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Nestlé R&D Solon affirms company's commitment to frozen and chilled foods worldwide
MultiVu
Nestlé today celebrated the grand opening of its new Nestlé Research & Development Center in Solon, Ohio, and marked the completion of a $50 million, two-year project to establish this global center dedicated to transforming the way the world enjoys frozen and chilled foods.
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How do ConAgra and other food companies reach online consumers?
Omaha World-Herald
The growth of online grocery shopping – like Hy-Vee’s new online ordering service – is a risk and an opportunity for food manufacturers like Omaha’s ConAgra Foods and its competitors. Packaged food manufacturers, already seeing stagnating sales of some flagship brands, “face obsolescence” if their products aren’t online where shoppers want them, according to a 2014 report from IRI Worldwide, a Chicago retail analytics firm.
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Latest chicken recalls highlight a big gap in supply chain transparency
The Guardian
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced two major recalls last week – by Aspen Foods and Barber Foods – due to possible salmonella contamination. Together, the recalls affected nearly 4m pounds of chicken sold in the U.S.
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Clinton lags among voters in swing states against leading GOP hopefuls
The Washington Post
Hillary Rodham Clinton would lose or tie for the presidency against three leading Republican hopefuls if the election were held today in three key swing states, according to a new poll.
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Fox News changes plans for GOP forum
Politico
The Fox News Republican presidential forum on Aug. 6 — also known as the midday consolation event for GOP candidates who fail to make the channel's prime-time debate — is being moved to 5 p.m. and shortened to one hour, the On Media blog has learned.

Related: Will GOP debate be the Trump show? (Politico)

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RNC posts record June haul, outraises DNC by $4 million
The Hill
The Republican National Committee had its best ever off-cycle June in 2015, raising $10.1 million last month and adding to a growing cash advantage over the Democratic National Committee.

Related: Senate Dems outraise GOP in June (The Hill)

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POLICY


Senate highway bill faces many obstacles
The Hill
A six-year highway bill crafted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) was in limbo Tuesday after lawmakers rejected a motion to move forward with the measure in a 41-56 vote.

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  • Senate transportation bill stumbles; McConnell undaunted (Politico)
  • House GOP, Dems voice strong opposition to Senate highway bill (The Hill)

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    Florida ag commissioner: FSMA money 'a joke'
    Politico via American Frozen Food Institute
    "The money Congress has provided to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act is 'a joke.' At least that's how Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam sees it," reports yours truly for Pro Agriculture this morning.
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    Petition asks FDA to abandon 'customarily consumed' basis for ingredients on food packages
    Food Chemical News
    While FDA mulls over changes to the Nutrition Facts panel, Tricia Spencer has petitioned the agency to abandon the term "customarily consumed" and require each serving in a food package reflect all nutritional data for every ingredient.
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    More children in poverty now than in recession
    Politico via American Frozen Food Institute
    More U.S. children live in poverty today than did during the recession, according to a report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation that hunger advocates are touting to bolster their push for more access to USDA-funded summer meals.
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    Survey: Beef producers continue to support Checkoff Program
    USAgNet
    Three out of four producers continue to support the Beef Checkoff Program and the more they know about the program, the more supportive they are. That's according to a random survey of 601 beef and dairy producers nationwide conducted by the independent firm Aspen Media & Market Research in late June and early July.
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    USDA introduces new food safety practices survey for producers, processors
    USDA
    The proposed 2015 Produce Post-Harvest Microbial Food Safety Practices, 2015 Fruit Chemical Use, and 2016 Vegetable Chemical Use surveys explore current activities of growers and processors and how those activities might relate to food safety.
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    World's biggest food companies suffer 'institutional sluggishness'
    Food Navigator-USA
    The world’s largest food and drink companies saw sales growth nearly halve in 2014 – while local firms have taken advantage of their greater agility to fill market gaps, according to a report from OC&C Strategy Consultants.
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    Report: Food recalls have nearly doubled since 2002
    Food Safety News
    The number of U.S. food products recalled — and the costs associated with those recalls — have nearly doubled since 2002, according to a report by Swedish reinsurance company Swiss Re.
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    A consumer group more important than millennials
    Food Business News
    Move over, millennials. The most disruptive group of future food consumers, according to bestselling author and self-described futurist Mike Walsh, was born in 2007.
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    Changing tastes spur Nestlé to take fresh approach to frozen food
    Financial Times (subscriber story)
    There is something incongruous about watching a Tuscan chef get excited about frozen pizza. But that is exactly what Riccardo Landi is doing. He beams as he removes Nestlé’s latest creation from the oven.
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    McDonald's could offer all-day breakfast nationwide in October
    The Wall Street Journal
    McDonald’s Corp. could start offering all-day breakfast nationwide in October, just months after it began testing the idea, according to a memo sent to U.S. franchisees and employees on Tuesday.
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    Sainsbury's rolls out kids frozen meal range to 320 stores
    The Grocer
    A frozen meal for babies and young children is launching in Sainsbury’s. Kiddyum rolls out to 320 stores next month after securing a listing through the retailer’s Pitch-Up with Sainsbury’s sourcing initiative.
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    Scientists bolster 'phage' weapons in food safety battle
    Phys.org
    In the war to keep food safe from bacteria, Cornell food scientists examine a class of weaponry called bacteriophages – an all-natural biological enemy for the nasty Listeria monocytogenes, which threatens meat, produce, cold-smoked seafood and dairy products.
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    Beyond Meat partners with Daiya Foods to make sausage pizza from plants
    Business Wire
    Beyond Meat, the innovative food company that’s creating the future of protein by making 100 percent plant-based meat, has partnered with Daiya Foods, another pioneer in the plant-based food space, to create a Daiya-exclusive “Supreme Pizza” that features gourmet meatless sausage from Beyond Meat.
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    How N.Y.C.-based popsicle company Ruby Rocket's got red hot
    New York Business Journal
    With millions of Americans in New York City, the rest of the East Coast, and the South suffering through a heat wave right now, popsicles are sure to be flying off the shelves. But fast-growing New York City-based startup Ruby’s Naturals, which makes the nationally distributed Ruby Rocket’s ice pops, has found that its healthy frozen snack is less cyclical than you would think, and children aren’t the only fans.
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    Importer recalls raw, frozen tuna linked to Salmonella outbreaks
    Food Safety News
    Osamu Corporation is recalling Frozen Yellow Fin Tuna Chunk Meat sold to AFC Corporation and sourced from one processing plant in Indonesia. The company took this action because officials with the Minnesota Department of Health found that samples of this product from one retail location in Minnesota were contaminated with Salmonella.

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    Chipotle earnings strong despite store traffic decline
    Food Business News
    Is a simpler tortilla the answer to Chipotle Mexican Grill’s sagging store traffic? The Denver-based burrito chain is reworking its wrap as part of longer-term mission to simplify the food it serves.
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    Keeping it real: What's in store for local, organic menu items
    Pizza Marketplace
    Local and organic foods continue to expand their presence in QSR and fast casual restaurants. Millennials, currently the largest generation, and their successors — Generation Z, pride themselves on being aware of the origins of their food, said Justin McCoy, VP of Marketing for Cousins Subs.
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    McDonald's rolls out the white linen
    The Wall Street Journal
    White-linen table settings will await 20 chosen diners next Monday — at a McDonald's in Tokyo. For one night only, McDonald’s Japan will serve a high-end, multi-course dinner for a select group of diners in its store in the posh Roppongi Hills area.
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