This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in this news brief.




  Mobile version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit

Home   About   Membership   Expo   Programs & Services   Publications   Contact Feb. 27, 2013


Increase
Your Yield

Completely blend your paste in under 5 minutes! Click to view video or call Ron at Admix 303.829.2390.




 

Federal GMO labeling bill to be introduced in Congress
Food Poisoning Bulletin
U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., is planning on introducing a federal bill to mandate labeling of foods containing genetically modified ingredients. The bill sets disclosure and labeling requirements for any foods that have been genetically engineered or modified. The bill will be co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., who has been active on this issue for years. More

Around the world in numerous food labeling ways
FoodNavigator.com
Smart food labeling must emphasize good science and careful thought about consumer impact, the European Food Information Council has concluded after completing an exhaustive global survey. More

California braces for impending cuts from federal sequestration
Los Angeles Times
California's defense industry is bracing for a $3.2-billion hit with the federal budget cuts that are expected to take effect. But myriad other federally funded programs also are threatened, and the combined effect is expected to slow the momentum that California's economy has been building over the last year. More


  FEATURED COMPANIES
When Meeting Regulations Is Not Enough

Crane Pest Control protects your sensitive food-handling facilities with state-of-the-art IPM programs that meet your needs and exceed your auditors' expectations. MORE
Advertise here!

To find out how to feature your company in the CLFP Food Flash and other advertising opportunities, Contact James DeBois at 469-420-2618.
MORE


Hazards of the FDA's new food safety rules
The Nature Conservancy via CSRwire
New draft federal produce safety rules were released recently — a groundbreaking moment given that oversight of food safety hasn't been updated since 1938. Yet, they still leave much room for individual companies to develop their own policies around food safety that may be at odds with sound management of the land on which food is grown. More

Food Institute study: FSMA rules a major concern for food companies
Supermarket Guru
Rising commodity cost is the main concern among food and beverage companies surveyed in a new study from The Food Institute and accounting firm Weiser Mazars. Rising health insurance costs and operations strategies in light of new FSMA rules followed. More

TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Proposition 65 amendment introduced to reduce lawsuits (Natural Products Insider)
Food safety: Complicated rules will require study, specialists say (Ag Alert)
GMO labeling initiative plays out in public hearing (The Associated Press via The Huffington Post)
Food colors: Why do they matter? (FoodNavigator.com)
Coming soon to China: At-home toxic food test kits (The Wall Street Journal)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.


Nestle research: Food type affects eating behavior, calorie intake
FoodNavigator.com
The types of food we eat play a key role in our behavior when chewing and consuming that food, and ultimately influence our calorie intake, according to new research from Nestle. More

AFFI launches safety program
Grocery Headquarters
The American Frozen Food Institute has launched the "FSMA Readiness Self-Assessment Program," a unique online service designed to help frozen food facilities comply with the new Food Safety Modernization Act preventive controls proposed rule issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. More

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Fiberglass - the Best Way to Haul

Looking to expand your hauling capabilities? From harvest to transit, D&T Fiberglass offers a variety of food grade fiberglass reinforced containers for your hauling needs. Fiberglass is the affordable solution with easy repair, customization, and durability. Visit our website to learn more about how fiberglass can work for you.
 


Bee shortage may increase some food prices
KGET-TV
Food prices could skyrocket, particularly fruits and nuts, due to a shortage of honey bees. Many of California's crops rely heavily on bees for pollination and officials say Kern County is seeing a drop in the number of bees to do the job. More

The best of food safety
Food Safety News
Recently, Food Safety News acknowledged leaders in government, education, nongovernment organizations, consumer groups and the media who help keep our food supply safe. This series focuses on food safety leaders by naming names in the food industry. More

Los Angeles, Long Beach port contract ratified
Progressive Grocer
In a move that restores some stability to the supply chain, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit has ratified a contract with the Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Employers Association, putting an end to the months-long stalemate between the two. More


FEATURED ARTICLE
TRENDING ARTICLE
MOST POPULAR ARTICLE
California braces for impending cuts from federal sequestration
Los Angeles Times
California's defense industry is bracing for a $3.2-billion hit with the federal budget cuts that are expected to take effect. But myriad other federally funded programs also are threatened, and the combined effect is expected to slow the momentum that California's economy has been building over the last year.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Food colors: Why do they matter?
FoodNavigator.com
What are food colors? Where do they come from? And what are the reasons they are used in so many foods? In this special edition article FoodNavigator brings you the facts behind the food colors.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more
Proposition 65 amendment introduced to reduce lawsuits
Natural Products Insider
An amendment that was introduced by California Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D-Los Angeles, would give businesses 14 days to cure violations of The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 — commonly referred to as Proposition 65 — without being subject to fines.

Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
read more


AFFI part of coalition appealing ethanol E15 decision to Supreme Court
CSP Daily News
The American Petroleum Institute and other groups have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking them to overturn a circuit court's decision rejecting a challenge to the EPA grant of partial waivers for use of the ethanol-gasoline blend, E15, API's Bob Greco said during a recent teleconference. More

Series highlights the best of food safety
Food Safety News
Food Safety News is acknowledging leaders who help keep the food supply safe. The series is recognizing leaders at government agencies, educators, nongovernment organizations, the food industry, consumer groups and the news media. More

Contaminant-free food processing starts at the dock door
Automation World
Not all food processors realize that contaminated containers entering the plant could be exposing their products to possible pathogens. Some are opting to sanitize their containers, and the buggies and totes that transport them, with automated systems. More

FMCSA approves 10th carrier for Mexican pilot program
Truckinginfo
More than a year after the first Mexican truck rolled into the United States under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's long-haul, cross-border pilot program, the agency has approved the 10th carrier: Grupo Behr. More
 

CLFP Food Flash
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Rebecca Eberhardt, Content Editor, 469.420.2608   
Contribute news

This edition of the CLFP Food Flash was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Recent issues
Feb. 27, 2013
Feb. 20, 2013
Feb. 13, 2013

View full archive



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063