The new LeakMatic II utilizes an optical CO2 sensor to detect leaks in modified atmosphere packages (MAP). The sensor is faster and more responsive to detecting even trace amounts of CO2.
The Powerfoil® X2.0 Wash Down features a stainless steel, washdown motor to withstand frequent intense cleaning, food-duty epoxy and a completely sealed NitroSeal™ gearbox with food-grade oil.
A U.N. agency says Egypt's outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease has reached neighboring Gaza Strip and could soon spread across the Middle East.
Mississippi's sole brewery will soon be able to make stronger beer to sell outside the state. Gov. Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2370 into law Tuesday, which allows breweries to manufacture and sell beer with more than 8 percent alcohol by weight to states that allow sales of stronger beer.
Kona coffee farmers are asking the governor to veto a bill that removes mandatory certification requirements for Hawaii-grown coffee. The bill was one of dozens that cleared the full House and Senate on Tuesday, two days before the end of the 2012 legislative session.
Officials representing American Crystal Sugar Co. and its locked-out union workers plan to meet again on June 8, but a resolution to the 10-month-long contract dispute appears unlikely.
The Purchase, N.Y.-based company on Thursday announced its deal with the estate of Michael Jackson to use the late pop star's image for its new global marketing push. The nature of the promotion will vary by country, but will include special edition cans bearing Jackson's image, a TV ad in some markets and chances to download remixes of some of Jackson's most famous songs.
The California Right to Know campaign filed 971,126 signatures for the state's first-ever ballot initiative to require labeling of genetically engineered foods. The huge signature haul, gathered in a 10-week period, is nearly double the 555,236 signatures the campaign needs to qualify for the November ballot.
A Michigan food supplier says it's closing a newly acquired distribution center in northwest Ohio that employs about 120 people.
Over the years, the holiday has been adopted by beer companies as a way to penetrate the growing Latino market, even as the historical origins of the holiday remain largely forgotten.
Investigators looking into California's first case of mad cow disease say they have tracked down at least one of her offspring in another state. Since there is no live test for the disease also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, it was euthanized and brain samples were sent to the national laboratory. The test was negative, officials said Wednesday.
A federal judge on Wednesday preliminarily approved a proposed class-action settlement that would resolve billions of dollars in claims against BP over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The government plans to speed up the process for tracking E. coli in meat, a move that will help authorities more quickly find the source of bacteria outbreaks and hasten recalls of tainted food.
Cinco de Mayo has become in the U.S.: a celebration of all things Mexican, from mariachi music to sombreros, marked by schools, politicians and companies selling everything from beans to beer.
This new line of Omnilube® food-grade rotary screw and reciprocating air compressor lubricants provide improved wear, oxidation and lubricity compared with currently available H-1 food grade synthetic lubricants.
UltraLube® Slide Way Oil is a biodegradable lubricant designed to lubricate ways, slides and guides of machine tools such as grinders, milling machines, planers and saw guides.
The new CenterPoint series Tank/Hopper Scales utilize double-ended shear beam stainless steel load cells with center load design for efficiency in mixing, blending, batching, inventory control and general weighing.
Starbucks Corp. has named former Defense Secretary Robert Gates as a board member. The coffee chain said Wednesday that Gates will serve on its nominating and corporate governance committee.
The “Gluten-Free Pantry Raid” is designed to help to ease the transition for newly diagnosed families who often struggle to adapt to the gluten-free lifestyle. The goal is to raise money for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness' programs and services and to produce an educational video that will assist in the transition to a gluten-free diet.
An alcohol industry watchdog has released a report criticizing the alcohol industry's plea that consumers "drink responsibly," claiming that the public safety request is little more than a marketing gimmick.