Food Processing Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.foodprocessing-technology.com web site http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/ en-us http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/ Food Processing Technology-Updates http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif CRF Frozen Foods expands recall of frozen organic and traditional fruits and vegetables http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscrf-frozen-foods-expands-recall-of-frozen-organic-and-traditional-fruits-and-vegetables--4881327 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscrf-frozen-foods-expands-recall-of-frozen-organic-and-traditional-fruits-and-vegetables--4881327 Washington-based CRF Frozen Foods has expanded its voluntary recall of frozen organic and traditional fruits and vegetables due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Tue, 03 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT France imposes three-month ban on production of foie gras http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrance-imposes-three-month-ban-on-production-of-foie-gras-4882027 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrance-imposes-three-month-ban-on-production-of-foie-gras-4882027 France has imposed a three-month ban on the production of foie gras due to a bird flu scare in the southwestern part of the country. Tue, 03 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Lawsuit filed against PepsiCo’s Quaker Oats over 100% natural claims http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newslawsuit-filed-against-pepsicos-quaker-oats-over-100-natural-claims-4881473 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newslawsuit-filed-against-pepsicos-quaker-oats-over-100-natural-claims-4881473 PepsiCo’s Quaker Oats brand has been issued a lawsuit by US consumers over claims that its signature product is '100% Natural'. Tue, 03 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Tomra Sorting Food to Exhibit Nimbus BSI at INC World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/tomra/pressexhibet-nimbus-bsi.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/tomra/pressexhibet-nimbus-bsi.html TOMRA Sorting Food will showcase its award-winning Nimbus BSI free-fall sorting machine at the INC World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress 2016 being held in San Diego, California. Tue, 03 May 2016 14:12:00 GMT Sensor Cube is Now Also in Accordance with EPA Guidelines http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/processing/christian-burkert/presssensor-cube-epa-guidelines.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/processing/christian-burkert/presssensor-cube-epa-guidelines.html Turbidity measurement with the Bürkert Online Analysis System now meets US EPA 180.1 regulations. Tue, 03 May 2016 11:55:00 GMT Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to acquire Kalle http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsclayton-dubilier-rice-to-acquire-kalle-4880571 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsclayton-dubilier-rice-to-acquire-kalle-4880571 Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has announced that its managed funds will acquire Kalle, an industrial manufacturer of artificial casings for the meat processing industry. Mon, 02 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Atria sells pig farm in north Estonia http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsatria-sells-pig-farm-in-north-estonia-4880648 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsatria-sells-pig-farm-in-north-estonia-4880648 Finland-based food group Atria has divested its Linnamae pig farm in Laane County, Estonia, in order to cut down costs. Mon, 02 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT US Justice Department initiates criminal probe on Dole Food over Listeria outbreak http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsus-justice-department-initiates-criminal-probe-on-dole-food-over-listeria-outbreak-4880749 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsus-justice-department-initiates-criminal-probe-on-dole-food-over-listeria-outbreak-4880749 The US Justice Department has launched a criminal probe on Dole Food over a Listeria outbreak that led to four deaths in the US and Canada, as well as multiple illnesses. Mon, 02 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Improving Filtration Processes at Luxury Chocolate Manufacturer http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/russell-finex/pressimproving-filtration-processes.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/russell-finex/pressimproving-filtration-processes.html With the installation of Russell Eco Self-Cleaning Filters® and Compact Sieves®, Russell Finex helped Godiva reach the highest quality standards, delivering maximum customer satisfaction every time. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:34:00 GMT Alpha Baking acquires two bakeries from ConAgra http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsalpha-baking-acquires-two-bakeries-from-conagra-4879128 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsalpha-baking-acquires-two-bakeries-from-conagra-4879128 US-based Alpha Baking has bought two bakeries from ConAgra for an undisclosed amount. