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Will WHO nutrient profiles spur reformulation?
Food Navigator
Public health advocates have welcomed the WHO's recently unveiled nutrient profiling model, while the food industry has said blocking some categories from marketing was unlikely to encourage reformulation.
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Celebrate Frozen Food Month and Frozen Food Day
Michigan State University Extension
Did you know that March is National Frozen Food Month? In addition, March 6 is annually Frozen Food Day. This year, celebrate frozen foods by learning about and appreciating them.
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China's long food chain plugs in
The New York Times
Controlling China's sprawling food supply chain has proved a frustrating endeavor. Government regulators and state-owned agriculture companies have tried to tackle the problem in a number of ways, but food safety scandals still emerge too often. Chinese technology companies believe they can do it better.
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GOP discord undercuts efforts to fund DHS
The Washington Post
House Republican leaders will face a familiar dilemma this week when they try again to approve funding to keep the Department of Homeland Security functioning through the end of September: They know their party is too divided to resolve the crisis on its own but fear the political fallout if they rely on Democrats to get them out of the jam.

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    Jeb Bush hopes his Florida record erases doubts of conservatives
    The Washington Post
    As Jeb Bush tells it, he governed Florida as "a practicing reform-minded conservative." Bush is making his two terms as governor the core argument of his push to try to persuade conservatives that he's one of them.
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    Hillary Clinton seen launching presidential bid in April
    The Wall Street Journal (subscriber story)
    Hillary Clinton and her close advisers are telling Democratic donors that she will enter the presidential race sooner than expected, likely in April, a move that would allay uncertainties within her party and allow her to rev up fundraising.

    Related: 2016: Democrats refrain from criticizing Hillary Clinton (The Wall Street Journal)

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    POLICY


    Washington week ahead: Fight resumes over school nutrition standards
    Agri-Pulse
    A thousand members of the School Nutrition Association, which is holding its annual legislative action conference this week, will be on Capitol Hill Tuesday to lobby both for some changes in the standards as well as some extra funding school officials say they need to pay for the cost of more healthful meals.
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    USDA records reveal staffing shortages undermining food safety
    Food & Water Watch
    Food & Water Watch on Friday released an analysis of USDA records documenting the impact of longstanding vacancies in the ranks of USDA meat and poultry inspectors.
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    Will Oregon's GMO legislation stall?
    Statesman Journal
    Under a bill introduced in the Legislature last week, Oregon voters would decide this fall whether to label genetically modified food sold in the state.
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    USDA urged to create pathogen standards for pork and beef
    Food Quality News
    Three U.S. senators have urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to create pathogen standards for pork and beef products.
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    India appeals WTO ruling against US poultry ban
    Meatingplace
    India notified the World Trade Organization it is appealing its finding that the country's poultry import policies violate international fair trade practices.
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    NY farmers lobby Congress for immigration reform, food rules
    The Associated Press via The Wall Street Journal
    Farmers in New York state are asking Congress to push for immigration reform and changes to new federal food safety rules.
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    INDUSTRY NEWS


    Why are private labels successful in some markets but not in others?
    Food Navigator
    Private label food and drink products have encroached on brands' market share — but what are the factors that lead to own-brand success, and why do they only apply in some regions?
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    Facing the challenges and opportunities of online grocery
    CPGmatters
    It has been estimated that in the U.S. 10 percent of grocery sales will be online by 2025. The reality is online is a growing marketplace. But some challenges come with those opportunities.
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    As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises
    The Associated Press via Arizona Daily Star
    Major companies are testing whether it would pay to tuck away their world-famous logos in favor of more hipster guises: PepsiCo, for instance, introduced a craft soda called Caleb's last year and McDonald's opened a cafe that lists lentils and eggplant on its menu.
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    Nestle to develop guidance note on packaging adhesives
    Food Production Daily
    Nestle is looking to develop its guidance note on packaging adhesives for suppliers this year.
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    Cracking the code to realistic egg replacements
    The Washington Post
    A top-secret plant protein prototype with three ingredients, dubbed Just Scramble, is being developed by Hampton Creek and is on schedule to become another eggless innovation to battle the humble egg in the foodservice sector by the end of this year.
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    Amy's Kitchen seeks to shake up fast food industry
    The Press Democrat
    Get ready to see if Amy's Kitchen can shake up the nation's fast food industry with a single word: organic. This spring the Petaluma natural foods maker will open its first Amy's Drive Thru restaurant, offering an organic, all-vegetarian menu.
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    New technologies could change the structure of the food supply chain
    Global Meat News
    Innovations and new technologies — such as 3-D printed food, insects as forms of protein and wearable technology — have the power to structurally change the food supply chain in the not-too-distant future, according to Rabobank.
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    Growing concern for skills shortage in science, engineering in food supply chain
    Food Production Daily
    Innovate U.K., a government agency that helps FMCG firms grow, is developing a five-year strategy to address robotics, traceability, shelf-life and food production systems and resource efficiency.
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