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Your Baby Is Ugly

February 18, 2010 10:08 am | Comments

Swallowing criticism isn't easy, especially when you love the product you are selling.

The Reality of Processed Foods

February 16, 2010 12:47 pm | Comments

Paul McCartney said that “if slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.” I've never been to a slaughterhouse, but after touring several food processing plants, I leave feeling better about where my food comes from.  

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Will Smile for Food

February 16, 2010 6:03 am | by KAREN LANGHAUSER, Editor-in-Chief, Food Manufacturing | Comments

This just in: A recently released Conference Board research survey revealed that U.S. job satisfaction has reached the lowest recorded level in 22 years.

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What’s that Down the Road? A Head?

February 12, 2010 8:53 am | by DR. CHRIS KUEHL, Economic Analyst, Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. | Comments

The four main factors that will affect 2010 will be credit and its availability, the emergence of an inflationary spiral, demand factors and the impact of governmental programs.

Employee Power

February 11, 2010 11:53 am | Comments

Management could benefit from more employee involvement. For example, giving them the power to shut down the line if there is a breach or helping them to learn what is safe and unsafe.

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The Solution to Everything — Charge More

February 10, 2010 6:19 am | by DAVID MANTEY, Editor, Product Design & Development (PD&D) | Comments

Some companies seem to have quit trying to find a new model or improve an old one. They are willing to ride increasing fees into the bankruptcy sunset across the scorched customer service plains.

The Boy who Harnessed the Playstation

February 9, 2010 6:58 am | by JOEL HANS, Associate Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation (IMPO) | Comments

See what more you could be doing to foster creative thought or productivity, because nothing turns you into a zombie faster than after-midnight virtual skateboarding.

Moderation, Motivation Deep-Fried Salad

February 8, 2010 6:32 am | by KAREN LANGHAUSER, Editor-in-Chief, Food Manufacturing | Comments

Today’s society is pressed for time and money, and quite honestly, flat out not interested in cooking elaborate meals, nor giving up delicious things like pizza and takeout.

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Extreme Nuclear Makeover

February 5, 2010 5:08 am | Comments

The President wins points for taking decisive action on climate change, but don't expect the public to embrace nuclear power while a quarter of the plants are leaking radioactive waste.

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Celebrating Spring Chickens

February 3, 2010 5:48 am | by KAREN LANGHAUSER, Editor-in-Chief, and KRYSTAL GABERT, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Comments

Many companies still take the time to recognize that new ideas are not only attractive, but also compulsory in an industry that wants to keep moving forward.

Umm ... That Edible Food-Like Substance Really Hits The Spot

February 2, 2010 5:38 am | by JEFF REINKE, Editorial Director | Comments

Food activist Michael Pollan touched a nerve when alluding to “edible food-like substances,” referring to many of the processed foods Americans consume every day.

Skydiving from Space

January 29, 2010 12:24 pm | Comments

A team of engineers is developing the technology necessary for Felix Baumgartner  to perform a jump from 120,000 feet.

IT — A Love-Hate Relationship

January 29, 2010 5:32 am | by JEFF REINKE, Editorial Director, Chem.Info | Comments

It’s easy to complain about downtime associated with scheduled IT overhauls and upgrades, but try to remember how life would be without them, and maybe take an extra moment to appreciate your tech.

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Stalking Better Food Traceability

January 26, 2010 12:50 pm | Comments

In a world where uncovering a mountain of useless detail takes mere minutes, it seems obvious that the compulsion to catalog information could be put to more useful purposes — like tracking our food supply.

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Unused Resources in Haiti at Home

January 25, 2010 12:30 pm | Comments

In Haiti, resources are not reaching the people who need them the most. A similar situation is happening here in the U.S.

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