The 2019 National Committee Interstate Milk Shippers (NCIMS) conference was held April 26 through May 1, 2019, in St. Louis. The NCIMS delegates worked diligently to align the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) Appendix T with the FDA Preventive Controls for Human Food rule for those plants manufacturing both Grade A and non-Grade A products.
The company’s former president was charged in connection with a cover-up scheme.
May 4, 2020
Brenham, Texas-based ice cream manufacturer Blue Bell Creameries L.P. agreed to plead guilty to charges it shipped contaminated products linked to a 2015 listeriosis outbreak, said the U.S. Department of Justice.
We've all heard the "it pays for itself" sales pitch in one form or another and, understandably, it tends to raise a skeptical eyebrow. It's an overused cliché uttered by salespeople who have an obvious ulterior motive: selling you stuff.
Heat is fundamental to the food and drink industry. From cooking and drying to other treatments such as pasteurization, heat is widely used in all but the most basic food manufacturing and processing situations, in sectors as varied as dairy, fruit and vegetable processing, meat, prepared foods, brewing, and dietary supplements.
USITC will let stand a sweeping order in support of a complaint by 3-A SSI to block the imports of products from China showing a counterfeit 3-A Symbol or equivalent claim.
April 6, 2020
On April 3, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) announced it will let stand a sweeping order in support of a complaint by 3-A Sanitary Standards Inc. (3-A SSI), McLean, Va., to block the imports of any products from China showing a counterfeit 3-A Symbol or equivalent claim.
On-Demand: Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.
On-Demand Concerns over food safety, reliability, and traceability get a great deal of attention within plants. Yet the highly regulated – but often-overlooked – concern for the storage and use of hazardous materials is also important.
ON DEMAND: Food safety-related recalls not only are costly, but also can wreak havoc on a brand’s reputation. It’s critical, therefore, that dairy processors have solid food safety plans and practices in place to prevent such recalls — and to meet the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
This webinar will discuss how dairy processors could step up food safety efforts through the establishment of a food safety culture and enhancement of food-safety program inspections and audits. Read More
When Huhtamaki Packaging entered a contract with a national yogurt producer, the yogurt company requested that every container be inspected by a metal detector before being shipped. So it purchased six E-Z Tec DSP metal detectors from Eriez.
Each new food contamination crises that hits the front page, each death of an infant or grandparent due to E. Coli, Lysteria or Salmonella, is an avoidable tragedy. Our society and our legislators will not allow a complacent attitude.
For the U.S. Dairy Industry and users of dairy ingredients, changes to the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) regulations in March 2007 allowed seat-lift cleaning of Mix Proof valves while milk or milk products were in the opposite housing.