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Innova report: GMO-free labeling on the rise
FoodBev
Interest in natural products has grown markedly in recent years, says Innova Market Insights. This has been reflected in a number of ways in new product activity, such as the use of all-natural colors, flavors and other raw materials.
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Prop 65 reprisal: Brown seeks to rewrite toxins law
Los Angeles Times
Responding to complaints from businesses, Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an overhaul of California's 26-year-old landmark clean water and anti-toxins law he said is being misused by "unscrupulous lawyers" filing lawsuits.
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Food companies' idea of healthy draws new heat
The Inquirer
The nation's largest food and beverage companies are under renewed attack for what critics see as misleading ads for obesity-promoting foods, especially ads aimed at kids.
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California bill would ban junk food from vending machines at state offices
Los Angeles Times
Proposed legislation to remove junk food and sugar-loaded drinks from vending machines at California state office buildings and on government property is intensifying debate about when the battle against obesity becomes a gateway to "nanny state" tactics.
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Food safety vs. food defense: How to stay ahead of the game
Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Mastering a safe food plant is one thing — maintaining it is another. That's why companies like Tyco Integrated Security developed a mobile security management system.
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Obama's calorie display rules delayed by grocer blowback
Bloomberg
The lobbyist for grocers including Kroger Co. and Safeway Inc. is calling on President Barack Obama to curtail a U.S. health law provision that mandates the companies display the calorie content of all their foods.
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Key elements of food safety law stuck at White House regulatory agency
Sunlight Foundation
The postponement of regulatory measures that would put a much ballyhooed food safety law into effect has focused attention on a little known White House agency that reviews regulations. Among a series of regulations that has been the focus of heavy lobbying by the food industry, three rules remain stuck at the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
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Food fight brewing over genetically modified ingredients
Billings Gazette
A federal bill requiring labels on foods with genetically modified ingredients is dividing Montana farmers and consumers. It's a bill for which consumer groups have lobbied for more than a decade, but also one that most Montana farm groups oppose.
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USDA to merge fresh, processed inspections into specialty crops group
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USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service has announced a plan to merge the inspection divisions that now separately oversee fresh products and processed products into one group, named Specialty Crops Inspection Division. The new entity will oversee inspections of fruits, vegetables and other products.
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Legal experts predict FSMA will reach canned foods, seafood, juice
Food Chemical News (subscription required)
Low-acid canned food, seafood or juice companies, thought to be exempt from the new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, may be pulled in through "backdoor" regulation by FDA, two food industry attorneys warn.
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Opinion: Don't mandate labeling for gene-altered foods
Bloomberg
In the abstract, the argument for compulsory labeling seems exceedingly powerful. But there is a risk that a compulsory label for GM food would confuse, mislead and alarm consumers, potentially causing economic harm, not least to consumers themselves.
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Food companies' idea of healthy draws new heat
The Inquirer
The nation's largest food and beverage companies are under renewed attack for what critics see as misleading ads for obesity-promoting foods, especially ads aimed at kids.

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Canning not so peachy
Stock Journal
The new managing director of Coca-Cola Amatil's food processing unit has wasted little time trying to reverse the decline in the packaged fruit sector.

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Conflicting developments on timing of new food safety rules
National Law Review
Just as the FDA extended its comment period for input on two FSMA rules by another 120 days, a district court in California ruled the agency has violated the law by missing its FSMA implementation deadlines.

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Stepping out of the Ice Age
Facts, Figures & the Future
What's that chill in the air? It's shoppers buying fewer packages in the frozen foods aisle — 0.5 percent less in the 52 weeks ended April 13 and 1.9 percent less in the prior 12 months, show Nielsen data for all outlets combined (pre-packaged UPC-coded products only).
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Opinion: The new food police are out of touch
TIME
Many people who do not work in the food industry get their information about agriculture, directly or indirectly, from a small handful of food-culture movers and shakers. And somewhere along the way, the values of convenience and thrift took a backseat.
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ISO offering food safety handbook
Occupational Health & Safety
ISO is offering "How to use ISO 22000," a handbook to help small and medium-sized enterprises understand the processes involved in deploying a food safety management system.
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Independent science key in acceptance of frozen food
Food News (subscription required)
Frozen foods offer value for money and compare favorably with fresh produce on a range of nutritional criteria: It is important to communicate this successfully to the consumer — and especially to use independent scientists, according to Brian Young of the British Frozen Food Federation.
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NLRB rule on union notices rejected by appeals court
Bloomberg
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., decided to strike down the National Labor Relations Board's demand that employers provide information about union organizing, bargaining and protests.
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Cross-border trucking pilot program heads back to court
Commercial Carrier Journal
Though a federal court ruled just three weeks ago in favor of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and its cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico, a different panel of judges heard separate oral arguments May 6 against both the cross-border program and the National Registry of Medical Examiners implemented last year by FMCSA.
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