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Trade bill fate in doubt as debate kicks off
Politico
A controversial trade bill is well shy of the votes needed to pass the House and faces a difficult vote in the Senate as the debate in Congress kicks off in earnest.
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World food prices fall to near 5-year low in April
Reuters
Global food prices fell in April to their lowest since June 2010, as dairy led most commodities down, the United Nations food agency said.
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Big data analytics and the global food system
The Huffington Post
By any measure, the data sets in the global food system are big and unlikely to be efficiently handled by traditional scientific methodologies and technologies.
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Detwiler: Food safety from a consumer perspective
Food Safety News
Darin Detwiler, adjunct faculty at Northeastern University and Senior Policy Coordinator at STOP Foodborne Illness, sat down with Food Safety News at the 2015 Food Safety Summit to discuss food safety from a consumer perspective.
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Sensing food spoilage by smartphone
Food Processing
The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a sensor that detects ethanol in food packaging headspace and is now searching for a partner in order to commercialize the sensor.
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Food companies face questions on cost-cutting
Reuters
U.S. packaged food and beverage companies are facing pressure to look more closely at their costs in the wake of ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co.'s plans to merge with Kraft Foods Group Inc., analysts said.
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Could humor be the secret weapon in the GMO debate?
Food Navigator-USA
Attacking biotech companies and spurning "artificial" ingredients will usually generate some positive PR for your business, even if food scientists wearily point out there are greater threats to our health — and the planet — than GMOs and dough conditioners you can't pronounce.
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Technomic: Next 10 years could bring vital change for food industry
NACS
Today's major foodservice and retail food brands, along with their suppliers, face increasing challenges in recognizing and responding to ever-more-diverse consumer expectations, according to a new report from Technomic.
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