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Opinion: Manipulated public opinion trumps food science — again
Food Safety News
The very recent attacks on Beef Products Inc. by groups of well-intentioned but seriously misguided foodies offer more proof that good science too often is trumped by manipulated public opinion. More
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Food and beverage accounts for 28 percent of US job growth
FoodBev
Based on the latest release of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employer segments made up of the food and beverage industry are responsible for more than a quarter of the country's growth in 2011. More
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Mica 'concerned' about HOS changes
Transport Topics
The top Republican on the House Transportation Committee said Friday he is "concerned" that the federal government may lack adequate data to support the new hours of service rule it published last month. More
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Can Mitt Romney lose in New Hampshire?
The Washington Post
Roughly 24 hours remain before the first votes are cast in New Hampshire, and there's a pretty good idea about what's going to happen: Mitt Romney, barring a historic collapse, is going to win. So what's at stake Tuesday? More
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For Huntsman, New Hampshire primary could be now or never
The Washington Post
Tuesday will be a day of reckoning for at least one of the Republican presidential hopefuls: Jon Huntsman, whose quirky and quietly rogue candidacy hinges entirely on a strong showing in the nation's first primary. More
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Poll: Romney drops for fifth straight day in New Hampshire
The Hill
Mitt Romney's poll numbers have fallen for five straight days leading up to Tuesday's first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary, and his lead now is down to just 13 points, according to the latest Suffolk University daily tracking poll. More
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New Hampshire primary: Where's the tea party?
POLITICO
New Hampshire might seem like ground zero for a tea party offensive. But ahead of the Republican primary Tuesday, there's no sign that the populist conservative movement is poised to shape the presidential results in the Live Free or Die State — or anywhere else, for that matter. More
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China removes value-added tax on vegetables
The Wall Street Journal
China has removed a value-added tax on vegetable distribution retroactively to Jan. 1 as part of efforts to curb rising food prices, which have contributed to inflationary pressure during the past year. More
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Poultry improvement meeting to address egg safety rule
Federal Register
The General Conference Committee of the National Poultry Improvement Plan will meet Jan. 25 in Atlanta. Topics on the group's agenda include the FDA's egg safety rule, NPIP Salmonella testing equivalency, use of performance standards in NPIP regulations and more. More
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US, Canada, Mexico get more time to appeal WTO COOL rule
Bloomberg Businessweek
The World Trade Organization has given the U.S., Canada and Mexico an extra two months to decide whether to appeal a November ruling that found American country-of-origin labeling provisions unfairly hurt agricultural commerce.

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    Highway funding climbs legislative ladder; more tax hikes eyed
    Truckinginfo
    The declining state of roads and bridges and the burgeoning congestion are becoming more difficult to ignore, and several state legislatures now are discussing the likelihood of hiking fuel taxes. More
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    Questions remain about organic food grown in China
    The Seattle Times
    It's no secret that China has a tainted food problem. Now, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's organic program has decided to visit China more often. More
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    Opinion: Lessons from Los Angeles school lunch fiasco
    BeyondChron
    When officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District revamped school lunches, it seemed like they were trying to do everything right. How could it all have gone so wrong, and what lessons can be learned from the experience? More
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    E. coli testing: Comments add up to uncertainty
    Food Safety News
    More E. coli testing may be just days away, or it could be well past March 5 before we know how all this is going to come out. Since the USDA announced on Sept. 13 that six more strains of pathogenic Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli would be banned from ground beef, the process has taken over. More
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    GM foods: A very real danger?
    The Atlantic
    New research shows that when we eat, we're consuming more than vitamins and protein. Our bodies are absorbing information, or DNA. More
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    How do you like those nuggets? How about grilled?
