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Can Big Data predict food recalls?

We live in the age of Big Data. So why not analyze and apply this data to prevent inedible food sale, food wastage and enhance food preservation? This is exactly what inspired University of Washington researchers to explore whether data mining can predict food recalls....

source: By Bambi Majumdar
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U.S.-based specialty food producer Premium Brands has acquired Island City Baking, Conte Foods and Larosa Fine Foods.

source: Bakery and Snacks

Smithfield Foods Inc. is working on an eight-year plan to slice a quarter of its carbon emissions, which the pork company hopes will both lower costs and burnish its brand, according to The Wall Street Journal. Some of the things Smithfield...

source: Food Dive

U.S. farm exports are continuing their eight-year record-setting pac​e, according to the Agriculture Department's forecast for agricultural exports in fiscal year 2017. The agency projects U.S. farm exports to increase $4.3...

source: Food Dive

Strolling down the aisle of a grocery store, consumers may not realize the amount of time and effort that has gone into planning the packaging for the food and beverage products lining the shelves. "According to our research, shoppers spend on average 27 seconds making a...

source: Food Dive

In the wake of two foodborne illness outbreaks, Hawaii began a week of public hearings on revisions to its food code. State officials cleared a seaweed grower-shipper whose products were linked to one of the outbreaks to resume operations.

source: Food Safety News

A global ban on genetically modified crops would increase food prices and add the equivalent of about 1 billion tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, a study by Purdue University researchers has shown. Using a model to assess the economic and environmental value of...

source: Agri-View


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