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Pulsed Electric Field Moves Ahead Slowly

Several speakers discussed the challenges and opportunities in applying pulsed electric field (PEF) to novel processing methods for microbial destruction and extraction at a Monday morning symposium. Mike Kempkes, Vice President, Diversified… Read more

July 15, 2013 11:06 am Bob Swientek no comments

Hybrid Processing Techniques Improve Food Quality and Safety

Session 268 July 16; 10:30 a.m.-noon Room S403 Consumers are demanding fresher, safer, and more nutritious foods. This has sparked greater interest in both thermal and nonthermal processing techniques for better food preservation and assured… Read more

July 15, 2013 9:00 am no comments

Detection of Allergens in Processed Food

Session 184 July 15; 1:30–3 p.m. Room S401cd Reliable detection methods play a key role in an effective allergen control program. T. J. Fu, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, explains that commercial ELISA test kits remain the most frequently… Read more

July 14, 2013 12:00 pm Kelly Hensel no comments

New Approaches to Sustainable Packaging

Session 183 July 15; 1:30-3:00 p.m. Room S404abc Packaging represents about 76 million tons or ~30% of the total municipal solid waste in the United States. Possible ways to decrease packaging waste include reducing packaging at the… Read more

July 14, 2013 10:00 am 1 comment

Separating Food Components via Nonthermal Processing

Session 117 July 15; 10:30 a.m.-noon Room S502 This Monday morning symposium will identify the latest advances in novel nonthermal and chemical-free (green) processing technologies for extraction, separation, and transformation of food… Read more

July 14, 2013 8:30 am 1 comment

Berry Juice and Puree Processing

Session 102 July 15; 8:30-10:00 a.m. Room S501ab With the aid of nonthermal processing technologies, ultra-high temperature (UHT) pasteurization, aseptic packaging techniques, and other innovative processing technologies, berry fruit can be… Read more

July 14, 2013 8:00 am no comments

New Processing Technologies Enhance Protein Functionality

Session 17 July 14; 10:30 a.m.-noon Room S402 The human population continues to expand even though the supply of natural protein resources remains limited. Thus, we must invent new technologies that can improve the efficiency of protein… Read more

July 13, 2013 5:00 pm no comments

Nanotechnology Detects Foodborne Pathogens in Meat Processing

Session 48 July 14; 1:30-3:00 p.m. Room S401cd A symposium on Sunday afternoon will explore how nanotechnology can be applied to food safety. Due to recent outbreaks caused by Listeria and Salmonella, the need for rapid detection of biological… Read more

July 13, 2013 2:30 pm 1 comment

ATAGO SAC-i Polarimeter/Saccharimeter


Though it is well-suited for a variety of laboratories, the SAC-i has been designed with high performance sugar analysis in mind. The unit is compliant to ICUMSA and FDA 21 CFR part 11, and approved by Consecana, offering fast, stable… Read more

July 12, 2013 11:56 am Kelly Hensel 1 comment



Specification Index  L-fucose(%) ≥15 Organic SO42-(%) ≥20 Moisture (%) ≤10 Heavy metal (Pb)(mg/kg) ≤20 As (mg/kg) ≤2 Total bacterial (cfu/g) ≤1000 Coliform (cfu/100g) ≤30 Pathogen Not detected Inner package:PE plastic bottle,… Read more

July 12, 2013 11:46 am Kelly Hensel no comments

Ecolab Advantis FC Foam Cleaner


Advantis FC is a high foaming, chlorinated alkaline cleaner that is formulated for use with reduced temperature water as low as 105°F. Advantis FC improves cleaning performance in plants that cannot achieve or maintain high water temperatures… Read more

July 12, 2013 11:39 am Kelly Hensel no comments

GEA Procomac Aseptic Dual Filling System


The new system is composed of two separate filling carousels: the new aseptic piston doser PX for solid particles with set volume from 30 to 150 ml and the volumetric electronic filler Fillstar FX, an industry standard for aseptic beverages… Read more

July 12, 2013 11:32 am Kelly Hensel no comments

Resin-Set DRS Brushware

Hill Brush

The Hill Brush Company has developed a revolutionary improvement in brush filament retention known as the ‘Dual Retention System – DRS’ whereby each tuft is anchored into the brush back with food grade stainless steel staples and epoxy resin. … Read more

July 12, 2013 11:29 am Kelly Hensel no comments

Encapsulator B-390/395 Pro

Buchi encapsulator

The bench-top design and innovative technology make the Encapsulators especially suitable for the evaluation of encapsulation during the early stages of product development to perform feasibility studies in food R&D lab. B-390Microencapsulation… Read more

July 12, 2013 11:19 am Kelly Hensel no comments

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: A Sustainable Packaging Approach

Session 183 July 15; 1:30–3 p.m. Room S404abc This session begins by offering a brief overview of antimicrobial packaging with emphasis on sustainable packaging materials for meat and poultry products, as well as regulatory considerations…. Read more

June 6, 2013 7:53 pm Kelly Hensel no comments

IFT’s Nanoscience Conference Returns


The IFT International Food Nanoscience Conference is back and better than ever. It will be held July 12–13 at the Hilton Chicago, in Chicago, Ill., just prior to the Annual Meeting & Food Expo. Join expert speakers from around the world and… Read more

March 6, 2013 9:50 am Kelly Hensel 2 comments