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FEATURE: FOOD SAFETY IN THE SPOTLIGHT AT IAOM
outbreak that made 56 people ill in 24 states, Neil said.
A General Mills facility in Kansas City, Missouri,
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more than 200 products and 30 brands, Neil said.
As a result of the outbreak investigation, several
steps were taken to reduce the risk of future illnesses.
limited to Salmonella from raw eggs; it also includes
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even more prominent and some moved toward the use
Addressing food safety concerns was also on the
mind of several equipment suppliers exhibiting.
Food safety is the top request from customers, said
Ricardo Fontenelle, technical sales adviser of Brazilbased Sangati Berga. The company is addressing that
concern with plansifter sieves and frames made from
polymer. The frames stack on top of each other without
any connecting elements.
"Eliminating all those connecting elements like
wood and rubber gaskets, which can be harmful, is a
Along with the plansifter technology, Sangati Berga
also was highlighting its new alliance with Kice
The businesses complement each other since Sangati
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is a very high-quality company; they have the contacts
Together, the companies can offer a competitive,
high tech turnkey mill, said Andy Forrester, director of
"Our local support and service complements
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