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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. posted second-quarter profit and sales that missed analysts’ estimates, a sign the burrito chain is still reeling from a food-safety crisis that drove away customers and tarnished its reputation.
July 20, 2016 GMO Labels: Win, Lose or Draw?Source: Food Safety Magazine
A large number of Americans claim to want genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling on the food they buy. In the face of Congress’ years-long inability to put together any type of GMO legislation, states began taking matters...
July 18, 2016 How Coca-Cola Can Make Soda A Growth Market AgainSource: Seeking Alpha
Soft drink consumption in developed markets is in secular decline: US soda sales have declined for 11 consecutive years and consumers have become increasingly health conscious. To offset this trend, Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) has
Source: The Hill
The strong bipartisan bill on biotechnology disclosure passed overwhelmingly by the U.S. Senate will establish uniform national food labeling standards and promote greater disclosure of genetically engineered ingredients. It is a...
Source: The Seattle Times
The ripple effect of recalls highlights the interdependence of the food industry as suppliers and producers buy and sell ingredients and finished goods. Seattle-based Continental Mills, which owns Krusteaz brand, is part of the...
July 11, 2016 Supermarkets Are Key To Making America Stop Wasting Food
The Huffington Post - "One of the challenges is that measuring food waste is still pretty nascent," said Meghan Stasz, senior director of sustainability for the Grocery Manufacturers Association, an industry group that represents...
July 8, 2016 U.S. GMO food labeling bill passes SenateSource: Reuters
The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would for the first time require food to carry labels listing genetically-modified ingredients, which labeling supporters say could create loopholes for some U.S. crops.
Source: Business Insider
Chipotle's stock is falling, after two tweets about another potential E. coli incident at the chain.
July 7, 2016 New Vermont GMO law creates uncertainty
m.durangoherald.com - Industry groups, including the Grocery Manufacturers Association, have sued to block the Vermont law, arguing that the labeling requirement amounts to compelled speech in violation of the First Amendment....
Source: US News
The study, published in Environmental Research on Wednesday, says canned food consumption can expose our bodies to too much BPA. BPA is used in myriad consumer products to prevent metal corrosion and breakages and preserve the...
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