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FDA's strategies for global marketplace
Food Safety News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week released "Global Engagement Report," a new document outlining the ways the agency is trying to fulfill its mission globally.

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    Report: Only 3 percent of calories in US diet from potatoes, fries
    PotatoPro
    Calorie intake from white potatoes is surprisingly modest for adults and school-aged children, according to a new study released this week at the Experimental Biology 2012 Annual Meeting. Dr. Maureen Storey, CEO for the science-based Alliance for Potato Research and Education, presented the analysis using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. More
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    Some question if sustainable seafood delivers on promise
    The Washington Post
    Many retailers tout the environmental credentials of their seafood, but a growing number of scientists have begun to question whether these certification systems deliver on their promises. More
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    Boehner: 1 in 3 chance Democrats could take House
    The Wall Street Journal
    House Speaker John Boehner, R.-Ohio, is sending a cautionary message about the danger that the Democrats could retake the House in November, saying there is a 1 in 3 chance the GOP will lose its majority.

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    3 House Democrats risk losing seats in Pennsylvania redistricting
    The Hill
    Three House Democrats face some of the toughest contests of their careers in Pennsylvania's primary on Tuesday. Reps. Jason Altmire and Mark Critz are locked in a nasty primary only one of them can win, while Rep. Tim Holden is facing a strong challenge from the left. More
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    Liberal groups plan to protest at shareholder meetings
    The Wall Street Journal
    Liberal and labor groups calling themselves the 99 Percent Spring are planning to stage protests at annual shareholder meetings of a number of big corporations, including Wells Fargo & Co., General Electric Co., Bank of America Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The protests are aimed at drawing attention to what the groups view as corporate greed, tax avoidance and abuse of their political power. More
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    FDA launches new strategy for foods and animal medicine
    CIDRAP
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday released a final strategic plan for its foods and veterinary medicine program designed to help officials set priorities during the next four years. More
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    FSIS won't hold public meeting on HIMP expansion proposal
    Food Chemical News
    Despite multiple requests, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service says it will not hold a public meeting to discuss the technical points of its recently proposed expansion of the HACCP-based Inspection Models Project, but instead it will evaluate public understanding of the proposal based on the comments it receives. More
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    Japan farming lobby to oppose TPP
    The Mainichi
    Japan's national farming lobby said Monday it will publish in Tuesday's edition of "The Washington Post" a public statement opposing Japan joining a trans-Pacific free trade bloc. More
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    Canada-EU free trade talks on track
    Dow Jones via The Wall Street Journal
    Free trade negotiations between Canada and the European Union are "on track" to be concluded this year, Denmark's trade and investment minister, Pia Olsen Dyhr, said Monday. More
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    FSIS proposes changes to food safety lab certifications
    Federal Register
    USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service has proposed changes to two laboratory certification programs related to testing required by FSIS regulatory programs. More
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    Pizza Hut China continues to drive big profits
    Pizza Marketplace
    During the second quarter of last year, Taco Bell was reeling from a debilitating lawsuit questioning the content of its beef filling. The chain, which generates 60 percent of Yum! Brands' business, was down a full 5 percent, and stayed in the red throughout the rest of the year. Recovery seems to be fully realized now, however. More
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    Healthier items a fraction of quick-service orders
    Pizza Marketplace
    Sales of healthier items at chains such as McDonald's, Burger King, KFC, Domino's, Hardee's and Carl's Jr. amount to less than 23 percent of their total sales. According to a survey from food research firm Technomic, many people claim they want healthier food choices at quick-service restaurants, but when they actually order, they go for the burgers and fries. More
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    Consumer-driven organic market surpasses $31 billion
    USAgNet
    The U.S. organic industry grew by 9.5 percent overall in 2011 to reach $31.5 billion in sales. Of this, the organic food and beverage sector was valued at $29.22 billion, while the organic non-food sector reached $2.2 billion, according to findings from the Organic Trade Association's 2012 Organic Industry Survey. More
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    US strawberries, blueberries stable but cherries scarce
    Quick Frozen Foods International
    Weather is improving in California, which means volume of strawberries is picking up there, reports Peter Skolnick, president of Imperial Frozen Foods of Monterey. But a freeze in Michigan has virtually wiped out the dark sweet cherry crop. More
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    US asparagus industry sees slight recovery
    The Associated Press via Fox News
    Asparagus farmers crushed for decades by a flood of South American imports have begun to expand production again in the hope that healthy eating trends and demand for homegrown vegetables will help bolster prices and sales of their stalks. More
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    Beef quality audit: Food safety tops list of priorities
    Drovers CattleNetwork
    Full results of the 2011 National Beef Quality Audit are not yet available to the public. But participants in last week's Beef Improvement Federation annual conference got an early look, and food safety has risen to the top of the priority list. More
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    Invention promising healthier processed potato products scores in Business Plan competition
    PotatoPro
    A University of Idaho food scientist's invention that could promise healthier processed potato products helped a student business plan team finish fifth among more than 1,600 worldwide entries in the Rice University Business Plan Competition. More
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    7 eco-friendly fast food options
    The Huffington Post
    Avital Binshtock asks industry experts to name their suggestions for sustainable, eco-friendly fast food. More
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    Railways partner for US-Mexico container program
    Truckinginfo
    Norfolk Southern Railway and Kansas City Southern Railway have partnered to offer TMX, a new 53-foot rail-controlled container program between the U.S. and Mexico. More
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    Report challenges sustainability of Canada's food system
    Canada News Wire via HazMat Management
    Today, the World Society for the Protection of Animals released some alarming findings from a report commissioned to look at the wide-ranging impacts of Canada's animal agriculture practices. More
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    Roadrunner buys D&E Transport
    Truckinginfo
    Roadrunner Transportation Systems, an asset-light transportation and logistics services provider, has acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of D&E Transport, an asset-light flatbed carrier focused primarily on food and agricultural products. More
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