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Trans fats: The good, the bad, the global
Bakery & Snacks
The FDA's move to consider GRAS status of trans fats should be applauded — it's a clever move that should spark change, an expert says.
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FDA extends deadline on 2 more FSMA rules
Office of the Federal Register
Industry and the public now have until Jan. 27 to submit comments on two proposed FSMA rules, "Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors" and "Foreign Supplier Verification Programs," FDA announced Tuesday. The agency previously added an extra week to the comment deadline for two other FSMA rules, "Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls" and "Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption," which now have comment deadlines this Friday, Nov. 22.
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Top 5 private-label food trends
Food Production Daily
With store-brand packaged goods doing $108.3 billion business in the U.S. each year, the Private Label Trade Show offers insight into trends driving the booming market.
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Corn popping in farm bill talks
Politico
Falling corn prices are making themselves felt in House-Senate farm bill talks. Indeed, having argued long and hard for a new, more market-oriented approach to farm subsidies, corn growers and their Midwest allies in Congress face the embarrassment of looking like the first in line at the federal window to collect.
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Obama's ratings tumble after health care flaws
The Washington Post
The flawed rollout of the Affordable Care Act has pushed President Barack Obama to the lowest point of his presidency, with dwindling faith in his competence and in many of the personal attributes that have buoyed him in the past, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

Related: Obama's credibility problem (The Washington Post)

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Romney backs Rep. Simpson in Idaho GOP fight
USA Today
GOP Rep. Mike Simpson is touting the support he's getting from Mitt Romney, as the Idaho lawmaker fends off a challenge from his right.
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NLRB approves complaints against Wal-Mart
The Hill
The National Labor Relations Board is alleging that Wal-Mart illegally fired and threatened more than 100 workers for their union activities. On Monday, the labor board authorized complaints for the way it treated workers who went on strike and took part in protests.
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4 ag committee members seek timeline on poultry inspection proposal
News.Gnome.Es
Four members of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture are among the latest in Congress to write to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding a proposal to change how safety inspections are done in poultry plants.
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'Do Not Track Kids' bill could affect food marketing
Food Chemical News (subscription required)
Marketing companies are unlikely to cozy up to the Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013, a bill reintroduced last week in Congress that would extend online information protections for children and teenagers. The proposed law could have a significant impact on the marketing of food products.
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EFSA infographic: The fight against antimicrobial resistance
Food Quality News
The European Food Safety Authority has produced an infographic on how it fights the ever-growing problem of antimicrobial resistance in the food chain.
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5 white veggies that should be on your plate
The Huffington Post
White foods have gotten a bum rap as being worthless when it comes to providing good nutrition. The biggest myth about white veggies is that they are missing healthy phytochemicals.

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Industry reacts to food safety chief's resignation
Food Safety News
In reacting to Friday's announcement that Dr. Elisabeth Hagen will resign her position as USDA under secretary for food safety in December, many largely praised her tenure.

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Can Democrats avoid crossfire on Obamacare?
The Washington Post
Friday's vote on a Republican plan that would allow people who liked their insurance to keep it drew three dozen Democratic defections, many from districts targeted in 2014.

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McDonald's to test customized hamburgers
United Press International
U.S. fast food giant McDonald's said it would test customized burgers that include more than 20 toppings and sauces. The company is testing the concept at a renovated restaurant in Laguna Niguel, Calif., and at outlets in Illinois.
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Simplot expands reach of 'unfried' fries
Food Production Daily
Potato processor J.R. Simplot has launched CravOn, a line of never-fried frozen french fry edibles, throughout California after a limited release in southern California earlier this year.
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Beneo chief: Food industry has 'duty' to offer healthy solutions
Nutra Ingredients
With the World Health Organization just last week calling on the food industry to do more to improve global nutrition levels, the new(ish) chief of Belgian ingredients giant Beneo says better nutrition will always be front and center at his company. But will premium pricing?
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Pizza Hut cashes in on Indians' love for vegetables with potato toppings
The Economic Times
The reported move by Pizza Hut to introduce a potato topping at a Vadodara outlet after extensive market research underlines the potential the entire vegetable pantheon presents in the Indian market — and among the growing number of vegetarians worldwide.
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Nestle, Danone, Unilever, form plant-based bioplastics alliance
Food Production Daily
Nestle has partnered with the World Wildlife Fund and seven consumer firms to promote the development of bioplastics, derived from plant materials.
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Food company buys former ice cream plant in Indiana
Inside Indiana Business
Wisconsin-based frozen food manufacturer Echo Lakes Foods has purchased a former ice cream plant in Huntington, Ind., after Unilever shut down the plant this summer and laid off approximately 140 workers.
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Journal: Consumers underestimate calories in fast food by 34 percent
Food Product Design
Diners at fast food restaurants significantly underestimate the number of calories in their meals, by as much as 34 percent, according to a study published in the journal BMJ.
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Marketing trend for 2014: Smaller messaging, bigger impact
Entrepreneur via Reuters
Taco Bell has been killing it on Twitter, creating a hip, fun presence to turn customers into evangelists. So how does a corporate entity create a fun personality in just a few words?
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Innovation goes viral
Food Manufacturing via Manufacturing.net
Food manufacturers must maintain a focus on continuing innovation to keep their products and processes ahead of the curve. A multitude of innovative technologies are available to the industry, from food safety solutions to R&D initiatives.
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China food safety testing industry 2013 analysis released
Quality Assurance & Food Safety
With the issuance of Chinese food safety-related laws and regulations as well as the enhancement of food safety supervision, China food safety testing industry has developed rapidly.
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