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




Text Version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit

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

 



CVS shift may impact food
Food Business News
Something interesting happened when the drug store chain CVS Caremark announced it would remove all tobacco products from its stores by October 2014. Almost immediately, reporters began asking if the chain planned to remove sugary snacks and beverages as well as foods high in sodium content.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE




McDonald's may find fix with healthy fare
Politics365
The fast food giant known for its Big Mac and the ability to "turn frowns upside down" may soon have an answer to diminishing profits and declining consumer appeal — the veggie burger.

Related:
  • Tough winter, competition take bite out of McDonald's sales (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Hey, McDonald's — Embrace a higher minimum wage to win (Forbes)
  • Fast food wars: McDonald's vs. Yum! Brands in China (24/7 Wall St)

  • Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Consumers trust 'natural' labels — even if ingredients aren't
    AFP RelaxNews via Daily News
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not have a formal definition for the word "natural" on packaged foods, leaving the door wide open for misleading practices by food manufacturers, some consumer advocates warn. Studies show that 77 percent of consumers trust "natural" labels most of the time.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE




    White House's Senate strategy: Keep Obama away
    Politico
    The White House and Senate Democrats are preparing an extensive midterm campaign strategy built around one unavoidable fact: Hardly any candidates in the most competitive states want President Barack Obama anywhere near them.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE




    If the House ever debates immigration, here's where it might start
    The Washington Post
    Nobody quietly working on several immigration reform proposals has given up. So what are they working on? Will it ever earn a vote in the House?
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Reid again eyes Senate rulebook
    The Hill
    Liberal groups are agitating for another round of filibuster reform, after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's, D-Nev., controversial triggering of the nuclear option last year has done little to alleviate Senate gridlock.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE




    Schumer: FDA should ban chemical used in fast food dough
    Long Island Newsday
    Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., on Sunday called on the FDA to ban a chemical that's added into the bread at most fast food chains.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Is the US poultry industry a cause for alarm?
    Food Production Daily
    Salmonella outbreaks are raising red flags over the safety of the poultry supply; however, according to one expert, there may be less reason to worry than we think.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE
    Looking for similar articles? Search here, keyword POULTRY


    PRODUCT SHOWCASE
      OctoFrost™-Beltless IQF Freezer

    Total Cleanability! No space for cultivation or housing of germs.

    • Removable bedplates

    • Open and accessible

    • Total sidewall opening

    www.iqf.se
     


    Why discount retailers don't like the new farm bill
    Daily Finance
    Government subsidies aren't new in the world of agriculture, but the discount retail industry was just starting to capitalize on the increase in food stamps when the rug was pulled out from under them. Now retailers are feeling the brunt of recent cuts in government spending, and the new farm bill just cut an additional $8 billion out of the SNAP budget.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Tracing food controversies back to GRAS
    Food Safety News
    What do trans fat, caramel coloring and genetically modified organisms have in common? Each of these distinct, seemingly unrelated food controversies actually shares a common origin: the generally recognized as safe process.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Opinion: Food deserts aren't the problem
    Slate
    Getting fresh fruits and vegetables into low-income neighborhoods doesn't make poor people healthier.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Canada unveils database to tackle food safety
    Food Quality News
    Canada has launched an online database to help the food industry identify and address safety hazards. Rona Ambrose, minister of health, said the Reference Database for Hazard Identification, helps firms develop preventive food safety control plans.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE




    FEATURED ARTICLE
    TRENDING ARTICLE
    MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
    The only kind of restaurant flourishing
    Time
    According to a new study from the NPD Group, there's only one restaurant category that's faring well of late: the hot "fast casual" segment.

    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    read more
    Food costs pressuring schools
    Times Herald-Record
    The lunch period is becoming a fiscal headache for local school officials facing higher food prices and costly demands of new federal standards.

    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    read more
    Farm bill: What's ahead for farmers, food stamps?
    USA Today
    The nearly $1 trillion farm bill focuses on subsidies for farmers as well as the SNAP, or food stamps, program. What's ahead as the bill becomes law?

    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    read more




    After recalling 8.7 million pounds of beef, California firm shuts down
    Los Angeles Times
    A Northern California firm that recalled 8.7 million pounds of beef products distributed in four states has been voluntarily closed, the plant's quality control manager confirmed Monday.

    Also recalled:
  • Beef jerky from Wyoming Authentic Products LLC: Processing deviation
  • Fresh tomatoes from Big Red Tomato Packers LLC: Salmonella concerns
  • Uncle Ben's flavored rice: Illnesses of unidentified origin

  • Editor's note: Members of the American Frozen Food Institute have access to AFFI's unique Product Recall Insurance Program. Ensure you're protected during a food safety crisis using AFFI's one-of-a-kind program. For more information, please click here.

    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Eva Longoria debuts film taking on food industry
    Bustle
    Eva Longoria will debut "Food Chains," for which she served as executive producer, at the Berlin Film Festival. The movie chronicles the plight of American farm workers, from tomato-pickers in Florida to strawberry-pickers in California.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    NASA spends $125,000 on pizza
    Liberty Voice
    NASA has decided to spend $125,000 on a project that will allow astronauts to eat pizza during their missions.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Farmers coping with deep-frozen food
    The Columbus Dispatch
    In Ohio, wine-grape, blackberry and peach growers have lost much of this year's crop. The losses, as well as greater fuel and transportation costs, could mean higher prices at groceries and farmers markets come spring and summer.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Heinz India to focus on core brands, acquire local food firms
    The Economic Times
    U.S. food maker HJ Heinz Co. plans to focus on its core brands, acquire local food companies and reposition its flagship brand Complan to boost its business in India.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Nestle plans to ramp up food focus by exiting cosmetics
    Food Ingredients First
    Nestle is exploring ways to reduce its stake in L’Oreal SA, which currently amounts to $30 billion. The two companies are in talks about methods of gradually reducing the multinational food and drink giant's 29 percent stake in the French cosmetics company.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    IndustryTech 2014 to showcase food-related nanotech innovations
    AZoNano.com
    All in all, from planting seeds to feeding people, industry is striving to achieve a better and healthier food supply to meet the demands of a growing world with help of new technologies and materials.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    Antimicrobial worth its weight in silver
    Food Production Daily
    Biotechnology firm PURE Bioscience has launched an antimicrobial product that uses silver to efficiently and safely sanitize food surfaces.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE


    FSMA drives growth opportunities in food and beverage industry
    PR-Inside.com
    As demand increases because of the Food Safety Modernization Act, the changes are expected to have a positive impact on sanitary equipment manufacturers.
    Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    READ MORE




    TRENDING ARTICLES
    Missed our previous issues? See which articles your colleagues read most.

        Flagler fully leases new SFLC building in Florida (Refrigerated Transporter)
    Smithsonian: GMO soybean pollen threatens Mexican honey sales (Science Codex)
    Polls: Republicans lead in 5 key Senate races (The Hill)

    Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.




     

    Frozen Express
    Colby Horton, Executive Vice President of Publishing, (469) 420-2601
    Download media kit

    Valerie Hunt, Senior 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
    Feb. 6, 2014
    Feb. 5, 2014
    Feb. 4, 2014
    Feb. 3, 2014



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