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Cargill Surpasses 10 Million Hours Without Lost Time Accident at Texas Beef Plant

November 18, 2015 8:05 am | by Cargill | News | Comments

While the company applauds this significant milestone, Cargill's Friona beef plant employees aren't fixated on this record — they're aiming for greater achievements.


CM3570 CombiChecker

November 18, 2015 7:30 am | by Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

The CM3570 CombiChecker system performs two key inspection functions in one simple integrated solution


Citadel 4S

November 18, 2015 7:00 am | by SLP Lighting | Product Releases | Comments

The Citadel 4S is an enclosure unlike any enclosure you have never seen before. It’s compact yet robust and protects LED engine investment in demanding environments.


FDA Releases Proposed Rule to Establish ‘Gluten-Free’ Labeling Compliance Requirements for Fermented, Hydrolyzed and Distilled Foods

November 17, 2015 3:00 pm | by FDA | News | Comments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday released a proposed rule to establish requirements for fermented and hydrolyzed foods, or foods that contain fermented or hydrolyzed ingredients, and bear the “gluten-free” claim. The proposed rule, titled “Gluten-Free Labeling of Fermented or Hydrolyzed Foods,” pertains to foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, pickles, cheese, green olives, vinegar, and FDA regulated beers.


The Crossroads of Connectivity

November 17, 2015 2:30 pm | by Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director | Articles | Comments

The next 18 months need to generate solutions that are easier to integrate and more cost-effective in order for Industrial IoT to be truly embraced throughout U.S. manufacturing.


Worker Killed In Food Service Packaging Accident

November 17, 2015 2:00 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A 28-year-old Burnsville, Minn. man has died after a workplace accident at a manufacturing plant in Lakeville.


Constellation To Pay $1B For Craft Brewer Ballast Point

November 17, 2015 1:30 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Constellation Brands, which owns dozens of wine brands and the U.S. distribution rights to Mexican beers Corona, Modelo Especial and Pacifico, announced its acquisition of Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits for a record $1 billion.


Tyson Foods Recalls Chicken Product Due to Possible Adulteration

November 17, 2015 9:45 am | by USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service | News | Comments

Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 52,486 pounds of chicken wing product that may be adulterated because of having an “off odor” scent, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Tuesday.


Viral Review Triggers Run on Patti LaBelle Pies at Wal-Mart

November 17, 2015 9:00 am | by J.M. HIRSCH, AP Food Editor | News | Comments

The pie became a viral sensation during the weekend — selling roughly one every second — after a customer sang its praise in a YouTube video.

Top Food & Beverages Trends for 2016

November 17, 2015 8:35 am | by Innova Market Insights | News | Comments

The “clean eating” trend has inspired a back to basics approach in product development and is an overarching theme in Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends list for 2016.

Ben & Jerry’s To Debut Vegan Ice Cream

November 17, 2015 8:00 am | by Abbey Dean, Editor | News | Comments

The celebrated ice cream makers began testing non-dairy alternatives earlier this year.

Taco Bell Extends Food Commitment to Serve Cage-Free Eggs in All US Restaurants by End of 2016

November 17, 2015 7:50 am | by Taco Bell Corp. | News | Comments

Taco Bell on Monday announced that 100% of its U.S. corporate and franchise-owned restaurants will exclusively serve cage-free eggs by December 31, 2016.

Pork 101 Education Workshop Offered at 2016 IPPE

November 17, 2015 7:45 am | by North American Meat Institute | News | Comments

The North American Meat Institute and the American Meat Science Association will jointly host the “Pork 101” education workshop at the 2016 International Production and Processing Expo January 26-28, 2016, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Smithfield Foods CEO C. Larry Pope to retire on Dec. 31

November 17, 2015 7:30 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Smithfield Foods, Inc. CEO C. Larry Pope is stepping down at the end of the year.


Heavy-Duty Kneader Extruders

November 17, 2015 7:00 am | by Charles Ross & Son Company | Product Releases | Comments

Company's AMK Kneader Extruder combines the efficiency of a double-arm mixer with the convenience of an extrusion screw. Ideal for compounding extremely viscous masses, this heavy-duty machine thoroughly mixes and discharges product in any desired form through a customizable die assembly.

25-Watt Vapor Proof LED Handheld Trouble Light

November 17, 2015 6:45 am | by Larson Electronics LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Company has announced the release of a 25-watt LED handheld trouble light that is vapor proof, food safe, and approved for damp locations.

Five Point Plan For Becoming A Digital Enterprise By 2020

November 16, 2015 4:30 pm | by Larry Korak | Articles | Comments

As manufacturers strive to be on the front line of innovation, they must stop, look, listen and plan their strategy for being the Digital Enterprise of the future.


'McPick 2': McDonald's New Deal to Replace Dollar Menu

November 16, 2015 4:00 pm | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

McDonald's hopes it has a catchy, new deal that will be as hugely popular as its Dollar Menu. The fast-food chain will launch the "McPick 2" menu in January, which will let customers pick two of the following items for $2: a McDouble, a McChicken, small fries and mozzarella sticks.

JetBlue's Urban Farm

November 16, 2015 3:30 pm | by The Lempert Report | Videos | Comments

JetBlue has a new destination, and it might not be what anyone's expecting — it's an urban farm. Find out more by watching this video from The Lempert Report.

Food Manufacturing: Last Week in Review

November 16, 2015 10:30 am | by Jesse Osborne, Editor | News | Comments

Stay on top of the biggest stories in the news, and find out what was trending by taking a look at the most-viewed content of last week from the Food Manufacturing website.



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