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FDA releases updated FSMA proposals
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Based on extensive outreach and public comment, the FDA on Friday unveiled revisions to four proposed rules designed to help prevent foodborne illness and implement FSMA regulations. Updated FSMA rules include:
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Food companies, restaurants add protein to beef up profits
Reuters
Most studies say nice things about eating protein, including its potential for better weight control. U.S. consumers have taken note, and so have food manufacturers and restaurant chains. More than a dozen companies have introduced new products or meals that are "enriched" or "fortified" with protein in the past few years, and the protein push is accelerating.
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White House declares war on drug-resistant superbugs
Los Angeles Times
The White House announced through an Executive Order Thursday that it is mobilizing key federal agencies, including USDA, to combat a growing, global health threat: bacteria that have evolved an immunity to powerful antibiotic drugs.
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Harry Reid's plot to keep the Senate
Politico
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid believes Republicans have walked into his trap. As he's tightened his grip on the Senate and protected vulnerable Democrats from casting politically tough votes, furious Republicans have made the mantra "fire Reid" a rallying cry and major fundraising push ahead of the midterm elections.
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Will Democrats go all-out to beat Sen. Pat Roberts now?
Politico
Democrats won a key legal battle in the Kansas Senate race Thursday, but now the party faces a wrenching choice: Spend precious dollars to try and unseat Republican Pat Roberts in a solidly red state, or sit on the sidelines and pass up a chance to steal a seat — and potentially the Senate majority — from Republicans.

Related: Kansas Supreme Court removes Democrat from Senate ballot (The Hill)

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Obama's strategy for midterm campaigning
The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama's domestic agenda has been drowned out by a deluge of high-stakes foreign-policy crises just as his campaigning for November's midterm elections is expected to heat up.
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Beer fight brewing over EPA rule
The Hill
A battle is brewing in the beer industry over a new regulation from the Environmental Protection Agency that spells out the agency's authority to regulate bodies of water.
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Boehner: Immigration reform will help boost the economy
The Hill
It wasn't part of the jobs message he planned to pitch, but Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that immigration reform would help boost the economy.
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Business groups 'alarmed' by new OSHA rules for workplace accidents
The Hill
Business groups are up in arms over a new rule from the Obama administration that would require companies to report more workplace injuries.

Related: OSHA lists top 10 violations (National Safety Council via Chem.Info)

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FSIS announces changes in accredited lab fees
Federal Register
The Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a final rule amending the fees it charges for the accreditation and maintenance of non-federal laboratories for the FSIS Accredited Lab Program.
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Import inspections amended to accommodate PHIS
Federal Register
USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service is amending the meat, poultry and egg products import regulations to provide for the Public Health Information System import component.
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United Fresh focuses on transportation, import rules
The Produce News
The United Fresh Produce Association met with federal lawmakers recently carrying a short list of must-haves at its Washington Conference, but the three-day meeting also delved into a list of regulations the produce industry is closely scrutinizing.
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Opinion: GMO labels are a $500 food tax
Daily Camera
The Right to Know Colorado GMO Proposition 105 mandates the labeling of GMO food products. Since consumers like to know what they eat, the idea is appealing. But the proposal creates more confusion than enlightenment; it will dramatically increase the costs of foods, and taxpayers will face huge legal bills defending the law.
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Can food companies help battle obesity?
Politix
This week may be a turning point in the food fight that has been taking place in this country for over a decade.
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Heart Health finalists set for SupplySide award
Natural Products Insider
The third annual SupplySide West Editor's Choice Award finalists have been chosen, recognizing some of the coolest launches of CPG products in 20 categories.

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Food industry assails Vermont GMO label law
The National Law Journal
Vermont's law requiring foods with GMOs to be labeled by food makers has come under attack by a coalition of food industry associations.

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Millions wasted in federal school lunch program
WEWS-TV
An exclusive investigation reveals millions of dollars worth of fresh fruits and vegetables are being thrown in the trash in school lunch rooms in Ohio and across the country.

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Wal-Mart's fresh take on keeping food safe
China Daily
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced on Thursday a series of measures to strengthen food safety in its Chinese stores after the world's largest retailer found itself again in the spotlight for firing Chinese staffers who accused it of food safety violations.
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Small brands can thrive under big corporate umbrellas, says General Mills
Food Navigator-USA
General Mills will help newly acquired natural and organic brand Annie's expand into new categories, channels and markets and will use its clout to drive procurement and operational/logistical efficiencies, CEO Ken Powell told analysts this week. But it won't try to change the culture of the company.
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WhiteWave grows sales and earnings more than 30 percent
The Wall Street Transcript
Michael A. Sansoterra, managing director at Silvant Capital Management LLC, says WhiteWave Foods Co. has exposure to the healthy eating trend and is seeing growth in sales and earnings while taking market share in the nondairy and organic food segments.
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Boulder Brands to supply Udi's gluten-free pizza crusts to Papa Murphy's
Daily Camera
Boulder Brands Inc., the Colorado-based firm that operates Evol Foods and Earth Balance, will distribute its Udi's gluten-free pizza crust to more than 1,000 Papa Murphy's locations nationwide, officials announced Thursday.
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Taco Bell tests fried chicken in several products
USA Today
Does Taco Bell want to make its menu finger lickin' good? The Mexican fast food giant is experimenting with fried chicken — or what it calls "crispy chicken" — in at least four menu items.
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General Mills to close 2 cereal plants
Star Tribune
A day after General Mills Inc. said it would begin $100 million in new cost reductions due to flagging sales, it announced the closing of two manufacturing plants in California and Massachusetts.
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Do natural claims still resonate with consumers?
Food Navigator-USA
Are consumers weary of "all-natural" claims? And if so, what other cues do they look for on pack to see if a brand fits in with their values? The bosses of some innovative food brands, ingredients suppliers and branding experts weigh in.
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Tetra Pak names Brian Kennell president and CEO of US and Canada
Food Production Daily
Tetra Pak has appointed company veteran Brian Kennell as president and CEO for the U.S. and Canada.
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Sensient unveils next-generation technology to tackle off notes
Food Navigator-USA
Chicago-based Sensient Flavors has unveiled a new toolbox of natural flavor masking ingredients that can tackle bitterness associated with everything from stevia to caffeine by selectively targeting multiple taste receptors.
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Scientists 'hack' photosynthesis to help them speed food production
Science Alert
Photosynthesis is the crucial process by which plants convert sunlight, water and air into energy and food — and scientists from the U.S. and U.K. have taken the first step toward speeding the process, using enzymes from blue-green algae. This is an important breakthrough that could lead to new ways to feed the world's growing population.
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