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Industry & People: November 2012

November 7, 2012
Campbell Soup Company will close its Sacramento, CA plant, which produces soups, sauces and beverages; production will shift to its three remaining thermal plants.
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TECH FLASH

Tertiary water reuse is a popular idea

Agricultural and industrial use account for 90 percent of the world's freshwater resources
October 29, 2012
Not for drinking, recycled water for farming and some industrial applications holds promise in decreasing water shortages.
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Technical training partnership to prepare students for jobs

Robotics and advanced automation jobs are crying out for capable people
October 29, 2012
The partnership will offer Mechatronics certificates to students preparing for high-tech jobs in manufacturing.
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GFSI seeks input on Global Red Meat Standard

Stakeholders are asked to respond by November 23
October 29, 2012
Public comments are open until November 23, 2012.
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Bakery and snack markets moving east

October 5, 2012
A new market study shows an increase of 4 percent in the US and 7 percent globally.
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Beer loses out to wine and spirits

US beer consumption continues its decline as consumers gravitate toward wine and spirits innovations
October 5, 2012
US beer consumption continues its decline as consumers gravitate toward wine and spirits innovations.
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USDA reports 14.9 percent of American households are food insecure

October 5, 2012
The 2011 numbers are the highest since UDSA began recording this data in 1995.
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Agflation to drive food prices up 15 percent

October 5, 2012
The animal protein and dairy industries will be hit the hardest.
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What you need to know about Prop 37 now

October 4, 2012
Prop 37 requires foods that are genetically engineered (GE) or contain GE ingredients to have this information on the label.
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Employers need time to evaluate ACA

October 4, 2012
The Obama Administration has issued guidance to employers on how to determine which of their employees are considered full time and eligible for employer-sponsored health coverage, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
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