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February 1, 2008
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Cover Feature: Lopez Foods
- Star Power
Lopez Foods created a new culture and modified management strategies to boost productivity, but not without first fighting through a learning curve.

2008 Annual Sausage Report
- Sausage Synopsis
To keep this sector afloat, innovation is key.

Foodservice Showcase: Hot Dogs
- A Real Under–‘Dog'
Simple, traditional hot dogs continue to drive sales and increase in popularity after more than a century.

NAMP Show Preview
- Meat of the Matter

Food Safety & Security Summit Preview
- Knowledge Is Power

Food Safety: Apparel
- Ready To Wear
Apparel can be the first line of defense in maintaining food safety on the processing line.

Production Technology: In-shift Sanitation
- Cleaning As You Go
In-shift sanitation can make a difference in protecting consumers and employees.

Farm to Plate: Distribution
- The Long Haul
Distribution practices have improved at the top, but the industry must crack down on low-end processors.

Special Report
- Marketing Sustainable Packaging

Packaging Technology
- RFID, Reusable Packaging Put to the Test

- Solving HR Issues ...Together

Employee Matters: Guest Commentary
- Do Healthy Employees Make a Difference?
Employee health and wellness enhance business performance.

New Products
- Hillshire Farm; Bell & Evans...

Germ Warfare
- Enemy No. 1 for the Ready-To-Eat Industry

Suppliers Marketplace
- Treif USA Inc.; Reiser...
- Processor News
- People News
- Supplier News

The Final Word
- Attack of the Clones

Editor's Journal
- As Issues Collide

Advertiser Index
- Index
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