A Food Industry Web Guide

The cottage food industry explained

Food processing is a large complex sector of the global food industry that is dominated by large multi-national corporations. And all food companies in the United States, whether a small company or a large company, must adhere to a dizzying variety of food safety and labeling laws at both the Federal and [...]

2019-12-04T10:19:57-05:00November , 2019|

The 4 categories of Processed Foods

In some ways "processed food" gets a bad rap. The truth is that a majority of foods that we eat are in fact processed. Spinach that is cleaned and bagged, yogurt made at home and even a boiled egg all qualify as processed foods because strictly speaking once a food is altered [...]

2019-06-25T15:37:09-04:00November , 2018|

There could be wood in your cheese

In lateĀ 2012 agents of the Food and Drug Administration paid a visit to a Castle Cheese factory in rural Pennsylvania. Acting on a tip, they found evidence that Castle Cheese Inc. was doctoring its 100 percent real Parmesan with cut-rate substitutes and such fillers as wood pulp and distributing it to some [...]

2019-06-21T21:00:49-04:00February , 2016|