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Opinion: In praise of prepared food
The Washington Post
Columnist Ezra Klein takes on the campaign against frozen, canned and packaged food and explains how restaurants like Chipotle and the food industry as a whole can lead the way to healthier living. More
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Law firm: US carbendazim measures might violate trade pacts
Food Quality News
The U.S carbendazim-related orange juice import measures could be in violation of international trade agreements, according to FDAImports.com, a business that offers legal assistance to those who encounter import problems. More
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USDA to host first US-China agricultural symposium this week
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that government and industry leaders from the United States and China will gather in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, Feb. 16, for the first U.S.-China Agricultural Symposium.

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    Federal budget 2013: How Obama's plan affects each agency
    The Washington Post
    President Barack Obama unveiled his federal budget proposal for the 2013 fiscal year on Monday. Here is an agency-by-agency breakdown of the plan. More
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    Polls: Santorum leads in Romney's native Michigan
    USA Today
    Two new polls out today show Rick Santorum leading Mitt Romney in Michigan, the state where the former Massachusetts governor was born and believed to have an advantage. More
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    GOP united on goal to beat Obama but divided on how to do that
    The Washington Post
    The Republican Party is experiencing the bumpiest presidential primary season in anyone's memory, one that has at times seemed more a carnival than a coronation. More
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    GOP presidential race enters national phase
    The Washington Post
    The Republican presidential race enters a new phase today: a distinctly national one. While the first month-plus of the GOP contest has been handled mostly one state at a time and has been dominated by some of the smaller states in the union, the next phase brings the race into bigger states holding their contests concurrently. More
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    Super PAC targets congressional incumbents
    USA Today
    Leaders of a new $1.8 million nonpartisan super PAC say they're out to level the playing field against entrenched incumbents in Congress through a novel strategy: targeting them in primary elections. More
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    Arizona softens tone on undocumented immigrants
    The Wall Street Journal
    Once the leader among states in cracking down on illegal immigration, Arizona is showing signs of tempering its approach to the contentious issue. More
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    First lady: 'Working together for the health of America's children'
    CNN
    Michelle Obama writes, "Back when we first launched Let's Move! — a nationwide initiative to end our childhood obesity epidemic — in the back of my mind, I wondered whether it was really possible to make a difference." More
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    Report: France's BPA ban will jeopardize US exports
    Food Production Daily
    A French ban on food packaging chemical Bisphenol-A will jeopardize U.S. exports to the European country, according to a U.S. government report. More
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    Taiwan orders US beef ribs off shelves over ractopamine
    Focus Taiwan
    U.S. beef ribs sold in two hypermarkets in Taipei, Taiwan, were pulled off shelves after residues of the leanness-enhancing drug ractopamine was detected, the city's health department said Monday. More
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    Public feedback accepted on USDA regulatory agenda
    Federal Register
    USDA and the Commerce Department are seeking feedback on USDA's regulatory agenda, which reviews pending rules, final rules and proposals under development, ranging from school lunch mandates to organic crop certification. More
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    USDA regulatory flexibility agenda available for review
    Federal Register
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has published its regulatory flexibility agendas, reviewing rules that are likely to have a significant economic impact on small entities as well as rules that have been selected for periodic review. More
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    The fresher pressure: Extending shelf life
    Packaging-Gateway.com
    Packaging researchers are working on innovative ways to make food last longer and look better on store shelves everywhere. PackagingGateway.com checks out some of the industry's most impressive life-extending packaging concepts. More
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    Cleveland's folksy food companies now an economic powerhouse
    The Plain Dealer
    Greater Cleveland's food manufacturing industry has been growing year over year for a decade, outpacing other types of manufacturing, and the future is bright with potential, according to an economic analysis released today by Team Northeast Ohio. More
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    Superpower foods for people with diabetes
    USA Today
    The American Diabetes Association offers this list of 10 "superfoods" people with diabetes may want to consider incorporating into their diets. More
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    Red meat exports top $11.5 billion — new record for all species
    USAgNet
    According to year-end statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation, exports of U.S. pork, beef and lamb set new records across the board in 2011, reaching all-time highs in both volume and value and exceeding $11.5 billion in total value.

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    Supermarket tests new labeling that monitors meat safety
    Journal Inquirer
    Geissler's Supermarkets Inc. and Specialty Printing LLC are leading the way in introducing a system that can tell whether refrigerated meat is still safe to eat. The two East Windsor, Conn., companies have been tapped by OnVu, a subsidiary of Germany's BASF chemical company, to run a pilot program featuring a printed label that changes hues depending on time and temperature. More
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    Wisconsin firm recalls 25,600 pounds of pork
    USDA Food Safety and Inspecction Service
    Han Yang Inc., a Milwaukee establishment, is recalling approximately 25,600 pounds of cooked pork hocks because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen. The products were distributed for wholesale and retail use in the Los Angeles and Chicago areas. More
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    NMA, NAMP make new meat industry association official
    Drovers CattleNetwork
    The National Meat Association and the North American Meat Processors Association have made their consolidation into a new association official, the two associations announced in a joint statement. More
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    Food industry robots soon to take meat samples
    Food Manufacture
    Robotic sampling of meat quality on slaughterhouse production lines could be commercially available next year, as a result of an ongoing research project. More
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    Patent finalized for frozen food press method, apparatus
    USPTO
    JEM Sales Inc. has been granted a patent for its method and apparatus for forming pressed frozen food products, especially frozen chicken planks. More
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    Report: Europe leads way in customized food packaging
    Packaging Europe
    U.S.-based Mettler-Toledo's product inspection division has revealed considerable growth in tailored product inspection solutions for food manufacturers, with a growing number of European customers now requesting bespoke X-ray solutions to overcome hurdles in contaminant detection while improving production efficiency. More
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