Items Tagged with 'food safety'


Metal detection keeps hot dogs and sausages free of contaminants

Attention to foreign contamination prevention continues to be a mainstay at Smith Provision Company, a manufacturer of premium quality hot dogs, sausages, deli meats, bacon and award-winning hams.
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2014 Year in Review:

What did we learn?

In 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration documented over 253 food recalls in Q1 & 2 alone, so with the end of the year fast approaching, it's important that we take a step back and review what lessons we've learned in the food and beverage industry, as well as take a look ahead at what 2015 holds.

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Georgia-Pacific on path to achieve sqf certification in all U.S. corrugated box plants

Meeting stringent criteria in line with company goal to drive safer food supply chain
Georgia-Pacific's corrugated packaging group began the certification process in 2013 as a means to provide verifiable proof to customers that stringent food safety control systems have been implemented.
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Cover Story: PACK EXPO show preview

PACK EXPO International blows away the Windy City

This year’s show aims to educate, inform and inspire.
PACK EXPO International takes place next month and promises to be an exciting showcase of all things packaging
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Food packaging safety programs

Vendor-customer and partnership expectation and performance alignment
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.
Flexible packaging has transformed the packaging industry over the last few years
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Briefing: The state of the food contact industry

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.
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.
A study carried out last year by Global Industry Analysts Inc. (, 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
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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Food and Airborne Fungi and Mycotxin Short Course

Penn State University
Rodney Erickson Food Science Building
University Park, PA
United States



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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.

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2014 December

Check out the December 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with features on the best new packages from 2014, produce packaging innovations, and much more!

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Robots in 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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FBP Buyer's Guide

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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