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FDA proposes action level for arsenic in apple juice

The FDA's new threshold for arsenic in apple juice is pegged at 10 parts per billion (ppb), which is the same as the limit imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency for drinking water.
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Global beverage packaging market to reach $118.8 billion by 2017

The global market for beverage packaging is set to reach $118.8 billion by 2017, as beverage consumption trends and environmental issues will play a significant part in developing the market over the next few years.
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Food companies look to new customers for increased product sales, survey finds

Survey participants, which were drawn from companies across the food and beverage industry, are confident sales will increase 13% compared to 2011 and project net profits to rise by almost 6%.
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Safety key for meat processing plants

Although safety is a top priority for all food manufacturers, meat and poultry processors face stricter control and tougher regulation. However, these are not the only challenges they have to deal with.
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All Stainless Steel Mixer/Grinder

Hollymatic Corp.'s long-standing Model 180A Mixer/Grinder with No. 52 grinding head is now available as a standard all stainless steel machine.
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National Beef to lay off more than 400 workers

Kansas City, Mo.-based National Beef Packing Co. announced Wednesday plans to lay off more than 400 workers as a result of losing a "major customer."
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Russia bans US meat imports over feed additive

Starting today, Russia's Veterinary and Phyto-Sanitary Surveillance Service is banning virtually all imports of U.S. beef, pork and turkey products over the use of the growth stimulant ractopamine, which it says may cause health problems.
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Consumers willing to pay for longer shelf life, research finds

Consumers are willing to pay more for technologies that ensure extended shelf life for products, such as modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for meat, once they know more about the technology itself.
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Soy processor Green Hope to halt operations over food safety breaches

U.S. organic soy processing firm Green Hope LLC has agreed to a consent decree of permanent injunction after several inspections by regulators found food safety violations at its plant.
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Irish horsemeat-in-hamburger scandal continues to unfold

The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, said yesterday in a statement that his department has received a test result confirming 75% equine DNA in a raw material ingredient at Irish food company Rangeland Foods.
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