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U.S. opening market to Argentina, Brazil beef imports
The Boston Globe
Argentina and Brazil hailed news that they will soon be able to export fresh beef into the United States after a longtime ban.

Related: New beef import rules anger cattlemen and consumer advocates (Food Chemical News )

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Tyson Foods to bring additional jobs to Kentucky
USAgNet
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear Tuesday announced that Tyson Chicken Inc., a subsidiary of Tyson Foods Inc., will be increasing capacity at its Henderson County plant to meet growing demand.
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US Foods re-launches its business
Meat and Poultry
It’s been said that, after a break up, moving on is easy but staying moved on is more difficult. In the case of US Foods’ failed merger with Houston-based Sysco Corp., the company is “just taking off.” US Foods is re-launching its business with a new campaign, “Just Taking Off” and a new focus — innovation.
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Senate Republicans slam the door on scrapping the filibuster
The HIl
Senate Republicans appear to be closing the door on gutting the filibuster, brushing aside calls from GOP presidential hopefuls Jeb Bush and Scott Walker to consider lowering the 60-vote threshold for repealing Obamacare.
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Poll: Walker holds Iowa lead as challengers gain ground
The Hill
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker maintains his lead in Iowa over the GOP presidential field in a new Quinnipiac University poll, but other Republican politicians are gaining ground on him.

Related: Poll: Bush leads GOP field (The Hill)

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Clinton weathers the summer of Sanders
CNN
It's now clear that Clinton, despite a raft of political advantages that make her the envy of rivals from both parties, faces a stubborn obstacle in her quest to win the Democratic nomination. She must weather the summer of Sanders.
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Obama swings left with overtime regs
The Hill
The White House on Tuesday issued a new rule on overtime that could raise the pay for nearly 5 million workers, signaling a sharp left turn from President Obama on economic issues.

Related articles:
  • New overtime rules may have limited impact (CNBC)
  • Obama and labor reconcile, sort of, on overtime (Politico)
  • Companies, business groups blast overtime proposal (The Wall Street Journal)

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    Legislature passes $16.1 billion transportation package
    The Associated Press via The Washington Post
    The Legislature has passed a $16.1 billion transportation revenue package that includes an incremental 11.9-cent gas tax increase over the next two years.
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    Chobani goes big on school lunch
    Politico via American Frozen Food Institute
    Chobani, the top Greek yogurt maker in the U.S., is officially in the multibillion-dollar school food market. This week, the company announced that it won an exclusive bid to offer its vanilla, strawberry and blueberry yogurt as a protein component for school meals nationwide - a move that follows a successful USDA pilot program.
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    Climate change commitments from China, Brazil; more states sue Obama over water rule
    The Washington Post
    Three of the world's largest polluters — the United States, Brazil and China — pledged to reduce their carbon footprint on Tuesday. The United States and Brazil agreed to obtain 20 percent of electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
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    U.S., Cuba to open embassies on July 20
    The Hill
    The United States and Cuba will re-establish diplomatic ties and open their long-shuttered embassies on July 20, the Cuban government said Wednesday.
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    AG committee considers in-kind versus cash-based food aid
    Food Business News
    The debate over whether the United States should continue to provide primarily in-kind international food assistance or shift a greater share of overall food assistance funding to cash-based programs was engaged during a June 24 hearing conducted by the House Committee on Agriculture.
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    U.S. proposes changes to major truck safety program
    Today's Trucking
    Changes are in the works in the U.S. when it comes to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s key truck safety program. The agency announced on Monday it is proposing enhancements to its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, including changing some intervention thresholds to better reflect crash risk.
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    FDA outlines when firms do not need to label major food allergens
    FoodNavigator-USA.com
    Manufacturers do not need to label major food allergens if they can prove to FDA prior to distribution that the production process eliminates allergenic proteins from the product or that the allergen is in such a low amount that it does not pose a risk, the agency says in guidance published June 18.
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    Food fight! The next battle for China e-commerce
    CNBC
    JD.com, the mainland's largest online direct sales company, announced on Monday the launch of a new channel dedicated to selling a range of authentic Australian food products, including milk, meat and fruit, as well as wine from Treasury Wine Estates.
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    Shoppers trade in big food brands for local and organic
    USA Today
    A June quarterly earnings report from S&P Capital IQ showed a drop in revenue numbers for packaged food and beverage companies in the past year. Companies included in the Russell 3000 index were analyzed showing lower profits than in 2013, in the U.S. and Canadian marketplace.
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    Rice co-op must hand over portion of $92 million GMO settlement
    Reuters
    A farmers' co-op must pay 10 percent of a $92 million settlement inked in state court with Bayer CropScience over genetically modified rice to plaintiffs' lawyers who worked on parallel claims in federal multidistrict litigation, a judge has ruled.
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    Method keeps salmon fresh for a month without the use of chemicals
    Phys.org
    The technology is called superchilling, and it lies somewhere between freezing the fish and cooling it down. Now it is about to provide useful help to organic food producers. This method of conserving food was developed in order to maintain fresh food quality over a long period of time, thus reducing the amount of food that ends up in the bin rather than in our stomachs.
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    Food poisoning from toxin in tropical reef fish is more common than previously thought
    The Washington Post
    A pesky toxin found in barracuda and other tropical fish has been sickening more people than previously thought, according to a study published Monday by the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
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