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Atalanta Announces New Director of Brand Development Atalanta Announces New Director of Brand Development

Mari Meriluoto has joined Atalanta Corporation as its new director of brand development.

Tools of the Traceability Trade, Part One Tools of the Traceability Trade, Part One

An unprecedented demand from consumers for more supply chain information is driving a new wave of tools that offer plenty of reasons for producers to get onboard.

Food Safety Concerns Weigh on Choice of EU's Trade Chief Food Safety Concerns Weigh on Choice of EU's Trade Chief

European Union members are concerned that its plan to create the world's largest free-trade area with the U.S. could compromise European standards for food safety, among other issues.

Embrace Hunger Relief Day Makes Debut Oct. 10 Embrace Hunger Relief Day Makes Debut Oct. 10

Hunger and food insecurity issues in the U.S. have gained national attention in recent years, with an onslaught of films, books, and campaigns spearheaded by the likes of celebrity chefs and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Dry-Roasted Peanuts May Be Source of Allergy Dry-Roasted Peanuts May Be Source of Allergy

A research team at Oxford University may have discovered the origin of at least some peanut allergies.

CA Adopts New Olive Oil Standards CA Adopts New Olive Oil Standards

California has approved new olive oil quality standards.

German Culinary Event Comes to NY German Culinary Event Comes to NY

A Taste of Germany, an industry event introducing German producers and their specialties to the U.S. marketplace, is coming to New York in October.

Conservative States Add Minimum Wage Ballots for November Conservative States Add Minimum Wage Ballots for November

Voters in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota will vote on minimum wage initiatives in November, with activists on both sides of the issue claiming the proposals have a good chance of passing.

Edible Tableware Innovations in Japan Draw Global Attention Edible Tableware Innovations in Japan Draw Global Attention

Edible tableware is launching in Japan to reduce the amount of waste produced each day.

USDA to Boost Local, Organic Reporting USDA to Boost Local, Organic Reporting

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working to expand its reporting on local and organic foods to adhere to a farm bill directive.

New Coconut Oil Joins Cocozia Organic Product Line New Coconut Oil Joins Cocozia Organic Product Line

Epicurex, importer and distributer of 100% organic coconut water Cocozia®, is launching a premium coconut oil available soon at select retailers.

Flavor Wheel for Honey Aims to Educate, Support Standardization Flavor Wheel for Honey Aims to Educate, Support Standardization

A UC Davis researcher wants honey to get the same recognition—and protection—as wine and olive oil.

Amazon, USPS Test Same-Day Deliveries in San Francisco Area Amazon, USPS Test Same-Day Deliveries in San Francisco Area

Amazon.com and the U.S. Postal Service are conducting a two-month test of same-day deliveries of insulated meat, dairy, and produce in the San Francisco area.

CA Governor Will Sign Statewide Plastic Bag Ban CA Governor Will Sign Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Gov. Jerry Brown says he will sign into law a bill imposing a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, which would make California the first state to pass such a measure.

FTC Bars Barcode Resellers from Anticompetitive Conduct FTC Bars Barcode Resellers from Anticompetitive Conduct

In unanimous agreement, the Federal Trade Commission approved a final order barring anticompetitive conduct among two Internet UPC barcode resellers for repeatedly inviting competitors to collude on raising prices charged for barcodes.

Proposed CA Olive Oil Standards Target Import Market Proposed CA Olive Oil Standards Target Import Market

California may soon create grading standards for olive oil that would be a first for the industry.

DNA Fingerprint to Protect Authenticity of Swiss Cheeses DNA Fingerprint to Protect Authenticity of Swiss Cheeses

Forgeries of Swiss cheeses are contributing to declining revenue for the industry, worth about $706 million in exports last year.

Hershey Sues Specialty Food Importer over Trademark, License Infringements Hershey Sues Specialty Food Importer over Trademark, License Infringements

Hershey Co. sued LBB Imports LLC, a wholesale distributor of specialty foods which imports mainly from the UK and South Africa.

Mexican Sugar Faces Import Duties Mexican Sugar Faces Import Duties

Following a petition by the American Sugar Coalition, the U.S. Department of Commerce has made a preliminary decision in its investigation of countervailing duties on sugars imported from Mexico.

Los Angeles Mayor to Propose Minimum Wage Increase Los Angeles Mayor to Propose Minimum Wage Increase

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is proposing a plan that raises the city's minimum wage to $13.25 an hour over several years with additional annual boosts tied to inflation, according to representatives and City Hall officials.

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