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Palace of Fermentation sneak peek reveals Ohio City brewery’s operations

Palace of Fermentation sneak peek reveals Ohio City brewery’s operations

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Nestled next to the parking lot behind the West Side Market, a palace is rising. Its owners are banking on the region’s obsession with craft beer to make the Palace of Fermentation more than just another brewery.

It’s an aggressive and calculated expansion of a brewery district that the quartet of owners have embraced in Ohio City. The palace not only will launch distribution for Market Garden Brewery’s products, but it also aims to reveal every step of the brewing operation to residents and tourists.

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Illinois switch: On-the-farm raw milk sales now legal

Illinois switch: On-the-farm raw milk sales now legal

Two years of tweaking raw milk policies in Illinois has opened the state to legal raw milk sales for the first time in 30 years, but only on the farm where it is produced.

The change comes as a result of a regulatory process involving the Illinois Department of Public Health and the state’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules. It marks a compromise that ends so-called milk clubs that were known for making deliveries in the Chicago area by prohibiting any off-the-farm sales.

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Farms Using Oilfield Wastewater Under Review for Food Safety

More farmers in drought-stricken California are using oilfield wastewater to irrigate, and a new panel on Tuesday began taking one of the state’s deepest looks yet at the safety of using the chemical-laced water on food crops.

In the fourth year of California’s drought, at least five oilfields in the state are now passing along their leftover production fluid to water districts for irrigation, for recharging underground water supplies, and other uses, experts said.

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Environmental health pros practically invisible, profoundly important

Environmental health pros practically invisible, profoundly important

The Environmental Health Specialist (EHS) plays an important role in public health. Environmental health workers perform a down-to-earth job that seeks to protect the public from hazards originating in living environments.

The disciplines of environmental health encompass programs to address a wide range of potential human health risks including contaminated water, air, food and the control of vectors of disease. It isn’t well known, but environmental health improvements are considered the most important reasons behind the increase in human life spans in the past century.

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Avoiding The Toxic Food Minefields-Smart Health & Safety Tips – See more at: http://freerangeclub.com/#sthash.vm9bNBaY.dpuf

Avoiding The Toxic Food Minefields-Smart Health & Safety Tips – See more at: http://freerangeclub.com/#sthash.vm9bNBaY.dpuf

Those of us who are not billionaires and cannot afford individualized, custom-designed Concierge Medicine, nor personal nutritionists and chefs, can still keep ourselves safe, healthy and properly nourished by learning to adapt or correct the one-size-fits-all healthcare (based on statistical averaging) and profit motivated food information available to most of us, to fit our individual needs.

Believe it or not, it is not only doable and costs not a penny, but it only requires a slight mindset adjustment, a bit of time to find reliable information sources and the decision to pay attention to what goes into and onto our bodies.

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IFT Adds Four New Schools to List of Approved Food Science Programs

Newswise — CHICAGO— The Institute of Food Technologist’s (IFT) Higher Education Review Board (HERB) recently added four new schools to their list of approved undergraduate food science programs, bringing the total list to 61 schools. The primary goal of the Education Standards is to enhance excellence in food science education. Approved schools are listed on IFT.org and is currently being updated with information on the four new programs.

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Job Posting – Sr. Packaging Development Engineer

Our client is known around the world as the founder of the non-dairy segment of the frozen food industry and the leading supporter and solutions provider to the Food Service, In-Store Bakery and Retail marketplaces. They are one of the world’s premier, family-owned food companies with more than 10,000 associates worldwide. They currently have a great opportunity for a Sr. Packaging Development Engineer at their corporate location in the Northeast.

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California water regulators should study food safety

California is a major producer of crude oil — and of the nation’s agriculture. For a number of reasons, those two industries may be mixing in a way that’s very unhealthy.

The drought, now in its fourth year, has strained relationships between these two industries.

Farmers need water for crops. The oil and gas industry needs it for production, especially hydraulic fracturing.

The partial solution for the past 30 years has been for some oilfields to pass on their leftover production fluid to irrigation districts. Then it’s treated, diluted with surface water, and used for agricultural irrigation.

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