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IOM releases second report on front-of-package labeling
Food Ingredients First
In October, the Institute of Medicine released its second report on front-of-package labeling. Front-of-Package Nutrition Rating Systems and Symbols: Promoting Healthier Choices calls for a move away from complex or confusing FOP systems and toward one that encourages healthier choices through simplicity, visual clarity and the ability to convey meaning without written information. More
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USDA recognizes winners of MyPlate challenge
United States Department of Agriculture
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week announced the winners of the MyPlate Fruits and Veggies Video Challenge. Dozens of contestants demonstrated innovative ways to "make half your plate fruits and vegetables" with skits, songs and dance submitted via video to USDA. More
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School cafeteria ambassadors
School Nutrition Association via Supermarket Guru
Every day, students make decisions about whether to eat a school meal, whether to choose a healthy extra or snack and even (if they're old enough) whether to enter the cafeteria at all. This is why school nutrition professionals invest time and energy in the menu mix, the cafeteria environment, promotional activities and customer service. More
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Super PACs go stealth through first contests
POLITICO
Super PACs spending millions of dollars on the brutal ads shaping the GOP presidential primary have taken advantage of a pair of loopholes that will let them keep their donors secret until after votes are cast in the first four big contests. More
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Super PACs add millions to efforts against Gingrich
USA Today
The newest weapon in the political arsenal may have claimed its first victim: Newt Gingrich. More
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GOP faces Iowa's final hours
The Hill
The biggest question in Iowa a little more than 100 hours before the caucuses begin is whether Rick Santorum can coalesce conservative support in the state and catch front-runners Mitt Romney and Ron Paul. More
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Virginia's ballot access laws turn tables on GOP
The Washington Post
Rick Perry said the laws were "among the most onerous in the nation" and possibly even unconstitutional. Newt Gingrich compared their effect to Pearl Harbor. Michele Bachmann, Jon Huntsman and Rick Santorum were so intimidated they simply slunk away without a fight. More
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Senate plans swift action on long-delayed transportation bill
The Hill
Senate Democrats expect to pass a long-delayed surface transportation bill soon after they return to Washington next month. More
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Payroll tax cut raises worries about Social Security's future
The Washington Post
By extending the payroll tax cut, Congress and the administration quietly made a critical change in how Social Security is funded — one that some in Washington worry could undermine the program's foundation if lawmakers keep renewing the tax break. More
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California low-carbon rules halted
The Wall Street Journal
In a victory for refiners and ethanol producers, a federal judge halted enforcement of California's low-carbon fuel rules Thursday, saying they discriminated against crude oil and ethanol imported into the state. More
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Spotlight on the label
Inside Packaging
As the EU sets out to tighten laws on the accuracy of product information, Inside Packaging investigates how standardized European regulations will affect packaging companies, food producers and retailers. More
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Food safety expert doubts posting restaurant inspection results online 'does any good'
Chicago Tribune
Food safety expert O. Peter Snyder said he is not a fan of publishing the results of spot restaurant inspections online because "there is no evidence that posting does any good." More
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Indiana lawmakers prepare to tackle food safety
WTHR-TV
Indiana lawmakers return to the state capitol next week. Along with drafting a state budget and debating controversial "Right to Work" legislation, they also will tackle the topic of food safety. More
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Undercover video alleges abuse at Butterball farm
Food Safety News
A hidden-camera video so graphic it prompted North Carolina officials to raid a Butterball turkey farm Thursday is the latest undercover effort by the vegan/animal rights group Mercy for Animals to expose what it sees as extreme cruelty toward food animals. More
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Hawaii funds Food Innovation Center
The Maui News
State funding of nearly $1.3 million will help build the University of Hawaii Food Innovation Center, a research and development production facility to help farmers turn fresh produce into products such as frozen food and dried, preserved or canned goods. More
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Cleaning up processed foods
Food Technology
Shoppers are paying more attention to what they put into their bodies, and that is driving the development and reformulation of products with cleaner labels. More
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McCain launches on-pack consumer contest to boost sales
The Food & Drink Innovation Network
McCain Wedges has launched a new on-pack promotion, offering consumers the chance to win one of 10,000 free downloadable movies as part of its ongoing partnership with Film4. More
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Saving energy in water systems
Sustainable Plant
Many plants rely on water for cooling to control reaction rates, recover light ends from a distillation column, maintain vacuum systems and lower the temperatures of product streams. As with hot water, opportunities often exist to cut energy consumption. More
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Poultry and eggs: International market analysis 1 click away
USDA Blog
Reams of data about the global markets for poultry and eggs are available online — and free of charge — to the U.S. poultry and egg industries. More
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New deal for Chinese Americold venture
Quick Frozen Foods International
China Merchants Americold and Yum! China are partnering to outsource and relocate selected logistics centers as well as establish new centers to serve Yum! China. More
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Doehler develops new sweetening system
FBR
Germany-based natural ingredients provider Doehler has developed a natural sweetening system under the MultiSweet Stevia brand. More
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China and supply chain risk management
Sustainable Plant
A study commissioned by FM Global, a leading business property insurer, reveals that a natural catastrophe in China on the scale of the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami would have an even more severe effect on supply chains. More
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