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Dairy industry reaps Farm Bill benefits

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 The newly passed Farm Bill reduces funding for SNAP, the federal food stamp program, by $8 billion and trims a number of subsidies for food producers. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) says the bill significantly increases support for fruits and vegetables growers and local food systems. 


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Nutrition label overhaul to be announced Thursday

First Lady Michelle Obama will introduce the changes, according to media reports.
By Shane O'Halloran
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First Lady Michelle Obama will introduce the changes, according to media reports.


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FDA to overhaul nutrition facts panel

The panel was last update 20 years ago, and the new look will reflect advances in knowledge about nutrition.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The panel was last update 20 years ago, and the new look will reflect advances in knowledge about nutrition.
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Food stamp programs funded through October despite government shutdown

The food retail industry assured consumers that both SNAP and WIC benefits will be available.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The food retail industry assured consumers that both SNAP and WIC benefits will be available.


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Portable spectrometer

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 A non-destructive tool for the analysis for beef characteristics, the SPECTRAL EVOLUTION SM-3500 field portable spectrometer identifies the moisture, protein and fat content of raw and processed meat.  


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Some schools reportedly quitting new healthier lunch program

Federal officials confirm there are isolated reports of schools opting out.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Federal officials confirm there are isolated reports of schools opting out.
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Study reveals parents' purchase drivers when buying for kids

Overall, parents were not happy with the healthfullness of options in food and beverage categories popular with kids.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Overall, parents were not happy with the healthfullness of options in food and beverage categories popular with kids.
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USDA announces new Smart Snacks in Schools nutrition standards

The new standards must be implemented by July 1, 2014.
By Shane O'Halloran
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The new standards must be implemented by July 1, 2014.
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FDA seeks stakeholder comment on proposed labeling changes for flavored milk products

Two industry groups seek a rule change for non-nutritive sweetener labeling.
By Shane O'Halloran
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Two industry groups seek a rule change for non-nutritive sweetener labeling.
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US appetite for protein tops in the world

Products with high protein claim a fast growing category
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Products with high protein claim a fast growing category.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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2014 August

The August 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how your operation could be doing more to create a culture of employee engagement. Also, read more on how your business and insurance partners must know the basics of your business and its nuances as well.

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