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Alaska Fishermen Consider Leaving Copper River Marketing Association

March 19, 2015 10:40 am | by MOLLY DISCHNER, Associated Press | News | Comments

A growing number of restaurant customers and grocery store shoppers in the country are asking for Alaska's Copper River sockeye salmon by name. But red fish could be in jeopardy as the commercial fishermen who provide much of its funding decide whether to pull their support.

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Consumer Reports: 85 Percent of People Are Concerned About Pesticides

March 19, 2015 10:00 am | by CBS This Morning | Videos | Comments

Consumer Reports is peeling back the mystery of the chemicals in your produce. The magazine looked at pesticides in 48 fruits and vegetables. Urvashi Rangan, director of safety and sustainability at Consumer Reports, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss chemical risks in your food.

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Wisconsin Likely to Allow Liquor Samples in Stores

March 19, 2015 9:25 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Wisconsin shoppers will soon be able to add booze to their free sample options in supermarket aisles. The state Senate adopted legislation Tuesday that would allow grocery and liquor stores to provide one half-ounce sample of hard liquor per day to customers.

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300 Watt Portable LED String Light Set

March 19, 2015 8:40 am | by Larson Electroincs LLC | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 300 watt LED lighting system that is designed for portability and reliability within the job site, and ideal for use in rough and demanding conditions.

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No Signs of a Break-In Where Kentucky Bourbon Was Stolen

March 19, 2015 8:10 am | by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press | News | Comments

Tests confirmed the liquid inside the barrels was Wild Turkey bourbon distilled in 2009. The bourbon was slated to become Wild Turkey 101, the brand's flagship product, a blend of barrels typically aged for five to eight years.

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In The News: Kraft Mac and Cheese Recall

March 19, 2015 8:00 am | by Jesse Osborne, Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

The news of Kraft recalling 6.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese because some may contain small metal fragments was a popular topic for Food Manufacturing readers Wednesday. Find out more by browsing this compilation of media coverage.

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Is Your Efficiency Tracking System Actually Efficient?

March 19, 2015 7:55 am | by Jack Payne, Vice President of Solution Consulting for Process Manufacturing, Aptean | Articles | Comments

Process manufacturers are under constant pressure to meet compliance, lower costs and maximize efficiency. All too often manufacturers, unfortunately, lack the tools needed to deliver on these goals, struggling to guess at the inefficiencies in what is typically a paper-driven and error-prone manual process.

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North American Meat Institute Announces Speakers for Meat Industry Management Conference

March 19, 2015 7:45 am | by NAMI | News | Comments

The North American Meat Institute this week announced key speakers for its upcoming Meat Industry Management Conference, scheduled to take place April 15-18, 2015, in Carlsbad, California. The annual conference will feature education sessions covering an array of topics, including food safety, government regulations, economics, communications and workforce issues. 

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MicroPitch Transfer Modules

March 19, 2015 7:20 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

The MicroPitch Transfer Modules can be easily incorporated into existing production lines, helping eliminate production bottlenecks and improving line efficiency with minimal investment.

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Whiskey Sales Soar, Lead Spirits Industry

March 18, 2015 3:10 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

The founder and CEO of 2 Gingers, Kieran Folliard, discusses rising U.S. whiskey sales.

Bud Light Fans Upset With Controversial Tweet

March 18, 2015 2:35 pm | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Bud Light's #UpForWhatever hashtag backfired on St. Patrick's Day when one of the brand's tweets seemed to poke fun at issues of sexual consent. While the beer giant may have intended to write a humorous tweet in celebration of the holiday, its Twitter followers were less than amused.

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General Mills Completes Plan to Cut About 800 Jobs

March 18, 2015 1:15 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

General Mills says that it has completed a plan to eliminate about 800 positions. The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and other packaged foods also reported mixed results for its fiscal third quarter as a stronger dollar pressured sales.

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The Impact of Online Pest Management

March 18, 2015 1:00 pm | by Chad Gore, PhD, Rentokil Regional Technical Director | Articles | Comments

At the heart of an effective integrated pest management program is the interaction and cooperation that takes place between the food manufacturer and the pest control provider, which is one of the main reasons that moving from a paper-based logbook to an online pest management system can deliver huge benefits.

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Starbucks Delivery to Start in Seattle, NYC

March 18, 2015 12:45 pm | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

In Seattle, Starbucks said it will team up with a company called Postmates to deliver to homes and offices within specific areas. In New York City, delivery will be from existing or newly setup Starbucks shops in certain buildings, starting with the Empire State Building.

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Italian Companies to Generate Bioplastic From Potatoes

March 18, 2015 12:25 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The companies said they hope their new industrial facility will serve the country's food sector "with zero environmental impact."

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Maryland Bill Would Restrict Ingredients, Chemicals in School Meals

March 18, 2015 11:45 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Legislation under consideration in Maryland would ban a wide range of ingredients and chemicals from meals served in the state's public schools.

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World's Top Chefs: 'Eat Small Fish to Make Big Difference'

March 18, 2015 10:40 am | by ALAN CLENDENNING, Associated Press | News | Comments

That's the message from 20 of the world's leading chefs, who gathered in northeastern Spain on Tuesday to draw attention to what they hope is a simple solution to the threat facing many of the larger fish species that overfishing has pushed to near collapse. 

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Longtime Riceland Foods CEO Dies at Age 81

March 18, 2015 10:00 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Longtime Riceland Foods Inc. president and chief executive officer Richard Bell has died in Stuttgart.

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Chilean Cuisine Rises By Going Back to its Roots

March 18, 2015 9:15 am | by LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press | News | Comments

Latin American cuisine has gained respect globally thanks to culinary maestros like Peru's Gaston Acurio, who has opened more than a dozen restaurants worldwide, including the Astrid & Gaston franchise. Now, Chile is starting to appear on the world's gastronomical radar.

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Update: Winery Owner, Investor Die in Apparent Murder-Suicide

March 18, 2015 9:05 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A troubled winery owner who chased an investor through a Northern California vineyard and shot him in the head at close range as police approached had a silencer in his gun, which could signal the man planned the killing, police said.

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