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US, Mexico sign deal to end sugar spat, avert import duties
Reuters
Mexico and the United States reached a deal Monday to avert potentially steep duties on Mexican sugar imports to the United States, defusing a months-long dispute that threatened to escalate into a major trade war.
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Top 10 food trends flavoring the landscape in 2015
PR Newswire via Digital Journal
Sterling-Rice Group has identified its top ten culinary trends that will stand out on restaurant menus, expand onto grocery shelves and attract consumer attention across the U.S. in 2015.
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Website ranks groceries on ingredients, nutrition
The New York Times via The Boston Globe
An environmental research organization on Monday introduced one of the most comprehensive online databases of food products, containing information on more than 80,000 items sold in U.S. groceries. It offers details of ingredients and nutritional information as well as an attempt to assess how processed the food items are.
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House Democrats fret over debilitating losses
Politico
The political environment continues to deteriorate for House Democrats ahead of a midterm election that's certain to diminish their ranks.

Related: White House has hindered, not helped, say Democrats (The Hill)

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With 1 week to go, Republicans' confidence builds
The Hill
The final week in a two-year war for control of the Senate is going down to the wire, with Republicans confident they'll net at least the six seats they need to gain a majority during President Barack Obama's final two years in office.

Related: Poll: Midterm momentum belongs to GOP (The Washington Post)

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A rare sight: Republicans poised for gains in New England
The Wall Street Journal (subscriber story)
The New England Republican, a rare political breed in recent years, is showing signs of a revival in next week's elections.
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Resistance to healthy school lunches reveals larger problem
RNN via WSLS
Using information from a study conducted in Boston schools, the National Institutes of Health projected food waste in schools across the country is more than $1.2 billion annually. That's a high number, but it's nowhere close to the amount of food waste students see at home.
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WHO calls for standardized nutrition labeling
Food Navigator
The World Health Organization has called for a more unified approach to front-of-pack nutrition labeling. Representatives of Unilever and the labeling program Choices International are among those backing the WHO's push for more harmonized labeling.
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Ban or tax nutrition-poor food? Medical group says yes
Medscape
Governments should either restrict the sale of high-calorie, nutrient-poor foods or increase taxes on such foods to stem the rise of obesity, according to an editorial published online Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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BPA added to list of chemicals for assessment
Food Quality News
Bisphenol A has been added to a list of chemicals for assessment by the Environmental Protection Agency. It's among the 23 chemicals that made the updated Toxic Substances Control Act, while 15 others were removed following assessment.
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WTO meat labeling rule invites backlash from US interest groups
Star Tribune
Both sides in a debate over meat labeling have begun pressing their cases over a World Trade Organization decision against labels that specify where animals are born, raised and slaughtered.
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Codex panel tackles guidelines for controlling Salmonella in beef, pork
Food Chemical News (subscriber story)
The Codex Committee on Food Hygiene will tackle draft guidelines for controlling Salmonella in beef and pork when the CCFH meets Nov. 17-21 in Lima, Peru.
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White House delays government-wide action on pollinators
Beyond Pesticides
Last week the White House Council on Environmental Quality announced new guidelines for federal agencies to incorporate pollinator-friendly practices at federal facilities and on federal lands. The guidelines fall just short of establishing or encouraging an organic management system for federal facilities.
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Opinion: Revised food labels still won't tell whole story
The New York Times
The Nutrition Facts label, mandated by Congress on processed food packages since 1990, was designed to help Americans consume a more nutritious diet by pressuring food makers to add more nourishing ingredients and cut down on harmful ones. Has the strategy worked?
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Major manufacturers see consumer satisfaction decline
CSPnet.com
Rising prices are hurting customer satisfaction with everyday household items, according to the latest results of the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
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Mars Food to invest $31 million in Mississippi facility
Food Business Review
Mars Food North America is planning to expand its manufacturing facility in Greenville, Mississippi, with an investment of around $31 million.
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Seaboard Foods opens hog finishing operation
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Seaboard Foods, based in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, registered its intention to open a large new hog finishing operation, Ladder Creek West, in Greeley, Colorado.
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Chaucer Foods buys 65 percent stake in US snacks firm
Bakery & Snacks
Chaucer Foods has agreed to buy 65 percent of U.S.-based Crunchies Food Company, which supplies healthy snacks, including freeze-dried fruits and vegetables, to expand its global business.
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US food industry mission to seek South African business ties
Cape Business News
A trade delegation from the Southern United States will meet potential business partners in the Western Cape next month, with a view to boosting bilateral trade in the food sector.
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Cricket bar experiment is a constant game not to run out of product
Food Navigator-USA
Food technology startup Exo has closed a $1.2 million seed funding round, which will help the cricket-fueled protein bar maker expand its product line and dramatically boost production to keep up with the "surprising" level of demand, its co-CEO says.
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FDA issues 'no objection' letter for Reb M stevia extract
Food Business News
GLG Life Tech Corp. has received a letter of "no objection" from the FDA for the use of Rebaudioside M stevia extract in table-top sweeteners and as a general purpose non-nutritive sweetener in food, the Vancouver-based company said Monday.
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Capitalizing on the Middle East's rising food demand
Gulf Business News
The global food processing and packaging machinery should seek opportunities in the region, writes Mark Napier, exhibitions director at Dubai World Trade Center.
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