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Allergen-Free Peanuts a USDA-Highlighted Accomplishment

Highlighted discoveries from USDA's 2014 Technology Transfer Report included procedures to remove up to 98-percent of the allergens from peanuts without affecting the flavor. More

Research Shows How To Improve Powder Processing Equipment Selection

New collaborative research carried out by Freeman Technology (Tewkesbury, UK) and Gericke AG (Zurich, Switzerland) demonstrates how to achieve faster, more reliable equipment selection in the powder processing industries. More

Temple Grandin to Give Keynote Address at Farm to Table International Conference

Colorado State University Professor of Animal Science and QA magazine Advisory Board Member Temple Grandin will deliver the keynote address at the Farm to Table International Conference on Sunday, August 9 More

McCormick To Acquire Stubb's Barbeque Sauces

McCormick & Company has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of One World Foods, seller of Stubb's barbeque sauces, a privately held company located in Austin, Texas. More

FDA Food Safety Challenge Finalists To Present Concepts; Winners Selected

FDA is holding a public meeting, “Demo Day for the 2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge,” July 7 for each of the five challenge finalists to present their concepts to the judges for selection of one or more winners. More


ACET Global Consulting to Provide IFS Academy

ACET Global Consulting, a U.S.-based global food safety organization is now an IFS Academy training provider. ACET Global has personnel and alliances worldwide having food safety and GFSI expertise including production, storage and distribution, and packaging materials. More

Insects Limited Introduces All Beetle Trap

The trap captures red and confused flour beetles, warehouse beetle, khapra beetle, cigarette beetle, rice weevil, saw-toothed and merchant grain beetles. More

Group Provides Heat Stress Prevention Tips

The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs’ (AFOP) Health & Safety reminds outdoor workers of three simple tips for staying safe in extreme heat: water, rest and shade. More

Registration Available for PAACO Poultry Welfare Auditor Course

The Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO) has opened registration for its Poultry Welfare Auditor Training Course to be held August 11-13 in Raleigh, N.C. The instruction is being held in cooperation with the Prestage Department of Poultry Science at North Carolina State University. More

Bird-B-Gone Offers Bird Hazing System

The system deploys a light haze of EcoBird 4.0. More

FSNS To Host BRC Conversion Webinar for Manufacturers

Food Safety Net Services Certification and Audit (FSNS C&A), a provider of certification and audit services, will host a BRC Conversion Online Course August 4. Developed for manufacturers, this 4- to 5-hour webinar provides the information on updates that are included in BRC Issue 7, which will go into effect on July 1. More

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