Americans' growing taste for more unusual fare has contributed to a steady increase in demand for goat products in recent years, and producers across the country are trying to determine how to secure enough milk to give consumers what they want.
Coca-Cola's largest bottler in Mexico has temporarily suspended operations in the capital of the embattled state of Guerrero following attacks on its workers and its trucks.
Fish farms have a big problem: They’ve been making feed out of sardines and anchovies from the oceans, a source that could be depleted within a few decades. A California company called Two X Sea could have a solution.
For the first time in the company's history, Johnsonville Sausage will not be led by a member of the Stayer family. Ralph Stayer has led the privately owned Sheboygan Falls company for the last 47 years.
The 8/65 E Roto-Flow Portioning Machine with PLC control makes it easy to change the patty stack count and conveyor travel during operation.
Spice seller McCormick & Co. is adding some Italian flavor to its lineup by paying up to $97 million for the more than century-old Drogheria & Alimentari.
You might know that Girl Scout Cookies are sold across the country and that the profits fund community service projects, scholarships, and summer camps. However, you might not be aware that the beloved cookies are sustainably produced and safe for consumers with common dietary restrictions.
The purchase of the facility, closed by its previous owners in December 2014, will help Butterball continue to meet growing consumer demand for a variety of Butterball turkey products.
A worker at a suburban Philadelphia meat rendering plant has been charged with fatally stabbing a colleague a day after the co-worker yanked a chair out from under him as a prank.
Six states are considering phasing out bisphenol A, or BPA, from consumer products, while four states are set to take up restrictions on cadmium. Other potential measures include restrictions on formaldehyde, triclosan and microbeads.
Nestle S.A. says net profit rose 44 percent last year. But annual sales fell in Swiss franc terms due to hesitant consumers in Europe and shifting exchange rates.
Gone are the days where leaders sit in their offices sending out directives to the rest of the organization and lead mainly by pounding on the rest of us when those directives are not met. Today, leaders are responsible for training and mentoring their people.
Ten people were injured in southern Mexico after an attempt to attack the Coca-Cola company's offices in the southern state of Guerrero. Protesters tried to attack the Coke offices "to damage the facilities."
Does your management team actually understand what’s involved in process safety management? For many organizations, the answer is no. Management often doesn’t realize how much goes into completing each of the 14 PSM elements, telling their teams to simply “get it done." However, there are ways to increase management’s PSM involvement.
Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that Jesse Amaral Jr., owner of the defunct Rancho Feeding Corp. based in Petaluma, California, admitted guilt to distributing adulterated, misbranded and uninspected meat. Amaral is the third person to plead guilty in the conspiracy that sparked beef recalls.
In the last five to ten years, the use of online ordering has skyrocketed in the industrial MRO space. But tracking down a specific product isn't always easy. Speed, compliance and spend management are all significant factors in this process.
One of the most intractable problems facing manufacturers is where the product is used in a workplace environment. Many times, it is the employer that created an unsafe work condition that contributed to the accident.
The 2015 Grainger Show, held in Orlando, Fla., welcomed more than 17,000 attendees this week, and I had the good fortune of being one of them! As my first time attending, it was not what I expected; it was even better!
Don’t let your food processing plant’s process safety management audit take you by surprise. Preparation is paramount, and self-auditing is key. Here are some tips for performing a self audit in your facility.
Golden State Foods Corp., headquartered in Irvine, California, is planning to build a meat processing facility at a cost of between $40 million and $45 million.
The process can become easier by improving communication between the vendors and customer early in the design stages. This will make that process a much quicker and smoother experience for everyone involved – and deliver a form fill seal machine that’s ready for action the first day it is installed.
A process hazard analysis is just one of the 14 essential process safety management elements, but it’s also one of the most important. A PHA is extremely detailed, designed to examine and address potential hazards associated with handling highly hazardous chemicals. Do you have all of your bases covered?
The InvisiPac GM100 Plug-Free Hot Melt Applicator offers all the benefits of plug-free adhesive dispensing in a compact design, and is ideal for both original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and end user packaging equipment for the food and beverage industry.
Company has announced the release of an Explosion Proof LED Aluminum Drop Light. Constructed to be completely impact and weather resistant, this LED drop light sacrifices no light output or quality to obtain these features.
A former employee of the J.M. Smucker Co. in northeast Ohio has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for stealing $4 million from the company over a 16-year-period. The employee was accused of creating a fraudulent billing scheme that led him to submit false invoices for parts and services for which he would receive payment.