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Biological Systems Engineering Juming Tang, Ph.D.

Targeting Norovirus

Food Technology  |  January 2013  |  Volume 67, No 1

Many people believe that most foodborne illness is caused by bacteria, but the truth is that the most common cause of foodborne-disease outbreaks in the United States is a virus. Human norovirus causes about 21 million illnesses, 70,000 hospitalizations, and 800 deaths each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). [continue reading]

Source: Targeting Norovirus

Juming Tang receives the ASABE Society’s International Food Engineering Award for 2012

ASABE  |  2012

The International Food Engineering Award recognizes food engineering professionals from all parts of the world who have made significant engineering contributions in research, development or design of food processes significant to the food industry; and in outstanding leadership, management or education to advance the food engineering profession. [continue reading]

Source: Juming Tang receives the ASABE Society’s International Food Engineering Award for 2012

Secret Ingredients

Seattle Business  |  November 2012

We have the best seafood and the finest coffee. But let’s not fool ourselves. Like the rest of the country, we are actually spending less of our money on fresh, raw ingredients and more on processed convenience foods than ever before. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, American households now spend more on processed foods than on any other category of food—and twice as much as they did in 1982. [continue reading]

Source: Secret Ingredients

AmeriQual involved in “game-changer” food processing research

Evansville Courier & Press  |  September 2012

You might know AmeriQual as a company that produces military and humanitarian rations along with commercial food products.

But you probably don’t know the Evansville company also is helping with research that could revolutionize the food processing industry. [continue reading]

Source: AmeriQual involved in “game-changer” food processing research

Wornick Foods Awarded Ohio Third Frontier Grant For Commercilization of MATS

Baxters North America  |  June 2011

Wornick Foods, a leading manufacturer of convenience foods and customized meal solutions, announced that it was awarded a $1.7 million grant from Ohio Third Frontier to establish a microwave assisted thermal sterilization technology (MATS) Research and Development Center at its facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. [continue reading]