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Handheld Formaldehyde Meter/Monitor HFX205

March 24, 2015 7:45 am | by New Star Environmental, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The HFX205 Formaldehyde Monitor is designed for use in a wide variety of applications such as pharmaceutical, medical, food, cleaning and synthetic resins.

3 Reasons You Should Consider Revamping Your Supply Chain Networks

March 23, 2015 2:20 pm | by Bob Farrell | Articles | Comments

Now is the time for manufacturers to consider revamping how they track supply chain networks. Here are the top three reasons why.   

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Infographic: Bigger Not Necessarily Better For Restaurants

March 23, 2015 1:50 pm | by Technomic | News | Comments

The 500 largest restaurant chains in the United States accelerated their cumulative sales growth in 2014 to a 4 percent increase, totaling an estimated $274.4 billion. But some of the biggest brands among them, namely Subway and McDonald's, lost ground to focused-menu competitors and emerging fast-casual chains and reported overall sales decreases for the year.

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Brainstorm: Which Innovations in Food Packaging Should You Pay Attention To?

March 23, 2015 1:10 pm | by Hugh Lenz, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials | Articles | Comments

In the first part of this four-part series, we ask: Which innovations in food packaging should food manufacturers be paying attention to, what benefits do they offer, and how are they best implemented?

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Ramen: Not Just For Eating Anymore

March 23, 2015 12:45 pm | by LINDA LOMBARDI, Associated Press | News | Comments

In Japan, ramen isn't just for eating: There are entire museums devoted to it. Yokohama, a short train ride from Tokyo, has one museum for instant ramen and another for handmade ramen, and both offer samples to taste or take home.

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Farmers Fund New Research to Breed Gluten-Free Wheat

March 23, 2015 12:00 pm | by ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press | News | Comments

New research funded by farmers aims to breed a wheat variety for people who can't eat wheat and other grains, an endeavor that comes as wider consumer interest in gluten-free foods is booming.

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Lone Star Western Beef Inc. Relocates Facility to Greater Reading, Pa.

March 23, 2015 11:50 am | by Greater Reading Economic Partnership | News | Comments

The company's products are currently sold direct to consumer on the company's e-commerce website and in over 10,000 retail stores in the United States. Lone Star currently employs fourteen people and plans to create up to 21 additional jobs, totaling 35 people.

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Love Whoppers? Now You Can Smell Like One

March 23, 2015 11:30 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | News | Comments

Who doesn't love walking into a restaurant and getting a whiff of char-grilled burgers cooking? Unless you're a vegetarian, pretty much everyone. Now, Burger King Japan is taking it to a whole new level with its Eau De Whopper.

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The Top 5 'Must-Have' APM Technologies For Food Manufacturers: No. 5

March 23, 2015 10:40 am | by Greg Goodwin, LNS Research | Articles | Comments

This week, Food Manufacturing is counting down the top five "must-have" asset performance management technologies for food manufacturers. Today, we start with calibration functionality.

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Sugar vs. High Fructose Corn Syrup

March 23, 2015 10:05 am | by Reactions | Videos | Comments

It seems like it's in just about every product on store shelves: High fructose corn syrup. What is it and how is it different from regular old sugar? Reactions is here to answer those sweet questions. 

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Dogs Rescued From Asian Meat Farms Brought to Calif.

March 23, 2015 9:35 am | by KRISTIN J. BENDER, AP Exchange | News | Comments

Trembling and with their tails between their legs, the dozens of dogs rescued from a South Korean meat farm were in rough shape both physical and mentally when they arrived in Northern California this week to start new lives.

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Why Food Will Continue to Get Safer

March 23, 2015 8:45 am | by Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) | News | Comments

From E. coli to salmonella, the headline-grabbing pathogens that can contaminate our food supply are meeting their match, thanks to an array of technology advancements that will impact both food producers and consumers, say food safety research and policy leaders.

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The List of Wines Cited in California Lawsuit as Having High Arsenic Levels

March 23, 2015 8:15 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The 83 bottles of wine cited in a lawsuit last week as having dangerously high levels of arsenic came from 28 California wineries and were bottled under 31 different brand labels.

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Maple Syrup Producer Taps Into Vermont With Plans to be Biggest in North America

March 23, 2015 8:10 am | by LISA RATHKE, Associated Press | News | Comments

Already, Vermont is maple syrup capital of the U.S., with production traditionally being a side business for farmers. Could a large-scale operation, tapping into thousands of acres of maple trees in a remote northeastern part of the state, be as sweet?

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Martin-Brower to Build Food Distribution Facility in Louisiana

March 23, 2015 8:00 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The Martin-Brower Company plans a $16 million capital investment to build a new facility in Walker, La. The project will help retain 160 existing jobs and create 30 new jobs.

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Xtreme Metal Detector

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

The metal detector offers greater sensitivity with its multiple frequency range and vibration immunity. An integrated beacon and configurable inputs and outputs enable easy installation.

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Fire at NY Poultry Farm Kills 50,000 Chickens

March 23, 2015 7:45 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities say about 50,000 chickens have been killed in a fire that swept through a barn at a New York poultry farm near the Canadian border late last week.

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Infographic: 20 Amazing Water Facts

March 20, 2015 3:05 pm | by Able Skills | News | Comments

This Sunday, March 22, is World Water Day. It's a day to celebrate water. It's a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water-related issues. It's a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future.

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Popular Weed Killer Deemed 'Probable Carcinogen' by UN

March 20, 2015 2:45 pm | by MARIA CHENG, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

One of the world's most popular weed-killers — and the most widely used kind in the U.S. — has been labeled a probable carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.

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Herring Rules Could Change as Feds Look to Protect Key Fish

March 20, 2015 2:20 pm | by PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press | News | Comments

 The health of the Atlantic herring — a little forage fish that lives in massive schools that can number in the billions — is critical to the future of the New England fishing industry, and new steps need to be taken to ensure the strength of the fishery, regulators said.

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