Food Safety

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New ABA chairman discusses issues in the baking industry

April 17, 2014

We recently talked with Rich Scalise, chairman and CEO of Hearthside Food Solutions, Downers Grove, Ill. Scalise is the new chairman of the American Bakers Association (ABA), Washington, and he had much to say about his new industry role, plans for the association and what shapes the baking industry.


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ABA commends U.S. reps for introducing food-labeling act

April 11, 2014

The American Bakers Association commends five U.S. representatives for introducing legislation to protect consumers and advance food safety.


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Chiquita Brands, Kwik Trip CEOs discuss food quality at 2014 Food Safety Summit

April 11, 2014

Ed Lonergan, CEO of Chiquita Brands International, and Don Zietlow, president and CEO of Kwik Trip Inc., discussed their commitment to food safety at a keynote presentation on April 9 at the 16th Annual Food Safety Summit in Baltimore.


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PMMI, member companies to exhibit at interpack 2014

April 4, 2014

PMMI, The Association of Packaging and Processing Technologies, Reston, Va., will help manufacturers from around the world discover solutions from North America’s top innovators at interpack, held May 8-14 at Messe Dusseldorf in Dusseldorf, Germany.


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New (potato) chips off the old block

April 4, 2014

Family-owned Ballreich Bros., Tiffin, Ohio, has a large fan base that pines for its various potato chips as well as crispy new shoestring potato sticks, popcorn, pretzels and other snacks. 


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Ballreich Bros. potato chip production

April 3, 2014

Ballreich Bros.’ 75,000-sq.-ft. potato chip and snack plant churns out 2,000-5,000 lb. of product an hour. Manufacturing product on a just-in-time basis, the family owned and operated company in Tiffin, Ohio, also produces new Sweet Potato Chips and shoestring Potato Sticks in three flavors.


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Food Safety Summit to feature new exhibitors, exhibitor presentations

March 19, 2014

More first-time exhibitors and exhibitor presentations will greet attendees at the Food Safety Summit, a BNP Media event scheduled for April 8-10 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore.


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Cleaning up on standard procedures

March 11, 2014

Implementing stringent equipment maintenance and sanitation programs in their facilities will enable bakers and snack producers to better comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act. New and improved equipment and supplies make the job easier.


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Editor's Note

Read us on your smartphones

March 11, 2014

With March, the winds of change are here, and bakers and snack food companies may get the urge to make some updates to their operations, and do a little spring cleaning. One thing already budding in this issue is an unusual production process for bread. 


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IFT makes supplement available on traceability of foods through the supply chain

February 27, 2014

Recent developments across the globe have put an increasing focus on the traceability of foods. In an effort to better protect public health from foodborne illness outbreaks and recalls, governments across the world are in the process of implementing new regulations around food traceability. The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) announces a new Journal of Food Science supplement on this topic.


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New chips off the old block

Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year. 

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Food Safety Summit Conference & Expo - Live Webinar Sessions

The Food Safety Summit offers the opportunity to attend and participate in these selected sessions remotely by registering and joining in LIVE from your computer.

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Come check out the latest edition of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery! This month's edition features a special look into the family-owned Ballreich Bros. manufacturer in Tiffin, Ohio.

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