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Food packaging safety programs

Vendor-customer and partnership expectation and performance alignment
By Gary Kestenbaum, Sr. Food Packaging Safety Consultant, EHA Consulting Group, Inc.
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Welcome to the third installment of the Food Packaging Safety Forum. Last month, we began to discuss the challenges faced by facilities that for many reasons may not be aligned with stakeholders or sponsors regarding the extent, type, and requirements of a food packaging safety program.
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Materials Technology: Flexible Packaging

Flexible packaging, inflexible standards

Flexible materials live up to stiff requirements.
By Rebecca Eve Schweitzer, Associate Editor
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Flexible packaging has transformed the packaging industry over the last few years
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Briefing: The state of the food contact industry

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In recent years, there have been many significant developments regarding food contact regulations and consumer perception of associated materials and technologies.
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PMMI Corner

Opportunity in Reducing Uncertainty

Manufacturers advance track-and-trace capabilities in light of pending food safety regulations.
By Jeffrey Barach, PhD, PMMI Consultant
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In a recent study, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reported on the perceptions of industry stakeholders surrounding the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law in 2011.
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Machinery Technology- Coding & Marking

Achieving high quality coding in the salty snacks industry

A Q&A with Matt Perkins, vertical marketing manager, Videojet Technologies.
By Liz Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief
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A study carried out last year by Global Industry Analysts Inc. (strategyr.com), predicted that world snack food sales will top a third of a trillion dollars by 2015
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Food manufacturers, suppliers and retailers view of peripheral supply chain partner responsibilities

Food Packaging Safety Forum, July 2014
By Gary Kestenbaum, Sr. Food Packaging Safety Consultant, EHA Consulting Group, Inc.
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Now more than ever, members within the food supply chain are commanded to apply industry best practices, which are in a state of evolution as precipitated by the FSMA, GFSI, and other industry best practice-based guidance and processes.
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JBT® Leads the Way in Flexible Package Sterilization

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JBT’s Food Processing Systems group continues to lead the world in developing and optimizing thermal processing for in-container sterilization
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NFRA joins USDA and EPA’s Food Waste Challenge initiative

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The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) has joined the USDA and EPA’s U.S. Food Waste Challenge whose goal is to achieve a fundamental shift in how consumers think about and manage food and food waste in this country.
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PMMI’s Food Safety & Traceability Report dives into FSMA perceptions & next steps

Compliance requires greater traceability capabilities, advanced sanitary equipment construction and thorough training
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Many stakeholders across the food industry appear to be confused about implementation deadlines surrounding the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Introduction to food safety as it relates to packaging

Food Packaging Safety Forum, July 2014
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Welcome to the first edition of the Food Packaging Safety Forum. We at Food & Beverage Packaging are excited to explore the subject of packaging safety and suitability and offer expert insight into these topics with these monthly columns.
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EVENTS

HACCP Plan Development for Food Processors

10/15/14
Rutgers University
, NJ
United States
Contact: Dalynn Knigge
Discover the basic concepts of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system and learn what it takes to develop a thorough plan to better support you and your company. Read More

Better Process Control School at Rutgers

11/19/14
Rutgers University
, NJ
United States
Contact: Dalynn Knigge

Practical Food Microbiology

12/4/14
Rutgers University
, NJ
United States
Contact: Dalynn Knigge

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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
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Achieving High Speeds and Maximizing Productivity on Your Packaging Line

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2014 September

Check out the September 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with features on flexible packaging, robots in packaging, and much more!

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Dairy Packaging

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The Food and Beverage Packaging Store

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Modified Atmosphere and Active Packaging Technologies

Many factors are relevant in making the proper choice of food packaging material, including those related to shelf life and biodegradability.

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2013 FBP Buyers Guide

 

 

Food and Beverage Packaging's Buyer's Guide provides a list of suppliers of food and beverage packaging solutions. 

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