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.
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.
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.
Everyone knows hand washing is a basic requirement that leads to significant reductions in food safety risk. But, this basic action is often overlooked and left out of internal audits and inspections. This article describes what proper hand washing is, how to design a hand washing station, and offers advice on establishing a culture of hand washing.
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?”
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (“Evoqua Water Technologies” or the “Company”) announced the closing of its initial public offering of 31,944,443 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $18.00 per share, which included 4,166,666 shares sold upon full exercise of the option to purchase additional shares granted to the underwriters by certain stockholders of the Company.
Material Handling Systems, Inc. (“MHS”), a leading provider of advanced parcel sortation systems engineering and equipment, recently announced that it has acquired Atronix Engineering, Inc. (“Atronix”), a leading controls systems integrator, and Advanced Production Systems, Inc. (“APS”), a dedicated specialist in engineering, design, and assembly of control panels
Intelsat S.A., operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and The Coca-Cola Company are working together to bring satellite-enabled Wi-Fi services to remote communities across Africa
Today, Après launches the first ever plant-based protein beverage developed specifically for premium whole-body replenishment. The innovative beverage utilizes a proprietary blend of plant proteins, virgin coconut oil, and coconut water in a shelf-stable format for convenient on-the-go consumption
Praxair, Inc. announced that it will be offering a limited number of in-kind grants to select North American universities through its surface technologies business
ProcessPro, leading mid-market ERP software solution company, is pleased to announce the extended sales features of ProcessPro Global, the most recent addition to their product line of batch process manufacturing software, available on-premises and as a SaaS or cloud solution
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (“Evoqua Water Technologies” or the “Company”) recently announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 27,777,777 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $18.00 per share.
ORBCOMM Inc., a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced recently that LTI Trucking Services, Inc. (LTI), a nationwide truckload carrier and full-service logistics company based in St. Louis, MO, has selected ORBCOMM to provide its industry-leading cold chain telematics solution to track, monitor and control its fleet of refrigerated trailers.
Atlantic Ultraviolet Corporation (AUV) announces receipt of NSF International certification for two of its ultraviolet water purifiers for compliance with NSF/ANSI Standard 55—Ultraviolet Microbiological Water Treatment Systems
JDA Software Group, Inc. recently announced that Batory Foods, distributor of high quality food ingredients for U.S. food and beverage manufacturers, has selected JDA Demand and JDA Fulfillment to support its inventory planning processes across multiple facilities nationwide