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How the NLRB may expand responsibility for labor violations
Reuters
The National Labor Relations Board is expected to rule soon on if, and how, companies can be held responsible for labor violations carried out by their contractors or franchisees — a move that could have far-reaching implications for businesses.
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Strategies to feed 9 billion people in 2050
Food Navigator-USA
Encouraging farmers to use water more efficiently and improving the taste and aroma of produce are among the strategies that researchers are exploring to feed the growing population.
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HACCP vs. risk-based preventive controls
Quality Assurance & Food Safety
What exactly is a risk assessment, and how does it differ from a hazard analysis? What does the FDA mean when it says a "risk-based preventive control?" Let's break it down a bit further.
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Scientists want 'rewilded' crops to boost agriculture
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Scientists should "re-wild" food crops by inserting lost genetic properties of ancient, edible plants in order to boost agricultural output for a growing population, a new study said.
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To innovate in food, focus on the social forces driving trends
CPGmatters
By the time a food trend is revealed, it's too late for most organizations to take advantage of it. So how do you keep your food or beverage business competitive? Instead of focusing on the trend, focus on the social forces behind the trends.
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Food labeling liability continues to grow
Food Safety Magazine
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's food labeling regulations present a minefield just waiting for a misstep.
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This time, are organics really going mainstream?
CPGmatters
After slowing down during the recession, the organics business is booming again with Americans gravitating toward healthier foods. With Wal-Mart, Kroger and others expanding organic assortments, and McDonald's entering the fray, the category appears set to reach another gear.
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Get set for veggies, more demand for healthy food
Food Navigator-USA
Eating all your vegetables might be easier in 2015 than in recent years as they increasingly show up in unexpected places, including desserts and drinks, according to the International Food Network.
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Congress to nutritionists: Don't talk about the environment
NPR
A government-appointed group of top nutrition experts, assigned to lay the scientific groundwork for a new version of the nation's dietary guidelines, decided earlier this year to collect data on the environmental implication of different food choices. Congress now has slapped them down.
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