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TLC launches 'Bakery Boss' TV show with Buddy Valastro

The "Cake Boss," Buddy Valastro, has a new series called Bakery Boss, which will take viewers across the country with Valastro as he brings his blend of business skills and baking expertise to help other bakers struggling to make their dreams come true.


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Panera plans catering hubs

Panera Bread reports that it plans to implement a four-step plan in 2014 to battle slowing sales and fast-paced competition. It includes building catering hubs to move its catering business out of its stores and keep employees focused on customers.


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Sweet Street Desserts to open South Carolina facility

Gourmet dessert manufacturer Sweet Street Desserts Inc., Reading, Pa., plans to have its new manufacturing facility in Greenville, S.C., up and running by summer 2014.


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FDA extends FSMA comment deadline

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now accepting comments on the “Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Human and Animals” and “Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors/Certification Bodies to Conduct Food Safety Audits and to Issue Certifications” rules until Jan. 27, 2014.


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FDA issues draft guidance for food industry for reducing acrylamide

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues draft guidance for the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and foodservice operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide in certain foods.


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Gonnella Baking helps tornado victims in central Illinois

Gonnella Baking Co. is working with Operation Barbecue Relief to provide food to people in Washington, Ill., a town hit hard by a tornado on Nov. 17.


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FDA to ban trans-fats?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) releases a new proposed rule to eliminate trans-fat from all food products in the United States. The proposal is open to a 60-day comment period.


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FDA issues draft guidance for food industry for reducing acrylamide

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues draft guidance for the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and foodservice operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide in certain foods.


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Kellogg to cut 7% of workforce in cost-cutting plan

The maker of Corn Flakes and Rice Krispies will cut 7% of its global workforce, or about 2,000 jobs, as part of a four-year cost-saving plan amid a persistent slowdown in breakfast items and snacks.


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ABA announces IBIE 2016 Committee members

Following this year’s record-breaking International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) in Las Vegas, the American Bakers Association announces the baker members serving on the IBIE 2016 Committee.


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