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Kellogg's US Breakfast Business Shrinks Again

August 4, 2015 | by The Associated Press | Comments

 Kellogg says its U.S. cereal division saw another decline in quarterly sales but that trends in the category were improving.

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Fire Destroys Winery, 4K Gallons of Wine at Historic Farm

August 4, 2015 9:10 am | by The Associated Press

 Fire investigators on Monday sifted through the rubble of a farm winery after a massive blaze destroyed it and 4,000 gallons of wine.

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Meat Industry Braces For Report on Possible Cancer Link

August 4, 2015 8:20 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

An international health agency is investigating possible links between red meat and cancer, and industry officials are preparing to challenge the findings when they're released later this year.

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Heinz Kraft Cuts Hit Free Snacks for Employees

August 4, 2015 8:00 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Just more than a month after Kraft shareholders approved the food company's acquisition by H.J. Heinz, long-anticipated cost-cutting measures are beginning to take hold.

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PMMI Releases Innovation Stage Schedules for PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015

August 4, 2015 7:45 am | by PMMI

More than 40 free, educational sessions address flexible packaging, OEE and workforce engagement and many more critical topics in processing and packaging.

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Co-Founder of Mr. Coffee Company Dies at Age 91

August 3, 2015 2:25 pm | by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Vincent Marotta, one of the co-founders of the iconic Mr. Coffee brand that helped revolutionize how Americans make their morning brew, died Saturday at his home in suburban Cleveland.

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Archer Daniels Midland Completes Sale of Chocolate Business to Cargill

August 3, 2015 1:15 pm | by Associated Press

Privately-held Cargill said the deal would strengthen and expand its chocolate business, and Archer Daniels Midland said the sale would allow it to redirect its spending to other areas.

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Schedule of Packaging Sessions Released for 2015 PROCESS EXPO UNIVERSITY

August 3, 2015 1:10 pm | by FPSA

The Food Processing Suppliers Association recently released the schedule of its slate of packaging sessions as part of the PROCESS EXPO UNIVERSITY educational program taking place at Chicago's McCormick Place from September 15-18, 2015. The program features academics from leading educational institutions in the world and other experts discussing critical issues in the packaging of food and beverage products.

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Tyson Hit Hard in 3Q by Rising Beef Costs and Export Issues

August 3, 2015 1:00 pm | by Associated Press

Tyson Foods' third-quarter-profit leapt 32 percent, but that was still short of expectations and the company cut its outlook with high cattle costs expected to continue to weigh on revenue growth.

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Photos of the Day: Subway Sandwich Artists Set World Record

August 3, 2015 9:35 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor

On Saturday, more than 1,481 Subway employees and franchisees convened in Las Vegas to set a Guinness World Record for the most people making sandwiches simultaneously.

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A Glance of the Basic Rules for Keeping Kosher

August 3, 2015 9:25 am | by The Associated Press

The laws for keeping kosher are complex. Here is a breakdown of the basic rules.

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Survey Shows Americans Favor Farmers and Food During Drought

August 3, 2015 9:10 am | by MICHAEL R. BLOOD, EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press

When water gets scarce and the government slaps restrictions on its use, who should be first in line at the spigot? Farmers, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

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Tyson Misses 3Q Profit Forecasts

August 3, 2015 8:45 am | by The Associated Press

Tyson Foods Inc. on Monday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $343 million.

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Report: Proteins Market Expected to Grow Significantly

August 3, 2015 8:20 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

A recent report expects the global market for protein ingredients to grow substantially over the next five years and approach $34 billion by 2020.

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Kraft Recalls 36K Cases of Cheese

August 3, 2015 8:00 am | by The Kraft Heinz Company

The Kraft Heinz Company is recalling select code dates and manufacturing codes of Kraft Singles individually-wrapped slices due to the possibility that a thin strip of the individual packaging film may remain adhered to the slice after the wrapper has been removed.

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By the Numbers: The State of Women in Manufacturing

July 31, 2015 4:00 pm | by Bridget Bergin, Associate Editor

Here's a look at how women are faring in manufacturing, by the numbers.

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Settlement in Wrongful Death Suit Over Brewery Keg Explosion

July 31, 2015 3:10 pm | by The Associated Press

A $1.2 million settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit over a keg explosion at a New Hampshire brewery.

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Countering Pet Obesity By Rethinking Feeding Habits

July 31, 2015 2:20 pm | by American Society of Animal Science

The most common form of malnutrition for Americans and their companion animals results not from the underconsumption, but the overconsumption of food.

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Study: Modified Rice Sharpley Curtails Methane Emissions

July 31, 2015 1:45 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Rice engineered with genes from barley could substantially cut the amount of methane released during rice production, according to research by Swedish scientists.

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Mondelez to Invest in Mexican Facility, Cut 600 Jobs in Chicago

July 31, 2015 12:00 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Snack food giant Mondelez International will cut hundreds of jobs in Chicago after electing to upgrade production lines at its new plant in Mexico.

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Sugar Alters the Chemistry of Tea, Coffee

July 31, 2015 11:00 am | by Univ. of York

The research published in Food and Function reveals new insights into the way in which caffeine, sugar and water interact at the molecular level to affect the taste of hot beverages.

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