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Are consumers worried about safety of US food supply?
Quality Assurance & Food Safety
Even with frequent food safety outbreaks and recalls, concern levels about the safety of the U.S. food supply remain relatively constant with temporary spikes when news of an outbreak occurs, according to new findings by market research firm The NPD Group. More
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Scientists create ultra-thin material that could be used as food sensor
Food Production Daily
Researchers have created a thin-film polymer metamaterial that can be incorporated inside packaging and that changes color if the conditions inside the package alter. More
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Pediatricians: Organic foods may not be better
USA Today
The jury is still out on whether eating organic foods offers kids greater health benefits than conventional foods, concludes a report out by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Based on an analysis of scientific studies surrounding organic produce, dairy products and meat, the report says that the health advantages are inconclusive.

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    Campaigns launch fierce endgame
    Politico
    Exploding out of the last debate, both the Obama and Romney campaigns and their supporters unleashed aggressive new efforts to lock down what they already have and expand the drive to get the votes they still need in the final two weeks of the contest.

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    Poll: Obama 48, Romney 46
    Politico
    On the eve of Monday's foreign policy debate, a new CBS poll shows President Barack Obama edging Mitt Romney among likely voters nationwide. The survey finds that Obama leads Romney 48 percent to 46 percent — within the 3 percent margin of error. More
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    In Pennsylvania, Sen. Robert Casey gets unexpected Republican challenge
    The Washington Post
    Pennsylvania was not supposed to be on the political map this year. Having gone for the Democrats in every White House contest for the past 20 years, the Keystone State was abandoned early by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney without a single dollar spent in the critical Philadelphia TV market. More
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    Emulsifying Protein Enhances Frozen Sauces
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    GOP has firm grasp on House, but Dems won't fold
    USA Today
    Control of the White House and the U.S. Senate is up for grabs on Election Day, but as certain as anything is in politics, it's safe to bet that Republicans will continue to control the U.S. House in the next Congress — and maybe well beyond. More
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    Chefs back Prop. 37 on food labeling
    The Associated Press via San Francisco Chronicle
    More than 350 top chefs came out in favor of Prop. 37, the initiative that calls for labeling most foods containing genetically engineered ingredients, saying there is an "enormous stake in ensuring transparency in our food system."

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    EFSA report: Acrylamide levels 'largely unchanged'
    Food Navigator
    The European Food Safety Authority's annual update report on acrylamide levels in foods does not reveal any considerable change in the presence of the possible carcinogen in foods. 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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    McCain Foods to acquire PinguinLutosa's potato unit
    Food Business Review
    McCain Foods, a frozen food company based in Canada, has entered into an agreement to acquire the potato unit of Belgian frozen vegetables producer PinguinLutosa. More
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    Salt Lake City company recalls beef products in E. coli scare
    The Salt Lake Tribune
    A Salt Lake City meat distributor has recalled about 2,300 pounds of ground beef products because of a possible E. coli contamination. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced in a news release that the recall affects 10-pound cases of "ground beef bulk" and 12-pound cases of "ground beef patties" produced by Main Street Quality Meats on Oct. 18 and Oct. 19 and sold to restaurants in Utah. More
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    Local foods get a lift through innovative online distribution hub
    SustainableBusiness.com
    A bicoastal joint venture has formed to address the single biggest barrier to building robust regional food economies — distribution. More
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    Publix recalls premium frozen tempura shrimp
    ConsumerAffairs.com
    Publix Super Markets is recalling 11-ounce Publix Premium Frozen Tempura Shrimp. The company discovered during internal product evaluations that the dipping sauce packet included with the product contains soy that is not declared on the packaging. More
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    FSANZ warning follows salmonella outbreak in raw almonds
    Food Quality News
    An outbreak of salmonella in raw almonds has been linked to 27 cases of foodborne illness in six states and territories, said FSANZ. More
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    Since when is food safety up to the public?
    The Globe and Mail
    If you plan on eating a steak, make sure it is cooked at least to medium. No medium rare, no rare, and certainly no beef tartare. That's the advice in a Health Canada press release entitled "Information for Canadians on cooking mechanically tenderized beef," the latest lame response to the tons of potentially tainted beef that has been processed and shipped to Canadian stores by XL Foods. More
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    Japan to ease age restrictions on US beef imports
    The Asahi Shimbun
    Japan is set to enter the final phase of easing restrictions on beef imports from the United States and other Western nations following a report from the Food Safety Commission on Oct. 22. More
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    Food safety testing lab opens in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas
    The Packer
    Grower-shippers and importers in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas now have a closer option for full-service food safety testing. Selma, Texas-based IEH-Quanta Lab opened a new location in Pharr, Texas, on Oct. 22. More
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    Diet delivery services ship healthy meals to your door
    Toronto Star
    Can meal-delivery services make cutting calories as easy as fast food? Growing numbers of Toronto dieters are counting on it. A bumper crop of ready-made, nutrition-focused meal services are cashing in on the demand for heat-and-serve, portion-controlled dishes. More
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    Bob Evans maple links and patties recalled for not listing MSG
    Food Safety News
    More than 1.7 million pounds of Bob Evans maple links and patties are being recalled for not putting monosodium glutamate on the label, BEF Foods Inc. announced. More
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    ADB plans to boost Asia agriculture investments
    The Wall Street Journal
    Lured by soaring food prices, sector inefficiencies in emerging markets and attractive returns, many private equity players and multilateral agencies are eyeing agricultural investments in Asia. More
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