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Involve Your Operators In Every Daily Maintenance Plan

August 27, 2015 12:35 pm | by Brad Fulghum | Blogs | Comments

Operators may not know exactly what is causing a problem with the equipment or how to fix it, but they do know that something isn't normal, and chances are good that means it is affecting safety, quality, delivery, and/or cost.


Report: California Farmers Post Record Revenue Despite Drought

August 27, 2015 12:25 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A report from a California think tank says that the state's farmers received record revenues for their crops in recent years despite a historic drought.


Syngenta Cites Market Volatility, Unanswered Questions In Rejecting Latest Monsanto Offer

August 27, 2015 12:15 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta said that it remains confident in its long-term prospects after rival Monsanto abandoned months-long takeover efforts on Wednesday.


Reducing Risk, Fortifying Supply Chains to Counteract the Crippling Effect of Food Recalls

August 27, 2015 12:10 pm | by Brian Miller, VP of Services at Intesource | Articles | Comments

To mitigate the risks associated with food recalls, the food industry needs to approach sourcing holistically and implement four important best practices.


Bimbo Bakeries Recalls Bread Sold in 11 States

August 27, 2015 12:00 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The maker of Sara Lee, Nature's Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken light bulb at a company factory.


Coffee Pods, Pet Food Boost Smucker's 1Q Results

August 27, 2015 11:45 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

J.M. Smucker Co. posted strong fiscal first-quarter results Thursday, thanks to its new Dunkin' Donuts coffee pods and its recently-acquired pet food business.


Farm Profits to Fall for Second Consecutive Year

August 27, 2015 9:15 am | by DAVID PITT, Associated Press | News | Comments

Net farm income is expected to decline 36 percent to $58.3 billion, the USDA said in a report released Tuesday. That's down from last year's $91.1 billion and the lowest in nine years.


Federal Appeals Court: Tyson Foods Doesn't Underpay Workers

August 27, 2015 9:00 am | by JOSH FUNK, Associated Press | News | Comments

Tyson Foods doesn't have to pay workers at two of its Nebraska plants for the time they spend putting on and taking off safety gear and preparing for work, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.


U.S. Bottled Water Sales Could Surpass Soda By 2017

August 27, 2015 8:45 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Bottled water is expected overtake soda in the U.S. market for the first time in 2017, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.


Cascadian Farm Frozen Green Beans Recalled Due to Listeria

August 27, 2015 8:30 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

General Mills is recalling about 60,000 packages of its Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after one package tested positive for listeria. The Minneapolis-based food company said no illnesses have been reported.


Group Sues Over Bottling Plant in Parched California

August 27, 2015 8:15 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A group of neighbors and activists has sued bottled water company Crystal Geyser and Siskiyou County over plans to build a bottling plant near Mount Shasta in parched Northern California.


Data Security For Manufacturers: Don’t Let Cyberattacks Take A ‘Byte’ Out Of Your Bottom Line

August 27, 2015 8:05 am | by Rick Schreiber & Shahryar Shaghaghi | Articles | Comments

Cybersecurity challenges are becoming more prevalent and complex for manufacturers as consumers embrace and demand advanced technologies. 


Food Groups: White House Budget Shouldn't Include Fee Increases

August 27, 2015 7:45 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

More than 60 groups asked the Obama administration on Wednesday to keep food industry registration and inspection fees out of its next annual budget request.


Bulk Bag Filler

August 27, 2015 7:25 am | by Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

Company's bulk bag fillers are designed to fill any size bulk bag with high accuracy, while offering years of trouble-free maintenance.


80’ Temporary LED String Light Set with Four Tool Taps

August 27, 2015 7:15 am | by Larson Electronics LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a temporary construction string light set assembled with four 3’ LED hand lamps and four tool taps.

Monsanto Abandons Takeover Bid for Swiss Rival Syngenta

August 26, 2015 1:30 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A combination with Basel-based Syngenta would have made Monsanto the world's largest producer of farming chemicals, on top of its market-leading seed business. But the Swiss company rejected a series of unsolicited offers from the American company.

In the News: Just Mayo Maker Warned by FDA That Mayonnaise Needs Eggs

August 26, 2015 1:25 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor | News | Comments

Find out more about this story by browsing this compilation of media coverage.


Trump Vows Never to Eat Oreos Again, Citing Move to Mexico

August 26, 2015 1:15 pm | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump repeated his claim Tuesday evening that he would stop eating Oreos, citing the cookie maker's decision to close a plant in Chicago and move it to Mexico.


Kraft Heinz Recalls More Than 2M Pounds of Turkey Bacon

August 26, 2015 1:05 pm | by USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service | News | Comments

Kraft Heinz Foods Co. is recalling more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon products that may be unsafe because they could possibly spoil before the "Best When Used By" date.


Burger King to McDonald's: Let's Make a McWhopper

August 26, 2015 1:00 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

In full-page newspaper ads Wednesday, Burger King says it's calling for a truce with McDonald's so that they can create a mashup of their most famous burgers — the Big Mac and the Whopper. Burger King says it wants to serve the concoction for a single day at a popup location in Atlanta, a midway point between the headquarters of the two chains.



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