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Foodborne illness strikes Food Safety Summit attendees

Four attendees of the recent Food Safety Summit reportedly have been hit with an as-yet undetermined foodborne illness.

18-Apr-2014 - Four people who attended the recent Food Safety Summit conference and exhibition reportedly have been stricken with a foodborne pathogen.

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Sonoco invests $5m in packaging center

Sonoco is plunking down $5m to transform one of its facilities into a center dedicated to packaging consultation and creation.

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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.

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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Dystopian drinks? ‘Beverages that beep, bleep, yell and waft scents at shoppers’ from BeverageDaily.com

Manufacturers will spend more on designing packages that ‘blink, beep, yell and waft scents at shoppers', according to food packaging expert Joe Kerry from University College Cork.

Tests reveal a third of lamb takeaways contain different meat from FoodQualityNews.com

Almost a third of lamb takeaway meals contained other cheaper meat, according to findings released by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Dr Pepper TEN…A dead duck? Analyst warns of ‘continued deceleration’ from BeverageDaily.com

Dr Pepper Snapple’s TEN platform ‘continues to decelerate’ in the US and many C-store operators are suggesting that they plan to pull the line from shelves and coolers, one analyst warns.

Easter bunny boils over rising chocolate prices from ConfectioneryNews.com

Near record-high cocoa butter prices have driven up the cost of chocolate production by as much as 20%; a price hike that will likely be seen on shelf, according to commodity analysts Mintec.

Chocolatiers back project for world’s first certified sustainable hazelnuts from ConfectioneryNews.com

UTZ Certified has begun a three-year initiative to develop a certified sustainable hazelnut supply in Turkey, which accounts for 70% of global production.

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