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Food workers' compensation in strong rebound
Salary and bonus packages for food and beverage professionals in a broad mix of job categories increased an average of 3.16 percent over the last 12 months, based on feedback from 750 respondents to Food Processing's 2014 Salary & Job Satisfaction survey.
Gluten-free: A 'perfect storm' fueled by food skepticism and fad diets
Bakery and Snacks
Processed food skepticism and fat dieting played a bit part in the gluten-free boom, says the research director of Packaged Facts.
Food contamination risks can be reduced by switching to H1 food-grade lubricants
Food Production Daily
Food contamination risks can be mitigated by switching operations to food-grade lubricants which are registered H1 by global health organization National Sanitation Foundation International, according to ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants.
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People want fast, convenient food — so why shun the freezer aisle?
The Wall Street Journal
Americans are eating fewer frozen dinners and generally shunning the freezer aisle, but it's not just taste and health perception. Convenience and value are also playing their part in pushing eaters elsewhere.
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Harsher, more meticulous food safety law upheld in China
Chinese lawmakers hailed harsher punishment for offenders in the Food Safety Law's latest draft revision but say the provisions still need to be more meticulous.
FSIS set to launch monthlong survey on functional food defense plans
USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service
The ninth survey on functional food defense plans is set to launch and continue through the month of July as the Food Safety and Inspection Service tries to gauge industry's level of voluntary adoption of defense strategies.
California grocers lobby for first state ban on plastic bags
California grocers, who may realize as much as $1 billion in new revenue from a 10-cent fee on paper bags, are teaming up with environmentalists in a push to make their state the first to prohibit single-use plastic shopping bags.
Canadian study deems BPA in food packaging safe for pregnant women
Global Processing Magazine
Exposure to Bisphenol A in food packaging in doses the general population is likely to experience on a daily basis is not expected to pose any health risks, even to newborns and young children, a new study by Health Canada suggests.
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