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Top manufacturers urge action on immigration
The Associated Press via Food Manufacturing
Some of the nation's leading businesses are prodding lawmakers to act on immigration legislation as the issue enters a critical phase on Capitol Hill. The chief executives of Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Loews Hotels, Tyson Foods, Cargill and a half-dozen other national and regional companies say that without action to overhaul ineffective immigration laws and allow lower-skilled workers into the country legally, their businesses cannot ensure the workforce they need.
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More Americans choosing foods, beverages based on healthfulness
Food & Beverage Packaging
The number of American consumers who consider healthfulness when purchasing their food and beverages has shown a significant uptick in the past two years. That is among the findings of the IFIC Foundation's 2014 Food and Health Survey.
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Functional packaging with sustainability at the core
Packaging Europe
Jeffrey Wooster, sustainability director at The Dow Chemical Company, Packaging and Specialty Plastics, discusses his organization's commitment to sustainability — evident in the array of innovative solutions the company displayed at interpack 2014.
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Optimizing plant efficiency: Volume meets flexibility
Food Processing
Excess inventory in supply chain was flagged as an industry problem in a 2002 logistics survey by the Grocery Manufacturers Association. The survey found food companies averaged 45 days worth of inventory in distribution, almost double the target for consumer packaged goods.
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Probiotics pioneer Yakult opens factory in Fountain Valley, California
Food Navigator
The first bottles of fermented milk drink Yakult — packed with probiotic strain Lactobacillus casei Shirota — have rolled off the production line at the Japanese firm's new U.S. factory in Fountain Valley, California.
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DeLauro: Sugar-sweetened beverage legislation weeks away
Food Ingredients 1st
National legislation to levy an excise tax on sugar drinks is just weeks away from introduction according to Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), who addressed the second National Soda Summit via video, saying such an approach would help address the serious damage sugar drinks are doing to our health.
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Misconceptions fuel suspicions about food additives
Food Navigator
Greater awareness of risk assessment procedures and the regulations governing them would appease consumers' fears about artificial additives, say Swiss researchers.
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Food safety management systems: HACCP can't do it all
Food Engineering
A food safety management system is more than just a HACCP plan; it's more far-reaching and better able to help you prepare your facility for FSMA regulations while preventing catastrophes.
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Unilever CEO says Russia still land of opportunities
Reuters
Consumer goods maker Unilever is keeping faith in Russia as an important growth market and is ready to plow money into factories and acquisitions there despite a slowing economy.
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A fresh approach to food processing
Ferret
Dealing with and handling fresh produce presents a unique challenge to logistics and supply companies. Understanding the issues of food safety, packaging and distribution for fresh supply chain requires a tailored approach for different customers.
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