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Food industry groups appeal GMO law ruling in Vermont
Burlington Free Press
Food industry groups suing state leaders on Wednesday filed notice that they will appeal the decision by a federal judge to deny blocking a Vermont law that would require the labeling of genetically modified food.

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    Frozen food demonstrates resilience in the face of volatile retail market
    Retail Times
    The frozen retail market has again demonstrated resilience in the face of a volatile retail industry with continued positive growth, according to new research from the U.K.'s Kanta Worldpanel.
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    How The Schwan Food Co. exercises a 'greener' way to do business
    Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
    Refrigerated & Frozen Foods named The Schwan Food Co. as this year's Sustainable Processor of the Year for its sustainable environmental efforts in home delivery fleet, direct-store-delivery systems and global supply chain and social responsibility.

    Editor's note: The Sustainable Processor of the Year Award will be presented during the 2015 Food Logistics Forum scheduled for May 31 – June 2 in Incline Village, Nevada.

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    POLITICS


    Obama summons Democrats ahead of critical trade vote
    Politico
    President Barack Obama hosted a group of Senate Democrats at the White House Wednesday, hoping to shore up support for his free-trade efforts before a critical vote next week.

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  • Will GOP attack Dems on trade? (The Hill)

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    Poll: Hillary Clinton strong in Iowa despite email, foreign cash flaps
    Politico
    Hillary Clinton remains the overwhelming favorite among likely Iowa Democratic caucus-goers, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, despite ongoing scrutiny of foreign donations to her family's foundation and lingering criticism over the former secretary of state's use of a personal cellphone and email server for official business.
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    Why Clinton's immigration speech left many Republican rivals speechless
    The Washington Post
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's fighting words on immigration this week, designed in part to provoke Republicans into a reactionary counterattack, instead drew an unusual early response from several top-tier GOP presidential candidates: silence.
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    Vilsack: 95 percent of schools meet new nutrition standards
    USDA via EIN Presswire
    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released a statement Wednesday after USDA's Food and Nutrition Service issued new data showing that 95 percent of schools are successfully meeting the updated meal standards made possible by the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

    Related: School meals flexibility bill would ease whole grains and sodium rules (Food Chemical News)

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    Cuomo to bypass legislature to raise minimum wage in fast food industry
    Albany Business Review
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week announced his decision to create a Wage Board to raise the minimum wage paid to fast food workers in New York state.

    Related: Andrew Cuomo: Fast food workers deserve a raise (The New York Times)

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    USDA suspends Eastern Livestock, ex-president for 10 years
    Meatingplace
    USDA's Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration this week announced the latest administrative actions against Eastern Livestock and its former majority owner over theft and deception allegations dating back to 2010.
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    German support for US-EU trade deal drops on food, safety worries
    Reuters
    Support among Germans for a Europe-U.S. free trade deal has fallen sharply over the past year with many in Europe's biggest economy worrying about its impact on food standards, auto safety and the environment, a new opinion poll released Thursday showed.
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    INDUSTRY NEWS


    Jeni's finds the source of Listeria breakout
    Sun Times
    On Wednesday, Columbus-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream announced some good news, as it has discovered the source of the Listeria breakout that has caused a production shutdown.
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    Whole Foods plans new chain with lower prices
    The Associated Press via WBZ-TV
    Whole Foods is planning to open a new chain of stores that courts millennials with lower prices as it faces intensifying competition as a purveyor of organic and natural products.
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    World food prices fall to near 5-year low in April
    Reuters
    Global food prices fell in April to their lowest since June 2010, as dairy led most commodities down, the United Nations food agency said Thursday.
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    Poultry producer announces major expansion, adding 500 jobs
    Dothan Eagle
    Poultry producer Wayne Farms announced Wednesday morning it is expanding its Dothan, Alabama, operation, adding 42,000 square feet to its existing structure and creating at least 500 jobs.
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    Big data analytics and the global food system
    The Huffington Post
    By any measure, the data sets in the global food system are big and unlikely to be efficiently handled by traditional scientific methodologies and technologies.
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    Sensing food spoilage by smartphone
    Food Processing
    The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a sensor that detects ethanol in food packaging headspace and is now searching for a partner in order to commercialize the sensor.
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