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Starbucks to Move VIA Instant Coffee Production to Ga.

April 11, 2014 10:28 am | by TIM RAUSCH, The Augusta Chronicle | News | Comments

Starbucks currently produces its VIA product line in Europe, but it will be moving production to Georgia when its south Augusta facility is fully operational. About 70 employees have been hired and packaging operations started in October at the Augusta facility.

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Court Ruling on Whaling Gave Japan's Gov't a Convenient Escape

April 11, 2014 10:25 am | by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press | News | Comments

The international court ruling against Japanese whaling may have given the government a convenient political out. The Antarctic program was nearly bankrupt, but if the government had overhauled it on its own, it would have incurred the wrath of a strong anti-whaling lobby.

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Oregon Gov. Hopes to Frame GMO Laws with Panel

April 11, 2014 10:22 am | by STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press | News | Comments

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber does not expect his newly created task force on genetically engineered agriculture to produce any specific proposals for next year's legislative session. Instead, he wants the group to frame the issue of GMOs for legislators.

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Subway’s Phase-Out of ‘Yoga Mat’ Chemical Nears Completion

April 11, 2014 10:17 am | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

Subway says an ingredient dubbed the "yoga mat" chemical will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week. The disclosure comes as Subway has suffered from an onslaught of bad publicity since a food blogger petitioned the chain to remove the ingredient.

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Photo of the Day: Frozen Food Industry to Air First Nat'l TV Ads in PR Push

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

With frozen food sales slipping, the industry is preparing a public relations campaign to defend the nutritional reputation of its products. The push will include what are said to be the first national TV ads on behalf of the entire industry, as well as social media and in-store promotions.

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Frozen Food Industry Plans Massive PR Campaign as Sales Slip

April 11, 2014 10:09 am | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

With frozen food sales slipping, the industry is preparing a public relations campaign to defend the nutritional reputation of its products. The push will include what are said to be the first national TV ads on behalf of the entire industry, as well as social media and in-store promotions.

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Adjustable Racking System

April 11, 2014 9:52 am | by Lindsey Jahn, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

The STAK adjustable racking system offers flexibility in vertical storage, load capacity and space savings.

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Throttling Valves

April 11, 2014 9:46 am | by Lindsey Jahn, Associate Editor | Product Releases | Comments

Clampseal Throttling Valves are designed for severe service applications that require repeatable flow control and dependable shut-off.

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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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