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.
Most food companies concentrate on the intentional substitution or addition of a substance in a product with verification activities, including testing, organoleptic or other on receipt testing. But, the real challenge is identifying the misrepresentation of products. What can you do to decrease your risks and boost the chances of receiving genuine, certified products?
With the emergence of new FSMA rules and a bioengineering labeling rule in the works, the industry is going to have even more headaches to deal with. Environmental monitoring, the threat of intentional contamination of the food supply, and yet another labeling change are emerging and could be another reason for food manufacturers to reach for Tylenol.
Back in 1997, a Veterinarian, Leslie Huck, showed me a checklist he was developing. It focused on intentional contamination and it made me think about how the military is always a target for acts of violence. This article illustrates the evolution of Food Defense and provides insight into what food manufacturers can do to build and improve their Food Defense plans.
With the right system design, progressing cavity pumps can reduce cost, lower maintenance needs, and achieve better results in complex conveying applications within food and beverage production.
The success of HPP by many companies demonstrates it as an effective food safety measure that can mitigate risk for a variety of foods. HPP validation and verification are also major requirements of FSMA. According to the law, validation of HPP as a kill-step is required to make sure the HPP treatment is at a level of effectiveness to ensure food safety objectives.
Flash back to 2007 — two 20-somethings stop at a burger joint. They order and eat thinking only of taste and price. Imagine that scenario today, but with assistance from smartphones offering data on the establishment’s source of beef and other data. This column will explore how consumer demand for transparency is critical to remaining competitive.
Believing your food safety processes are of the highest standard isn't enough. Can you be certain every employee made the best food safety decisions every time they faced one? Can you support this with data? If not, ask another question: “Do you want to sit in front of a jury relying on a belief your company produced food at the highest possible standards?”
From time to time, we come across companies planning to incorporate a food microbiology lab for in-house testing. But, sometimes companies don’t understand the complexity associated with starting these labs. This article presents key questions companies should ask to help determine if an in-house food microbiology laboratory is appropriate.
Municipal water services continually utilize improved technologies so that they can offer their customers higher water quality.
An innovative approach to high quality ice production has been adopted by the new Ice Palace in Moscow.
Saudi Arabia-based Napco National returns to Gulfood Manufacturing 2017 to display its wide range of food and beverage packaging, including specialty brands and sustainable packaging products
Today, Twinlode Corporation, a leading supplier of high-density storage systems, announced that it has continued to grow in the beer industry
Argo Tea®, the Chicago-based premium tea brand known for its all-natural tea-based signature drinks and loose-leaf teas, is partnering with Whole Foods Market to launch the world’s first line of ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew single estate bottled teas into the retailer’s stores nationally
Weeks after the devastation from Hurricane Harvey and Irma, leaders at Rockwell Automation are confidently moving forward with plans to host the annual Automation Fair event in Houston
According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the synthetic paper market in the Americas is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 7% during the forecast period
Kombrewcha, a first-mover in the alcoholic kombucha category, is back, with a new and improved 3.2% ABV version of their fizzy fermented tea. With each bottle coming in at under 110 calories and 9 grams of sugar, this organic, gluten free brew is aimed to be the healthier alternative to high-calorie cocktails, beer and wine
ProcessPro, leading mid-market ERP software solution company, is pleased to introduce to the marketplace the extended functionality of ProcessPro Global, the next generation of batch process manufacturing software
The Coca-Cola Company and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) (Euronext: ABI) announced recently that they have completed the transition of AB InBev’s majority interest in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA). CCBA, the largest Coca-Cola bottler in Africa, was formed in 2016 through the combination of African non-alcoholic ready-to-drink bottling interests of SABMiller plc, The Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments
Parker Products, a leading provider of inclusions and other specialty ingredients for the baking, dairy, beverage, confectionery, RTE and snack, and foodservice industries, is entering into a partnership with The Riverside Company. Riverside, a global private equity firm, will acquire Parker this month
Colorado-based engineering firm CH2M is changing the way we think about water. Earlier this month, purified water was delivered to three breweries earmarked to become Colorado’s first to produce craft beer sourced from recycled community wastewater.