Food Safety

Baking treats the gluten-free way

Enjoy Life Foods’ cookies, snack bars, chips, cereals, granolas and trail mixes are made in an allergen-free, gluten-free facility, and the company’s 40,050-sq.-ft. production plant is bulging at the seams to accommodate growing demand for its products. Enjoy Life is expanding at such a rapid pace, it may need to add a facility or relocate to a larger one. 


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The benefits of sanitary equipment design

During Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) inspections, the most commonly found nonconformities are associated with food-safety maintenance. 


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ABA responds to recent FDA efforts

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been on a roll lately. Its regulatory agenda is so full that advocates went to court to force timelines on the multitude of food-safety regulations required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). 


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Snack Manufacturer of the Year: Ballreich Bros. potato chip production

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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Snack Manufacturer of the Year: New (potato) chips off the old block

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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An SF&WB EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

New ABA chairman discusses issues in the baking industry

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

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

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

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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Food Safety Summit to feature new exhibitors, exhibitor presentations

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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