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Labor organizers preparing minimum wage protest for April 15
Financial Market News
Labor organizers in the fast food industry said they are broadening the scope of their push for unionization and $15 per hour wages. This time they are planning a full day of actions that will include other workers who receive low wages and demonstrations at different college campuses.
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US to halt expanded use of some insecticides amid honey bee decline
Reuters
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it was unlikely to approve new or expanded uses of certain pesticides while it evaluates the risks they may pose to honey bees.
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More than half the packaged food you buy in grocery stores has too much salt
The Washington Post
A report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows more than half of the packaged foods we buy at the supermarket contains more than the recommended amount of salt for each serving we consume.
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Guess who doesn't much care for that no-new-tax pledge? Republicans
The Washington Post
George H.W. Bush famously came to regret his "Read my lips: No new taxes" comment. His son, Jeb Bush, is making no such promise in 2016. But will it hurt him?
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Rep. Loretta Sanchez on verge of entering California Senate race
Politico
Rep. Loretta Sanchez is on the verge of entering the California Senate race to replace Sen. Barbara Boxer. Multiple congressional sources said Sanchez is laying plans to enter the race after Easter, although it's still possible that the Orange County Democrat won't enter the hotly contested fight.
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Fire sale: Ready For Hillary winds down
Politico
The agreement spelling the end of Ready For Hillary — the independent super PAC agitating for a Hillary Clinton presidential run — is now finalized, one of the last remaining questions to be settled in the run-up to the official Clinton campaign launch.
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Ontario plans cap-and-trade system
The Hill
Canada's most populous province is planning to institute a cap-and-trade system to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
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Blumenthal, advocates lobby for GMO labeling
WTIC
Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal on Thursday lobbied for the genetically engineered food right to know act with GMO advocates.
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USDA announces 'FoodKeeper' app in advance of World Health Day
USDA
The U.S. Food Waste Challenge calls on organizations and businesses across the food supply chain to join the fight against food waste. In advance of World Health Day on April 7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is reaffirming its commitment to reduce food waste with the launch of a new food application.
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USCIS hits H-2B cap for fiscal year 2015
Law360 (subscriber story)
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said Thursday it had received enough petitions to reach its congressionally mandated cap for H-2B visas for fiscal year 2015, cutting off further applications from foreign nationals seeking temporary worker status for several months.
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USDA publishes national residue program
Meatingplace
USDA has published its "Blue Book," the National Residue Program for Meat, Poultry and Egg Products: Residue Sampling Plans.
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Debate over school lunch nutrition standards continues
North Country Public Radio
Since 2012, cafeterias across the country have had to comply with more rigorous nutrition standards set out in the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act. Advocates said those meals are keeping kids healthier, but some disagree and believe the standards should be rolled back.
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CFIA slams union claims on food safety
Food Quality News
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has slammed claims made by the Agriculture Union, calling some of them false in a statement signed by top CFIA officials.
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INDUSTRY NEWS


Mondelez to bear costs in wheat futures manipulation charge
Food Navigator-USA
As the CFTC continues its case against Kraft Foods and Mondelez, accusing them of manipulating wheat prices and wheat futures, Kraft's director of corporate affairs, Basil Maglaris, says the transactions under scrutiny involved the business now owned and operated by Mondelez.
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ConAgra Foods sharpens elbows in weight management category
Baking Business
Using data gathered by the company, ConAgra Foods Inc. said its Healthy Choice frozen meals taste better than and are nutritiously comparable to more expensive weight management alternatives.
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Making fat profits from lean cuisine
Business Quarter
The man credited with reinventing the cereal Special K is bringing a special something to vegetarian staple Quorn.
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More avian flu found in Minnesota, South Dakota commercial turkey flocks
Meatingplace
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed Minnesota's fourth finding of highly pathogenic H5N2 avian influenza in a commercial turkey flock and the first such case in a commercial turkey flock in South Dakota.
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Smithfield gives details on new Wisconsin plant
Meat + Poultry
Construction of a new $12 million bacon-slicing plant is set to begin in Cudahy, Wisconsin. Patrick Cudahy, subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, broke ground on the facility Thursday. The plant will be built in the same location as a previous facility that was destroyed by fire in July 2009.
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US job growth weakest since 2013; unemployment rate steady
Reuters
U.S. employers added the fewest jobs in more than a year in March amid signs the economy was starting to take strain from a strong dollar and lower oil prices, which could delay an anticipated interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve.
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