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Food Industry Update

FDA revises proposed rules on food safety

Four proposed rules intended to help prevent foodborne illness have been updated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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PepsiCo unveils water monitoring tool

PepsiCo has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to develop a tool that can be used to forecast the availability of freshwater in water-scarce regions.
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ADM sells chocolate business to Cargill in $440 million deal

Food processing company Cargill is to acquire the global chocolate business of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM).
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Kraft recalls 8,000 cases of cheese singles

International food major Kraft Foods Group is voluntary recalling almost 8,000 cases of selected varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese.
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Canada introduces mandatory labeling of mechanically tenderized beef

The government of Canada announced last week that all mechanically tenderized beef (MTB) sold in the country now has to be clearly labeled and the new labels will have to include instructions for safe cooking.
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Food-safe recycling process approved

Plastic recycling and remoulding processes deployed by Belgian packaging solutions firm Schoeller Allibert at three of its manufacturing sites have been certified as safe for food use.
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US, Mexico partner to improve produce safety

Food safety officials from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border have agreed to work together to promote the safety of fresh and minimally processed agricultural products.
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McDonald's, KFC involved in another China food safety scandal

Chinese authorities are investigating after a report exposed a supplier falsifying product expiration dates.
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US food & beverage producers expect growth in 2014

The U.S. food and beverage industry is upbeat about its performance in 2014, with most industry decision makers expecting growth in both sales and profit.
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Report raises concerns over safety of energy drinks

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has warned that excessive consumption of energy drinks may have grave consequences and even result in death.
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