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How Buyer-Driven Procurement Became the New Normal

April 23, 2015 9:10 am | by Dan Amzallag | Articles | Comments

Traditionally, time, cost and a lack of resources put severe limits on procurement professionals' supplier vetting process. But traditions are changing.

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Forget the Makeup, This Beer Can 'Make You Beautiful'

April 23, 2015 8:45 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | News | Comments

As someone who hopes to maintain my healthy skin as I age, I have been diligent in slapping on the sunscreen and following a daily skincare routine for years. But what if I told you that a new collagen beer is said to achieve the same results without all that extra effort?

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Belgian Brewery Turns Food Waste into Beer

April 23, 2015 8:20 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A Belgian microbrewery is selling beer that utilizes unsold bread from supermarkets. The result blends ingredients and techniques from modern and ancient brewers.

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135 Meat, Poultry Plants Recognized for Worker Safety Performance

April 23, 2015 8:10 am | by North American Meat Institute | News | Comments

The North American Meat Institute recognized 135 meat and poultry plants for achieving high levels of workplace safety performance as part of the industry’s continuing effort to reduce occupational injury and illness rates

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The Top 5 Food Recalls of 2015

April 23, 2015 8:00 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | Videos | Comments

Every week, popular food products are being pulled off supermarket shelves and marked as "inedible" thanks to undeclared allergens, the daunting presence of deadly bacterium and bits of metal, plastic or other foreign matter that doesn't belong in food.

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Synchronized Sidewalls For DynaClean Food Conveyor Line

April 23, 2015 7:45 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

Using synchronized sidewalls on a DynaClean conveyor offers improved control and containment of small or fragile food products.

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Earth Day: A Two-Step Strategy Makes a Sustainable Difference

April 22, 2015 3:30 pm | by Brian Kennell, President and CEO, Tetra Pak, Inc. | Articles | Comments

It may sound like a boring topic, but without packaging, more food would be wasted. Granted, food waste is already at critical levels, with more than 30 percent of food in the U.S. being wasted annually, but packaging plays a positive role in this equation.

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Officials: Rogue Workers Targeted Big Bourbon Distilleries

April 22, 2015 2:10 pm | by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press | News | Comments

A bourbon theft ring targeting the Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries operated for years as a lucrative business, involving tens of thousands of dollars in whiskey, and the scheme began to unravel only when stolen barrels were discovered behind a shed, officials said.

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Trader Joe's Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage is Recalled

April 22, 2015 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The USDA announced that Massachusetts-based sausage maker Kayem Foods is recalling more than 59,000 pounds of Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage. The product is sold at Trader Joe's stores nationwide.

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Hawaii Gets its Own Flavor of Spam

April 22, 2015 1:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

To thank Hawaii for being the country's number one consumer of Spam, the brand will add a new flavor to the rainbow of canned meat options available in the state's grocery store aisles.

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The Internet of Things Really is a Thing

April 22, 2015 12:45 pm | by Mitch Maiman | News | Comments

There is tremendous potential for the use of IoT in many unusual and novel ways, as well as continued potential for inclusion of products and technologies which actually pre-date the phrase and formed the basis for its inception. 

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Nestlé USA Announces All 23 Factories Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill

April 22, 2015 12:05 pm | by Nestlé USA | News | Comments

Nestlé USA announced today that all of its 23 factories – spanning confections, dairy, frozen and refrigerated meals, ice cream, baking ingredients, and beverages – are now landfill-free, contributing zero waste for disposal.

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Food Companies Mark Earth Day With Lobbying Effort

April 22, 2015 11:30 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Several large food companies, including Kellogg, Unilever, PepsiCo, Starbucks, Nestlé and Mars, will send representatives to Washington this week to urge Congress to combat climate change.

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Expanding Global Food Production in a Warming World

April 22, 2015 10:50 am | by Institute of Food Technologists | News | Comments

Agriculture can be both a victim and a cause of climate change, say global warming experts. But new sustainable strategies that can help farming adapt to hotter conditions may help reduce agriculture’s carbon footprint, too.  

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US Lets In Thai Fish Caught By Slaves Despite Law

April 22, 2015 10:20 am | by MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press National Writer | News | Comments

In its first report on trafficking around the world, the U.S. criticized Thailand as a hub for labor abuse. Yet 14 years later, seafood caught by slaves on Thai boats is still slipping into the supply chains of major American stores and supermarkets.

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Navigating A New Social Supply Chain

April 22, 2015 10:05 am | by Bob McKee | Articles | Comments

Maximizing supply chain flexibility and managing multiple supply chain configurations is becoming paramount, especially as the increasing use of online channels is forcing supply chain managers to reduce their response times and fill smaller, more personalized customer orders.

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With Bird Flu Spreading, USDA Starts on Potential Vaccine

April 22, 2015 9:40 am | by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press | News | Comments

The USDA is working on a vaccine to counter a deadly strain of bird flu, as losses to poultry producers mount. A pure "seed strain" would target the H5N2 virus — which has already cost Midwest turkey and chicken producers more than 6.7 million birds since early March.

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EU Executive Body Wants Member States to Rule on GM Crop Ban

April 22, 2015 9:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The European Union has started legislative work that would allow individual nations to ban the imports of genetically modified crops even if approved by the food safety authority of the 28-nation bloc.

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Coke Profit Tops Expectations, Helped by Price Hikes

April 22, 2015 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The maker of Sprite, Dasani, Powerade and other drinks said its global volume rose 1 percent, reflecting gains in both soda and non-carbonated drinks.

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CPR For Lean Warehouses

April 22, 2015 8:35 am | by Steven (Jimmy) Benefield, Partner at enVista | Articles | Comments

Many Lean warehouse teams start out with great intentions, implementing changes that improve processes and increase efficiency. But then, slowly over time, the newness wanes and they lose momentum. While this is not uncommon, it’s extremely important that managers take notice and take action. 

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