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Carton recycling to hit 55% of US households

Just in time for Earth Day, the Carton Council of North America has announced the number of US households with access to carton recycling jumped by 1m in the first quarter of 2014.

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Veggie burger lands ‘clean’ food honors

Sunshine Burger’s Black Bean South West veggie burger has been named among the Cleanest Packaged Foods of 2014.

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Is the Food Safety Summit worth the trip?

The Food Safety Summit is just one of an astounding amount of food events dedicated to sanitation, quality, testing, and other industry issues—examining the show's features can help weigh the benefits of attending.

Hormel cracks the shelf-stable egg puzzle

With the launch of its Compleats Breakfast convenience meals, Hormel Foods is the first US producer to put shelf-stable egg dishes on retail shelves.

Hiperbaric ‘can’t complain’ about growth in HPP market

The market for high-pressure processed food is expected to hit $18bn by 2018; an expert from HPP provider Hiperbaric shares some of the strongest factors behind the technology’s global growth.

RF technology kills bugs and pathogens in food

Equipment from RF Biocidics harnesses radio frequency technology to disinfect, disinfest, and pasteurize food products, without chemicals.

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In conversation with the mastermind behind the €250,000 lab-grown burger from FoodNavigator.com

Last year Professor Mark Post sparked international interest with the unveiling, and tasting, of the world's first lab-grown meat. Since then he's been working to iron out technical issues so that commercially available lab-grown meat can become a reality.

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Strawberry sorbet recalled due to undeclared allergen from DairyReporter.com

US retailer, The Kroger Co, has recalled its Private Selection Sweet Strawberry Sorbet because the product may contain milk not listed on the label.

High blood pressure? Eat Norwegian cheese, says study from DairyReporter.com

Consumption of Gamalost, a traditional Norwegian cheese, may reduce blood pressure, researchers claim.

EU whole grain label laws could take over a year to define, says expert from BakeryAndSnacks.com

Industry will meet with scientists next week in Vienna to start discussions on the future of pan-European whole grain labeling, but it’s likely to take more than one year to finalize, says an expert from TNO.

Woats Oatsnack plans expansion as it nears $1m mark from BakeryAndSnacks.com

The founder of Woats Oatsnack has plans to expand the kids snack line and says the company’s pledge to inspire young kids has underpinned business success so far.

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Shaken Udder to SIG Combibloc! Foodex 2014 captured on camera

Shaken Udder to SIG Combibloc! Foodex 2014 captured on camera

Relive the action at Foodex 2014 in Birmingham, UK, as we rub shoulders with the likes of...

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Interpack and Pack Expo 2014

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Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards 2014

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The 2014 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards were presented this month at the annual meeting of the Flexible...

FPD serves up hot industry topics in 2014

FPD serves up hot industry topics in 2014

Automation, sustainability, shelf-life extension, smart packaging and other technologies are some of the items FoodProductionDaily has planned...

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