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2010-01-12 06:00:00

LANSING, Ill., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- National Pasteurized Eggs (NPE) today announced that Compass Group North America is now utilizing NPE's new Salmonella-free Safest Choice(TM) cage-free pasteurized shell eggs in their Morrison Health Care Foodservice and Morrison Senior Dining Facilities, serving 350 acute care and 250 senior dining facilities nationwide. The move to cage-free eggs for the Morrison division is in line with Compass Group's sustainability policy, announced in 2007,...

2009-12-23 04:00:00

LANSING, Ill., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not too late! Enter the National Pasteurized Eggs, (www.SafeEggs.com), makers of Davidson's Safest Choice Pasteurized Shell Eggs, best holiday recipe contest. Designed by National Pasteurized Eggs, food safety leader, to celebrate the season and remind at-home chefs and bakers about food borne illness, the Davidson's Safest Choice "Safest Recipes" contest runs through Dec. 31, 2009. Recipe submissions will be accepted from any category and the...

2009-11-16 10:42:00

Other Requests: Harmonize Regulations and Avoid Duplicate Fees WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although unpasteurized, or raw, milk products pose a significant food safety hazard, facilities producing these products are not covered by any of the food safety regulations proposed so far this year by Congress. These facilities also remain exempt from existing regulations enforced by all states, which are know as the Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO), that set the standard for...

2009-10-15 08:15:00

HAR TUV, Israel, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantium Technologies, an Israeli-based water technologies company, today announced that its Hydro Optic Disinfection(TM) ultraviolet (UV) light water pasteurization and disinfection systems are now commercially available for use for regulatory compliance in the U.S. dairy industry. The announcement by Atlantium comes after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized the 2009 Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO), and issued the IMS-a-47. The...

2009-10-08 13:57:00

LANSING, Ill., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- No one intends or wants to eat a "dirty" food but that's just what the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Center for Science in the Public Interest has labeled eggs, one of the country's most popular foods, this week. In fact, eggs were ranked number two on the list of so-called "dirty" foods. However, egg safety leader National Pasteurized Eggs, Inc., (NPE) is encouraging consumers to simply do what they do when they choose safe milk,...

2009-10-01 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed a pasteurization technology that can be integrated into the food supply chain resulting in energy reduction for the food production market and healthier and safer products for consumers. The technology delivers concentrated energy to the surface of the food, significantly reducing the amount of wasted energy that exists in current pasteurization methods. Unlike current solutions, this technology...

2009-09-23 04:00:00

LANSING, Ill., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Further expanding the nation's options for safe foods, egg safety leader National Pasteurized Eggs (NPE) (www.safeeggs.com) today announced that it is now producing the industry's first cage-free pasteurized shell egg to serve the foodservice industry and consumers throughout the United States. Texas Tech University, located in Lubbock, Texas, is serving the cage-free pasteurized shell eggs that are free from salmonella to its faculty, guests and...

2009-09-03 05:00:00

FLANDREAU, S.D., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In tandem with the Food and Drug Administration's quest to dramatically reduce Salmonella-related food poisoning, National Pasteurized Eggs (NPE) www.SafeEggs.com, the country's largest shell egg pasteurizer, opened a new state-of-the-art plant that more than doubles its production and expands Americans' access to eggs free from dangerous egg-related Salmonella-enteritidis. Already the standard of care for nursing homes and hospitals that serve...

2009-07-22 09:46:42

If this summer weather has you feeling wilted, imagine what it does to your food. An expert at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) , advises taking extra precautions with food during the summer heat."Many people don't pay attention to food poisoning but it really is a major concern. Over 325,000 people per year are hospitalized from food poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control," said Roberta Anding...

2009-07-10 13:48:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Plainview Milk Products Cooperative, Plainview, Minnesota, continues to execute a voluntary recall of instant nonfat dried milk, whey protein, fruit stabilizers and gums (thickening agents) while making improvements to the dry ingredients production area in preparation for reinspection. Testing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture of the Plainview products affected by the recall has not found any contamination and...


Latest Pasteurization Reference Libraries

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2010-09-29 17:09:53

Pasteurization, used to slow microbial growth in food, is a process of heating food or liquid to a specific temperature for a definite length of time and then cooling immediately. Louis Pasteur was the creator of the process and completed his first test with Claude Bernard in April 20, 1864. The process was conceived as a way to prevent wine and beer from souring. Mostly, commercial-scale sterilization of food is uncommon due to its poor affects on taste and quality of product. Most dairy...

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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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