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US introduces menu calorie labeling to fight obesity
Reuters
The U.S. government will publish sweeping new rules Tuesday requiring chain restaurants and large vending machine operators to disclose calorie counts on menus to make people more aware of the risks of obesity posed by fatty, sugary foods.

Related: FDA finalizes menu labeling for restaurants, vending machines (Food Safety News)

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Why Warren Buffett is obsessed with consumer goods brands
Bidness Etc
Bidness Etc provides an in-depth look at the three iconic consumer goods brands that have recently come under Berkshire Hathaway's umbrella and the reasons behind Warren Buffett's selections.
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Brown bag or cafeteria tray, kids don't eat healthy school lunch
Bloomberg
Schoolchildren aren't exactly gobbling up the healthy lunches they were meant to eat under a national nutrition program, two new studies suggest.
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GOP leaders uniting around plan to avoid shutdown
Politico
House Republican leaders are beginning to coalesce around a strategy to avoid a government shutdown in less than a month.
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Poll: Obama approval falls below 40 percent
The Hill
President Barack Obama's approval rating has dipped below 40 percent on the heels of his controversial decision to take executive action on immigration, according to Tuesday poll.
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Underdog Landrieu brings her campaign to Monday Night Football
The Washington Post
Are you ready for some football? How about some Senate runoff campaign action? The two worlds are set to collide Monday evening when underdog Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., appears at the Saints-Ravens game in New Orleans to commemorate National Adoption Month and Day.

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  • Cory Booker, Tim Scott to rally Louisiana voters in Senate runoff (USA Today)
  • Rick Perry to campaign with Bill Cassidy (The Times-Picayune)

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    Oregon GMO Measure 92 headed for recount
    The Associated Press via KGW
    Tallies of the last remaining ballots show an Oregon measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods lost by only 809 votes and is headed for an automatic recount.
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    Nutrition labeling, FSMA rules top FDA's regulatory priorities
    Food Chemical News (subscriber story)
    Don't expect final changes to the 20-year-old Nutrition Facts panel on food and beverages any earlier than March 2016, according to the fall 2014 Unified Agenda just published by the White House. But even that date may be optimistic judging by the flood of comments the agency has received on the rule.

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  • Statement of Regulatory Priorities (USDA)
  • USDA labeling rules in danger of further delay; DeLauro pushes OMB (Politico Pro)
  • FSIS to look at tenderized beef labeling, added solutions (Food Chemical News)

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    USDA: TPP could boost agricultural exports by 5 percent
    Politico Pro (subscriber story)
    U.S. farm exports to the 11 other countries in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement could rise 5.4 percent, or more than $2.8 billion, by 2025 if all tariffs and tariff-rate quotas were completely eliminated, the U.S. Agriculture Department estimates in a new study.
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    Feeding the world safely
    World Health Organization
    The importance of food safety as an essential element of food and nutrition security was discussed as part of the Second International Conference on Nutrition, held in Rome last week. Dr. Knut-Inge Klepp, Director of the Public Health Division, Norwegian Directorate of Health, emphasized that an integrated food chain approach and intersectoral collaboration at both the international and the national levels are critical to ensuring food safety.
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    Environmental groups step in on Hawaiian county's GMO moratorium
    Farm Futures
    Two nonprofits late last week stepped in to support a recently passed ballot initiative suspending GMO cultivation in Maui County, Hawaii, a policy currently being challenged by Monsanto and DowAgrosciences.
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    In wake of China rejections, GMO seed makers limit US launches
    Reuters
    China's barriers to imports of some U.S. genetically modified crops are disrupting seed companies' plans for new product launches and keeping at least one variety out of the U.S. market altogether.
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    The 5 biggest legal issues for the UK food industry next year
    Food Production Daily
    Legal firm Roythornes, whose clients include Adams, Geest, Quenby Stilton, Univeg Katope, TMI Foods and the Cornish Pasty Company, has identified five key legal themes food makers in the U.K. will face in 2015.
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    Greencore eyes $1 billion nationwide business in US
    just-food (subscriber story)
    Greencore is increasing the capacity of its U.S. food-to-go business and expanding its reach to the West Coast of the country as it works to build a $1 billion business in the market.

    Related: Greencore's full year revenues grow by 6.4 percent (RTE)

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    Port slowdown costing apple industry millions
    Fresh Plaza
    The seaport labor dispute has gotten worse for fruit and hay exporters who depend on foreign markets to pay their bills. Fruit and hay shippers now are cutting back on employees, while hundreds of containers of apples might be thrown away.
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    Hormel Foods sales rise 9.5 percent
    The Wall Street Journal (subscriber story)
    Hormel Foods., one of the biggest U.S. meat processors, said sales in its key refrigerated foods and Jennie-O Turkey Store segments helped offset a slowdown in its specialty foods and grocery products segment in the fourth quarter.
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    Campbell's results buoyed by Bolthouse Brand
    The Wall Street Journal (subscriber story)
    Campbell Soup said growth in its Bolthouse Farms segment helped results beat expectations in its November quarter, though the food company also logged higher promotional spending and unfavorable exchange rates.
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    Comparing America's 3 largest major diversified food companies
    Seeking Alpha
    The major diversified food industry is expected to outperform the S&P broader market substantially this and next quarters, and meaningfully in 2015 and beyond.
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    5 essential practices for suppliers, brands to transition to safer chemicals
    Triple Pundit
    Manufacturers, retailers and suppliers are increasingly being mandated or asked voluntarily to eliminate hazardous chemicals of concern in their products and manufacturing processes. But the alternatives they choose as replacements may not be comprehensively screened for human health and environmental impact.
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    From bin to bank account: The opportunity in food waste
    Professional Adviser
    Confusion over the difference between "best before" and "use-by" dates is about to end, presenting an appetizing opportunity for investors, writes Gertjan van der Geer.
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    Strategic growth: Should you retrofit or build a new facility?
    Plant Engineering
    While renovating an existing facility may improve production volume and speed, the facility may not meet the company's long-term needs. It's critical to weigh the pros and cons of both retrofitting and building a new facility.
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