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Rootworm evolving to eat GMO corn, say scientists

The insects were unable to survive exposure to Bacillus thuringiensis-infected corn, but resistance has been growing.
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Scientists say the first examples of resistance were found in 2009 in Iowa.
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UK Trading Standards Service cuts could hinder food safety enforcement

Public analysis labs for food testing have dropped from 15 to 11 over three years.
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In the wake of the horse meat scandal, one food safety expert says supply chain integrity is endangered by cuts.
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Food safety and auditing scholarships available now

The Food Marketing Institute is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.
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Students majoring in food and agricultural science are welcome to apply.


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New auction set for Sunland peanut butter plant

A federal bankruptcy judge ordered the new auction after the high bid came in late.
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A federal bankruptcy judge ordered the new auction after the high bid came in late.
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Nestle opens food safety research center in Beijing

The Nestle Food Safety Institute will work with Chinese authorities to develop the scientific foundation for food safety policies.
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The Nestle Food Safety Institute will work with Chinese authorities to develop the scientific foundation for food safety policies.
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Coca-Cola most popular non-alcoholic beverage brand, while V8 boasts the most buzz

Market research firm YouGov released this year's rankings, which also showed some recovery among the energy drink category.
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Market research firm YouGov released this year's rankings, which also showed some recovery among the energy drink category.
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USDA to increase funding for SNAP employment and training programs

The programs are designed to help SNAP recipients train for jobs that would allow them to transition off of food assistance.
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The programs are designed to help SNAP recipients train for jobs that would allow them to transition off of food assistance.
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Starbucks to offer evening menu with beer and wine in select locations

The new menus are available after 4 pm in some stores.
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The new menus are available after 4 pm in some stores.
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Rockwell Automation, PepsiCo, Kellogg, Ingredion, All Good Organics and illycaffe named among world's most ethical companies

The Ethisphere Institute named the companies among its annual list.
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The Ethisphere Institute named the companies among its annual list.
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FDA to announce extension of proposed FSMA rule comment periods

Comment periods for the proposed rules on mitigation strategies for intentional adulteration and the designation of high-risk foods for tracing.
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Comment periods for the proposed rules on mitigation strategies for intentional adulteration and the designation of high-risk foods for tracing.
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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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The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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