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Colorado group seeks mandatory labeling of genetically modified food
Northern Colorado Business Report
A Colorado issue committee seeks to place a measure on the November 2014 ballot to require labeling of genetically modified foods. State officials will convene to decide whether to let Right to Know Colorado GMO in Arvada begin gathering signatures for a ballot initiative petition.
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EFSA dismisses diacetyl-Alzheimer's link
Food Navigator
The European Food Safety Authority has dismissed a suggested link between the butter flavoring diacetyl and Alzheimer's disease.
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Food manufacturers: Staying ahead of the regulatory game
Chem.Info
As federal agencies keep an eye on consumer health, food and beverage manufacturers are working independently to make their products healthier, often well ahead of regulatory mandates.
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Fresh fruits, veggies don't always beat frozen
San Francisco Chronicle
Healthy eaters looking to get the most nutrients out of their fruits and vegetables may naturally think fresh is a better choice than frozen. But that's not always the case, say researchers in a new study from the University of Georgia.
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Have CPG store brands plateaued?
CPGmatters
Three years ago at the annual Private Label Manufacturers Association show, McKinsey & Co. released data projecting the possibility that 24 percent of supermarkets sales could be store brands by 2016. Last month, at that same show, Nielsen reported the industry remains at the 2010 level of 19 percent.
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Is kosher the next big food trend?
Forbes
A common view that kosher is somehow better, purer and healthier than non-kosher foods is an opportunity for the kosher food industry. Food trends thrive on perception, not reality.
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OSHA and EPA regulations affect food safety
Food Safety Magazine
OSHA inspectors have been trained to look for environmental violations during any facility inspection; these violations can often have injurious effects on food safety as well.
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The food industry and no-fault crimes
Mondaq
The FDA is increasingly wielding its considerable power by preemptively threatening criminal enforcement for failing to establish and follow manufacturing procedures.
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Nanotech team tackles bio-based antimicrobial packaging
Food Production Daily
A food processing researcher has scored a grant of nearly $300,000 to explore bio-based antimicrobials and other nanotechnology applications for food packaging.
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Colorado group seeks mandatory labeling of genetically modified food
Northern Colorado Business Report
A Colorado issue committee seeks to place a measure on the November 2014 ballot to require labeling of genetically modified foods. State officials will convene to decide whether to let Right to Know Colorado GMO in Arvada begin gathering signatures for a ballot initiative petition.

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Food allergy death less likely than murder
Food Navigator
Food allergy sufferers are more likely to be murdered than to die from a severe reaction — but allergen labeling is about much more than fatality risk, says an allergen assessor.

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Congress to FDA: Try again on food safety
The Hill
Dozens of members of Congress have told the Food and Drug Administration that its proposed food safety rules could force businesses around the country to go out of business — and that it needs to try again.

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Researchers develop cheaper, faster method for acrylamide detection
Bakery & Snacks
Fluorescent sensors hold great potential for manufacturers looking to detect acrylamide rapidly in potato chips and cookies on the processing line, researchers say.
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Technology targets mycotoxins in food
Food Quality News
An EU project is aiming to develop a novel technology to detect mycotoxins in foods and liquid foodstuffs.
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The future of food safety: Taking a proactive approach with technology
Food Safety Magazine
Many food manufacturers continue to delay investment in supplemental safety measures, believing that their current solution is "good enough." But investing in new technology can help preempt unforeseen safety threats and allow faster response to any suspected problems.
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