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The McDonald's slump: Is history repeating?
The Wall Street Journal
Same-store sales at U.S. McDonald's outlets have declined for 6 of the last 7 months, the worst slump for the company in more than a decade. The last time things were this grim beneath the golden arches was a 13-month stretch ending in March 2003.
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After a short, furious battle, a rich offer for Hillshire
The New York Times
Tyson's richly valued proposal — worth $63 a share, 71 percent higher than where Hillshire's stock was trading before it became a takeover target — was a surprising turn of events for the food company.

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    Food safety management systems: HACCP can't do it all
    Food Engineering
    A food safety management system is more than just a HACCP plan; it's more far-reaching and better able to help you prepare your facility for FSMA regulations while preventing catastrophes.
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    The House GOP's top recruit
    Politico
    She's the first female Air Force fighter pilot to fly in combat, a retired colonel who once sued the Pentagon over a policy on Muslim dress, and a self-described moderate who rails against government overreach. Republicans consider Arizona's Martha McSally their top House recruit of 2014, and few have generated as much excitement in GOP circles.
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    Rand Paul to steer clear of Mississippi runoff
    Politico
    Sen. Rand Paul says he's staying out of the Senate runoff this month in Mississippi, where tea party favorite Chris McDaniel is favored against long-time Republican Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi.

    Related: In Mississippi, McDaniel embodies GOP fears about tea party (The Washington Post)

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    Graham, Cantor fight tea party foes in primaries today
    USA Today
    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia on Tuesday face tea party challengers as five states hold primaries.
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    Tom Vilsack on the school food fight: 'We're on the same side'
    Politico
    USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack joined Open Mike's Mike Allen to discuss the ongoing debate over school nutrition, suggesting the focus should be more on how to fund proper nutrition and less on how to define it.

    Related: Tech entrepreneur: Market can solve school nutrition trouble (Food Safety News)

    Editor's note: As highlighted in recent coverage of federal activity regarding school meal nutrition standards, the School Nutrition Association is leading efforts on Capitol Hill to advance legislation that provides schools with new flexibilities to meet nutrition standards.

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    Obama makes pitch for highway funding bill
    The Hill
    President Barack Obama used the signing ceremony for a new waterways infrastructure bill to push Congress to strike similar bipartisan compromises on other priorities, including a highway funding deal.
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    Opinion: How food companies can fight anti-GMO hysteria
    Los Angeles Times
    "I am a scientist who believes wholeheartedly in the value to humanity of genetically modified foods," writes William Clark. "Why are we ashamed of it? Why are rational people spending so much time and energy resisting labeling these foods as genetically modified?"
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    Misconceptions fuel suspicions about food additives
    Food Navigator
    Greater awareness of risk assessment procedures and the regulations governing them would appease consumers' fears about artificial additives, say Swiss researchers.
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    Infringement dispute highlights need to be careful on social media
    World Trademark Review
    An ongoing case between yogurt company Chobani and business consultant Dov Seidman may appear to be a typical trademark dispute, but a key piece of the legal filing highlights the need to tread carefully on social media — and to ensure that marketing is on the same page.
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    EFSA calls for comment on allergen evaluation for labeling purposes
    European Food Safety Authority
    EFSA has launched an open consultation on the draft scientific opinion on the evaluation of allergenic foods and food ingredients for labeling purposes. Feedback is due Aug. 8.
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    Phil Lempert, Tetra Pak launch innovation series
    Supermarket News
    Targeting consumers and food industry insiders, the 3-minute videos are available as a package, via The Lempert Report's YouTube channel.

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    Dry-ice blasting stops food pathogens cold
    Food Production Daily
    Continental Carbonic promises a way to clean food production equipment with less water and faster results than conventional methods.

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    Tyson wins Hillshire bid in battle of meat titans
    Reuters
    Tyson Foods Inc. won the bidding war for Hillshire Brands Co. with an all-cash offer that values the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages at $8.55 billion.

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    Unilever CEO says Russia still land of opportunities
    Reuters
    Consumer goods maker Unilever is keeping faith in Russia as an important growth market and is ready to plow money into factories and acquisitions there despite a slowing economy.
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    Schwan's targets baby boomer market with frozen food delivery discounts
    AARP
    AARP members can now enjoy the convenience of having delicious frozen food delivered right to their front doors, at a discount, thanks to a new agreement between AARP and Schwan's Home Service Inc.
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    Kayem introduces freezer-to-grill chicken patties
    Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
    Kayem Foods Inc., based in Chelsea, Massachusetts, expanded its al fresco line with Gourmet Chicken Grillers, uncooked frozen chicken burgers developed to help consumers "BBQ better."
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    Mexican-Chinese duo up stake in Spanish meat firm Campofrio
    Reuters
    Mexican frozen food company Sigma Alimentos and Chinese pork producer WH Group have raised their joint stake in Spanish meat processor Campofrio to 97 percent under a tender offer launched last month, a regulatory filing showed.
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    Relay Foods expands to North Carolina
    Supermarket News
    Relay Foods, the Charlottesville, Virginia-based Internet natural and organic food retailer, opened for business in the Durham, North Carolina, market Monday, allowing shoppers to pick up orders at any of three locations in the city.
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    Functional packaging with sustainability at the core
    Packaging Europe
    Jeffrey Wooster, sustainability director at The Dow Chemical Company, Packaging and Specialty Plastics, discusses his organization's commitment to sustainability — evident in the array of innovative solutions the company displayed at interpack 2014.
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    Functional food market grows for its nutrition and health claims
    WhaTech
    A new report, "The Future of Functional Food and Drinks," examines successful product positioning and claims in order to provide a road map for identifying future trends in the functional food and drinks market.
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    Consumer pressure leads Cargill to give pigs more room
    Star Tribune
    The move to group sow housing by Cargill and other U.S. pork firms reflects an important shift in thinking about animal welfare, from consumers to large food ­corporations.
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    RGF recommends air offense against food pathogens
    Food Production Daily
    Sanitizing surfaces to eradicate food pathogens is only half the battle, according to one expert; airborne pathogens also must be dealt with for a safe food supply.
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    Fungal-sourced colors have big potential, say researchers
    Food Navigator
    A rising demand for natural colors is promising for those who are using looking to use fungi to create natural colors, according to scientists.
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    Schedulers Logistics gets $2 million to expand India cold chain market
    Food Production Daily
    Aspada Investment Co. will invest more than $2 million to expand Schedulers Logistics fleet of cold-chain storage trucks to target under-served locations in India.
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