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Synthetically modified food technology to outpace GMOs?
Liberty Voice
While many consumers are still concerned with the existence and labeling of genetically modified organisms, the technology behind synthetically modified foods is improving. Technologically speaking, GMOs are old news, and science is embarking on a new wave of food production techniques and improvements.
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Asia grapples with food safety as incomes rise
AFP via Bangkok Post
Changing consumption patterns driven by Asia's expanding middle class, the globalization of the food chain and the transfer of new diseases from animals to humans have made it more complicated to combat the risks, experts warned.
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Food prices only going one way: down
The Wall Street Journal
Food prices are likely to continue to fall for months as the world is reaping bountiful harvests. Prices for soybeans, corn and wheat in particular could fall for the rest of the year, according to participants at the World Commodities Week conference in London.
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Using 'natural' on a product with GMOs? Prepare for a lawsuit
Food Navigator-USA
While USDA has defined "natural," the FDA has only issued some general guidance that says "natural" means "nothing artificial or synthetic...has been included in or added to a food that would not normally be expected to be in the food." But where does this leave a host of processed and GMO ingredients?
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Coalition of companies creates cold chain council
Refrigerated Transporter
A coalition of major companies that comprise the supply chain necessary to move cold food products from field to market worldwide have organized the Global Food Cold Chain Council.
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WHO study estimates global burden of Listeriosis
Food Quality News
Listeriosis caused 23,150 illnesses, 5,463 deaths and 172,823 disability-adjusted life-years in 2010, according to estimates in a study in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.
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AOS filter approved for use in food processing facilities
Filtration + Separation
BioLargo Inc. says scientists at the University of Alberta's department of agricultural, food and nutritional science have tested and validated its advanced oxidation system filter for use in food and agriculture.
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What's trending in snacks around the globe
NACS
Global consumers spent $374 billion on snack foods annually between 2013 and 2014, a year-over-year increase of 2 percent, according to a new global report released by Nielsen.
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