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Senate Passes Food Safety Modernization Act
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 (1456 reads)

The Senate has passed the Food Safety Modernization Act with a bipartisan 73-25 vote on after awaiting debate in the chamber for more than a year.

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Volac Claims Creation of Clear Protein-Based Beverage Category
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 (1385 reads)

UK ingredients firm Volac claims that its new range of whey-protein based clear exercise recovery drinks has established a new sports nutrition product category

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Foodmakers Backing $1.4 Billion Food-Safety Bill
Monday, November 29, 2010 (1379 reads)

More than a dozen companies that lobbied Congress on a sweeping food-safety bill had recalled their food products in the past two years, including for food-borne illnesses lawmakers are targeting.

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Pending FTA Trade Agreement Could Benefit European Dairy Sector According to EDA
Monday, November 29, 2010 (1397 reads)

A free trade agreement (FTA) between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan will bring trade benefits for the European dairy industry, but it could bring also lead to possible disruptions due to a variance in export certificates between the countries, said the European Dairy Association (EDA).

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FrieslandCampina to Close Two Cheese Plants
Monday, November 29, 2010 (1741 reads)

Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina has announced its plans to close two of its cheese plants in the Netherlands, Varsseveld and Leerbroek, and will invest €47m to improve efficiency at five of its remaining production facilities.

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Yoplait Owners Reject Lactalis Bid
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 (1532 reads)

The owners of French yogurt maker Yoplait rejected a 1.4 billion-euro ($1.96 billion) unsolicited bid from Europe's largest dairy group, Lactalis, saying it was too low and would force out a major shareholder.

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General Mills to Acquire Mountain High Yogurt from Dean Foods
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 (1570 reads)

General Mills has announced its agreement to purchase the Mountain High Yogurt business and the Mountain High brand from Dean Foods. 

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Venezuela will Import 16.000 Tons of Milk Powder from Belarus
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 (1464 reads)

The governments from Venezuela and Belarus signed 17 agreements of cooperation in areas such as agriculture, feeding, mining and living that were discussed during the recent visit from President Hugo Chávez to Minsk.

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FDA Proposes Consumer Research into Nutrition Facts Format
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 (1543 reads)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said it intends to assess consumer reactions to potential changes to Nutrition Facts panels and has requested comments on a proposed study.

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Senate Vote on Food Safety Bill to Come After Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 (1446 reads)

The Senate will take a vote on the food safety bill when Congress is back from its Thanksgiving recess, according to Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.

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