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U.S. pork exports surge in April
USAgNet
U.S. pork exports were year-over-year higher in April for the first time since June 2014. At more than 483 million pounds, exports were almost 11 percent greater than exports a year earlier.
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Global brands stretched by India's food safety record
Reuters
India's tainted water, patchy cold storage network and a retail sector made up of tiny local grocers present a major risk for international food brands, whose reputation can suffer globally from one local slip.
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Egg replacement ingredients help manufacturers reformulate in avian flu wake
Food Navigator-USA
The spread of avian flu among hens in the U.S. may be slowing, but the resulting egg shortage could take up to two years to rebound – prompting some worried manufactures to permanently reformulate their products with egg replacement ingredients, according to an industry stakeholders report.
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The race is on for the Latino vote
The Washington Post
Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, the two Republican presidential candidates seen as having the greatest chance to make inroads with the Latino vote that traditionally leans Democratic, recently stopped in Nevada, Bush showcasing his fluent Spanish and Rubio highlighting that he is the son of Cuban immigrants.

Related: Can diverse faces in GOP field sway minority voters? (The Washington Post)

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Warren's last stand on trade
The Hill
Liberal groups are ready to make a last stand against President Obama's trade agenda in the Senate with Elizabeth Warren, on of their strongest allies on the issue.

Related: This week: Race to finish trade before recess (The Hill)

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Bush, Rubio emerging as GOP frontrunners
The Hill
Three quarters of Republican voters view former Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio as the most palatable of the GOP presidential candidates, as the two Florida politicians settle toward the top of the crowded presidential field.
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POLICY


Votes are ready for GMO Bill
Politico via American Frozen Food Institute
Rep. Mike Pompeo is aiming to get his Safe and Accurate Food Labeling act "across the House floor" before the August recess, and the Kansas Republican tells MA he has the votes to do it.
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Transportation officials close Oklahoma-Texas border bridge
The Washington Times
Transportation officials have reopened part of a highway connecting Oklahoma and Texas that was closed because of high water along the Red River. The Oklahoma Department of Transportation on Sunday reopened southbound and one northbound lane at the Red River Bridge along U.S. Highway 69 in Bryan County.
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Food giants to have obesity efforts graded
Politico via American Frozen Food Institute
Sixteen heavyweights, including Coca-Cola, General Mills and Kraft Foods, are launching another initiative with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, not to cut trillions more calories but to have their health efforts studied by researchers at the City University of New York School of Public Health to determine if the feel-good measures are actually having a real impact.
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USDA releases Post flock from quarantine
Food Business News
Post Holdings, Inc. said a company-owned chicken flock in Nebraska that tested positive for avian influenza in May has been released from quarantine by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after several rounds of subsequent tests “did not confirm the presumptive positive.”
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Texas plans to lift decade-long ban on deep fryers, soda machines in schools
ischoolguide
Texas is considering to end a decade-long ban on deep dryers and soda machines in public schools statewide. The state’s agricultural commissioner, Sid Miller, argued that the removal of these items should be left to local schools.
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INDUSTRY NEWS


Cropp: Dairy prices holding up better than expected
USAgNet
Dairy product prices are averaging a little higher for the month of June than when most experts anticipated. University of Wisconsin-Extension expert Bob Cropp noted in his latest Dairy Situation and Outlook report that CME butter rebounded to $1.90 per pound after falling to $1.80 earlier in June.
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Feta cheese recalled in northern California for listeria contamination
Food Safety News
Raw goat milk feta cheese, potentially contaminated with Listeria, was recalled Friday by the Redwood Hill Farm and Creamery of Sebastopol, California. Feta is a brined curd white cheese made originally in Greece from sheep’s milk, or from a mixture of sheep and goat’s milk.

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How Shake Shack leads the better burger revolution
Fast Company
How Shake Shack has customers (and many investors) salivating for its burgers and unique brand of hospitality.

Related: Restaurant vets 'digging' better-burger segment (Fast Casual)

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La Boulange-style chain 'could rise again from the ashes,' founder says
San Francisco Business Times
The Bay Area food community and social media has lashed out at Starbucks since it broke the news Tuesday night that by September it will shutter all 23 of the stand-alone La Boulange bakery locations it acquired in 2012. But La Boulange founder Pascal Rigo is not among the critics.
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5 pizza trends to optimize operations
Pizza Marketplace
Tyson Food Service has identified five trends in the pizza industry to drive successful operations, the company said in a press release.
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Millions of families expected to turn to food banks this summer
USAgNet
Feeding America food banks are preparing for a summer of increased demand for food, while coping with decreased donations of both groceries and funds.
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Beef King resumes global food push in $1.5 billion U.K. deal
Bloomberg
JBS SA agreed to buy Marfrig Global Foods SA's unit in the U.K. for about $1.5 billion, as the world’s biggest meat producer extends its push into processed foods.
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Shirk's Meat – pork and beef – recalled after listeria test
Food Poison Journal
Shirk’s Meat, a Dundee, New York establishment, is recalling approximately 2,478 pounds of pork and beef products that may be contaminated with Listenia monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on June 20.

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You scream, I scream, we all tweet for ice cream
Advertising Age
Good Humor – known for its old-school, wholesome image – is trying to put a little swag in its game as it updates for the digital age. The brand, which permanently parked its iconic fleet of ice cream trucks nearly 40 years ago, is hitting the road again for a sampling tour.
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Millennials eat more veggies than other age groups
Pizza Marketplace
Subway Restaurants released the results of a survey that examined the state of vegetable consumption by American consumers; it found that 84 percent of Americans aren’t eating the USDA recommended daily minimum of four vegetable servings, and nearly half have no explanation as to why.
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CropX raises $9 million to help farmers grow more food with less water
The Wall Street Journal
Drought discussions, particularly in California, have raised concerns about agriculture and led to a focus on particularly water-thirsty crops. Now, startup CropX Ltd. is helping farmers make the most of their water with sensors and an app.
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QSRs, fast casuals among top-performing segments in 2014
Pizza Marketplace
Consumers today enjoy snacking throughout the day and quality, inexpensive food, which has led to the popularity of fast casuals. Emerging fast-casual brands are increasing market share, with snack and fast casuals generating 16.5 percent of revenue at top brands.
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