Recently, the U.S. Chocolate Industry, through its Chocolate Manufacturers Assn., along with 11 other food industry associations, joined a Grocery Manufacturers Assn./Food Products Assn. (GMA/FPA) citizens petition asking the FDA for approval to change current standards of identity (SOIs) for a number of food categories.
Author: Robert Earl, M.P.H., RD., senior director for Nutrition Policy, Grocery Manufacturers Assn./Food Products Assn.
Does your plant have reliability issues and a hard time meeting production targets? Metrics such as key performance indicators (KPIs), when identified and aligned properly, can save your plant, your job and your career. So grab a pen, open your mind and get ready to learn.
Many plant managers arent aware of the four ways they can help optimize asset reliability to reduce cost, maximize asset utilization and increase plant capacity. Its about time they became engaged in the reliability process.
The task of responding to the latest crusade from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has become almost tedious, says writer Radley Balko in this article from TCSDaily.com. He discusses CSPI's lawsuit against Kentucky Fried Chicken and its attacks on Starbucks for its "high-calorie, high-fat" drinks and pastries.
Author: Radley Balko, Tech Central Station contributor and Cato Institute policy analyst