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Corn

Purdue economist: US unlikely to dominate future corn exports

Other nations are producing their own, buying from other countries.
December 11, 2012
Ethanol, drought and a comparative lack of new acreage are contributing to the trend.
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MCOOL

Report: Mandatory country-of-origin labeling has not increased demand for US meat

The 2009 regulations have not significantly impacted demand.
December 11, 2012
While demand has not been impacted, costs for producers are up.
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Does manufacturing still matter?

December 5, 2012

In opening remarks to the media during the recent Rockwell Automation Fair, Craig A. Giffi, Deloitte vice-chairman, US leader, consumer & industrial products, posed the question, “Does manufacturing still matter?”


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Improved outlook for Farm Bill?

December 5, 2012

The 2012 election has maintained the status quo in Washington, which may slightly improve the outlook for passage of the Farm Bill in the lame duck session of Congress.


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Duties lifted on many food and ag products sold to Panama

December 5, 2012

The US Panama Trade Promotion Agreement took effect this month, reducing or eliminating tariffs on nearly 90 percent of US products entering that Central American nation.


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Plant Openings & Expansions: December 2012

December 5, 2012

Crescent Dairy & Beverages plans to invest more than $30 million to build a new pasteurized beverage processing facility in Collerton County, SC.


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Industry & People: December 2012

December 5, 2012

Members of the Meat Industry Hall of Fame Class of 2012 were announced.


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TECH FLASH

As Hostess closes, plenty of blame to go around

Hostess, union employees blame each other for company's failure.
November 28, 2012
The beleaguered company is going through its second bankruptcy and has been sold three times in the past.
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TECH FLASH

Americans say food production headed in right direction

However, widespread misperceptions remain
November 28, 2012
New survey shows the need for dialog despite confidence in how food is grown and raised.
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TECH FLASH

Canada sees deterioration in processed food trade balance

Surplus with US and Mexico now a deficit
November 28, 2012
Canada’s processed foods exports have stalled.
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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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