In the latest iteration of a familiar method for getting potable reuse to become more popular, three breweries in Denver will be making their latest batches using recycled water.
Wastewater seems to be a new frontier for resources around the country.
Wal-Mart may be in trouble after a customer reported that he was injured when drinking what he had believed to be store brand water, but contained a chemical similar to window cleaner.
I can hardly believe we’re at the end of 2017; what a year for food safety! In reflection, it was challenging to identify key food safety issues having a pivotal impact on food safety. That said, I believe the Neumann Risk Services (NRS) Top 5 Food Safety Topics identified below brought revolutionary changes to the way the food industry tackled food safety issues in 2017 and will alter how we approach food safety and how we do business in 2018 and beyond.
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) schemes are being used as the base requirement for many supply chain verification and supplier approval programs, but are customers using them independently? In many incidences, I have noted customers are taking only the GFSI certificate as a verification step without fully understanding the challenges that the schemes are having. Here, I review some of those challenges.
Over the past decade, scandals related to adulterated and fake food have made international headlines and generated waves of consumer backlash. This column will explore a new partnership between China and The EU that aims to take down food fraud.
Spoetzl Brewery, also known as the Shiner Brewing Association, is an independent brewery with a passion for handcrafting fine beers. Founded in 1909, Spoetzel has been recognized by many prestigious beer competitions such as the Australian International Beer Awards, the Great American Beer Festival, the European Beer Star, and the World Beer Cup.
Creston is a town of approximately 5,000 people in southern British Columbia, Canada. Since 1959, Kokanee beer has been brewed in Creston at the Columbia Brewery, now owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Darigold is one of North America’s largest dairy co-ops. Farmer-owned since 1918, Darigold represents over 500 family farms across the Northwest. It produces milk, sour cream, and cottage cheese.
Founded in 1931, Garelick Farms manufactures a wide variety of beverages including milk, flavored milk, cream, orange juice, iced tea, lemonade, and fruit punch. The company, which prides itself on its fresh, delicious dairy products, has grown from its humble beginnings (when two brothers home-delivered bottles of milk) to become part of Dean Foods with over sixteen hundred employees and four large production facilities.
In addition to their use for Point-of-Use Water Disinfection, UV-C LED-based solutions have now been demonstrated to offer novel and unique approaches to food production sanitation.
In 2017, the food industry was filled with disruption — from Amazon acquiring Whole Foods, to significant growth in the meal-kit industry. Because of this, food companies are taking a holistic look at customer bases and determining any possible competitive advantage for 2018. In the year ahead, we'll see five ways the food industry will become more agile and opportunistic in order to win consumer loyalty.
Many HACCP plans are not well-integrated with prerequisite programs. Because of this, the food safety system isn't robust. In the first article of a two-part series, I will show that focusing on prerequisite programs, starting with cGMPs, is the best starting point for converting a HACCP plan into a Preventive Controls Food Safety Plan.
Tetra Pak has launched Intelligent Customisation, an industry-first modular portfolio of heating systems that offers tailor-made processing solutions for food and beverage manufacturers
Fiberstar, Inc. offers natural, plant-based fiber product lines to improve quality, texture and health within food products. The push to clean up food label declarations escalated over the past few years. The focus was initially on artificial flavors and colors, however, today, various food ingredients are in question such as starches, gums, chemical emulsifiers and stabilizers
Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technology and services, has expanded its U.S. Pest Elimination business through the purchase of three strategically aligned U.S. pest services businesses that provide specialized capabilities in food storage
Cambridge Companies SPG , a Newport Beach-based strategic opportunity investment firm specializing in scaling emerging consumer food and beverage brands, announced its strategic investment contribution to the $4M Series B and ABL funding round for Miami based Powerful
The global food and beverage homogenizers marketis expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 6% from 2017-2021, according to a new market research report by Technavio
United Ethanol LLC is to install a Whitefox ICE membranesystem at its plant in Milton, Wisconsin
FANUC CORPORATION, the world’s leading supplier of robotics, CNC and factory automation will introduce the new SR-3iA and SR-6iA SCARA robots at the International Robot Exhibition (iREX) 2017 in Tokyo, Japan
GFSF and CCIC are proud to announce their collaboration for future food safety activities.
Datalogic, a global leader in the automatic data capture and process automation markets, is pleased to announce the 11.11 IMPACT software release, designed to bring new functionalities to the MX-E and MX-U vision processors delivering the new Advanced OCR tool, an intuitive and easy to use vision tool for challenging Optical Character Recognition applications
Reynolds Group Holdings Limited (“Reynolds Group”) recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the Asian packaging operations (excluding Japan) of Closure Systems International (“CSI Asia”) and Graham Packaging Guangzhou Co. Ltd to Pact Group Holdings Limited