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Food Manufacturers: Are You Prepared for the Patient Protection and ...

Given the complexities of the PPACA, employers need to keep the new health care law top of mind.

Kerry Americas Chef Prefers Fresh Ingredients and Simplicity

After 25 years in the food industry, Danny Bruns, corporate chef for the seasonings division of Kerry Americas, has no patience for labor-intensive recipes or confusion cuisine.

One-on-One: Gary Erickson of Clif Bar and Co.

Food Processing's Diane Toops catches up with Gary Erickson, founder, co-owner and co-CEO, Clif Bar & Co.

'All-Natural' a Legal Gray Area for Food and Beverage Labeling

As a marketing enhancement, ‘All-Natural’ is a natural. But as a definition on a food or beverage label, it resides in a gray legal area.

Curry Spice Shuts Down Melanoma

Curcumin, the ingredient that gives curry its yellow hue, blocked the growth of melanoma tumor cells and even stimulated their death in the laboratory, researchers report.

Nestle, Unilever Losing Interest in Food

Unilever aims for personal care; Nestle for medical skin care.

Ray, Potter retire from Hormel

Hormel Foods Corporation announces the retirements of Gary J. Ray and Russell C. Potter

Hold the Gum and Pass the Flax: Function May Be Nutritional’s Ticket to Ride

Bakeries and other food processors will decide if flax delivers comparable function and flavor, but guar highlights the vulnerability of food companies to raw material pricing far beyond their control.

Carey tapped to head Frito-Lay North America

PepsiCo announced June 26 that Albert (Al) P. Carey has been named president and chief executive officer of the company's Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) division. Carey will lead the $10 billion snack and convenient foods business effective immediately, reporting to PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Steve...

CARU raises hackles by tightening children's advertising rules

The food industry is facing some aggressive new advertising rules from the Children’s Advertising Review Board, the very group that was supposed to save it from heavy-handed government regulation.

Kellogg adds 180 jobs in N.C. plant

The maker of Cheez-It baked snack crackers and Austin-brand sandwich crackers and cookies is expanding its production facility off Weston Parkway in Cary and plans to add 180 management and production positions.

Del Monte to Go Private Again

KKR, other investors to pay $5.3 billion.

Mars Petcare Buys Most of Procter & Gamble’s Pet Food Business

Exiting pet care, P&G sells Iams, Eukanuba and Natura brands for $2.9 billion.

Expanding Americans' Love for Seafood

Americans' love for seafood can be stretched to new varieties with a little education and some care in processing.

Congress Scrambles to Pass Food Safety Legislation

As Congress has argued over health care reform, financial reform, two wars, a mortgage crisis and unemployment, amending the U.S. food safety system was put on the back burner. In Part 1 of our series on food safety in the food processing industry, we investigate the legislative issues behind ...

Media Reaction to Soy Overstates Risks

Soy recently got its turn under the hot lamp of media accusation for crimes committed in the name of health. Research purportedly linking soy to cancer has been splattering the pages of popular media with its tofu gore. As always, the truth is more benign – pun intended – than the columnists ...

Quality’s Paper Trail: Managing the Shift to Electronic Records

Documenting quality-assurance activities in the plant is a headache, and extending the paper trail to include the activities of suppliers is creating a migraine that only electronic records can cure.

Technology on the Plant Floor: Proceed with Caution

Industrial Ethernet and wireless communication offer great efficiency gains, but they also carry security baggage.

Industrial Maintenance Job Fairs Can Help You Find Talented People

Deferred maintenance is reaching chronic levels as current equipment ages and sophisticated, new equipment needs more care and custom configuration. One way to find talented people is through industrial maintenance job fairs. Here’s how they work and what you should do to maximize your return on ...

Business Leaders Weigh In On Sustainability

The majority of businesses say that the benefits resulting from their sustainability initiatives have exceeded expectations, according to an international survey by Accenture. But a hard-core minority of businesses does not see sustainability as a critical or strategic investment.

Automation Technology in Food Production: For Man or Machine?

Bakery automation can carry a hefty price tag; the likelihood of realizing a return on investment is enhanced when the human part of the equation is addressed.

Whole Foods To Require GMO Labeling by 2018

And Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Aldi and other stores vow not the carry the genetically engineered salmon.

Focus On: Functional Foods

Consumers believe food can enhance health but they are not consuming functional foods as a cure for particular health concerns.

FDA Warns Individuals and Firms to Stop Selling Fake Cancer 'Cures'

Warning Letters have been sent to 23 U.S. companies and two foreign individuals marketing a wide range of products fraudulently claiming to prevent and cure cancer, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Americans' Love of Seafood Expands with Education

Americans’ love for seafood can be stretched to new varieties with a little education and some care in processing.

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