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Improvements in nutrition top consumers’ reasons for support of biotechnology

July 1, 2014

With increased interest and media coverage surrounding biotechnology and GMOs, only 2 percent of consumers cite GMOs as a barrier to eating foods or beverages, according to the 21st Annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition Study.


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Lawsuit filed against Vermont GMO labeling law

June 13, 2014

Four food industry organizations are challenging Vermont’s new law that requires mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.


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New York GMO labeling bill moves closer to vote

June 5, 2014

A New York bill that requires foods containing genetically modified organisms to be labeled, received a stamp of approval from the State Assembly’s Committee on Codes this week, according to state news agencies.


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Consumers support voluntary labeling for GMO

June 3, 2014

A new consumer survey issued by the international Food Information Council Foundation reveled a majority of American’s support FDA’s current policy of voluntary labeling for foods containing genetically modified ingredients.


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Vermont passes bill requiring GMO labeling

May 9, 2014
Vermont made its mark Thursday as Governor Pat Shumlin signed legislation making the state the first to require labels on food containing GMOs or produced with genetic engineering.


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Vermont GMO labeling bill passed by legislature, but expected to face legal challenges

Rules that compel a company into speech as opposed to silence, such as labeling regulations, can face First Amendment challenges.
April 24, 2014
Rules that compel a company into speech as opposed to silence, such as labeling regulations, can face First Amendment challenges.
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Bill to block mandatory GMO labeling introduced

The legislation would override already introduced state legislation.
April 10, 2014
The legislation would override already introduced state legislation.
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FDA to finalize GMO labeling guidance

Commissioner Margeret Hamburg told a house subcomittee that FDA believes the inclusion of GM ingredients does not constitute a material change in the product.
March 28, 2014
Commissioner Margeret Hamburg told a house subcomittee that FDA believes the inclusion of GM ingredients does not constitute a material change in the product.
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Center for Food Safety sues USDA over Monsanto document release

The Center had initially sought the documents through a Freedom of Information Act request, but was rebuffed.
March 27, 2014
The Center had initially sought the documents through a Freedom of Information Act request, but was rebuffed.
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TECH FLASH

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.
March 26, 2014
Scientists say the first examples of resistance were found in 2009 in Iowa.
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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

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 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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