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NFRA joins USDA and EPA’s Food Waste Challenge initiative

July 24, 2014
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
July 16, 2014
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
July 2, 2014
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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Challenges and forecasts in the packaging barrier films market

June 27, 2014
As plastics have become more and more common in packaging, concerns have arisen about their ability to compromise the quality and safety of products. Therefore, there has been a marked increase in demand for packaging materials that give even greater protection to their contents, particularly in the food and beverage sector.
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Meritech offers automated handwashing stations at low prices to improve public health

Company is offering 40% off all their automated handwashing stations.
May 19, 2014
The CDC has estimated that 80% of infectious diseases are transmitted by dirty hands.
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Tamper-evident packaging debuts with exclusive corner-seal tab

May 16, 2014
VersaLock's corner tab indicates tampering while its tight perimeter seal keeps food fresh, resists leaks and eliminates the need for shrink bands.
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Food industry focuses on better packaging and smarter process technology for less spoilage

January 14, 2014
Innovative packages are the key in the fight against food loss and wastage. More effective barrier layers, germicidal films and freshness indicators are intended to help products to keep for longer and stop consumers’ throwaway mentality. However, despite all these improvements, companies have to keep a constant eye on process efficiency and on costs.
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Cans: The sustainable solution for 21st century packaging

January 13, 2014
Can makers and their suppliers have been focusing on and prioritizing sustainability long before sustainability was a buzz word or a business strategy.
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Package indicators to help increase food safety

“Return to Fridge” message reveals itself to consumers
October 15, 2013
With a goal of helping reduce such illnesses, Chromatic Technologies Inc. has announced development of patent-pending ‘reveal inks’ that provide “return to fridge” reminders.
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Thermo Fisher Scientific offers off-site product contamination, anomaly screening

New Texas facility uses state-of-the-art X-ray, metal detectors for rapid product evaluation
June 7, 2013
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the opening of its new product contamination evaluation facility in Sugar Land, Tex. to help food and pharmaceutical manufacturers address safety and quality issues.
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HACCP Plan Development for Food Processors

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

Rutgers University
, NJ
United States
Contact: Dalynn Knigge

Practical Food Microbiology

Rutgers University
, NJ
United States
Contact: Dalynn Knigge



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