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Hamburgers, fries and a shakeout

The Wall Street Journal
Younger people previously were among the most reliable customers for less-expensive chain restaurants. These days, though, many of them have less money in their pockets, forcing them to eat at home more often and to be pickier when they do grab a bite elsewhere. More
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Front-of-pack poll: No clear winner — except cynicism

Food Navigator-USA
There is no clear winner in the front-of-pack labeling stakes, according to the results of the latest FoodNavigator-USA poll — unless you count cynicism as the winner. More
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Report slams makers of sugary drinks for targeting children

HealthDay News via USA Today
A new report claims the makers of sugar-laden drinks such as sodas, sports drinks, energy drinks and fruit drinks take direct aim at children, particularly black and Hispanic children, in their marketing campaigns. More
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Herman Cain and political death by a thousand cuts

The Washington Post
When POLITICO first reported late Sunday night that businessman Herman Cain had faced accusations of sexual harassment in the 1990s, the front-running presidential candidate had a choice: admit his error or fight like hell against the story. More
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The early states: How to read them

POLITICO
For political junkies, the early-state presidential primaries and caucuses are like the Final Four, World Series and March Madness rolled into one: a winter moment of drama, surprises and, most important, the first actual vote tallies of the 2012 cycle. More
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Utah joins top 10 governors' races

POLITICO
Next week's pair of gubernatorial races aren't shaping up to produce barnburner finishes, but matchups in Montana, North Carolina and Washington are jelling to become the crucial statehouse battlegrounds a year from now. Meanwhile, Utah replaces North Dakota at the bottom of the list as Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson keeps his options open. More
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Ag leaders said to draft farm bill for supercommittee

Food Chemical News
Leaders of the House and Senate agriculture committees plan to ask the so-called supercommittee to consider a draft farm bill in a message providing detailed spending cuts due Tuesday, according to numerous sources. More
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Rockefeller challenges oversight of cross-border trucking

Land Line
The early days of the cross-border pilot program has one lawmaker concerned about the apparent "lax oversight" of the program and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's commitment to a safe and transparent program. More
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BASF applies for EU approval of GM potato

Food Ingredients First
BASF Plant Science has applied for EU approval for Fortuna, a genetically optimized potato that has a wild potato's natural protection to late blight. More
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Fair Trade USA reviews its label policy

Supermarket News
Fair Trade USA is reviewing its new labeling policy, eyeing changes that would, in some cases, certify as fair trade products that have at least 25 percent fair trade ingredients, even if they also contain conventional components for which fair trade alternatives are commercially available. More
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Tyson Poultry, Lopez Foods partner on new chicken plant

FBR
Dorada Foods, a joint venture between Tyson Poultry and Lopez Foods, has opened a 180,000-square-foot chicken processing plant in Ponca City, Okla. The new facility is expected to create about 350 jobs and will be one of three suppliers of chicken products for McDonald's fast food chain. More
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Cargill donates $3 million to food bank for better safety

Food Business News
Cargill has donated $3 million to Feeding America in a partnership that is expected to enhance the food bank's food safety practices. More
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Salt reduction technology leased to Tate & Lyle

Food Navigator
Tate & Lyle has announced an exclusive, worldwide license agreement with Eminate Ltd. for its novel salt reduction technology, Soda-Lo, that helps reduce added salt levels by up to 30 percent in processed foods. More
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Oil gains 18 percent in October; diesel prices climb

Truckinginfo
The national average price of diesel rose 6.7 cents per gallon from last week, while oil prices for October jumped from $79 to $93 per barrel during the month. More
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Chicken pot pie empanadas recalled when plastic found in food

USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service
Windsor Quality Food Co. Ltd., a Los Angeles-based establishment, is recalling approximately 11,390 pounds of chicken pot pie empanadas that might contain foreign materials. The problem, which might stem from broken equipment, was discovered when a distributor found pieces of plastic in the food. More
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Study: Film could solve waste packaging problems

Food Production Daily
A synthetic, biopolymer-based biodegradable and breathable food packaging film has the potential to solve waste packaging problems, according to new Czech research. More
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Hidden drivers of childhood obesity operate behind scenes

Scientific American
Most children who are obese — now 17 percent in the U.S. — will carry that extra heft into adulthood, along with the long-term health consequences. More
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Experts collaborate to offer integrated approach to compliance

Food Logistics
Leavitt Partners, Faegre & Benson LLP and B&D Consulting are joining forces to provide companies in the global food supply chain with a collaborative solution to food safety management. More
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UFCW local leaders face racketeering charges

Supermarket News
Three leaders of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 348 in New York were arrested and charged with racketeering, extortion, money laundering and witness tampering charges, according to federal officials. More
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