When Tropical Storm Irene hit Vermont, the dairy cows of Liberty Hill Farm got an impromptu swimming lesson and a rescue from local residents who pitched in to help out in a time of crisis.
(PRNewswire) — Just Born, Inc.'s retail division, is kicking off its D.C. Monumental Weekend at its National Harbor store on Friday, October 7th at 4 pm and continuing through Sunday, October 9th. On Friday, October 7th at 4 pm., Peeps & Company will usher in the fall season with delicious free treats, mascot appearances, coupons from neighboring retailers and chances for savings on some great new store items.
The proliferation of industrial Ethernet is putting manufacturing at risk for inadvertent and deliberate intrusions. Security measures tailored specifically for production environments are imperative for keeping operations protected. Over the past few years, industrial Ethernet (i.e.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) — Alabama's strict new immigration law may be backfiring. Intended to force illegal workers out of jobs, it is also driving away many legal immigrant workers who work in construction and on farms doing backbreaking jobs that Americans generally won't. The vacancies have created a void that will surely deal a blow to the state's economy and could slow the rebuilding of Tuscaloosa and other tornado-damaged cities.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A storm dumped more than an inch of rain on parts of California's agricultural heartland in less than five hours, flooding streets, uprooting trees and soaking a bumper crop of raisins drying in vineyards. The storm hit Tuesday in Northern California, then swept through the central portions before bringing rainfall to Southern California by midmorning on Wednesday.
ROME (AP) — A U.N. food agency is forecasting improved prospects for world cereals production in the 2011-2012 seasons. But the Rome-based Food and Agriculture Organization says that despite expected production gains, especially for wheat and rice, there is uncertainty about the improvement's impact on food security because of the global economic slump and increased risks for recession.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Voters in five Kentucky cities have voted to legalize or expand alcoholic beverage sales. In Hardin County, Elizabethtown voted 3,051 yes to 2,021 no, Radcliff's totals were 1,567 yes to 1,025 no, and Vine Grove tallied 475 yes to 328 no, The New-Enterprise reported.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A decision by Ohio officials to remove all pork products from prison menus in response to a lawsuit by Muslim inmates is not sitting well with the state's pork producers and processors. Both promise action of their own, including a possible counter lawsuit, to address what they consider an unfair and illogical decision.
A public school teacher went undercover to investigate what kids were actually eating in school after being served a meal in the school cafeteria that she describes as "barely recognizable as food." video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player
Quality by Design (QbD) represents a systematic approach to building quality into process development and manufacturing practices right from the start. Rapid microbial methods (RMMs) help manufacturers get their safe products to market as quickly as possible. QbD and RMMs go hand in hand, as they share the same goal — ensure high quality manufacturing process that is lean, efficient and reliable.
(PRNewswire) — This October, pasta fans can celebrate their favorite cuisine as part of National Pasta Month. The National Pasta Association's Pasta Fits campaign is kicking off the celebration with many fun and appetizing activities from a national contest to find out how pasta fits into the nation's lifestyle to delicious, healthy pasta recipes created by Pasta Fits ambassador Chef Candice Kumai , author of "Pretty Delicious," co-host of Lifetime Television's hit series, "Cook Yourself Thin," chef contributor on the Cooking Channel's "Unique Eats," and Bravo's "Top Chef" alumni.
SECAUCUS, N.J. (PRNewswire) — Representatives of Goya Foods, Inc., America's largest Hispanic-owned food company, paid a special visit this past Friday, September 30, to meet President Barack Obama in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Goya Foods President Robert Unanue introduced President Obama at a reception at the White House, saying he was "honored and humbled" to be among the distinctive group gathered for the occasion.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (PRNewswire-USNewswire)/ — This October, nearly 1,000 natural food stores across the U.S. and Canada are taking part in Non-GMO Month, celebrating the public's right to choose food and products that do not contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Organized by the non-profit Non-GMO Project , Non-GMO Month provides a platform for citizens and organizations to stand up for the right to know what's in their food, and to choose non-GMO.
PLANO, Texas (PRNewswire) — PepsiCo's Frito-Lay NorthAmerica division today celebrated the success of its most ambitious environmental sustainability project to-date by announcing that its Casa Grande, Arizona, facility has reached "near net zero." The "near net zero" vision was to transform an existing facility so that it would be as far "off the grid" as possible and run primarily on renewable energy sources and recycled water, while producing nearly zero landfill waste.
ALICIA, Ark. (AP) — Three Chinese inspectors took notes but offered no visible reaction as David Smith answered their questions about pesticides and production on the 3,000-acre rice farm he calls his "beautiful garden." Smith is among the American farmers hoping to eventually sell rice to China.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have raised the death toll to 18 in an outbreak of Listeria in cantaloupe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it has confirmed 100 illnesses in 20 states, including the 18 deaths. The agency said it has confirmed two additional deaths in Colorado and one in Kansas since last week.
Food Manufacturing went onsite to the Sand Creek Brewing Company in Black River Falls, Wis. The brewer keeps shop in a 150-year-old facility where the company creates beers for its own label as well as contract brewing clients throughout the country. Keep your eyes peeled for Food Manufacturing's October 2011 issue, which features the Sand Creek story on its cover.
Marketing food and beverage products is a science significantly affected by the age of the consumer. One of the more unique markets today is the Millennial, or the consumer age 16 to 30. Food Manufacturing spoke with Laurie Demeritt of the Hartman Group, which recently released a report titled Culture of Millennials 2011: An Immersive Investigation into a Unique Generation , about some of the key factors of the marketing to this generation.
The EZ Weigh™ Integrated Scale option uses load cell technology to combine pallet load weighing and stretch wrapping into a one-step process. The design separates the system from the stretch wrapper's frame, ensuring only objects placed on the turntable are weighed. The option is compatible with both 65" and 72" diameter turntables.