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Local schools raise meal prices to cover losses
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Public schools are struggling to bring students back to the lunch table, as more campuses raise prices and tweak menus in response to tougher federal food regulations that require the use of healthier and more costly ingredients.
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What's next for US Foods?
Crain's Chicago Business
US Foods CEO John Lederer is characterizing the breakup as a chance to "re-launch" the company, which supplies restaurants, hospitals, schools, government entities and other foodservice operators with fresh meats, produce, prepared and frozen foods and other products used in kitchens.
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Whole Foods founder John Mackey, CEO Walter Robb apologize for overcharging
ABC News
The CEOs of Whole Foods are apologizing for overcharging customers and offering free food to people in return. "Straight up, we made some mistakes. We want to own that and tell you what we’re doing about it,” Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market said in a video.
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The 10 Republicans most likely to win the GOP's 2016 nod
The Hill
With just one month to go before the first GOP presidential debate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has surfed a bounce from his official campaign launch to claim the top spot in The Hill’s rankings.
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In N.H., the huge GOP field surprises, but not Clinton's liberal challenge
The Washington Post
New Hampshire’s political dynamic at the midpoint of this preelection year is both utterly familiar and unlike anything voters here have seen before.
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Budget brinkmanship grips DC
The Hill
Republicans and Democrats are locked in an increasingly bitter debate over government spending, with few legislative weeks remaining to avoid another shutdown this fall.
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POLICY


European food industry calls for 'urgent agreement' on climate change
Food Navigator
European industry association FoodDrinkEurope has called for an ambitious global climate deal to help justify investment in low carbon technologies, it said in a report released at Expo Milano last week.
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Transportation sector gains 17 thousands jobs in June
The Hill
The transportation sector gained 17,100 jobs in June as the national unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in seven years, according to statistics released by the Department of Labor on Friday.
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New strains of avian flu highlight the need for new science
The Hill
The onset of warmer weather in June has slowed the pace of an unprecedented and underreported avian flu outbreak, providing a welcome respite for poultry farmers. The first two livestock facilities that reported the virus in Minnesota have started to restock and resume operations. But the scale of the epidemic is still breathtaking.
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OSHA proposes $38 thousand fine for chicken processor over worker injuries
Food Safety News
Following an inspection of a Delaware poultry plant, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration found nine worker-related safety violations and proposed a penalty of $38,000.
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USP to define hydrogenated oils
Food Business News
The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention is proposing a new monograph that will define fully hydrogenated oils and fats and differentiate them from partially hydrogenated oils and fats.
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The 2015 dietary guideline recommendations offer a chance to dissect the role of science in policy-making
Food Navigator-USA
The science behind the 2015 dietary guideline recommendations came under attack within hours of their publication, triggering an angry, ongoing debate about the recommendations’ validity, which a panel of experts will consider next week at IFT in Chicago.
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INDUSTRY NEWS


Grocery store tours emphasize healthy choices
Voice of America
Women used to buying cheap and unhealthy foods are relearning how to grocery shop by participating in store tours that encourage them to take a healthier approach to buying food.
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Farm labor groups make progress on wages and working conditions
The New York Times
120 migrant workers, students and clergy members are demanding that Ben & Jerry’s — which prides itself on its progressive reputation — require the Vermont dairy farms that supply its milk and cream to follow a code of conduct that would guarantee their migrant workers a weekly day off, seven vacation days a year and more, including improved housing.
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Lombardi Brothers Meats of Denver recalls beef products
Denver Post
Lombardi Brothers Meats of Denver is recalling almost 30,000 pounds of meat that may be contaminated with E. coli, a bacteria that can cause a life-threatening foodborne illness. The recall was reported Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

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Cartoons and kid-friendly brands could encourage healthy eating
Food Navigator
Food companies have long understood that cartoon characters and kid-friendly brand names encourage children to choose certain products – but their efficacy is not limited to junk foods, say researchers.
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Retail pork, chicken prices down from 2014
USAgNet
When shopping at the meat counter this Fourth of July, consumers may have noticed differences in prices per pound compared to last year. A pound of pork chops sold for $3.79 in May 2015 compared to $4.11 per pound in May 2014, a decrease of 7.8 percent.
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Increased calorie availability 'more than enough' to explain obesity epidemic, says WHO bulletin report
Food Navigator
Increases in the food energy supply in many countries of the world, leading to a higher availability of cheap energy-dense foods, is more than enough to explain a concurrent increase in body weight and obesity epidemic, say researchers.
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Customer satisfaction drops for QSR, pizza chains, climbs for fast casuals, full service
Fast Casual
Customers are less satisfied with fast food as their discretionary income improves and preferences shift in favor of quality over price, according to new data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
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Should companies use social media to deal with a food scandal?
Food Navigator
Social media can be a company’s best friend for communicating to consumers - but the tables can quickly turn when consumers talk back. So should food companies get hashtag-happy when dealing with sensitive issues such as food scandals?
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Meat snacks maker acquires frozen appetizer business
Food Business News
Monogram Foods, a manufacturer and marketer of beef jerky, corn dogs, pre-cooked bacon and other value-added meat products, has won the bid to acquire Golden County Foods, a Plover, Wis.-based frozen appetizer business with approximately $100 million in annual sales.
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Monogram Foods buys $100 million frozen-appetizers maker
Memphis Daily News
Memphis’ reigning meat maker is moving forward with a huge acquisition that will boost revenue by 25 percent, employment by more than 30 percent and add frozen appetizers to its product portfolio.
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McCormick benefitting from acquisitions, innovation
Food Business News
Special charges to operating income and unfavorable currency translation weighed on second-quarter results for McCormick & Co., Inc., but the flavor company is reaping benefits of recent acquisitions, innovation, marketing support and cost-savings initiatives.
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