Sanitary dial thermometer
Door track protectors
Stretch wrapping system
Bulk bag densifier
Material handling system
Steam flow meters
There's an urban legend involving an ice fisherman who decides to use dynamite to blast a hole in a frozen lake. There are many variations of this story (apparently none are true) but in the interest of my pet-loving friends, I'm going to recount the version that does not involve an exploding Labrador.
Potato chip manufacturer Kettle Foods is heavily committed to sustainable practices, a commitment which has yielded uncommon benefits to the company itself, to its immediate communities, and to the environment at large. From humble beginnings selling natural foods to grocery stores out of the back of a van, Kettle Foods has grown to become a leading producer of potato chips, with plants in Oregon and Wisconsin.
For years the focus on the loading dock has been on two issues—stopping energy loss and dock accident protection. With rising concerns about product quality, processing plant management has a new question to ask—how well does the dock protect against the invasion of airborne contaminants? According to Bruce Paulson with Evapco, Inc.
The importance of water quality cannot be underestimated by food manufacturers. It plays a vital role, both as a critical ingredient in ensuring food quality and as a key to efficient production.
I weaseled out of a Black Friday spent weaving through aisles of hand-painted South American pottery and fair-trade silken scarves. Thinking of excuses to avoid being dragged on a fair-trade shopping excursion in a second-tier city’s Granola District is, regrettably, part of the cost of living when one chooses—as I have—to surround oneself with strident members of the latte-sipping, Prius-driving set.
REEDVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia and federal regulators are investigating allegations that the nation's top menhaden processor has been dumping oxygen-choking fish waste into the Chesapeake Bay. The Southern Environmental Law Center accuses Omega Protein Corp. of routine discharges comparable to a large wastewater-treatment plant.
FORT DUCHESNE, Utah (AP) — Some members of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation in Utah are seeking to halt construction of a $6 million fish hatchery at Big Springs Creek. Opponents have expressed concern over the project's effect on what they consider sacred springs, and have called for mediation with the tribe's Business Committee over its fate.