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Groups for Monsanto, PepsiCo and other major food companies are teaming to form the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF). The group hopes to create one national standard for Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) labeling and oppose efforts in various states that are pushing for better consumer information.
The American Bakers Association comments on the 2014 Farm Bill’s continued inclusion of the U.S. sugar program.
Canada Bread Co. announces it is being purchased by Mexico’s Grupo Bimbo for $1.83 billion.
Snack food professionals will mosey on down to Dallas, March 1-4, to attend SNAXPO 2014, the Snack Food Association’s annual exhibition and conference. Attendees will be able to check out more than 125 exhibits, attend educational sessions, network with colleagues and more at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and the Omni Dallas Hotel.
Nevada-based Nature’s Bakery, a maker of fig bars, has made a $4.1 million bid to acquire Theodoro Baking Co. in Hazelwood, Mo.
More than 23 countries will exhibit at the confectionery and snack industry’s premier event, to be held May 20-22 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Mondelez International plans to invest more than $130 million in new biscuit manufacturing technology and capabilities in the U.S. The investment will focus on bakeries in New Jersey and Virginia and result in the closure of the company’s Philadelphia bakery.
American farmers and representatives from a diverse group of industry and nongovernmental organizations form the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) to advocate for Congressional action on a federal labeling solution for food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs).
The Food and Drug Administration released its proposal to implement the Sanitary Food Transportation Act. The proposal is the final element required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and includes requirements pertaining to refrigeration, vehicle cleaning and protection of food during transport.
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Our March issue highlights Angelic Bakehouse, Cudahy, WI.
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