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Research says government should restrict food stamp sugary beverage purchases

June 6, 2014

As legislators continue to weigh health concerns and propose modifications to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, a new study suggests banning subsidies for sugar-sweetened beverages could reduce the rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes.


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Food industry should be regulated like tobacco, expert says

UN expert calls for greater regulation and says obesity, unhealthy diets are greater threats than tobacco
May 21, 2014

In the same way countries around the world came together to regulate tobacco, UN Special Rapporteur on the right of food, Olivier De Schutter, said a similar framework should be used to fight global obesity.


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Type 2 diabetes may be mitigated with large breakfasts

Protein and fat in the morning may lead to long-term glycemic control in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes, according to new research.
December 18, 2013
Protein and fat in the morning may lead to long-term glycemic control in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes, according to new research.
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Sports superstars endorse sugary food and beverages, study finds

The majority of products endorsed by top athletes were unhealthy.
October 7, 2013
The majority of products endorsed by top athletes were unhealthy.
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Bellagio Declaration asks governments to encourage healthy food policies

Meetings were held under the auspices of the International Obesity Task Force and International Union of Nutritional Sciences.
September 18, 2013

Meetings were held under the auspices of the International Obesity Task Force and International Union of Nutritional Sciences.


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1.5 trillion calories reduced in US foods

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation announced it has exceeded its calorie reduction goal.
July 1, 2013
The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation announced it has exceeded its calorie reduction goal.
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NY State appeals court hears arguments on NYC sugary drink ban

The law, struck down in March, is aimed at curbing obesity.
June 12, 2013

The law, struck down in March, is aimed at curbing obesity.


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TECH FLASH

NAFTA makes the export of obesity practical

April 19, 2012
While NAFTA was designed to stimulate trade, it has also allowed export of cheap, mega-calorie food.
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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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Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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