This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in this news brief.




  Mobile version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit Sept. 23, 2011

Home   Public Policy   Member Services   Industry Resources    Events    News & Media   About Us  

 



Food industry redubs FOP labeling system

MediaPost
The food and beverage industry has renamed its new, voluntary front-of-package nutrition labeling system, from "Nutrition Keys" to "Facts Up Front." More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Opinion: Rogue food study typifies wasteful Fed

POLITICO
Congressmen Adam Kinzinger and Chris Gibson write, "One major reason we both ran for Congress was to eliminate Washington's red tape and restore a path toward limited, effective government. To return government to the people, we must rein in Washington's culture of senseless regulations." More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

FDA import alerts: A primer

Food Safety News
The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for ensuring that imported foods are safe and that unsafe imported foods will not reach consumers. Learn more about the legal background of import alerts.

Related article:
Industry hopes produce importer will lift border barriers (Food Safety News)

Editor's note: The American Frozen Food Institute is organizing a series of instructional food safety webinars with leading experts to examine topics and issues related to implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. To register, or for more information, please click here.

More

Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article





Perry, Romney spar in Republican presidential debate

The Washington Post
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney tangled over Social Security, health care and other issues Thursday in a debate in which the Republican presidential candidates sharply criticized the policies of President Barack Obama and joined in an assault on the federal government. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Senate likely to reject House-passed spending bill; government shutdown still possible

The Washington Post
Washington lurched toward another potential government shutdown crisis Friday, as the House approved a GOP-authored short-term funding measure designed to keep the government running through Nov. 18 and Democrats in the Senate immediately vowed to reject the bill. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article



House immigration status-check bill faces tough road

USA Today
The House Judiciary Committee this week passed a Republican-sponsored bill that would require private businesses to use a federal program that checks the immigration status of all job applicants. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Challenging the NLRB: Pushing back

Pittsburgh Tribune
As the Obama-anointed National Labor Relations Board pushes its unrelenting pro-union agenda, manufacturers and businesses aren't waiting for Congress to act before pushing back.

Related articles:
Poster informing workers of right to form union triggers 3 lawsuits (Philadelphia Inquirer)
South Carolina Boeing factory turns sour for Obama (POLITICO)

More

Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Senate passes Trade Adjustment Assistance extension

The Washington Post
The Senate on Thursday passed a measure renewing an aid and retraining program for workers who lost their jobs due to outsourcing, a move that clears the way for congressional passage of three long-stalled trade deals. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

WTO chief warns against protectionism

The Wall Street Journal
The head of the World Trade Organization urged governments on Friday to restrain from resorting to protectionist measures as the global slowdown hits trade. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Opinion editorial: Trade deal can't wait

POLITICO
The most important issue now pending between the governments of the Republic of Korea and the United States is to ratify and implement the South Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement without further delay. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Does chocolate milk belong on school menus?

Consumer Reports
At a time of growing concern about childhood obesity, some school districts — like Los Angeles — have removed flavored milks from the school lunch menu. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Virtual forum shines a light on food production

The Sacramento Bee
"The Food Dialogues," a virtual forum organized by U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance and moderated by ABC news correspondent Claire Shipman, gathered journalists, agency officials, chefs, researchers, sustainable farming advocates, farmers and consumers for a four-hour discussion about food production and safety on Thursday.

Related article:
Farmers, ranchers reach out to consumers (NPR)

More

Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Lingering questions in perception of food safety

Food Safety News
There's a real food safety problem in the U.S. An NPR/Thomson Reuters poll this summer gives affirmation to that: 57 percent of consumers polled have a concern about food safety. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


Convert Pallet into Carton Flow
Span-Track carton flow track by UNEX ‘drops-in’ to any new or existing pallet rack structure. Span-Track’s full width roller provides more contact surface than any other carton flow. Product tested for durability within Freezer environments to deliver superior flow with product always at the pick point. Request a free sample …
Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting Systems
Warehouse lighting can account for as much as 40% of the total electricity in a facility. Now there is something you can do to slash your carbon footprint and control those costs. The Digital Lumens award-winning Intelligent Lighting System combines LED fixtures with intelligence – integrated controls, sensors, networking and reporting – to reduce lighting energy use by up to 90%. MORE
VISYS sorting systems
Visys’ digital sorters detect and remove foreign bodies as well as defective, undesirable or contaminated product from your product streams on differences in color, biostructure, shape and/or density. Our world-class sorters incorporate the latest state-of-art technologies based on lasers, near-infrared, color, metal and x-ray sensors or any combination thereof.




Report: Food service sector has difficulty buying brands

FoodBev
Food service operators have difficulty finding and placing orders for specific brands on distributor websites, according to a report by Datassential titled "How Operators Buy." More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Greek yogurt sales surge at General Mills as new capacity comes online

Food Navigator
General Mills expects to see a sharp acceleration in Greek yogurt sales this year after bringing on new manufacturing capacity and ratcheting up advertising spend. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Inside track: Everybody needs good trends

Food Production Daily
Knowledge is power. In business, spotting market trends ahead of the pack can provide a key competitive advantage because those with the inside track react quickest to exploit changing industry demands and consumer behavior. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

G20 action stems selling in crop futures

Agrimoney.com
Commodities had a big thing going for them Friday, which enabled many of them to pop their head back above water.

Related article:
After price plunge, expect an upswing (AgWeb)

More

Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Ryder's 'flex-to-green' lease helps incorporate green in fleet

Food Logistics
"Ryder is committed to making it as easy as possible for customers to implement sustainable transportation solutions," says Robert Sanchez, president of Global Fleet Management Solutions for Ryder. "The new 'Flex-to-Green' offering makes sustainable efficiency simple by providing a flexible product that enables customers to incorporate alternative fuel vehicles into their fleet when they are ready." More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
article

Review highlights possibilities for healthier processed meat

Food Navigator
The meat industry must move toward the production of healthier processed meats by formulating new and innovative products, according to a review in Trends in Food Science & Technology. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article

Kellogg named to carbon disclosure leadership index

Food Ingredients First
Kellogg Company has been commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project for its professional and transparent approach in disclosing climate change information. More
Share this article >     Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


United States Cold Storage
USCS and its several predecessor companies have been providing refrigerated storage services to the food industry since 1889. Today USCS is a leading national public refrigerated warehouse operator with 34 facilities located in 12 states. MORE
Sorting Food
From wild to cultivated, from fresh to frozen, from whole to cut, in bulk or in bags, … we get everything sorted, whatever color or defects. MORE
 
Frozen Express
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, (469) 420-2601
Download media kit

Valerie Hunt, Content Editor, (469) 420-2690   
Contribute news

This edition of Frozen Express was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Recent issues
Sept. 22, 2011
Sept. 21, 2011
Sept. 20, 2011
Sept. 19, 2011



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063