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Smokehouse of NY recalls smoked fish
Smokehouse of NY recalls smoked fish
The Smokehouse of NY, based in Mamaroneck, NY, is recalling smoked fish products due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
FPSA Dairy Council Commits Support to 2017 DEFEAT HUNGER
FPSA Dairy Council Commits Support to 2017 DEFEAT HUNGER
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced that the FPSA Dairy Council Board of Directors has pledged its support to the 2017 DEFEAT HUNGERSM campaign with a major contribution on the part of its members.
Reducing water usage in food and beverage processing
Reducing water usage in food and beverage processing
For decades, water was seen as a free commodity in processing environments, but attitudes are starting to change due to increasing drought conditions and recent water pollution crises.
Meyer Industries, Inc. Acquired by Precision, Inc.
Meyer Industries, Inc. Acquired by Precision, Inc.
As of June 1, 2017, Meyer, a leading manufacturer of conveyor systems and equipment for the food processing industry, has been acquired by Precision, Inc. �Meyer�has earned a reputation for the ability to provide customized solutions to its customers i...
2016 Plant of the Year: SugarCreek brings home more than the bacon
2016 Plant of the Year: SugarCreek brings home more than the bacon
Though SugarCreek started out as a bacon processor, its newest high-tech plant is poised for growth as consumers demand more sophisticated RTE food products.
Precision, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Meyer Industries, Inc
Precision, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Meyer Industries, Inc
Precision, Inc. (Precision) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Meyer Industries Inc.(Meyer) located in San Antonio, Texas as of June 1, 2017. Meyer is a leading manufacturer of conveyor systems and equipment for the food processing industry.
2016 Plant of the Year: SugarCreek brings home more than the bacon
2016 Plant of the Year: SugarCreek brings home more than the bacon
Though SugarCreek started out as a bacon processor, its newest high-tech plant is poised for growth as consumers demand more sophisticated RTE food products.
Gottlieb expected to focus on drug side of FDA
Gottlieb expected to focus on drug side of FDA
Dr. Scott Gottlieb will be taking over as FDA commissioner at an interesting time.
Hash browns recalled due to possible golf ball contamination
Hash browns recalled due to possible golf ball contamination
McCain Foods USA is recalling frozen hash browns that may be contaminated with golf ball materials that were inadvertently harvested with potatoes.
Minimizing worker safety risks
Minimizing worker safety risks
The OpX Leadership Network has been busy developing new solutions groups, according to Managing Director Steve Schlegel, who provided an update at the recent PACK EXPO East 2017 Innovation Stage sessions in Philadelphia. In the works are solutions grou...
Battling pathogens in produce
Battling pathogens in produce
Produce is increasingly becoming associated with foodborne illnesses due to a growing number of reported outbreaks.
PROCESS EXPO to Feature Working Bakery Production Line Presented by Leading Industry Suppliers
PROCESS EXPO to Feature Working Bakery Production Line Presented by Leading Industry Suppliers
The 2017 PROCESS EXPO will feature several working production lines, including a bakery line which will simulate a frozen cookie line process. Attendees will have the opportunity to see each step of the production process from beginning to end at this ...
Trends of future food manufacturing to be address at FA&M 2017
Trends of future food manufacturing to be address at FA&M 2017
With consumers craving more food and beverage options, companies will need to operate smarter and more openly to remain competitive.
Achieving Zero Waste
Achieving Zero Waste
Food and beverage manufacturers continue sustainability efforts by minimizing byproducts, composting waste, recycling processing and packaging materials, and conserving energy and water.
Reducing water usage in food and beverage processing
Reducing water usage in food and beverage processing
At the beginning of 2016, the world learned about the elevated lead levels in Flint, MI�s drinking water. Details emerged that the local government changed the city�s water supply from the Detroit system to the Flint River in an attempt to save money, ...
FPSA Announces Launch of 2017 DEFEAT HUNGER Campaign
FPSA Announces Launch of 2017 DEFEAT HUNGER Campaign
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) today announced the launch of the 2017 DEFEAT HUNGERSM campaign which is scheduled to run from the spring of 2017 through the last day of PROCESS EXPO, September 21st at Chicago�s McCormick Place.
Global reach � IFFA and FPSA�s partnership comes to fruition
Global reach � IFFA and FPSA�s partnership comes to fruition
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) announced on May 9, 2016 that it signed an agreement with Messe Frankfurt, the owner of the world famous IFFA trade show, in support of both organizations' trade show events. Tom Kittle, FPSA chairman of...
TACCP: HACCP for threat assessments
TACCP: HACCP for threat assessments
Threat assessment and critical control point applies well-understood HACCP principles to protect food and beverage products from intentional and malicious contamination.
Marel Service Manager�s Son Earns FPSA Career Development Scholarship
Marel Service Manager�s Son Earns FPSA Career Development Scholarship
Marel announced��today that Lewis Cox, son of Dave Cox � Service Manager for PG Skinning, has been awarded an FPSA Career Development Scholarship. Lewis will receive $5000 towards his education on behalf of the FPSA Educational Foundation. Lewis is enr...
Cooperative Venture Between Messe Frankfurt & FPSA
Cooperative Venture Between Messe Frankfurt & FPSA
A delegation from Messe Frankfurt is set to visit PROCESS EXPO in Chicago, in September. In a short interview, Ruth Lorenz, Vice President of Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Technology, reports on what is planned and explains why �Food Technologies� ...
Delfin Industrial�s Vision is Saving Lives, One Dust Particle at a Time
Delfin Industrial�s Vision is Saving Lives, One Dust Particle at a Time
Delfin Industrial is a new player in the industrial vacuum game, led by an expert in the industry, Scott C. Boersma. Boersma, partnering with Delfin Srl, brings Delfin Industrial Corporation to North America as COO/CSO, starting September 1st, 2017. He...
New Belt Option Reduces Food Product Loss with DynaClean Food Conveyors
New Belt Option Reduces Food Product Loss with DynaClean Food Conveyors
Dynamic Conveyor Corporation, manufacturer of patented easy-to-clean conveyor systems for the food industry, now offers embedded diamond top belting on its DynaClean� conveyor line. Using ThermoDrive embedded diamond top belting on a DynaClean conveyor...
Harpak-ULMA Introduces Newly Designed Entry Level Flow Wrap Machine
Harpak-ULMA Introduces Newly Designed Entry Level Flow Wrap Machine
The new FR 200 joins Harpak-ULMA�s range of entry level rotary flow pack equipment. The FR 200 features a more robust construction, upgraded controls allowing for higher production speeds and newly developed sealing rollers and cross sealing jaw option...
Boost plant efficiency by being clean, safe and savvy
Boost plant efficiency by being clean, safe and savvy
Risks will always exist, but combining technology and employee training ensures processes not only comply with, but exceed, increasingly stringent regulatory standards.
2017 Food trends: Keep it lean and clean
2017 Food trends: Keep it lean and clean
Healthy food options drive food processing trends according to recently released market research report 2017 Trends in Food Processing Operations.
Are your control networks safe from cyberattacks?
Are your control networks safe from cyberattacks?
Better safe than sorry since "sorry" could cost you downtime, product quality or safety and/or your brand�s reputation.