This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in this news brief.




  Mobile version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit Jan. 11, 2012

Home   Public Policy   Member Services   Industry Resources    Events    News & Media   About Us  

 




House Democrats call for tougher food safety audits following deadly Listeria outbreak
The Hill
House Democrats are urging federal regulators to craft tough new standards for food safety audits in the wake of the deadliest foodborne illness outbreak in 25 years.

Related articles:
  • Investigators: Food facility audits largely ignored FDA guidance (The Associated Press)
  • Food safety auditors on patrol (Food Safety News)
  • More

    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Economist: Food price inflation to be normal in 2012
    Nebraska Radio Network
    Food prices will be more expensive in 2012, but there is some good news. Ricky Volpe, a food economist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, believes prices will not rise at the record pace seen in 2011. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Vilsack: USDA closings won't affect food safety
    Bloomberg Businessweek
    A U.S. Department of Agriculture plan to close 259 domestic offices as part of a $150 million budget-cutting measure will have "no impact whatsoever" on food safety, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article





    After New Hampshire primary win, Romney to bring jobs focus to South Carolina
    The Washington Post
    After a double-digit victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, Republican front-runner Mitt Romney said Wednesday he will continue to focus on the economy rather than social issues, noting he is not running for "pastor in chief." More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Romney raises $24 million in fourth quarter, ends 2011 with $19 million on hand
    The Washington Post
    Fresh from winning the New Hampshire primary, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced Tuesday morning that he raised $24 million during the last three months of 2011. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Conservative activists scramble to stop Mitt Romney
    The Washington Post
    A near panic has taken hold among some core conservative activists who now are scrambling to devise a strategy to deny Mitt Romney the Republican presidential nomination. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Retirements in California to send aftershocks through the state
    POLITICO
    California is in the midst of its biggest political shake-up in decades, with a wave of House retirements set to transform the nation's largest Capitol Hill delegation. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article



    USDA begins sunset review of organic program
    Office of the Federal Register
    The 2012 sunset review of the USDA National Organic Program includes proposed rules related to recommendations for allowed and prohibited substances as well as nutrient vitamins and minerals. Key changes focus on bringing NOP regulations in line with other governmental regulations. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Tuna, meat labeling disputes highlight WTO control
    The Washington Post
    Last fall, two U.S. food labeling programs suffered serious legal setbacks that threaten to confuse consumers and thwart the intentions of the "dolphin-safe" tuna and "country-of-origin" labels. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    US agrees to import Brazilian pork
    meatingplace
    The U.S. agreed Tuesday to import pork products from Brazil, according to a statement from Brazilian Minister of Agriculture Mendes Ribeiro Filho. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


    Convert Pallet into Carton Flow
    Span-Track carton flow track by UNEX ‘drops-in’ to any new or existing pallet rack structure. Span-Track’s full width roller provides more contact surface than any other carton flow. Product tested for durability within Freezer environments to deliver superior flow with product always at the pick point. Request a free sample …
    CUSTOMER DRIVEN GOALS...GUARANTEED SATISFACTION
    The warehousing and distribution professionals of Interstate Cold Storage, Inc. treat you and your products to a world of cost effective, customized, door-to-door refrigerated services.

    With over 40 years of exceptional service, our family owned refrigerated warehousing company takes great pride in providing solutions to your business.
    VISYS sorting systems
    Visys’ digital sorters detect and remove foreign bodies as well as defective, undesirable or contaminated product from your product streams on differences in color, biostructure, shape and/or density. Our world-class sorters incorporate the latest state-of-art technologies based on lasers, near-infrared, color, metal and x-ray sensors or any combination thereof.




    Arby's names new marketing chief
    The Wall Street Journal
    Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. named former Burger King marketing chief Russ Klein as its chief marketing officer, as part of an effort to turn around the fast food chain's fortunes. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Campden BRI identifies food and drink industry challenges
    Food Production Daily
    Vigilance in supply chain management, risk assessment, efficiency and sustainability are the key challenges facing the food and beverage industries, according to a new report from Campden BRI. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article



    Dole dares consumers to 'go bananas' in 2012
    Progressive Grocer
    Dole is determined to get Americans to go bananas every day. Although nearly 90 percent of U.S. households already buy bananas on a regular basis, California produce giant wants all Americans to make bananas part of their daily routine in 2012. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    'Mooove' over, beef — veggie burgers are big
    The Denver Post
    Once scorned by meat mavens and vegetarians alike, reviled as "hockey pucks" and "sawdust patties," the veggie burger is enjoying a renaissance. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Hydrocarbons: Industry outlook for 2012
    hydrocarbons21.com
    hydrocarbons21.com has talked to industry representatives from the U.S., Europe and Australia about their expectations in 2012 regarding natural refrigerants — and hydrocarbons in particular. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Nonprofit processing plant ready for business
    ThePoultrySite
    An independent meat processing plant in Marion, N.C., started by McDowell Economic Development Association and supported by the Independent Small Animal Meat Processors Association will open for business Jan. 15 as a nonprofit facility for poultry and rabbit processing. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Miracle metal could lead food safety revolution
    Food Production Daily
    Copper could usher in a food safety revolution within processing plants, according to the author of a new study that revealed the metal's impressive ability to kill deadly E. coli pathogens. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Florida county backs incentive to woo food processor
    Ocala Star-Banner
    Marion County, Fla., commissioners on Tuesday backed a $755,000 incentive package for a Polk County frozen food processor and distributor looking for a new home. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    California food plant calling it quits
    The Modesto Bee
    Patterson Vegetable Co., formerly known as Patterson Frozen Foods, plans to close its 66-year-old plant in Patterson, Calif., putting 489 employees out of work, according to a letter from the company. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

    Supervalu loss widens, cuts sales view
    The Wall Street Journal
    Supervalu Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter loss widened on larger write-downs and weaker sales. More
    Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


    United States Cold Storage

    Nationwide cold storage warehousing, transportation and customized services

    34 nationwide locations to serve you.
    MORE
    CO-PACKING. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. SOURCING & SUPPLY

    Harvest creates and manufactures innovative frozen food products for some of the best brands in the industry. From ingredient supply to complete meal creation, we can help you every step of the way. Harvest Food Group…Leading the Way in Frozen Foods.
    MORE
     
    Frozen Express
    Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, (469) 420-2601
    Download media kit

    Valerie Hunt, Content Editor, (469) 420-2690   
    Contribute news

    This edition of Frozen Express was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
    Recent issues
    Jan. 11, 2012
    Jan. 10, 2012
    Jan. 9, 2012
    Jan. 6, 2012



    7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063