    The Associated Press via USA Today
    With fast food companies scrambling to show parents they can offer healthier food for children, Chick-fil-A Inc. is about to take a swing. The Atlanta-based chain plans to announce Monday it is adding grilled chicken nuggets to its children's menu. More
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    Tweens, teens influence dining decisions
    MeatPoultry.com
    Tweens and teens play a large role in influencing the dining choices of their friends and families, according to new research. More
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    'Smart bar codes' set to replace eco labels
    Food Navigator
    Industry must embrace and provide for mobile technologies, as 'smart bar codes' look set to replace the confusing mass of eco labels currently found on food products, says Organic Monitor. More
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    4 ideas for new nutrition labels
    Miami New Times
    While all the pertinent nutrition information is contained in the rectangular panels one sees on packaged foods, the consumer has had a hard time deciphering the numbers. Here are four intriguing ideas for consumer-friendly labels that already have been implemented in select areas. More
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    Cargill contacted in USDA probe of Hannaford suppliers
    Food Chemical News
    USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service has contacted Cargill Inc. about whether it might have supplied contaminated beef to Hannaford grocery stores in the Northeast as part of the agency's ongoing investigation into a December outbreak of Salmonella illnesses. More
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    Campbell replaces outgoing CEO
    FoodBusinessNews.net
    Mark Alexander has been named president of Campbell North America, effective Jan. 16. He succeeds Sean Connolly, who is leaving Campbell to join Sara Lee Corp. More
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    General Mills' global innovation targets online marketing
    Food Manufacture
    General Mills has expanded its worldwide open innovation program with the launch of new technologies to allow it to collaborate with external organizations that can help market its product range online. More
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    Sara Lee hires new CEO
    FoodBusinessNews.net
    Sean Connolly has joined Sara Lee Corp. as chief executive officer of the company's North American retail and food service business, effective Jan. 17. He also will serve as CEO of MeatCo (Sara Lee's North American Meats business) following the spinoff of its international coffee and tea business, expected to be completed in the second calendar quarter of 2012. More
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    Roka Bioscience to commercialize food testing platform
    peHUB
    Roka Bioscience said Friday it has secured $47.5 million in Series D financing to support the commercialization of its molecular food safety testing platform. More
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    Thousands strike at Unilever over pension scheme
    The Manufacturer
    Consumer goods manufacturer Unilever saw thousands of its workers start a 24-hour strike across 11 sites this week, in a dispute over pensions. The strike is expected to disrupt production of multiple food products. More
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    Wireless data nodes streamline environmental monitoring, HACCP compliance
    Food Manufacturing
    A new generation of wireless data logging technology is helping food and beverage companies automate energy and environmental monitoring while enabling real-time data collection. More
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    How to incorporate nitrates into further processed meat
    meatingplace
    Both processors and consumers would benefit from a better understanding of nitrates and nitrites — important and unique ingredients that can improve quality and safety but also have caused confusion and concern. More
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    Giant multinationals to dominate food production
    Food Manufacture
    The balance of power in global food production is shifting away from national governments to multinational firms and from Western economies to emerging nations, warns a new report from SAC's Rural Policy Centre. More
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    Food cooperative boosts safety, productivity with IBM analytics
    SmartPlanet
    Analytics technology that has enabled a Michigan agricultural cooperative to better account for the source of fruits and vegetables has helped reduce paper associated with ensuring food safety, improving productivity by 50 percent. More
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    Seeing through the pie crust
    Star Tribune
    Legendary Baking of Chaska, Minn., uses X-rays of its pies for quality control, a standard practice in food companies concerned about liability. More
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    Why we're dying: The pizza paradox and sneaky sugars
    AllMediaNY
    The conclusion of a four-part series on obesity in America examines the role legislation has played in the country's battle with weight issues. More
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    Fro-yo packaging taps into Greek yogurt trend
    Packaging Digest
    Dairy Enterprises Inc. has expanded its Ruggles line to include low-fat Greek frozen yogurt, with six flavors available in pints and single-serve containers. More
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    India group seeks to open food and beverage sector
    Food & Beverage News
    In a conversation with Food & Beverage News, the head of the Forum of Indian Food Importers explains why it's important to encourage and support Indian food imports. More
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