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Menu labeling survives Supreme Court health care ruling
Food Chemical News
By allowing the health care law to go forward, the Supreme Court also maintained the nutrition disclosure rule that requires chains with 20 or more locations operating under the same brand to provide detailed nutrition information to consumers and display calories on the menu, menu board or drive-through menu signage.

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    Unilever issues challenge: Cut salt by 20 percent
    Unilever
    Unilever issued a challenge this week: The company wants new ideas to help reduce the sodium in its food products by another 20 percent — without compromising taste. Unilever's efforts to date already have cut salt by up to 25 percent as it strives to meet World Health Organization guidelines for sodium intake. More
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    May consumer spending at weakest point in 6 months
    Reuters
    Consumer spending was flat in May for the first time in six months as demand for motor vehicles waned, but weak inflation pressures should ease the burden on cash-strapped households. More
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    After ruling, a dash for cash
    The Wall Street Journal
    When the Supreme Court handed down its ruling on the health care overhaul, Republicans and Democrats got to work. Within minutes, the call for donations had gone out to the party faithful.

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    Obama boosted, but not by a lot
    The Hill
    President Barck Obama won a big victory with the Supreme Court's health care ruling. But it won't make winning a second term much easier.

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    Pro-Obama group keeps up attack on Romney's record
    USA Today
    A super PAC backing President Barack Obama is out with a new TV ad today criticizing Mitt Romney for making money on business deals in which companies went bankrupt. More
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    Agreement sets new course for highway program
    Truckinginfo
    At the last moment, House and Senate negotiators wheeled and dealed their way to a highway agreement in which no one gets everything and everyone gets something. The bill still is not certain; both legislative bodies are reviewing the negotiators' agreement and have until midnight Saturday to sign off on it. More
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    EPA could be prevented from regulating fuel economy
    Land Line
    A House committee sent a strong message Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency should not be in charge of regulating fuel economy and emissions for vehicles in the future including heavy trucks. OOIDA supports the action, saying the EPA's involvement since 2010 has added cost to new equipment and burdened small-business trucking. More
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    USDA makes progress on alternatives to antibiotics
    Food Safety News
    Scientists at USDA's Food and Feed Research Unit in College Station, Texas, have discovered that providing sodium chlorate in the drinking water or feed of livestock will reduce the intestinal concentrations of bacteria harmful to humans, according to a study to be published in the Journal of Animal Science.

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    UK: Growth in chilled, frozen foods driven by segmentation
    Food Manufacture
    Growth of 6 percent in the value of retail chilled and frozen food sales, though partly explained by price inflation, also can be accounted for by an increasingly segmented offering in many product areas, according to separate reports from the British Frozen Food Federation and the Chilled Food Association. More
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    ConAgra sees children's food as growth opportunity
    Food Navigator-USA
    The food industry is under pressure from all sides to improve the nutritional content of foods intended for children's consumption — and there are big opportunities for companies to get ahead of the curve, says ConAgra Mills' director of marketing Don Trouba. More
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    IFT innovation awards focus on food safety, better nutrition
    Food Ingredients First
    Four winners of the Institute of Food Technologists' Innovation Awards, announced this week, each offer advancements that help the food industry produce more healthful products and reduce the risk of foodborne pathogens. More
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    Sodexo offers local food solution
    PR Newswire
    Sodexo is bringing together communities and the people who work in them with its new farm-to-table, chef-driven dining concept, Local Artisan. More
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    NNFCC: Olympics a golden opportunity for biobased packaging
    Food Production Daily
    The Olympics offers brand owners and waste management firms a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build on sustainable packaging made from plants, according to bioeconomy consultancy group the National Non-Food Crops Center. More
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    UK: Domino's, McDonald's to cut food waste by 5 percent
    Pizza Marketplace
    Domino's Pizza and McDonald's are two of about 70 companies in the United Kingdom that have committed to the Hospitality and Food Service Agreement, pledging to cut food and packaging waste by 5 percent by 2015. More
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