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6 New Food and Workplace Safety Regulations For Grain and Pet Food Manufacturers in 2022

Recent changes in food, environmental, and worker safety have caused many grain and pet food engineers to take another look at their manufacturing facilities. For greenfield sites or renovations, appropriate attention to food and workplace safety regulations from the outset will save thousands in fines down the road. We’ve taken another look at these key…

4 Steps for Effective Post-Pelleting Liquid Application

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Post-pelleting liquid application can make it easier to add many essential ingredients to animal feed, including essential enzymes, vitamins and minerals. However, accurate, uniform coating can be a challenge. Pellet breakage and product loss can also be a challenge in post-pelleting liquid application. A few considerations can help to improve this process, especially if you…

How to Control Mycotoxins in Feed Mills

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Mycotoxins proliferate in grains and seeds, creating hazards for both human and animal consumption. Aflatoxins are among the most dangerous mycotoxins, and are most problematic for grain and feed mills. Mycotoxins thrive in hot, humid conditions. With temperatures steadily increasing around the globe and heavy rainfall becoming increasingly problematic in some areas, mycotoxin growth is…

6 Ways to Improve Feed Mill Efficiency

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With proper planning and the right equipment, a feed mill can operate seamlessly with minimal supervision or oversight required. There are multiple ways to improve feed mill efficiency. This includes improving production speed, reducing maintenance costs, reducing downtime, reducing error and waste, improving safety, and more. 6 Ways to Improve Feed Mill Efficiency 1. Bulk…

Solving Liquid Coating Problems with Atomizing Systems

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Getting the right liquid coating for snack foods, pet foods, and other products is already a difficult process. Finding a liquid coating system that can handle the coating efficiently and effectively is even more challenging. Some food manufacturers struggle to maintain the consistency of the coating while finding a clean application method that won’t cause…

6 Powder Flow Control Problems And Solutions

Powder flow problems cause frustration and hours of expensive downtime. They can also damage machines, create backups, and produce sub-par products. Some types of materials, machines, and working conditions make powder flow problems more likely. We’ve identified the most common powder flow control problems and flow control solutions to help you solve these troublesome inefficiencies.…

Animal Feed Pellet Coating: Problems and Solutions

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Animal feed pellet coating presents a number of challenges to feed manufacturers. The consistency and properties of the pellets, as well as the consistency and properties of the liquid or powder coating, can all create unique obstacles to adequate and uniform coating. The right pelleting and liquid coating system can help to solve these challenges,…