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GMO bill intensifies federal food fight
The Hill
The fight over the labeling of genetically engineered food is heating up on Capitol Hill, as safety advocates mount a campaign to beat back industry-backed legislation that would leave the nation without a mandatory labeling standard.
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National GMO labeling standards bill resurfaces
Farm Futures
A bill to form a single federal labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified ingredients was introduced in the House by Reps. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., and G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C.
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Waste not want not: Food companies capitalize on 'leftovers'
Modern Farmer
As the public learns more about America's monumental food waste, and the move to reduce it gathers steam, new edibles made from ingredients that used to end up in compost piles are emerging from pioneering companies.
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Too early to condemn farm bill for high costs
Politico
The knives are out for the new farm bill even before the deadline for producers to sign up with the Agriculture Department for the first commodity support payments due in October.
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Kraft, Heinz deal to form North America's No. 3 food company
Reuters
Kraft Foods Group will merge with ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co, owned by 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway Inc., to form North America's third-largest food and beverage company.
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Don't assume frozen is inferior to fresh
KOMO-TV
Some people are leery about buying frozen fruits and vegetables. They believe frozen is inferior to fresh. Kim Larson, a registered dietician in the Seattle area, who speaks for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, says there's nothing to worry about.
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