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Vermont Auditor Questions State's Role in Liquor Business

November 25, 2014 12:20 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Vermont state Auditor of Accounts Doug Hoffer is questioning the state's role in the liquor business, and says complete privatization likely would have a neutral revenue impact. Hoffer acknowledges that privatization could result in higher liquor prices to consumers.

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Reviving American Manufacturing Means Moving to the Left

November 25, 2014 12:00 pm | by Tobin McGregor | Articles | Comments

Envision manufacturing as a left-to-right process with product design on the left and production on the right. Today, the balance of power — and the seat of success — is on the right.                  

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Functional Foods Market Increases in Size

November 25, 2014 10:30 am | by Leatherhead Food Research | News | Comments

A new report from Leatherhead Food Research has revealed that the global market for food and drinks offering functional health benefits continues to increase in size.                       

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Report Documents Sustainable Manufacturing Success Stories

November 25, 2014 10:00 am | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor, Manufacturing.net | Articles | Comments

Sustainability is a growing concern for manufacturers, as more companies are becoming aware of the benefits of eco-friendly practices. The report defines sustainable manufacturing as “Using less energy and fewer resources to produce a product that is just as effective."

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VIDEO: Turkey Does NOT Make You Sleepy!

November 25, 2014 9:45 am | by Healthcare Triage | Videos | Comments

While Thanksgiving is a time focused mainly on family, friends and giving thanks, it's also the cause of a pervasive medical myth: that turkey makes you sleepy. Don't start with us about the tryptophan. It's your Thanksgiving duty to watch this video. 

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Photo of the Day: Man Eats 9.35 Pounds of Turkey in 10 Minutes, Wins Contest

November 25, 2014 9:20 am | by Dana Jensen, Associated Press | News | Comments

Joey Chestnut of San Jose, California won first place in the World Turkey-Eating Championship at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Chestnut ate 9.35 pounds of meat off the bone in just 10 minutes.        

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Budweiser Clydesdales Receive Pink Slip For the Holidays

November 25, 2014 9:05 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The country's number three beer brand, Budweiser, says the horses will not appear in its holiday advertising this year. A spokesman for owner Anheuser-Busch InBev was unable to say if the horses would be featured in the Super Bowl advertisements.

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Mobile Processor Helps Washington Turkey Farmers

November 25, 2014 8:25 am | by TAD SOOTER, Kitsap Sun | News | Comments

A custom trailer which contains a mobile poultry processing unit is one of only a few of its kind in the state. A group of partners recently banded together to buy the $20,000 unit, and it's being offered for rent to members of the Western Washington Poultry Farmers Cooperative.

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Handheld Readers For Traceability

November 25, 2014 7:50 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Product Releases | Comments

The DataMan 8600 Series of handheld direct part mark (DPM) barcode readers provide unparalleled barcode reading performance for manufacturers implementing part traceability programs.   

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Brainstorm: Energy Management Part 1

November 24, 2014 2:30 pm | by Luke Facemyer, Director of Design, Stellar | Articles | Comments

The Food Manufacturing Brainstorm features industry experts sharing their perspectives on issues critical to the overall food industry marketplace. In the first installment of this three-part series, we ask: What are some areas of investment that food manufacturers should utilize to improve their energy management?

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Commercial Hop Facility Planned in Virginia

November 24, 2014 2:15 pm | News | Comments

Black Hops Farm LLC will invest about $1 million to initially convert 15 acres in Leesburg into a hop farm and build a processing facility, which will allow other Virginia hop growers to efficiently process their crops for market, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced.

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Apparent Settlement Reached in National Beef Case

November 24, 2014 2:00 pm | by ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press | News | Comments

An apparent settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against National Beef brought by workers at its Liberal, Kansas, meatpacking plant, according to a court filing. Workers at the southwest Kansas plant are seeking unpaid wages and overtime.

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VIDEO: Eat Holiday Dinner Like a Caveman

November 24, 2014 1:10 pm | by Bloomberg News | Videos | Comments

Christmas isn't far away and overindulgence will undoubtedly be on the menu. But if you're someone who suffers from allergies you may be limited for choice. One restaurant, Pure Taste, plans to change that. They're opening London's first Paleo-friendly restaurant.

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Hawaii and Alaska Pay Highest Prices For Thanksgiving Feasts

November 24, 2014 12:30 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

According to an analysis by the personal finance website NerdWallet, residents of Hawaii and Alaska pay the highest amount in the nation for their tasty birds and fixings on Thanksgiving. Most food has to be flown or shipped into both states. 

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Kids Give Sarcastic Thanks to First Lady For 'Mystery Mush' School Lunches

November 24, 2014 12:05 pm | by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press | News | Comments

School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama with a sarcastic Twitter hashtag about unappealing school lunches. The first lady has become the symbol of healthier school meals as she has pushed standards implemented in 2012 that require more fruits, vegetables and whole grains in the lunch line.

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VIDEO: Ban on Half-Gallon Beer Jug Growlers Heats Up

November 24, 2014 9:33 am | by CBS This Morning | Videos | Comments

Craft beer fans love capped jugs known as growlers. They are an efficient way to bring fresh beer home, but in Florida, they are banned, even though it's fully legal to fill jugs that are smaller and larger. Vicente Arenas reports.     

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Booming Quinoa Demand Fuels Bitter Feud Between Bolivia, Peru

November 24, 2014 9:28 am | by FRANK BAJAK, Associated Press | News | Comments

International demand for quinoa continues to boom, and that's fueling an increasingly bitter commercial feud between Bolivia and Peru, the two main producers of the Andean "superfood." As Peru boosts production of cheaper factory-farmed quinoa, the grain is increasingly being smuggled into landlocked Bolivia.

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What Can A Viewing Gallery Do For You?

November 24, 2014 9:26 am | by Joe Bove, Vice President, Design, Stellar | Articles | Comments

Whether its specialty is baked goods, meats or sodas, your facility deserves to be showcased. A viewing gallery helps shine that spotlight, serving as an isolated structure that gives guests a glimpse into your plant’s processes. It’s a moderate added cost for your facility, outweighed by a great deal of benefits.

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Construction Begins on North Dakota's Micro-Distillery

November 24, 2014 9:23 am | by DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press | News | Comments

Construction has started on a micro-distillery in downtown Fargo that will produce whiskeys, bourbons, gins and vodkas and feature a century-old bar from a small North Dakota town. Proof Artisan Distillers, Inc. will use Red River Valley barley, corn and potatoes to make its booze.

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Local Food Proponents Fuel Rise in Hunting Participation

November 24, 2014 9:17 am | by LISA RATHKE, Associated Press | News | Comments

Wildlife officials around the country suspect that local food connoisseurs are the reason for the increasing hunting population. For locavores, the motivation in learning to hunt is the best way to know where their food comes from.     

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