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GMO labeling proposal illustrates problems with food safety
MintPress News
In the U.S., the majority of the nation's edible staples are GMOs. However, many feel that addressing GMO-labeling is the wrong way to approach the issue of food safety.
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Pesticide residue found on nearly half of organic produce
CBC News
Nearly half the organic fresh fruits and vegetables tested across Canada in the past two years contained pesticide residue, according to a CBC News analysis of data supplied by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
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FDA offers translations of key FSMA resources
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Key information concerning the Food Safety Modernization Act is provided in several languages for easy access by manufacturers, retailers, consumers and regulators in the international community.
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Food irradiation: Facts and figures
Food Safety News
Increasingly in recent years, more spices consumed in the U.S. are undergoing irradiation treatment to eliminate risks associated with microbial contamination.
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Mintel identifies key trends for 2014
Food Business News
Internationalism, instant gratification, drawing the digital line and investing in prevention top the list of trends U.S. consumers are expected to buy into during 2014, according to a new report from Mintel.
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5 trends in logistics, supply chain industry forecast for 2014
Refrigerated Transporter
In preparation for 2014, Freightgate announced five trends in the logistics and supply chain industry that will make companies more competitive and affect how they manage their supply chains.
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FDA offers translations of key FSMA resources
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Key information concerning the Food Safety Modernization Act is provided in several languages for easy access by manufacturers, retailers, consumers and regulators in the international community.

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Food processors address frozen produce's image problem
The Wall Street Journal
Frozen produce is convenient, and often it is nutritionally comparable to fresh produce. But it has an image problem, says Kate Gallager, research and development manager for Green Giant, a big producer of frozen produce and a unit of General Mills Inc. So frozen food companies are going on the offensive.

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California group pushes for new vote on GMO labels
Ag Professional
Despite a statewide vote in 2012 that rejected a California proposal to require food to be labeled if it contained genetically modified ingredients, the issue is being brought up again in Napa County.

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High-capacity sorter ensures gentle handling of delicate fruit
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Curt Maberry Farm was looking to remove the foreign material and defects, such as mold in raspberries or stems in blueberries, color blemishes or damaged items from its products prior to packing. It was also looking to automate this part of the process in order to free up pickers on the line for deployment elsewhere in the facility.
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Managing risks, costs is critical to food sourcing practices
The Strategic Sourceror
Strategic sourcing is a dynamic proposition in any sector, but it can be particularly complex in the food industry. For manufacturers of packaged foods, for example, the number of suppliers required to produce a given product is often as extensive as the number of ingredients.
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Food, beverage companies exceed calorie-cutting goals in obesity fight
Reuters
A voluntary effort by the world's largest food and beverage companies to remove billions of calories from the products they sell in the United States to help combat the nation's obesity epidemic has far exceeded its five-year goal, according to an independent evaluation released.
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