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FDA signals action on voluntary GM food labeling as California bill inches forward
Food Chemical News (subscription required)
As state lawmakers across the nation continue to press for mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods and voice frustration at the lack of a federal labeling regime, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg last week restated the agency's view that a voluntary approach is the best way to tackle the issue and suggested FDA may be close to issuing formal guidance for voluntary GM food labeling.
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Cornell scientists discover 5 new Listeria species
Food Safety Magazine
Cornell researchers have discovered five new species of a group of bacteria called Listeria — including one named for Cornell — that provide new insights that could lead to better ways to detect soil bacteria in food.
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FAO: World food prices jump again in March
Reuters
Global food prices rose to their highest in almost a year in March, led by unfavorable weather for crops and political tensions over Ukraine, the United Nations food agency said Thursday.
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Senate GOP maps out its majority plan
The Hill
Senate Republicans already have their agenda set should they take the majority this fall. Seven months before the election, the GOP senators in line to become committee chairmen know what they would do with their gavels.

Related: Harry Reid set to lead Democrats, in majority or not (Politico)

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Senate Democrats push for minimum wage vote as GOP floats bipartisan deal
The Washington Post
Senate Democrats began building support Wednesday for parts of their new midterm-year legislative agenda as a GOP senator suggested that she might have a bipartisan plan to address a key element of the Democratic strategy.
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Poll: Obama approval edges up
Politico
Americans disapprove of the job President Barack Obama is doing, 50 percent to 42 percent, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday. The numbers were up slightly from Quinnipiac's polling in January, when Obama saw a 40 percent approval rating and 54 percent disapproval.
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USDA 'confident' about COOL at WTO; Congress may want a backup plan
Food Safety News
Members of Congress are feeling antsy about the World Trade Organization decision on country of origin labeling expected this summer, as indicated by questions posed during a House budget hearing Wednesday.
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Durbin, Gillibrand advocate for 'robust' funding for food safety programs
Food Chemical News (subscription required)
Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., circulated a letter Wednesday asking Senate leaders to continue "robust funding" of food safety programs the day before FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg is scheduled to testify before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee.
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Meeting climate targets may require reducing meat and dairy consumption
Environmental Research
Greenhouse gas emissions from food production may threaten the U.N. climate target of limiting global warming to 2° Celsius, according to research at Chalmers.
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Clinical Therapeutics features a special report on trans fat
News-Medical
The scientific journal Clinical Therapeutics features a special report in its March issue focusing on the science and policy leading up to the FDA's preliminary steps toward restricting industrially produced trans fatty acids, or trans fat, at the federal level.
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Fighting child hunger
Supermarket News (subscriber story)
Phil Lempert says more than 1 in 5 children in the U.S. may not know where their next meal is coming from, but Child Hunger Ends Here is fighting to change that.
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China has success in food smuggling crackdown
Global Times
Chinese customs authorities have put 114 smuggling cases of agricultural products on file for investigation since beginning a nationwide crackdown at the beginning of this year.
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10 affordable ways to eat more fruits and veggies
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Nestle develops 'food reputation map'
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A new tool has been designed to enable food producers, growers, processors and marketers to better understand what we think about when we think of food.

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Former Kellogg CEO: FDA attacking industry
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Carlos Gutierrez warned members of the audience at the Annual Food Marketing Conference on Tuesday that the FDA has launched an all-out attack on the food industry.

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Preferred Freezer completing 15 million-cubic-foot cold storage warehouse
The Daily Review via San Jose Mercury News
A three-zone, 15 million-cubic-foot cold storage warehouse is scheduled to open this summer on a long-vacant site near a BART station in San Leandro, Calif.
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Annie's subsidiary buys snack plant in Missouri
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Organic food company Annie's has completed the acquisition of Safeway's snack manufacturing plant in Joplin, Mo. The plant has been Annie's primary manufacturer of cookie and cracker products since the inception of its snacks business in 2002.
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New Hormel breakfasts contain shelf-stable eggs
Star Tribune
Breakfast eggs don't have to be refrigerated anymore, according to Hormel Foods Corp., the company that nearly a century ago was the first to can ham. Hormel said Wednesday that it's using a canning technique to put eggs into a new product for people who don't like to spend time making breakfast.
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NMI's Molyneaux talks consumer trends
Food Product Design
During Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif., Natural Marketing Institute discussed various consumer trends, especially how these trends will affect the food industry and food product design.
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Delivering what pizza customers want
CSPnet.com
Pizza consumption is high. In fact, consumers told Technomic Inc. they eat pizza about 3.4 times a month. Yet consumers told the food industry consulting and research firm they want to see even more variety on pizza menus.
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Kellogg teams with MLB, Cal Ripken Jr.
PR Newswire via Sys-Con Media
America's national pastime is teaming up with a variety of Kellogg snacks to celebrate the spirit of those who "Never Miss a Game."
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Marks & Spencer plans international growth for food business
FoodBev.com
Marks & Spencer has unveiled plans for international expansion with a focus on opening 250 new stores, growing its food business and increasing its franchise operations. The U.K. retailer recently said it will concentrate on growing international revenues by 25 percent and international profits by 40 percent.
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Misbranding forces recall of fettuccine products with chicken
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
American Outdoor Products, a Boulder, Colo., establishment, is recalling approximately 633 pounds of dehydrated Fettuccini Alfredo with Chicken due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

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The role of analytical testing in maintaining food safety
Food Safety Magazine
The safety of the food supply appropriately remains a high priority for industry stakeholders, regulatory agencies and consumers. With the emergence of new safety challenges and issues, companies are establishing and upgrading programs to reduce risk factors.
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Eco-friendly labels give foods a natural face
Food Production Daily
Lightning Labels says putting natural-leaning food and beverage products inside sustainable packaging and labels can turn shoppers into customers.
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Petainer brings PET benefits to food industry
Packaging Europe
Petainer, the leading supplier of plastic packaging, has launched the petainerJar™, a PET jar that offers significant cost and sustainability benefits over jars made from other materials.
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Intelligent packaging, recyclability top 2 disruptors for flexible packaging
Resource Efficient Business
A report from consultancy Smithers Pira has suggested that intelligent packaging and recyclability are the top two of 25 disruptive technologies for flexible packaging.
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Lidding films take the heat on ready meals
Food Production Daily
Toray Plastics has expanded its line of polyester lidding films designed to withstand oven temperatures of up to 400° F.
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