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San Francisco puts soda tax on the ballot

By Jeremy Gerrard
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In a close vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved placing a two-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages on the ballot for the upcoming November election, according to the Associated Press.


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Legislators seek BPA ban in food packaging

By Jeremy Gerrard
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Three members of Congress, US Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA), US Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) and US Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), are calling for a ban of Bisphenol A (BPA) and other toxic chemicals that can be found in food packaging.


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California could be the first to institute soda tax

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In what would likely be one of the toughest tests for the industry, the city of Berkeley, CA has authorized a soda tax to be put on the ballot in November.


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New legislation would require more information from bottled water companies

By Jeremy Gerrard
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Federal legislation to provide uniform information to consumers of on the quality and safety of bottled water was introduced this week by US Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-NC and US Rep. Jim Matheson, D-UT.


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China to improve monitoring of food company conduct

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In an effort to improve its food safety practices, Chinese officials are pledging to keep and publish better records of food companies’ conduct.


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Lawsuit filed against Vermont GMO labeling law

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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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Leading food manufacturers urge immigration reform

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In a letter mailed to Congress Tuesday, CEOs from some of the nation’s top businesses and food manufacturers pressed the legislative body to fix the immigration system so it can work for their businesses and communities.


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IBWA praises water infrastructure bill

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The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) applauded President Barack Obama for signing the Water Resources Reform and Development Act into law.


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Cornell study: GMO labeling would cost NY families

Study finds an average family would spend an additional $500 a year
By Jeremy Gerrard
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A new study out of Cornell University is suggesting consumers in New York will be out of pocket an average of $500 a year if the state passes legislation requiring the labeling of GMO ingredients on food.


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Making ammonia safer and more efficient in refrigeration applications

Borne out of necessity, new ammonia refrigeration technology uses 1 percent of the refrigerant quantity of previous systems and increases efficiency.
By Wayne Labs, Senior Technical Editor
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Not all refrigerated food and beverage warehouses have the luxury of being located away from people in wide-open spaces next to an interstate and a railroad spur.


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