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Food technologists launch campaign tackling consumer prejudice
Food Navigator
Grocery stores would be full of empty shelves, rotten fruit, insect-infested grain and spoiled meat if food science as we know it did not exist, according to Roger Clemens, president of the Institute of Food Technologists. It's time to tackle consumer prejudice against the "dark arts" of the food industry, he told attendees at the IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo 2012. More
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What are we throwing in the trash? Food — and lots of it
The Washington Post
According to a recent World Bank report, the world produces some 1.3 billion tons of solid waste each year. One of the most notable segments of an EPA report on Americans' garbage is "food waste." By one estimate, 40 percent of all food grown in the United States never gets eaten. More
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Across the country, the menu expands
The New York Times
There are times it seems as if progress in America's food landscape is measured in the tiniest increments and among the tiniest part of the population. But a growing segment of real food has taken hold. More
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Obama: I'm going to be outspent by Romney, super PACs
POLITICO
President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has a new tactic: scaring donors. In a fundraising email sent to supporters Tuesday under Obama's name, the campaign raises the specter of being buried in an avalanche of Republican money. More
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Poll suggests Obama swing state attacks working
The Washington Post
A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll out Wednesday suggests that in key swing states, President Barack Obama's ad campaigns against former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney are working.

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    Longtime lawmakers Rangel, Hatch win primaries
    The Washington Post
    Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah, and Rep. Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y., two longtime lawmakers who saw their careers imperiled by the shifting political winds, cruised to primary victories Tuesday night despite stiff challenges from younger upstarts.

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    Campaign chief: OK for Democrats to skip convention
    USA Today
    The Democrat charged with trying to win back the House majority is telling his candidates it's OK to skip the party's national convention. But Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told a gathering hosted by Reuters his advice has nothing to do with President Barack Obama. More
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    Reid: Negotiators need highway bill deal by Wednesday
    The Hill
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., warned Tuesday that a deal between the House and Senate on transportation funding needed to be finalized Wednesday to be approved by Congress in time to beat a June 30 deadline.

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    4th Mexican carrier joins cross-border program
    The Trucker News Services
    A fourth Mexico-based carrier has been granted authority to participate in the cross-border pilot project, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said. More
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    California lawmaker challenges EPA on heavy truck fuel rules
    Truckinginfo
    The House Oversight Committee is claiming the California Air Resources Board was too influential in the drafting of federal truck fuel efficiency standards, according to a letter sent to the EPA by committee chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif. More
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    Dish chairman: AutoHop shields children from junk food ads
    Los Angeles Times
    In written testimony to Congress, Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen said the satellite broacaster's controversial new commercial-skipping feature, AutoHop, will help protect children from the marketing efforts of the fast food and alcohol industries. More
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    US envoy urges Taiwan to open market amid beef row
    Business Recorder
    Washington's de facto ambassador to Taiwan on Wednesday urged the island to further open its market if it hopes to sign a trade deal with the U.S., amid a lingering dispute over American beef imports. More
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    Heinz picks new leader for troubled division
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    The H.J. Heinz Co. is looking for a new recipe for success on its home turf. The Pittsburgh food company Tuesday assigned a new leader to head up the struggling North American division of the global business founded in Sharpsburg, Pa. More
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    Study confirms looking at junk food stimulates appetite
    The Huffington Post
    Research presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society shows that seeing high-calorie items stimulates the appetite control center, which then makes us crave food. More
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    New trials show enzyme cuts acrylamide in fries by half
    Food Navigator
    Novozymes has announced new third-party data to show that its acrylamide reducing enzyme technology is effective in the industrial production of french fries with 50 percent less acrylamide. More
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    Scientists create antimicrobials that kill pathogens
    Food Product Design
    U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists have developed a new method to create antimicrobials that kill disease-causing pathogens, which in turn, can be used as an alternative to antibiotics. More
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    Poll: Shippers concerned about East Coast port strike
    The Journal of Commerce via Food Logistics
    Stalled contract negotiations between the International Longshoremen's Association and United States Maritime Alliance are scheduled to resume this week, but many shippers are preparing for the worst this fall, according to an online poll by The Journal of Commerce. More
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