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: The Hershey Company, Ambev SA, Jollibee Foods Corporation, Bunge Deutschland http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-the-hershey-company-ambev-sa-jollibee-foods-corporation-bunge-deutschland-4877575 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-the-hershey-company-ambev-sa-jollibee-foods-corporation-bunge-deutschland-4877575 The Hershey Company has purchased Ripple Brand Collective to add to its chocolate portfolio and enhance its premium offerings. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Al Rawdah to invest $32.6m in poultry farm in UAE http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsal-rawdah-to-invest-326m-in-poultry-farm-in-uae-4879309 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsal-rawdah-to-invest-326m-in-poultry-farm-in-uae-4879309 Emirates Modern Poultry (Al Rawdah) has announced its plans to initially invest $32.6m in a new poultry facility at Liwa, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Canadian researchers find soy isoflavones and peptides restrict Listeria growth http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanadian-researchers-find-soy-isoflavones-and-peptides-restrict-listeria-growth-4879225 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanadian-researchers-find-soy-isoflavones-and-peptides-restrict-listeria-growth-4879225 Researchers from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, have found that soy can restrict the growth of some bacteria such as Listeria and Pseudomonas, as well as function better than some chemical-based agents. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Bayn Europe, Astra Dairy Farms, Ros Agro, Delightful Gourmet http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-bayn-europe-astra-dairy-farms-ros-agro-delightful-gourmet-4877625 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-bayn-europe-astra-dairy-farms-ros-agro-delightful-gourmet-4877625 Bayn Europe has announced plans for rights issue of more than 1.8 million shares, and warrants at a price of Skr3.48 ($0.42) a unit, to raise an amount of Skr6.5m ($0.79m) to invest in its sales and expansion activities. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Pinnacle Foods appoints Mondelez executive Mark Clouse as new CEO http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspinnacle-foods-appoints-mondelez-executive-mark-clouse-as-new-ceo-4877684 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspinnacle-foods-appoints-mondelez-executive-mark-clouse-as-new-ceo-4877684 US-based Pinnacle Foods has named Mondelez executive Mark A Clouse as the company's new chief executive officer (CEO). Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Dannon pledges to improve sustainable agriculture practices to milk supply http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdannon-pledges-to-improve-sustainable-agriculture-practices-to-milk-supply-4877854 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdannon-pledges-to-improve-sustainable-agriculture-practices-to-milk-supply-4877854 Yogurt maker The Dannon Company (Dannon) has pledged to improve sustainable agriculture practices for its milk supply, increase transparency for its product portfolio, and shift to more natural and fewer ingredients for flagship brands in the US. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Nestlé and R&R agree to set up ice cream and frozen food joint venture http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-and-rr-agree-to-set-up-ice-cream-and-frozen-food-joint-venture-4877444 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-and-rr-agree-to-set-up-ice-cream-and-frozen-food-joint-venture-4877444 Swiss food company Nestlé and UK-based ice cream company R&R have agreed to set up a joint venture, called Froneri. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Hershey acquires barkTHINS snacking chocolate brand http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshershey-acquires-barkthins-snacking-chocolate-brand-4876220 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshershey-acquires-barkthins-snacking-chocolate-brand-4876220 Hershey Company in the US has acquired Ripple Brand Collective, a New-York-based privately held firm that owns the barkTHINS snacking chocolate brand. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Adam Foods to acquire Panrico Brand in Spain, Portugal and Andorra http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsadam-foods-to-acquire-panrico-brand-in-spain-portugal-and-andorra-4876423 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsadam-foods-to-acquire-panrico-brand-in-spain-portugal-and-andorra-4876423 Spanish food manufacturer Adam Foods has signed an agreement with Mexico-based baking firm Groupo Bimbo to purchase the Panrico bread and pastry brand in Spain, Portugal and Andorra. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Peak Rock to acquire Diamond Crystal Brands http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspeak-rock-to-acquire-diamond-crystal-brands-4875984 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspeak-rock-to-acquire-diamond-crystal-brands-4875984 Texas-based private equity firm Peak Rock Capital has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Diamond Crystal Brands (DCB), a manufacturer and distributor of portion control and single serve food and beverage products, from Hormel Foods. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT