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Frozen foods can be a healthy option, dietitians say
Today's Dietitian
As consumers rush through their hectic lives, those with an interest in healthful eating often seek convenient, quick-to-prepare frozen foods that offer similar nutritional content as nonfrozen natural foods or that help meet other dietary needs. And frozen food manufacturers are responding to that market demand. More
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World Food Day 2012: Finding sustainable solutions to hunger
Food Ingredients First
In honor of World Food Day today, the Institute of Food Technologists is highlighting the role of food science in environmental sustainability — a key component to solving the world's hunger problem.

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    The sugar battle: Cereal makers cut sweets; soda industry sues
    Los Angeles Times
    The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products. Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and restaurant trade groups sued to stop a New York City ban on sales of large sugary drinks. More
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    What to watch for in the second presidential debate
    The Washington Post
    President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will take the stage tonight at Hofstra University for their second general election debate — the most important debate since, well, their first debate 13 days ago. The pressure will be on the incumbent to show he has a pulse (and probably a bit more) tonight. But what are the other storylines/questions to keep an eye on? More
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    In battleground Ohio, a fight for blue-collar swing voters
    The Washington Post
    In the middle of a period of hysterics in the presidential race sits grizzled, working-class Ohio. And it appears largely unmoved. The two campaigns are doing everything in their power to swing the state, which has leaned almost stubbornly for Obama.

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    Swing states tighten
    POLITICO
    President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are within 3 percentage points of each other in 8 of the 9 swing states that will decide the presidency, according to today's RealClearPolitics battleground state poll averages. In three of those states — Colorado, New Hampshire and Virginia — the race is within a single point.

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  • Poll: Voters favor Obama energy policies over Romney platform (The Hill)
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    Romney trails Obama in September fundraising
    USA Today
    Republican Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee raised more than $170 million in September, the biggest monthly haul of the campaign, but trailing slightly behind the $181 million collected by President Barack Obama and affiliated Democratic committees last month. More
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    Emulsifying Protein Enhances Frozen Sauces
    OptiSol® 1000 is a superior emulsifying protein providing freeze-thaw stability while improving overall quality in reduced fat sauces and spreads for frozen prepared foods. A natural, clean-label emulsifier, OptiSol 1000 improves flavor and mouthfeel, as well as enhances viscosity, cling and opacity. Get reduced fat with full fat quality at a lower cost than oil. Call Tim Harried at 608-316-8526 or tharried@glanbia.com.




    Leavitt Partners: Romney win would mean more flexible FSMA
    Food Navigator-USA
    The re-election of President Barack Obama would mean a quicker and more stringent application of rules arising out of the Food Safety Modernization Act, claims a recent blog post by David Acheson, head of the Food and Import Safety Practice at Leavitt Partners, a Washington, D.C.-based food safety and health care consultancy co-founded by former Health and Human Services secretary Michael Leavitt. More
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    Food fraud tackled by forensic scientists
    BBC
    Wine, spirits, meat and even baby food can all be faked, with fraudsters hiding their true origins. Now forensic scientists are clamping down on food fraud, which costs millions in lost revenue and can put the health and safety of the public at risk. More
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    South Carolina to intensify state eye on food safety
    The Associated Press via WACH-TV
    South Carolina officials have hired a new statewide food safety coordinator to focus on helping farmers develop food safety plans and get certifications for good agricultural and handling practices. More
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    Meat processor joins ICE program
    Imperial Valley News
    JBS USA Holdings Inc., one of the largest meat processing companies in the United States, is the newest member of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's nationwide program designed to encourage businesses to collaborate with ICE and use hiring best practices to ensure they are maintaining a lawful workforce. More
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    Fruit As It Should Be!

    Wawona demonstrates passion for food quality, delivering the best fruit from the orchard to your freezer. Wawona remains a family owned business with principles on quality, innovations and excellent customer services.
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    CO-PACKING. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. SOURCING & SUPPLY

    Harvest creates and manufactures innovative frozen food products for some of the best brands in the industry. From ingredient supply to complete meal creation, we can help you every step of the way. Harvest Food Group…Leading the Way in Frozen Foods.
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    US consumer prices jump in September on higher fuel costs
    Bloomberg
    The cost of living in the U.S. rose in September for a second month, reflecting a jump in energy expenses that failed to trickle through to other goods and services. The consumer price index increased 0.6 percent for a second month, the Labor Department reported today in Washington.

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    Wal-Mart: $6 billion investment to focus on food, consumables
    Supermarket News
    Wal-Mart Stores said last week it plans to invest $6 billion in retail pricing by 2017 — a year after it promised to invest $2 billion in price through 2014. Speaking at Wal-Mart's 19th annual Meeting for the Investment Community, Duncan McNaughton, chief merchandising officer, said the investments will be broad-based, though they will primarily be in food and consumables. More
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    Is phosphorus the new trans fat?
    Food Navigator-USA
    Dietary exposure to high levels of phosphorus could be increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to one kidney specialist at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in Philadelphia last week. More
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    Peanut butter recall affects school lunch program
    Food Poisoning Bulletin
    Smucker's Uncrustable peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, served to millions of students through the National School Lunch Program, are being recalled for possible Salmonella contamination because they were made with peanut butter from Sunland Inc., a Portales, N.M.-based company at the center of a rippling recall.

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    Misbranding, missed inspections force recall of meat products
    USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
    Lao Chareune Foods, based in Dallas, is recalling approximately 8,200 pounds of various beef and pork products — including fried pork skins and a raw "pork stick" that isn't labeled as raw — because they were produced without the benefit of federal inspection and misbranded, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.

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    Canada: XL rival Cargill beefs up production
    The Canadian Press via Times Colonist
    As questions remain about when or if the packing plant at the center of an E. coli outbreak and beef recall will reopen, another meat company in southern Alberta, Canada, has ramped up production using workers from the same union. More
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    Linde North American achieves food safety certifications
    Business Wire via Daily Finance
    Linde North America has received FSSC 22000 certification for its 19 beverage-grade carbon dioxide facilities. FSSC 22000 is a rigorous standard that falls under the Global Food Safety Initiative benchmark, established by GFSI to ensure confidence in the delivery of safe food to consumers worldwide. More
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