in Developing a Manufacturing Plan

October 26, 2015 9:00 am | by Joe Bove, PE, Vice President, Design, Stellar | News | Comments

A manufacturing plan is a key piece of your food business’ overall strategic plan. Take a look at this infographic to learn the four steps involved in developing a manufacturing plan.


Report: ConAgra In Talks To Sell Private Label Business To TreeHouse

October 26, 2015 8:45 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Private label foods company TreeHouse could pay more than $2.5 billion to acquire ConAgra's Ralcorp private label business, according to a Reuters report.


Ben & Jerry's, New Belgium Introduce Beer-Flavored Ice Cream

October 26, 2015 8:15 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Earlier this year, Ben & Jerry's and New Belgium Brewing included the Vermont ice cream maker's flavors in a new beer. Now, the Colorado-based craft brewer is returning the favor.


Dow Could Part With Agribusiness Unit, Take Over Dow Corning

October 26, 2015 8:05 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Dow Chemical is overhauling its participation in joint ventures and considering "all options" for its flailing agribusiness operations, according to a Reuters report.


Multitrillion Dollar Choices: IoT And The Future Of Manufacturing

October 26, 2015 7:45 am | by Chris LeBeau | Articles | Comments

The IoT buzz has produced a vision of Industry 4.0 in which machines can be controlled, monitored and optimized anywhere in the world via the Internet. This future is closer than many industrialists realize.


David Trail Mix Sweet & Salty Voluntarily Recalled Due To Undeclared Dairy Allergen

October 26, 2015 7:30 am | by FDA | News | Comments

DAVID® Trail Mix Sweet & Salty flavor is being voluntarily recalled by ConAgra Foods of Omaha, Nebraska, due to the presence of an ingredient in the trail mix that contains milk protein, which is not declared on the packaging.


DuraPro® Footwear

October 26, 2015 7:00 am | by Ansell | Product Releases | Comments

DuraPro footwear redefines the standards for design, comfort, and performance to enhance worker safety, productivity, and operational compliance.

Tyson Foods to Raise Pay for Most Chicken Plant Workers

October 23, 2015 3:05 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The Springdale, Arkansas-based company said Friday that production employees at 40 plants will be given a starting pay rate of at least $10 an hour.


Food Manufacturing's Week in Review

October 23, 2015 2:15 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor | News | Comments

Stay on top of the biggest stories in the news and find out what is trending by taking a look at the most-viewed stories of the last week from the Food Manufacturing website.


Egg Industry Group CEO Steps Down After Vegan Mayo Scramble

October 23, 2015 2:00 pm | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

The CEO of the American Egg Board has stepped down earlier than planned, following the release of emails indicating she tried to stop the sale of a vegan mayonnaise at Whole Foods.

Report: Kellogg In Talks To Acquire Diamond Foods

October 23, 2015 11:20 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Cereal giant Kellogg is discussing a $1.5 billion acquisition of snack food company Diamond Foods, the New York Post reports.



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