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All-American July 4th Cookout Down Slightly, Remains Under $6 Per Person

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WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A cookout of Americans’ favorite foods for the Fourth of July, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk, will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per person, says the American Farm Bureau Federation. Farm Bureau’s informal survey reveals the average cost …

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Gluten-Free Products Market Size Worth $33.05 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The global gluten-free products market is expected to reach USD 33.05 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to witness substantial growth over the forecast period mainly on account of the rising incidences of celiac disease, diabetes as well as obesity across the developed economies. …

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Robust Organic Sector Stays on Upward Climb, Posts New Records in U.S. Sales

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WASHINGTON, May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The robust American organic sector stayed on its upward trajectory in 2016, gaining new market share and shattering records, as consumers across the United States ate and used more organic products than ever before, according to the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) 2017 Organic Industry Survey released Wednesday at OTA’s Annual Policy Conference. Organic sales in …

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Strengthening the Specialty Food Industry: Specialty Food Association & Food Marketing Institute Announce Alliance

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NEW YORK, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Specialty Food Association (SFA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) have announced the launch of a strategic partnership focused on the $127 billion specialty food category. This relationship will bring together SFA and FMI members to strengthen business development, engage in food safety training, and increase understanding of the growing specialty food industry. …

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FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Pork and Poultry Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

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WASHINGTON, May 9, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that frozen ready-to-eat fried chicken and pork sausage products produced by Pinnacle Foods, Inc., a Jackson, Tenn. establishment, may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Pinnacle Foods, Inc. has already recalled these products in its recall …

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New Hershey Commitments Expand Efforts to Help Consumers Make Informed and Smart Snack Choices

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50 percent of Hershey standard- and king-size confections will be 200 calories or less by 2022 HERSHEY, Pa., April 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today new commitments that will increase the visibility of nutrition information and portion options as part of their ongoing efforts to offer a broad range of delicious snacks and clear information. …

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FDA Removed 28% of Food Facility Registrations from its Database in 2017, Registrar Corp Reports

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HAMPTON, Va., April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — There were 149,933 food facilities registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as of February 2, 2017.  Of those registered facilities, 70,976 (47%) were outside of the United States. See the number of registrations by country here. The ten countries with the largest number of FDA registered food facilities remain the same …

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Specialty Food Industry Sales Hit $127 Billion in 2016

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NEW YORK, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sales continue to grow as Americans embrace specialty food and beverages. The industry is taking its place as an integral player with traditional and non-traditional specialty food retailers, foodservice operators, and distributors. The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) annual State of the Industry report, issued today, examines the vibrant $127 billion-dollar industry in detail. Largely …

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Survey Says… Americans Celebrating Easter with Chocolate

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WASHINGTON, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Roughly 90 percent of Easter baskets will include chocolate or candy, according to a national survey by the National Confectioners Association. “Americans enjoy having chocolate and candy to help make celebrations like Easter even more fun and special,” said John Downs, president & CEO of the National Confectioners Association. “Consumers understand the unique role …