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Food industry presses for voluntary GMO labeling standards
The Hill
Crucial players in the American food industry are pressing for legislation that would institute a national voluntary labeling system for products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, according to documents obtained by The Hill.

Editor's note: The American Frozen Food Institute is quoted in this story expressing its support for a federal voluntary GMO labeling program.

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Food stamp cuts likely to nick CPGs
Advertising Age
Uncle Sam has a lump of coal for retailers and packaged-goods marketers just in time for the holidays: a $5 billion cut in food stamp benefits. Sanford C. Bernstein analysts projected cutbacks could slash the revenues of U.S. food and beverage companies around 1 percent.
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Boost your AFFI-CON experience as an Advantage Partner
American Frozen Food Institute
Existing and soon-to-be-announced new AFFI Advantage Partners — members of a unique program that offers greater interaction with frozen food producers — will be recognized in several key ways at the upcoming AFFI Frozen Food Convention (AFFI-CON), Feb. 22-26 in San Diego. Find out more about the AFFI Advantage Partner Program today.
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Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes tied in Democratic poll
Politico
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is tied with Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, according to a new Democratic poll.

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    Poll: Obama's honesty rating drops in new poll
    The Hill
    Two key measures of President Barack Obama's character have dropped in the past few months as he has battled a government shutdown and the rocky rollout of his signature health care law, according to a new Gallup poll.
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    Can the Obama coalition be recreated in 2016? A new poll says yes
    The Washington Post
    New data from an NBC poll pitting Hillary Clinton against Chris Christie in a hypothetical 2016 matchup suggest that if Democrats nominate the former secretary of state she would start out with much of the Obama coalition behind her.
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    FSMA comments due Friday; government website fixed
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    Technical problems with Regulations.gov have kept members of industry and the public from filing comments electronically regarding the FSMA proposed rules for produce safety and preventive controls for human foods. However, the site has now been fixed, and comments on those two FSMA proposals are due Friday, Nov. 15.
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    US, Canada move to harmonize names of meat cuts
    Meatingplace
    The United States and Canada will launch later a pilot program in November to transition into cross-border trade of wholesale meat and poultry using universal names for product cuts, according to officials working on the project.
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    Opinion: The food industry's choice
    The Huffington Post
    Many of us are waking up to the reality that while our food may look the same, a lot has changed, and it's done so without our knowledge. It appears that companies have a choice: to entrench and continue to defend the status quo or to adapt and embrace a food supply that meets the needs of today's consumers.
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    California Farm Bureau: FDA should revise, simplify planned food-safety rules
    AgAlert
    The administration and the FDA should be aware that federal regulation requiring farmers to grow and harvest crops in specific ways is unprecedented and, in our view, a broad overreach of executive power.
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    Keys to a more humane food supply
    Nation's Restaurant News (subscription required)
    Big changes are afoot in the food industry. A major cultural shift is underway when it comes to how we farm and how we eat.
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    China ponders tightening meat 'recycling' rules
    Global Meat News
    China's central government is currently reviewing significant amendments to its June 2009 National Food Safety Law, including the closure of a grey area that has left space for so-called "recycling" of meat products after they have expired.
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    Innova predicts top 5 food industry trends for 2014
    Food Navigator
    Innova Market Insights — which has correctly pegged concerns for the past five years — says reducing waste and regaining consumer trust are top food industry trends for 2014.

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    How OMB changed FSMA's import rule
    Food Safety News
    In October, the FDA posted the latest Office of Management and Budget revisions on proposed FSMA rules. Consumer advocates were not pleased with what they saw.

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    Lawyers see food as the next 'deep pocket'
    Supermarket Guru
    A new report, "The New Lawsuit Ecosystem," from the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, reveals "an unprecedented surge" in lawsuits against the food industry.

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    Farming new innovations for the food industry revolution
    Fast Company
    Food is a $3 trillion business worldwide, but it has evolved very slowly compared to industries like medicine, communication and transportation. That's about to change.
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    Yum's China sales fall less than estimated
    Bloomberg
    Yum! Brands Inc., which gets about half of its revenue from China, posted same-store sales in the nation that fell less than analysts estimated last month as declines at its KFC chain slowed.
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    Senomyx: First PepsiCo collaboration products with S617 hit market in 2014
    Food Navigator-USA
    San-Diego-based flavor innovator Senomyx says the first products arising from a collaboration with PepsiCo using a novel sweet taste modifier called S617 should hit shelves next year — contingent upon a GRAS determination.
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    Arla: Availability of good quality ingredients is a major market worry
    Food Navigator
    The quality of raw materials is set to become a more prevalent subject in the coming years, according to Arla Food Ingredients.
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    French fry franchise finds success with Belgian-style frites
    Entrepreneur via Reuters
    The Belgians have given plenty of culinary gifts to the world: chocolates, waffles, beer. But perhaps the one they get the least credit for is their version of french fries. That's something Florida businessman Scott Nelowet would like to change.
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    Ripple effect continues in wake of E. coli contamination
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    After Glass Onion Catering issued a broad recall on products made with ingredients affected by a massive Reser's Fine Foods recall, Whole Foods Market is now recalling products affected by Glass Onion Catering's announcement. To date, 26 illnesses have been linked to the E. coli O157:H7 contamination traced back to Reser's.

    Editor's note: Members of the American Frozen Food Institute have access to AFFI's unique Product Recall Insurance Program. Ensure you're protected during a food safety crisis using AFFI's one-of-a-kind program. For more information, please click here.

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    Starbucks agrees to pay Kraft $2.75 billion in trade dispute
    The New York Times
    Starbucks said Tuesday it will pay Kraft Foods $2.75 billion, ending a long-running spat over an agreement the two food titans had for distribution of Starbucks packaged coffee in grocery stores.
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    Kellogg in trouble over 'distasteful tweet'
    Food Navigator
    Kellogg has issued an apology for a "distasteful tweet" in which it promised to donate one breakfast to a vulnerable child for each retweet.
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    GreenLight for expanded microbial contamination detector
    Food Quality News
    Mocon has expanded its food safety system that can reduce bacterial detection times for food processors and packers.
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    Sanitary design: An often untapped element of food safety
    Food Safety Magazine
    Sanitary design — although tremendously beneficial for food processing facilities — is often an untapped element of food safety plans.
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    Experts reshape treatment guidelines for cholesterol
    The New York Times
    The nation's leading heart organizations released new guidelines Tuesday that will fundamentally reshape the use of cholesterol-lowering statin medicines, which are now prescribed for a quarter of Americans over 40.
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