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Is fresh food best? The answer may surprise you
Fox News
Research conducted by University of California-Davis, published in the Journal of Science and Agriculture found there may be more loss of nutrients in fresh produce, whereas freezing and canning may preserve nutrient value. More
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Food safety alerts via Twitter, courtesy FSIS
Food Safety News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service began rolling out Twitter feeds to provide consumers with alerts about food recalls and other food safety information specific to their area. More
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USDA MyPlate partners announce 'What's on My Plate?' day
United States Department of Agriculture
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that nearly 6,000 USDA partners are teaming to deem March 8 as "What's on My Plate?" day to heighten public awareness of the importance of choosing nutritious foods for a healthy meal.

Editor's note: The American Frozen Food Institute is a USDA National Strategic Partner for promoting MyPlate.
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New Ohio poll finds Santorum clinging to narrow lead
The Wall Street Journal
The first Ohio poll since Mitt Romney pulled off twin wins in Michigan and Arizona shows him picking up ground but still trailing Rick Santorum by four percentage points. More
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GOP contenders fight for every last delegate
USA Today
In the GOP presidential nomination battle, even losers can win delegates. By exploiting state rules that often award delegates to winners of individual congressional districts, former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum recently picked up 14 delegates in Michigan, despite losing the statewide vote. More
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Incumbent vs. incumbent in 2012 races
USA Today
Ohio Democratic Reps. Dennis Kucinich and Marcy Kaptur have worked on the same side in the U.S. House for more than a decade. Now they are trying to end the other's political career in the upcoming Democratic primary for the same Toledo-area district. More
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Top Democrat on House Appropriations Committee announces retirement
The Hill
Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Wash., the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, will retire at the end of 2012. More
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FDA: 3 more orange juice imports positive for fungicide
Fox News
The Food and Drug Administration recently said three additional shipments of imported orange juice tested positive for a fungicide not approved for use on oranges in the U.S., bringing the total number of detained or refused shipments to 27. More
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GAO report focuses on food safety as a national security issue
Food Chemical News
The U.S. food supply might not be as closely protected as it should be, the Government Accountability Office suggests in a small portion of a larger report on government overlap and fragmentation. More
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Congress representatives urge FDA to move on inorganic arsenic levels
Food Quality News
Two leading U.S. politicians have urged the Food and Drug Administration to set allowable limits for inorganic arsenic in food and beverages after a recent study reported levels of the heavy metal in infant formula. More
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Highway bill inches forward
The Hill
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., expressed frustration on the Senate floor regarding the slow progress of the transportation bill, but also noted small signs of progress. More
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Vilsack announces trade mission to China
USAgNet
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will lead an agricultural trade mission to China at the end of March to strengthen partnerships between U.S. and Chinese businesses and enhance job growth in the U.S. More
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House Ag Committee sets Farm Bill hearings
USAgNet
House Ag Committee Chairman U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas announced a series of field hearings on the 2012 Farm Bill, scheduled in March and April. House Ag Committee hearings are slated for New York, Illinois, Arkansas and Kansas. More
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How retailers study and test us to maximize profit
USA Today
Shoppers are like laboratory rats these days. Retailers typically test new strategies by giving shop — while others are the control group. More
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Wendy's outlines airier, modern restaurant look
The Associated Press via USA Today
Wendy's is betting that a sleek new look for its restaurants, coupled with a revamped menu featuring its new premium Dave's Hot 'N Juicy burger, will rejuvenate its image as a higher-end fast food chain. More
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Jimmy Dean® turns up the heat on Frozen Food Month with the launch of new breakfast quesadillas
SunHerald
Kicking off Frozen Food Month, Jimmy Dean® announced the launch of a new line of frozen breakfast products — Jimmy Dean Breakfast Quesadillas — giving busy families a quick and easy way to enjoy a delicious, Mexican-inspired breakfast with protein. More
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Rebates remain available for anti-idling equipment purchases — but buy soon
Refrigerated Transporter
Truck owners and operators are switching from idling to clean electricity, thanks to a federally funded program that provides purchase rebates for equipment that can connect with the grid to run in-cab conveniences and comforts. More
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Non-O157 E. coli going under-tested, under-reported
Food Safety News
The majority of E. coli strains that produce deadly Shiga toxin go under-tested and thus under-diagnosed, according to a study by Washington State Department of Health epidemiologists who surveyed health laboratories in the state to determine how extensively they test for E. coli infections. More
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Q-and-A: Food packaging innovations
Food Manufacturing
Manufacturing.net's sister publication, Food Manufacturing, spoke with Terry Woolford of Eagle Product Inspection about the latest food packaging developments from last year, as well as what innovations to expect throughout the rest of 2012. More
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