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FDA plans public meeting on FSMA rules
Occupational Health & Safety
The Food and Drug Administration will hold another public meeting on its proposed rules on foreign suppliers' verification programs and accreditation of third-party auditors/certification bodies. The Oct. 22-23 meeting will take place at the Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center in Long Beach, Calif.
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Group swears by sanitation of reusable produce containers
Food Production Daily
The leader of a packaging organization fires back at claims that reusable plastic containers used to transport produce are unsanitary.
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Lighter packaging: How much further can we go?
Food Production Daily
Minimizing packaging waste is a clear goal for Europen's members and all food processing firms, but shifting attitudes mean weight reduction is only the beginning.
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New device speeds up foodborne pathogen detection
Medical News Today
Scientists have created a new device that is able to concentrate foodborne Salmonella and other pathogens faster than conventional methods, according to a study published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology.
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Sugar: The food industry's tobacco moment?
CNBC
The food industry is facing a backlash against high sugar content on the same scale as the one experienced by the tobacco industry after studies linked smoking and lung cancer, experts are warning.
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Tackling waste in the global food supply chain
The Guardian
A third of food produced never reaches our plates. Better transport, infrastructure and innovative ways of dealing with waste are vital to feed a booming population.
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Specialty food makers worry what customers will make of GMO label
Northwest News
In the food business, everything comes down to that moment when a shopper studies a label and decides whether to buy or move on. That's why food producers have a big interest in Washington's Initiative 522 on the ballot.
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FDA plans public meeting on FSMA rules
Occupational Health & Safety
The Food and Drug Administration will hold another public meeting on its proposed rules on foreign suppliers' verification programs and accreditation of third-party auditors/certification bodies. The Oct. 22-23 meeting will take place at the Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center in Long Beach, Calif.

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Guess who holds power in food industry? (Not the processors)
Food Processing
Once upon a time food processors were the power brokers in the food industry and supermarkets and grocery stores were just their retail outlets. But the balance of power has shifted dramatically.

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Prosecutions scare food industry
Politico
When it comes to massive, deadly foodborne illness outbreaks, implicated companies have always paid a price — in legal and medical costs, if not a loss in business, shattered consumer confidence and even bankruptcy. But until recently, criminal penalties have been virtually unheard of. The Obama administration is changing the legal landscape, however.

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Another green light for traffic light nutrition labels?
Food Navigator
A "traffic light" labeling system improves consumer awareness of health and healthy choices at the point of purchase, according to an American study that adds further research to an issue proving prickly in Europe of late.
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California's energy and climate agenda: Visionary leader or cautionary tale?
National Journal
Should the United States adopt the ambitious renewable energy and climate change policies that California is pursuing? On one front, the federal government is already following in California's footsteps. In 2009, President Barack Obama enacted ambitious fuel economy standards that were modeled largely off what the Golden State had done in its transportation sector. But California is doing much more than that, establishing policies the federal government could in theory adopt on the national level.
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Smell that? Exotic scents from gene-spliced yeast
New York Times via The Bulletin
Vanilla, saffron, patchouli. For centuries, spices and flavorings like these have come from exotic plants growing in remote places like the jungles of Mexico or the terraced hillsides of Madagascar. Some were highly prized along ancient trading routes like the Silk Road. Now a powerful form of genetic engineering could revolutionize the production of some of the most sought-after flavors and fragrances. Rather than being extracted from plants, they are being made by genetically modified yeast or other micro organisms cultured in huge industrial vats.
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