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Low Voltage Servo Drive

April 11, 2014 9:42 am | by Lindsey Jahn, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

The LVD Sercos III is a compact, high-power and intelligent servo drive for low voltage 15-48 VDC bus servo motion applications.

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'Fed Up' Preview Blames Food Manufacturers for Obesity Epidemic

April 11, 2014 8:00 am | by ABC News | Videos | Comments

Katie Couric teamed up with "An Inconvenient Truth" producer Laurie David to create the documentary "Fed Up." The film, featured in this preview, targets food manufacturers, placing a large amount of blame on them for the obesity epidemic.

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Preventing Food Waste by Harvesting Energy for the Cold Chain

April 11, 2014 8:00 am | by Jim O’Callaghan, President, EnOcean Inc. | Articles | Comments

The highest portion of food waste is on the consumers’ side, but food manufacturers also must be vigilant to ensure food stays fresh throughout the supply chain. A non-stop cold chain monitoring system is a major instrument used to keep food fresh.

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Oscar Mayer Expands Deli Fresh Line of Lunch Meats

April 10, 2014 12:15 pm | News | Comments

Oscar Mayer has expanded its Deli Fresh line by introducing new Deli Fresh BOLD flavors. The new lunch meats are available in four flavor varieties, including Italian Style Herb Turkey Breast, Cajun Style Turkey Breast, Maple Honey Ham and Chipotle Seasoned Chicken Breast.

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Ky. Distillery Expands Visitor Center

April 10, 2014 12:11 pm | News | Comments

The Woodford Reserve Distillery is greeting tourists with an expanded and renovated visitor center in central Kentucky. Brown-Forman Corp., owner of Woodford Reserve bourbon, invested more than $1.9 million into the 7,500-square-foot visitor center near Versailles.

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Reshoring and Revitalizing the American Supply Chain Network

April 10, 2014 12:00 pm | by Frank Russo, Chief Executive Officer, Fabricating.com | Articles | Comments

Reshoring manufacturing is a growing trend in the U.S. After many years of offshoring, companies are taking an in-depth look at the benefits of manufacturing closer to their customer base, leading many companies to consider reshoring production to the U.S.

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Consumer Trends: Beef Industry Driven by Strong Global Demand

April 10, 2014 12:00 pm | News | Comments

The global beef industry is experiencing strong demand led by the Chinese market, according to Rabobank. Beef market fundamentals remain positive, with prices driven up across the globe by firm demand and a tightening supply due to drought and extreme weather.

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Dieters Drop Calorie Counting, Opt for Less Processed Foods

April 10, 2014 11:58 am | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling. Part of the problem: "Low-calorie" foods make people feel deprived. Now, people want to lose weight while still feeling satisfied. And they want to do it without foods they consider processed.

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524 Sickened as Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak Continues

April 10, 2014 11:52 am | News | Comments

Federal health officials say a salmonella outbreak linked to Foster Farms chicken that has been going on since March 2013 isn't over. The outbreak has now infected 524 people in 25 states and Puerto Rico. The CDC says the outbreak strains have been resistant to many antibiotics.

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Wal-Mart, Wild Oats Partner to Sell Cheaper Organic Foods

April 10, 2014 11:43 am | by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer | News | Comments

Wal-Mart has joined Wild Oats to sell a new line of organic foods that is at least 25 percent cheaper than the national organic brands it carries. The retailer is unveiling nearly 100 pantry items under the Wild Oats label over the next several months.

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Reducing Food Waste Boosts Consumer Welfare

April 10, 2014 10:04 am | News | Comments

If private households and the retail sector in the EU reduce food waste by 40 percent in 2020, this will result in savings that can be used on other items, increasing public welfare, according to a study charged by the European Commission.

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Calorie Control Council Disputes Research on Diet Soda

April 10, 2014 9:59 am | News | Comments

A study suggesting the potential association of post-menopausal female diet soda intake and risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks and strokes, is flawed and does not support existing evidence on the topic, according to the Calorie Control Council.

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IDFA Supports Bill to Establish Voluntary GMO Labeling Standard

April 10, 2014 9:54 am | News | Comments

The International Dairy Foods Association supports the introduction of The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014, which would establish a federal standard for voluntary labeling of products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs).

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EU: Russia’s Pork Import Ban Is Illegal

April 10, 2014 9:51 am | News | Comments

The EU is opening a case against Russia to protest a pork import ban that it calls disproportionate and illegal. Russia banned EU pork imports in January following four cases of African swine fever found in boar on the Lithuanian and Polish borders with Belarus.

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Irwindale Declares Sriracha Factory a Public Nuisance

April 10, 2014 9:48 am | News | Comments

Irwindale, Calif., declared on Wednesday that Sriracha maker Huy Fong Foods' production plant is a public nuisance. The Irwindale City Council's action gives the factory 90 days to make changes to stop the spicy odors that prompted complaints from residents last fall.

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Photos of the Day: USDA Projects Lowest Florida Orange Crop in 24 Years

April 10, 2014 9:44 am | News | Comments

This year's Florida orange crop is approaching the fruit's lowest harvest in decades, and experts say a deadly bacteria that's infecting the trees is to blame. The USDA's 2013-2014 orange forecast is 110 million boxes, down 18 percent from last season's final production figure.

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Deadly Bacteria Decimates Florida Orange Production

April 10, 2014 9:40 am | by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press | News | Comments

This year's Florida orange crop is approaching the fruit's lowest harvest in decades, and experts say a deadly bacteria that's infecting the trees is to blame. The USDA's 2013-2014 orange forecast is 110 million boxes, down 18 percent from last season's final production figure.

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The Tree of 40 Fruit

April 10, 2014 8:00 am | by TEDx Talks | Videos | Comments

The Tree of 40 Fruit is an ongoing series of hybridized fruit trees by contemporary artist Sam Van Aken. Each tree has the ability to grow more than 40 different varieties of stone fruits, including peaches, plums, apricots and nectarines.

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The Evolution of FSMA and Track-and-Trace Technology

April 10, 2014 8:00 am | by Johann Heydenrych, Senior Vice President, SAP Solutions | Articles | Comments

The Food Safety Modernization Act has propelled the industry forward through a more holistic approach of track-and-trace requirements throughout the supply chain. While the industry has progressed to meet the more stringent standards, there is still ample room for improvement.

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NRDC: GRAS Process May Allow Dangerous Chemicals into Food

April 10, 2014 8:00 am | by Lindsey Jahn, Associate Editor | News | Comments

The Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) review process of chemicals used as food additives is “woefully inadequate and may be putting the health of Americans at risk,” according to a report by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).

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