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 FDA orders LA Star Seafood Company to shutdown over failure to comply with regulations http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfda-orders-la-star-seafood-company-to-shutdown-over-failure-to-comply-with-regulations-4543605 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfda-orders-la-star-seafood-company-to-shutdown-over-failure-to-comply-with-regulations-4543605 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered the shutdown of Los Angeles-based LA Star Seafood Company until they demonstrate compliance of processed food with food safety laws and regulations. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT French government helps poultry industry with €15m grant http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrench-government-helps-poultry-industry-with-15m-grant-4543928 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrench-government-helps-poultry-industry-with-15m-grant-4543928 France’s poultry sector will be receiving a grant of €15m from the government to help it tide over the effects of European Union’s (EU) abolition of subsidies on the export of frozen chicken to third countries. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT Munters-Frost Prevention in Freezing and Cold Storage with Humidity Control http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/freezers/munters/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/freezers/munters/ Munters design and manufacture humidity controls for moisture and condensation prevention in conveying, mixing, blending, drying, cooling, packing and general storage.Dehumidified air combats mould g... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:24:00 GMT Vidrala-Food and Beverage Glass Containers Manufacturer http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/packaging/vidrala/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/packaging/vidrala/ Vidrala is one of Western Europe's largest glass container manufacturers, producing bottles and jars at six sites located in four countries, namely, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Belgium. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:28:00 GMT Randox Food Diagnostics-Reliable Food Safety Screening http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/randox/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/randox/ Randox Food Diagnostics is a dedicated company responsible for the distribution of Randox drug residue kits, wine testing kits and analysers worldwide. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:47:00 GMT Into the Wild: Using natural ingredients in condiments http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureinto-the-wild-4543296/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featureinto-the-wild-4543296/ As British food develops and becomes more complex, Sonia Sharma investigates how wild and natural ingredients are being integrated into our daily meals Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:06:00 GMT Almarai contemplates $400m investment in Egypt http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsalmarai-contemplates-400m-investment-in-egypt-4542968 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsalmarai-contemplates-400m-investment-in-egypt-4542968 Saudi Arabia-based dairy food company Almarai is planning an investment of $400m in Egypt to increase its presence in the country. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT Minnesota records third infection of bird flu in commercial poultry http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsminnesota-records-third-infection-of-bird-flu-in-commercial-poultry-4542625 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsminnesota-records-third-infection-of-bird-flu-in-commercial-poultry-4542625 Bird flu in the US has spread further, with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirming the third infection of a virulent strain of avian flu in a commercial poultry flock in Minnesota. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT Scientists launch heat-resistant bean varieties in Ethiopia http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsscientists-launch-heat-resistant-bean-varieties-in-ethiopia-4542045 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsscientists-launch-heat-resistant-bean-varieties-in-ethiopia-4542045 Scientists from the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) in Ethiopia have developed a new breed of bean seed that can survive in high temperatures. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:21:00 GMT Fonterra Dairy Ingredients Plant http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/fonterra-dairy-ingredients-plant/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/fonterra-dairy-ingredients-plant/ Fonterra Co-operative Group, a dairy firm based in New Zealand, began operations at its newly constructed dairy ingredients plant in Heerenveen town located north of the Netherlands in February 2015. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Taiwan clears more than 300 food items feared to be radiation contaminated http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstaiwan-clears-more-than-300-food-items-feared-to-be-radiation-contaminated-4541684 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstaiwan-clears-more-than-300-food-items-feared-to-be-radiation-contaminated-4541684 Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared around 300 food products that had been imported under false pretenses from areas near the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Success Story: New Control Heads at Fromagerie Bel in the Meuse http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/new-control-heads-fromagerie-bel/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/new-control-heads-fromagerie-bel/ At its Cléry-le-Petit site in the Meuse, France, Fromagerie Bel wanted to add an extra protein constituent to the milk collected locally in order to guarantee consistent quality of the cheese produced. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:33:00 GMT High-Quality Air for High-Quality Food http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/high-quality-air-for-high-quality-food/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/high-quality-air-for-high-quality-food/ As the world's biggest supplier of desiccant dehumidifiers and air handling solutions, Munters has extensive experience as to techniques to fully control climate conditions. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:28:00 GMT Bruker Introduces Enhanced Wine-Profiling Solution Based on NMR http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/bruker-biospin/pressenhanced-wine-profiling-solution-nmr.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/bruker-biospin/pressenhanced-wine-profiling-solution-nmr.html The second-generation module of the FoodScreener for wine profiling allows easy and cost-efficient NMR-based wine analysis. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:47:00 GMT UK MPs recommend ban on fast-food joints in hospitals http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsuk-mps-recommend-ban-on-fast-food-joints-in-hospitals-4540373 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsuk-mps-recommend-ban-on-fast-food-joints-in-hospitals-4540373 UK MP’s have urged NHS to play its part in controlling obesity, by banning fast-food outlets from hospitals. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT UAE to implement stricter food safety law http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsuae-to-implement-stricter-food-safety-law-4540776 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsuae-to-implement-stricter-food-safety-law-4540776 The UAE Federal National Council (FNC) has approved a new draft law that will help strengthen the country's food safety. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Bruker Launches FoodScreener Module for Comprehensive NMR-based Profiling of Honey http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/bruker-biospin/pressbruker-foodscreener-module.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/bruker-biospin/pressbruker-foodscreener-module.html The new NMR screening solution specifically for the analysis of honey is the latest module of Bruker's FoodScreener product line, which will be released in April. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:41:00 GMT Nederman MikroPul Pty Announces Change in Company Operations http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/-mikropul/pressnederman-mikropul-pty-company-operations.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/-mikropul/pressnederman-mikropul-pty-company-operations.html Nederman MikroPul Pty has announced a change in company operations in a statement from managing direction Brian Hooker. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:39:00 GMT Innovate UK’s £16m support to 25 innovative projects to boost agriculture http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsinnovate-uks-16m-support-to-25-innovative-projects-to-boost-agriculture-4539758 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsinnovate-uks-16m-support-to-25-innovative-projects-to-boost-agriculture-4539758 The UK Government and industry will be providing over 70 businesses and universities funding of around £16m to aid in the development of business ideas, and to boost agriculture. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Kraft Foods might be acquired by Brazil’s 3G Capital http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskraft-foods-might-be-acquired-by-brazils-3g-capital-4539679 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskraft-foods-might-be-acquired-by-brazils-3g-capital-4539679 US-based food and beverage company Kraft Foods Group might soon be acquired by Brazilian private equity firm 3G Capital, which acquired ketchup maker HJ Heinz for $23.2bn two years ago. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT