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Coke Officials Defend Research Practices Following NYT Article

August 20, 2015 | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Comments

Coca-Cola officials vowed to be more transparent about the company’s research funding but criticized a recent report for creating "confusion" about its practices.

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Egg Group Scrambled Over Eggless Mayo Maker

September 2, 2015 1:45 pm | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

A California company that makes an eggless mayonnaise alternative has the U.S. egg industry scrambling. The American Egg Board, which is responsible for the "Incredible, Edible Egg" slogan, waged a campaign to counter the emergence of Hampton Creek's Just Mayo spread, and even tried to prevent its sale at Whole Foods grocery stores, according to documents provided to The Associated Press.

Manufacturing Productivity Up, Labor Costs Down In Second Quarter

September 2, 2015 1:30 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Productivity in the U.S. manufacturing sector increased during the second quarter of 2015 while labor costs declined, according to newly released numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Study: NYC Children’s Meals Bill Would Improve Health

September 2, 2015 1:15 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

A new study suggests that a proposed ordinance would end up creating healthier children's meals at New York City fast food restaurants.

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In the News: Protein Could Create Ice Cream That Does Not Melt

September 2, 2015 1:00 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor

Find out all the details by taking a look at this compilation of media coverage.

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JBT Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Leading Liquid Foods Solutions Provider

September 2, 2015 12:45 pm | by JBT Corporation

JBT Corporation, a global technology solutions provider to the food processing and air transportation industries, announced Wednesday the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the shares of A&B Process Systems, a leading provider of processing systems for the beverage and food industries.

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PROCESS EXPO University Sets Registration Record

September 2, 2015 12:35 pm | by FPSA

This year’s program includes over 35 hours of sessions that take place throughout the show during PROCESS EXPO 2015 at Chicago's McCormick Place from September 15-18, 2015 and admission to all sessions is free of charge to all registered attendees.

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McDonald's Will Launch All Day Breakfast on Oct. 6

September 2, 2015 9:15 am | by MARLEY JAY, AP Business Writer

If you're one of those people who hates missing the end of breakfast hours at McDonald's, hang on just a little longer: the chain says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting Oct. 6.

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In the News: Chipotle Sued in Class Action for Claiming its Menu is GMO-Free

September 2, 2015 9:05 am | by Jesse Osborne, Editor

Find out more by taking a look at this compilation of media coverage.

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IFIC Foundation Research Highlights Changes in Consumers’ Perceptions of Food Safety Risks

September 2, 2015 8:55 am | by International Food Information Council Foundation

The top food safety concern among Americans is no longer “foodborne illness,” having been overtaken by “chemicals in food,” according to the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2015 Food and Health Survey.

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Report: Manufacturing Mergers Remain Active In First Quarter

September 2, 2015 8:00 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Mergers in the manufacturing and distribution industries are off 2014's pace but remain high relative to recent years, according to a new report.

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Poultry Industry Recognizes Cargill Turkey Facilities for Outstanding Safety Performance

September 2, 2015 7:45 am | by Cargill

Four Cargill turkey facilities were recognized in an awards program for outstanding safety performance by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council.

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NY Governor: Long Island Plant Will Turn Food Waste Into Energy

September 1, 2015 1:30 pm | by Associated Press

The so-called anaerobic digester project is slated for a 62-acre site in Yaphank. It will be operated by American Organic Energy at its compost facility and is expected to be completed in August 2016.

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Bonduelle USA Recalls Frozen Corn Because Of Possible Health Risk

September 1, 2015 1:15 pm | by FDA

Bonduelle USA Inc. is recalling 9,335 cases of frozen corn because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The company has not received any complaints in relation to this product and is not aware of any illnesses associated with the product to date.

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Protein Could Create Ice Cream That Doesn't Melt

September 1, 2015 1:00 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter

Scottish researchers believe that a protein found in some Asian foods could eventually produce ice cream that melts much more slowly.

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In the News: Blue Bell Resumes Selling Ice Cream After Listeria Recall

September 1, 2015 12:45 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor

Find out all the details by taking a look at this compilation of media coverage.

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More Than 500K Pounds of Beef Patties Recalled Due to Misbranding

September 1, 2015 12:30 pm | by USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

Holten Meat Inc., is recalling 501,509 pounds of Extra Value Meats Quarter Pound Beef Patties products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Monday.

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7-Eleven Expands Home Delivery, But Slurpees Not Included

September 1, 2015 12:15 pm | by JOSEPH PISANI, AP Business News

7-Eleven expanded its home delivery service to three cities Tuesday, but its most well-known item, the Slurpee, isn't on the menu for now.

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FDA Issues Warning Letters to Powdered Caffeine Distributors

September 1, 2015 12:05 pm | by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to five distributors of pure powdered caffeine, saying the products put consumers at risk.

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Hershey Ranked a Top 10 Brand for Millennials

September 1, 2015 8:45 am | by The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company has been recognized as a top company and workplace for millennials in the Youth 100 VoxBurner Report and 2015 Millennial Career Survey by the National Society of High School Scholars.

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Seattle-Based Frozen Seafood Producer Opens Georgia Plant

September 1, 2015 8:30 am | by Associated Press

Trident Seafoods announced Monday that its plant has opened in Carrollton, about 50 miles west of Atlanta.

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