Labriola Baking Co., an automated/artisan bakery in Alsip, Ill., seems to be expanding constantly, thanks to the efforts of ‘Chief Dough Boy’ and CEO Rich Labriola and his staff. Business has grown at double-digit rates, allowing for a move to a spacious, 175,000-sq.ft. production facility and the opening of a hot-spot bakery café. It’s latest project? Pretzel bread.
The American Bakers Association wins a major victory on behalf of the wholesale baking industry with the inclusion of an exemption in the Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent proposal, “Preventive Controls for Human Food: Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Foods.”
The six-day fair in Munich showcased a wide product spectrum for the baking and confectionery sector, with more than 1,100 exhibitors that transformed the Messe München exhibit hall into ‘the world’s largest bakery.’
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suspends the registration of Sunland Inc.'s New Mexico food facility as a result of the recent Salmonella Bredeney outbreak that sickened 41 people across 20 states.