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2014 food trends lean toward health, fun
Archita Datta Majumdar
Leading food and beverage experts and industry surveys give us some interesting insights to what the 2014 food world will look like. It seems the year's food trends will be matching American diversity all the way with an eclectic blend of tastes and cuisines to offer a full platter.
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Industry assails FDA's 'food taxes'
The Hill
A coalition of food industry trade groups is urging the Obama administration to abandon its plan to impose a new set of "regulatory taxes" on businesses to help pay for a national food safety overhaul. The push comes after the Obama administration's top food safety official testified recently in support of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of proposed user fees related to food facility registration and imports.
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FDA studying caramel coloring in soda, other foods
Calgary Herald
The Food and Drug Administration says it is conducting new studies of the safety of caramel coloring in soft drinks and other foods, even though previous research has shown no identifiable health risk.
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The end of the meal as we know it? Hartman says snacking the new norm
Food Navigator-USA
No idea what, when or where you're likely to be eating later? Eating on the go half the time? Grazing throughout the day? You're not alone. According to a new report from Hartman Group, half of all eating occasions in the U.S. are now snacks or mini-meals.
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Drought forces California farmers to idle cropland
Reuters
Drought-stricken California farmers facing drastic cutbacks in irrigation water are expected to idle some 500,000 acres of cropland this year in a record production loss that could cause billions of dollars in economic damage, industry officials said.
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Food industry seeks voluntary GMO labeling
The Associated Press via Philly.com
People who want to know more about genetically modified ingredients in their food would be able to get it on some packages, but not others, under a plan the industry is pushing.
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2014 food trends lean toward health, fun
Archita Datta Majumdar
Leading food and beverage experts and industry surveys give us some interesting insights to what the 2014 food world will look like. It seems the year's food trends will be matching American diversity all the way with an eclectic blend of tastes and cuisines to offer a full platter.

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California drought could trigger food inflation
Money News
A lack of rainfall in California could have a nationwide impact on food prices. According to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the state produces almost half of U.S.-grown fruits, nuts and vegetables. But the state's water managers say unless there are strong storms in the next few months, they may only be able to provide 5 percent of the water needed for the nearly 1 million acres of irrigated farmland.

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5 safety tips for your warehouse
By Mandy Gardner
Warehouse management is a multifaceted industry whose success relies on many different elements, such as leadership, management software, architecture and warehouse layout. To make sure that your warehouse is as safe and hazard-free as possible, you should implement a few different systems that will bolster the overall safety rating of your building.

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Transitioning to GFSI-recognized standards
Food Safety News
With all of the inputs, processes and procedures that make up the food supply chain, managing product safety for the end user is an incredibly complex, yet crucial, necessity. Consumers want to trust the food they consume, while retailers and suppliers want to deliver on that commitment through consistently safe products and services.
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EFSA proposes procedure to identify chemical risks in food/feed chains
Food Safety Magazine
The European Food Safety Authority recently proposed a new process for identifying emerging chemical risks in the food and feed chain using a variety of databases that log the incidence of industrial chemicals and environmental chemical contaminants in the European Union.
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Farm bill: What is ahead for farmers, food stamps?
USA Today
The nearly $1 trillion farm bill is finally headed to President Barack Obama's desk, after being passed by both the House and the Senate. The bill focuses on subsidies for farmers as well as the SNAP, or food stamps, program.
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