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UN: Food waste is 3rd-biggest greenhouse gas offender
Reuters
The food the world wastes — one-third of food produced — accounts for more greenhouse gas emissions than any country except for China and the United States, the United Nations said in a report Wednesday.
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NRDC to launch attack on food ingredient approvals
Politico
The Natural Resources Defense Council is escalating its work in another area: food policy. By hiring two top food additive researchers — Tom Neltner and Maricel Maffini — NRDC is positioning itself to launch an aggressive campaign for much stronger regulation around the way the Food and Drug Administration approves the use of those food ingredients you can't pronounce.
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FDA recalls 11 food items in past 2 months
Health Newsline
August and September have been high on food recalls in the U.S.: In the past 60 days, more than 11 food items were pulled from store shelves over misbranding and fears of contamination by disease-causing bacterium such as Salmonella, Listeria and E. coli, among others.

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Poll: Mitch McConnell vulnerable on issue of money in politics
The Washington Post
The majority of Kentucky voters view Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell unfavorably and have deep concern about his support for unlimited campaign contributions, according to a poll released Wednesday by Public Campaign Action Fund, a group that seeks to limit the influence of big money on politics.
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Unions draft expansive 'Southern Strategy'
The Hill
The AFL-CIO, at its quadrennial convention this week, adopted a resolution to come up with a "Southern Strategy" that includes "a long-term commitment to organize the South."
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In Alaska, fears of a GOP Senate civil war
Politico
The GOP civil war may be coming to Alaska — and with it possibly the clearest test of whether the party can unite to win the Senate in 2014 or repeat the kind of bloodletting that proved so costly the past two elections.
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Ways and Means chairman: We're picking up the pace on tax reform
The Hill
GOP tax writers are revving up their work on tax reform, even as Syria and other fiscal quandaries are taking center stage on Capitol Hill. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., and other Republicans on the panel insist they can push ahead on tax reform and meet Camp's goal of passing a bill out of committee this year.
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Tom Vilsack: Strongly opposed to farm bill extension
Politico
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Tuesday he has "very, very strong objections" to another extension of the current farm law, saying that option only rewards Congress for failing again to write a comprehensive five-year farm bill.
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EU legislation restricts food flavorings
Food Ingredients First
Legislation approved this week by the European Commission provides for a new EU-wide list of flavoring substances that limits what ingredients can be used by the food industry.
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FSIS clarifies rules meat, poultry processing line speed
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
In a memo to food safety inspectors Tuesday, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service clarified the rules for, among other things, the line speed at meat and poultry slaughterhouses, saying personnel must be able to "perform a post-mortem inspection of poultry and livestock carcasses at all times."
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Square pegs into round holes: Class certification in GMO food product cases
Bloomberg Law
The class action is a potentially potent vehicle for attempting to effect behavioral change, and plaintiffs' counsel have not been shy about using it creatively. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the food industry context, where one of the hottest trends is the filing of class actions against manufacturers of food products on behalf of consumer classes claiming to have been deceived by product labeling.

Editor's Note: AFFI's 2013 Government Action Summit taking place Tuesday through Thursday this week, will feature an in-depth panel discussion on GMO food package labeling.  To register for the Summit, or for more information, please click here.

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San Diego kids meet meatless Monday
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Cafeterias at elementary schools across the San Diego Unified district went vegetarian Monday, eliminating cheeseburgers, chicken nuggets and other popular meaty meals from their menus as San Diego Unified became the latest institution to join the national "Meatless Mondays" movement.

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  • Report: 90 percent of snacks consumed at school are from home (Food Product Design)
  • Instead of 'mystery' meat, how about meatless? (Philly.com)

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    Opinion: Moving past the low-wage social contract
    Reuters
    Instead of trying to raise wages, policymakers have tried to help low-wage workers through refundable tax credits and wage subsidies that lower the burden on workers. This low-wage social contract, however, has failed to live up to its theoretical promise.
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    New IFT president wants group to have 'much louder' voice
    Food Navigator-USA
    What's it like to stand at the helm of the world's largest organization of food science professionals at a time when consumers are more likely to ask (and trust) each other than an "expert" or "official" source to get answers on everything from GMO labeling to what's safe to eat?
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    AFFI Government Action Summit now underway
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    AFFI's annual Government Action Summit kicked off Tuesday and will continue through Thursday. It's not too late to register for the event.

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    Water footprint: The next big challenge?
    Food Navigator
    Reducing water footprints is an environmental challenge food and beverage companies should be prepared to meet, according to an analyst at Euromonitor.

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    'Pink slime' returns to school lunches
    Politico
    New government data show schools in four more states have put aside concerns about lean finely textured beef and resumed buying the product.

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    ConAgra reins in outlook; analyst says more food makers could follow
    Meatingplace
    ConAgra Foods said Tuesday it is lowering its earnings-per-share outlook for fiscal 2014 following a softer-than-expected first-quarter performance, particularly in consumer foods. One analyst sees the move as a signal of trouble for the packaged foods industry.

    Related: ConAgra Q1 profit hurt by weak consumer foods business (Reuters)

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    Cyclospora outbreak: 646 ill in 24 states as cases continue to be reported
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    The CDC says 646 people have been stricken with Cyclosporiasis since June 28, and additional cases are expected as an investigation into the cause of the outbreak continues. At this time, officials are not able to link cases in all 24 affected states to any single source and believe they are dealing with separate outbreaks.
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    University's software aims to help identify food safety issues sooner
    The Omaha World Herald
    Food safety regulations already mandate that companies in the food industry check daily for contaminants. But in the age of big data, merely logging the information on a spreadsheet isn't good enough, say a couple of University of Nebraska-Lincoln food safety scientists.
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    NPD Group analyzes snacking habits among youth
    Food Navigator-USA
    American children aged 6-12 consume 4.1 snacks daily while teens aged 13 to 17 consume 3.8 snacks daily, according to new research from NPD Group.
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    App aims to gamify food photos
    TechCrunch
    FoodieQuest is an app in the making that wants to turn the craze for taking photos of food — second only to the selfie in the photo-sharing hierarchy — into a sticky social game. The app is going to be freen so monetization is likely to be tied to food outlets.
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    North America's $54 billion packaging market in flux
    Food Production Daily
    According to leaders from SIG Combibloc, the North American packaging market is changing, thanks to shifting consumer tastes and evolving technology.
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    PURE Bioscience appoints food industry veteran as new CEO
    Marketwired via Manufacturing Digital
    PURE Bioscience Inc., creator of the patented silver dihydrogen citrate antimicrobial, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Hank Lambert as its new chief executive officer.
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    Church's Chicken names Burger King executive as its new US chief
    Meatingplace
    Quick service chain Church's Chicken has appointed Joe Christina as executive vice president of the chain's U.S. operations, effective Tuesday.
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    RGF acquires AFL to expand food processing safety lines
    Food Production Daily
    RGF Environmental Group has finalized an agreement to acquire AFL Industries, whose clients include Burger King, Coca Cola, Frito Lay and CSP Foods.
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