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Analysis distorts organic market in Canada

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The recent analysis of Statistics Canada's data on organic fruit and vegetable production collected between 2000 and 2003 presents a distorted picture of the market for Canadian produced organic products, according to the Organic Trade Association (OTA).

Clemson, Diversa join to develop nutrition-enhancing enzymes

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Clemson University and Diversa Corporation announced June 2 that they are collaborating to assess opportunities to leverage existing Diversa enzymes that have the potential to enhance human nutrition.

U.S. sees no percentage in food content labeling

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Consumer advocates are pushing for an international standard for labels that would list exactly how much, in percentages, of certain ingredients is in packaged food products.

Kids' favorite snack? It's a fruit surprise

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New data from NPD Research show that fresh fruit is the most popular snack among children today — a finding greeted with some skepticism by nutritionists.

General Mills' ad campaign: Public service or self-serving?

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General Mills Inc. insists its new "Choose Breakfast" advertising campaign is about getting children to eat a healthy breakfast in the morning. But some experts say the company is using the veneer of public service to sell more Trix and Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal.

Diet riot: The evolution of diet sodas

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First there was Diet Rite, then Tab and Diet Pepsi. In 1982, Diet Coke arrived on the scene. Now Coke Zero is the latest entry on the market.

Aspartame Popular Among Food Processors

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Weight and health concerns continue to propel the market for low-calorie sweeteners, with a host of recent global product launches showing the popularity of sugar replacer aspartame in new sugar and sweetener formulations.

Cargill Uses Consumer-Marketing Savvy to Sell Ingredients

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Cargill Inc. is adding consumer-marketing savvy to the way it sells ingredients. The Minnetonka-based agrigiant just formulated a group of prototype products made with Cargill ingredients, designed to appeal to two increasingly powerful demographics: baby boomers ages 50 to 59, and tweens, ...

Curry Spice Shuts Down Melanoma

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Curcumin, the ingredient that gives curry its yellow hue, blocked the growth of melanoma tumor cells and even stimulated their death in the laboratory, researchers report.

Drink It In, Carefully

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From Naked SuperFood Green Machine "food-juice" to Red Bull, a growing number of specialty beverages are offering to quench more than consumers' thirst.

'Diet Detective' Fingers Seasonings that Spice Up Health Benefits

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Spices are a wonderful way to add flair and improve taste when taking on new eating habits and cooking healthier. Not only that, but they have a long history of medicinal use.

Federal agencies, states, private industry join to protect nation's food ...

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Health and Human Services' Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on July 26 announced a new collaboration with states and private industry to protect the ...

When U.S. food shoppers read labels, fat content is their greatest concern

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American consumers rate themselves as the world's most savvy shoppers when it comes to understanding nutrition labels on the foods they buy. But rather than worry about preservatives or additives, most U.S. shoppers focus on fat content and calories, according to a new survey of global consumers ...

How America eats

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As this collection of articles demonstrates, it's what we eat--and how we share it with friends, family, and strangers--that help define America as a community today.

Cargill to acquire Degussa's Food Ingredients business

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Degussa AG of Dusseldorf, Germany, announced September 9 it has agreed to sell its food ingredients operations to Cargill (Minneapolis) for 540 million Euro ($670 million U.S.).

Schmidt takes IFIC reins from retiring Rowe

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David Schmidt has been named to replace the retiring Sylvia Rowe as president and CEO of the International Food Information Council. Sue Borra will become president of the IFIC Foundation.

ADM President Paul Mulhollem resigns

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Agribusiness group Archer Daniels Midland Co. on Thursday said its president and chief operating officer was retiring effective immediately, and that his replacement would become its next chief executive.

Kraft steps up 'Sensible Solutions' initiatives

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At Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Summit on Health, Nutrition and Obesity in Sacramento, Calif., on Sept. 15, Kraft Foods was named as a member of the Summit "Honor Roll." In acknowledging the recognition, Kraft CEO Roger K. Deromedi reaffirmed the company’s commitment to addressing these concerns ...

Clone-generated milk, meat may be approved

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The Food and Drug Administration is expected to rule soon that milk from cloned animals and meat from their offspring are safe to eat, raising the question of whether Americans are ready to welcome one of modern biology's most controversial achievements to the dinner table.

FDA says food label health claims short on science

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At issue is a class of labels, approved two years ago, allowing manufacturers to make “qualified health claims,” provided they carry a big caveat — that the claims are not widely accepted among scientists. A Food and Drug Administration study found that the labels do not accurately convey how ...

Food Defense Conference coming to Atlanta

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In order to enhance research agendas related to food protection and defense and to report important discoveries in these critical areas, the Institute of Food Technologists — in conjunction with the National Center for Food Protection and Defense — is convening a national research conference in ...

Science rises to the occasion with new breads

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Healthy grains disguise whole wheat for white, but some say it's not the best thing since slicing.

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