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Orkin Announces 2014 IPM Partner Awards

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Five food and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities were named winners of the 2014 IPM Partner Awards co-presented by Orkin, The IPM Institute of North America and global public health organization NSF International. More

FDA and Asia-Pacific Colleagues Focus on Food Safety

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In September, FDA joined colleagues for APEC food safety meetings in Beijing, China. Because of the importance of building the capacity for food safety perceptions in China and the region, China hosted a "Special Session" of FSCF to consider progress from technical working groups on export certificates and maximum residue limits of pesticide in food products. More

WhiteWave Foods Company Completes Acquisition of So Delicious Dairy Free

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The WhiteWave Foods Company announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of So Delicious Dairy Free (formerly Turtle Mountain) for approximately $195 million in cash. WhiteWave funded the acquisition through existing cash balances and available credit. More

Intelligence Squared U.S. to Host GMO Debate

Industry Events

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are developed for a number of different reasons - to fight disease, enhance flavor, resist pests, improve nutrition, survive drought - but around the world, communities are fighting the cultivation of genetically engineered crops, concerned about their impact on the environment and human safety. In last week's elections, measures to mandate the labeling of genetically modified food products were on the ballots in two states (Colorado and Oregon), but failed to pass in both cases. On December 3, award-winning debate series Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) will take on these issues with a debate on the motion "Genetically Modify Food." More

New CFSAN Center Director Announced

People

In January 2015, Dr. Susan T. Mayne will take the reins from Michael M. Landa, who has led the Center since 2010, providing critical leadership on major food safety and nutrition initiatives. More

Detectapro Announces Fully Metal Detectable Printed Keyhole Bag Tags

Products

Detectapro introduces a new line of printed tags that have been specifically developed for companies using multiple production and batch information within their lines. More

NSF-GFTC Announces Safe Food Canada 2015

Industry Events

The event will be held Feb. 26, at the Pearson Convention Centre, Brampton, Ontario. More

GFSI Announces Consultation of SQF Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution

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GFSI announced the launch of its global stakeholder consultation for the SQF Extension of Scope for Storage & Distribution. More

B&G Foods Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanut And Almond In Product

Allergens

B&G Foods announced today it is voluntarily recalling certain Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Taco Sauce, Ortega Enchilada Sauce and Ortega Taco Kit products and certain Las Palmas Taco Seasoning Mix and Las Palmas Taco Sauce products after learning that one or more of the spice ingredients purchased from a third party supplier contain peanuts and almonds, allergens that are not declared on the products’ ingredient statements. More

AIB International Hires New Director of Innovation

People

Lance Reeve is the organization's new Director of Food Safety Services Innovation, where he is part of a global executive leadership team providing research in emerging food safety issues, speaking at key industry events, and contributing to technical publications. More

2015 IPM for Food Plants Seminar Announced

Industry Events

AIB International and RK Pest Management Services are hosting the event June 3-4, 2015, in Hershey, Pa. More

AP&G Adds McDonald, Dougherty

Supplier News

Rick McDonald was hired as AP&G VP of Professional Products Division, while John Dougherty was added as Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager More

Paraclipse Adds Jeremy Campbell as a North American Sales Rep

Supplier News

Campbell is a domestic sales rep for Paraclipse, manufacturer of commercial/industrial fly traps. More

Audio Conference: Food Cargo Theft Prevention

Industry Events

Presented by Dr. John M. Ryan, the audio conference is set for Dec. 4. More

BioSafe Systems Opens New Production Facility in Nevada

Supplier News

The company has completed construction of a state-of-art production facility in Sparks, Nev., for its line of activated peroxygen products. More

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Walmart Drives Food Safety Standards

Walmart customers have an unspoken expectation that the products they buy will be safe, and Walmart’s Vice President of Food Safety Frank Yiannas drives fulfillment of that expectation through a culture of food safety throughout its stores—and its supply chain.

WhiteWave Foods Company Completes Acquisition of So Delicious Dairy Free

The WhiteWave Foods Company announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of So Delicious Dairy Free (formerly Turtle Mountain) for approximately $195 million in cash. WhiteWave funded the acquisition through existing cash balances and available credit.

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In Ancient Greece and Rome, black pepper was used as a form of currency; in the fifth century its offering to conquerors twice spared the city of Rome; in the Middle Ages it was so valued, it was sold by the single peppercorn. And in the late 1800s, McCormick & Company, Inc., became a part of this rich history.

Orkin Announces 2014 IPM Partner Awards

Five food and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities were named winners of the 2014 IPM Partner Awards co-presented by Orkin, The IPM Institute of North America and global public health organization NSF International.

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