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New federal school meals rule could bump lunch prices

Education Week
USDA research has found the average prices charged for paid lunches in some schools are less than the cost of producing those lunches. As a result, in districts throughout the country, students will find themselves paying more for meals this year. More
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More ground turkey recalled because of salmonella

The Associated Press via MSNBC
Minnesota-based Cargill Inc. recalled more ground turkey products Sunday because a test showed salmonella in a sample from an Arkansas plant less than a month after production resumed following an earlier recall and shutdown.

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Food makers beginning to pass on commodity costs

Food Navigator
Food manufacturers are beginning to pass on rising commodity costs to consumers — meaning higher grocerty prices for the rest of this year and into 2012, according to a Purdue University agricultural economist. More
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Florida takes center stage in 2012 campaign

The Washington Post
For the next 12 days, Florida will stand at the center of the 2012 Republican race, playing host to two debates — one tonight and a second on Sept. 22 — as well as a straw poll that will help shape the presidential nomination fight. More
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The Hill: Voters say Obama hurt economy; GOP also blamed

The Hill
More likely voters now say President Barack Obama has hurt the economy since he took office than held that view in early June, and fewer think he has helped the economy since that last sampling, according to this week's The Hill Poll. More
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White House: Obama to send jobs bill to Congress today

The Washington Post
President Barack Obama plans to send the American Jobs Act, his $447 billion plan to jump-start the economy, to Congress on Monday evening, a White House official said Sunday. More
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Redistricting sparks big-time feuds

Politico
Verbal altercations, charges of backstabbing and plotting with the enemy, finger-pointing: It might sound like a midday soap opera, but it's not. More
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Republican's lead in election for Weiner's New York seat shows Democrats' vulnerability

The Washington Post
New York's 9th Congressional District isn't the likeliest place for a national political referendum. And yet, the special election set for Tuesday in the Brooklyn and Queens areas — a race occasioned by the scandal and subsequent resignation of Rep. Anthony Weiner — is surprisingly close, the result, many observers suggest, of the toxic national political environment and President Barack Obama's low poll ratings. More
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Pawlenty endorses Romney for GOP nomination

The Washington Post
Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty on Monday endorsed Mitt Romney for president, saying only Romney can turn around the nation's economy and predicting the former Massachusetts governor will be "a transformational and great president." More
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Republicans still shopping for a presidential nominee

The Washington Post
No dramatic gaffe or sudden change in direction explains how Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota fell out of favor with Republican voters — almost as quickly as she won them over when she joined the presidential race in June. More
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What those numbers really mean — and which matter most

The Times-Picayune
You know by now you can't trust most of the marketing claims splashed across product labels, and it's essential to check the nutrition facts to see what you're really getting. More
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Bill would broaden USDA definition of 'adulterated'

Food Safety News
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., introduced a bill late last week aimed at reforming food safety at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The bill widens the definition of "adulterated" meat, poultry and egg products and adds criminal penalties for food manufacturers that knowingly introduce contaminated food into commerce. More
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FSA commissions review of allergen labels

Food Manufacture
Research into the effectiveness and accuracy of allergen warnings on food will be commissioned by the Food Standards Agency later this year. More
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CHOICE calls for country-of-origin labeling on all meat

Food Magazine
Australian consumer watchdog CHOICE is calling for mandatory country-of-origin labeling on unpackaged beef, sheep and chicken products to help consumers make informed decisions about the meat they're buying. More
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US agreement probes 'next generation' dairy ingredients

Dairy Reporter
Cornell University and the Dairy Research Institute have agreed on a dairy research partnership with the Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center to help "strengthen the U.S. dairy industry and dairy innovation pipeline." More
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As middle class shrinks, P&G aims high, low

The Wall Street Journal
For generations, Procter & Gamble Co.'s growth strategy was focused on developing household staples for the vast American middle class. Now, P&G executives say many of its former middle-market shoppers are trading down to lower-priced goods — widening the pools of have and have-not consumers at the expense of the middle. More
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Ad spending grows in second quarter — but growth slows

Advertising Age
The growth in U.S. ad spending continued to slow in the second quarter of 2011, increasing 2.8 percent from the second quarter of 2010, according to a new report from Kantar Media. More
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Global partnership unlocks secrets of deadly E. coli 0104

Food Production Daily
Scientists from around the glob, working partnership, have uncovered vital insights into the E. coli strain in Germany earlier this year that will help combat the deadly bacteria and provide information about how the bug was able to infiltrate the global food chain. More
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Ready-to-cook dishes lead India's frozen food revolution

The Economic Times
When a Canadian frozen foods company test markets three-minute microwaveable idlis in India, you sit up and take notice. The $6.5 billion McCain Foods, which claims to make one of every three french fries in the world, also is adapting to the local palate with chili-garlic pops and tandoori nuggets. More
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Official: More cold storage will help reduce waste

F&B News
Ravi Kannan, chief executive officer of cold storage giant Snowman Logistics Ltd., reveals more about the company in particular and the cold storage industry in general. More
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