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3M buys Elution Technologies, expands allergy testing capabilities

  3M has acquired Vermont-based allergy testing kit manufacturer Elution Technologies. The company creates test kits to screen products for potentia... continue reading »


Urschel debuts smaller version of AFFINITY dicer

Urschel introduced the new Affinity Integra Dicer, a smaller version of its AFFINITY Dicer, at PROCESS EXPO 2017. The Integra is designed to process d... continue reading »


USDA updates app to improve access to food recalls information

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has made changes to its FoodKeeper food recall information app. The agency announced in late August that the app wi... continue reading »


Michigan fruit processor files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Cherry Growers Inc. (CGI) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Thursday, Aug. 31. Headquartered in Grawn near Tra... continue reading »


Specialty baby food brand opens new Alaska manufacturing facility

Bambino’s Baby Food, which produces kosher and organic meals, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Anchorage, Alaska. "Bambino’s is about... continue reading »


Processed potatoes help lead the dietary renaissance

For decades, America has had a love affair with potatoes. They appear in one of their many forms – chips, French fries, roasted or mashed – on our... continue reading »


Hayssen introduces customer-driven packaging machine

Hayssen Flexible Systems, a Barry-Wehmiller company, has released its VERUS intermittent vertical form-fill-seal (VFFS) machine. Featuring an advanced... continue reading »


Produce Safety Rule compliance guide issued for small businesses

The FDA has issued a Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG),  to help small businesses comply with the Produce Safety Rule mandated by the Food Safety ... continue reading »


Eat Smart donates thousands of salads to hurricane victims

Apio has donated 24,000 salads, or approximately 70,000 salad servings, to victims of Hurricane Harvey. The company’s Eat Smart brand is partnering ... continue reading »


Analysis finds cost of the menu labeling rule delay

A new independent economic analysis has found that the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to delay the national menu labeling law for one y... continue reading »