Water & Wastewater Treatment News For The Food & Beverage Industry

  1. U.S. EPA, American Samoa Reach Revised Settlement With Starkist
    12/26/2017

    The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have reached a revised $6.5M settlement with StarKist Co. and its subsidiary, Starkist Samoa Co., to resolve federal environmental violations at their tuna processing facility in American Samoa.

  2. Wastewater Treatment Challenges In Poultry And Egg Processing Program Offered At 2018 IPPE
    12/19/2017

    Water is a necessary component of producing a safe and wholesome source of protein. While the poultry and the egg industry has a long history of efficiently utilizing water in poultry and egg processing plants, the industry consistently faces new challenges ranging from bacteria thresholds in stormwater to the carryover of antimicrobial compounds into wastewater treatment plants.

  3. Converting Waste Water From Dairies To Animal Feed And Aviation Fuel
    12/13/2017

    Scientists have developed a bioprocess that enables conversion of acid whey, a dairy by-product, without the use of additional chemicals. Professor Lars Angenent from the Center of Applied Geosciences at the University of Tübingen and international colleagues used microbiome cultures similar to those in the human gut.

  4. The Latest Poop From The Turkey Coop
    11/20/2017

    While turkeys at Thanksgiving are an age-old custom, a new study shows that turkey excrement may have a future as a fuel for heat and electricity.

  5. Cermaq Applies For 13 Development Licenses For FlexiFarm – Closed Containment Systems With Water Treatment Against Infections
    11/7/2017

    Cermaq aims to be leading in technology development that contributes to sustainable food production. FlexiFarm strengthens the competitive advantages of fish farming in coastal areas and addresses the concerns raised by politicians, authorities, NGOs, our customers, and not at least by the industry itself.

  6. 2017 Global Bottled Water Awards Winners Announced
    10/30/2017

    The winners of the 2017 Global Bottled Water Awards were announced on 24th October at a Gala Dinner during the 14th Global Bottled Water Congress in Barcelona.

  7. Innovative Smart Decentralized Wastewater Solution Wins Fluence Another Contract For A Seafood Company In South America
    10/25/2017

    Fluence Corporation Limited (“Fluence” or the “Company”) recently announced that it has been awarded a US$1.7M contract with Irotop S.A., a leading Ecuadorian fish processing company, to purify wastewater from its tuna and sardine processing and packing plants.

  8. Nestlé Waters To Strengthen Collaboration With AWS And Certify 20 Factories By 2020
    10/25/2017

    Nestlé Waters announced recently that it would strengthen its collaboration with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 factories by 2020.

  9. Innovative Smart Decentralized Wastewater Solution Wins Fluence Corporation Another Contract For A Seafood Company In South America
    10/23/2017

    Fluence Corporation Limited (“Fluence” or the “Company”) recently announced that it has been awarded a US$1.7M contract with Irotop S.A., a leading Ecuadorian fish processing company, to purify wastewater from its tuna and sardine processing and packing plants.

  10. NSF International And ANIMA Renew And Update Partnership Agreement
    10/19/2017

    Global public health organization NSF International and ANIMA, the Italian Federation of National Associations of Mechanical and Engineering Industries (Federazione delle Associazioni Nazionali dell'Industria Meccanica varia ed affine), have renewed and expanded their 11-year partnership.