Besides adding the hepatitis A virus to the list of contamination worries for food, the recent recall of frozen berries with pomegranate seeds distributed through Costco and Harris Teeter stores highlighted once again that, when it comes to track and trace, it's still the Wild West—or, in this case, the...
What do you get that special guy, the man who taught you baseball, fishing, how to ride a two-wheeler, the man who fathered you?How about a slab of bacon? And (choose one): cufflinks, a money clip or a multifunctional tool.
"America has the safest food supply in the world."And it's increasingly being taken over by foreign companies.How often have you heard the first phrase? How long will we be able to continue saying that?
The public comment period for proposed rules in current GMPs and risk-assessment requirements under the Food Safety Modernization Act continues until Sept. 16, after which FDA officials will sift through the many comments and suggestions submitted in writing and at public hearings.
Mintel research reveals 51% of all adult consumers favor milk chocolate while 35% favor dark chocolate and 8% prefering white chocolate. This is in contrast to Mintel's 2011 report, which found that 57% of consumers favored milk chocolate and 33% of consumers preferred dark chocolate.
My doctor was fairly specific: "Reduce your calories and try to stay away from the 'bad stuff.'" While wondering if my doctor understands what I do for a living, I also contemplated what defined 'bad' and proceeded to plan my Snack and Candy Expo experience accordingly.
More than 1,000 workers in food plants and other industrial workplaces are injured and hundreds killed from electrical shocks each year, data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest. Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI) could mitigate the danger from electrically powered equipment, but residential GFCI devices...
Minis, bites and no wrappers. That’s my quick, four-word take on the Sweets & Snacks Expo put on this week (May 21-23) by the National Confectioners Assn. This is what used to be called the Candy Show.
Food Processing reader, and self-processed 'Ramen Rater' Hans Lienesch recently visited the Wheat Marketing Center in Portland, Ore. to find out the production process – from ingredients to finished product – for the globally popular instant noodle.