The Flex-Pro A3 Peristaltic Metering Pump now has a newly engineered terminal block—complete with color-coded overlays—making connections fast and efficient. Plus, the unit’s new junction box provides extra working room. The terminal block board, located within the junction box, utilizes eleven pluggable terminal blocks, eliminating loose wires.
Because America needs to export more goods in the future to solve the trade deficit problem, the Commerce Department has made increasing exports a top priority. The report adds that “the most useful services provided by government continue to be in the area of providing essential market information to companies.”
The Ensure system with the Microsnap test devices can do ATP rapid hygiene monitoring as well as rapid Coliform and E.coli testing. It can detect one Coliform or E.coli organism in 8 hours. This system uses the inherent metabolic profile of groups of bacteria to evaluate their growth rate enzymologically leading to an enumeration of the starting innocula.
The Bug Blocker® Industrial Screen Door helps provide ventilation, pest control and security for your interior factory doors. Tough stainless steel wire mesh replaces worn out plastic strip doors. Keep out birds, pests and rodents while providing accessibility to your employees. The product helps comply with AIB, ASI, FSIS, USDA, IPM, SQF 1000, and Homeland Security programs and provides a long-lasting and cost-effective way to add more ventilation without compromising security.
Regulation, transportation and environmental responsibility are just a few of the concerns manufacturers must consider when planning for the future of the supply chain.
While much of the food industry is concerned with combating obesity, a restaurant in Anaheim, CA is taking a different approach.
For when you want to eat but are just so tired of all that chewing and swallowing, there's Le Whif, the new breathable food.
Tony Bordieri of State Garden, Inc., a MA-based processor of fresh produce, details how his company was able to preserve customer confidence and limit profit loss during the recent spinach recall. (full-length video available at: www.foodmanufacturing.com/profitability)
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, Calif. (AP) — When vintner Randall Grahm chose the softly sloping hillside and time to plant his new pinot noir vines, he weighed all the things farmers usually consider: drainage, soil quality and weather. Then he considered less orthodox factors: the cosmic and seasonal rhythms at play and how they might be harnessed to help the clippings take root.
NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) — Bruce Foods Corp., a specialty food manufacturer, will expand its New Iberia plant and boost its payroll under a state economic incentive deal announced Tuesday. State officials said privately held Bruce Foods will retain 380 jobs and create 43 new jobs, with a total payroll of $1.
DENVER (AP) — Wheat prices surged Tuesday as hopes grew that global demand for the grain was strengthening. Soybeans and corn also rose, while energy and metals prices ended the day mixed. Wheat prices have been battered for the past three months, trading down nearly 90 cents a bushel, on reports of abundant supplies and moderate weather.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Tuesday overturned a ruling that blocked a proposed hog farm from expanding near Arrow Rock. A Cole County judge blocked the farm from expanding so near the historic central Missouri village, but a three-judge panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District dismissed the case because the permit required to expand the farm expired more than a year ago.
HALIFAX (Canadian Press) — Frugal Americans who buy more frozen seafood for home cooking will bring about "modest increases" in U.S. sales for High Liner Foods Inc. this year, the Lunenburg, N.S.-based firm's chief executive predicts. The United States accounted for slightly more than half of the company's sales last year, with the remainder coming from mostly in Canada.
TOKYO (Kyodo) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack suggested Wednesday that restarting talks on U.S. beef imports, subject to prolonged restrictions because of concerns over mad cow disease, will take priority on his visit to Japan. Vilsack and Japanese Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Hirotaka Akamatsu are scheduled to hold talks on Thursday.
Sweeping or blowing of fugitive dust during housekeeping is widely discouraged by OSHA and the NFPA for nearly all industries. Seemingly benign, dusts create an assortment of hazards that include flying particles that can lead to eye injury, slip hazards and ergonomic injuries. The most serious hazards surrounding the sweeping and blowing of dust threaten lives, such as respiratory and explosion hazards.
“Well… I guess I should just be glad I have a job.”Ugh. I sincerely feel that this distasteful phrase is the ugly ribbon tied around our pre-packaged recession malaise.Don’t get me wrong… I AM glad to …
Don’t get me wrong… I AM glad to have a job. But as we grapple up this economic canyon, the lingering cries of a desperately submissive workforce have muted our national confidence. We’re a nation of wet blankets, or worse, puppies — ecstatically licking our owners’ hands. In summary: I’m tired of the groveling. I’m tired of the daily fear that, lest we function at near-robotic levels of productivity, we’ll lose our positions.
The ExactaStack self-stacking spiral belt is a drop-in replacement for standard and wide belt stackers. The belt is available in all widths, tier heights and mesh configurations for both spliced-in sections and complete belt replacements. As a drop-in replacement, no system drive modifications are required.
The IronHorse™ permanent magnet DC 56C-frame motor line features totally enclosed non-vented (TENV) and totally enclosed fan-cooled (TEFC) models. The motors are constructed of a rolled steel frame with cast aluminum end bell, and are available in sizes ranging from .33 to 2HP. The motors are ideal for applications such as conveyors, turntables and whenever adjustable speed, constant torque, dynamic braking and reversing capabilities are needed.
GRANDVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Del Bueno of Grandview, Wash., says it's recalling 16 oz. packages of its Queso Fresco Fresh Cheese. The cheese has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria. The organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail and elderly people, and those with weakened immune systems.