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Bill meant to restrict growth of regulations sparks contentious debate

Advocacy groups are reacting strongly to a bill sponsored by Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) that would require a cost-benefit analysis to be performed for every new federal regulation.

Bill meant to restrict growth of regulations sparks contentious debate
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Campbell Soup invests $10m in Chef’d: 'In the future, shopping for and preparing meals will be flexible, fully automated and even anticipatory'

Campbell Soup has invested $10m in online meal kit delivery firm Chef’d as part of the firm’s Series B funding round.

New US index will evaluate publicly how companies address malnutrition’s ‘double burden’

To stimulate public debate about the “double burden” of malnutrition in the United States and spur food and beverage companies in the nation to improve the nutritional profile of and access to their products, the publisher of the influential Access to Nutrition Index will release a US-specific index next Spring.

New York will enforce menu-labeling effective immediately even as FDA delays national requirement

With many of the nutrition policies drafted under the Obama Administration now in limbo, New York City’s Departments of Health and Consumer Affairs are taking action into their own hands and as of May 22 began enforcing controversial menu labeling at chain restaurants and food retailers.

Plant-based calcium and mineral complex offers digestive health potential

Red seaweed-derived calcium complex Aquamin is best-known for its bone health benefits, but could also emerge as a force to be reckoned with in the digestive health arena, predicts Cork-based brand owner Marigot.

Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017

Mars, Ferrero and Jelly Belly among Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017 Most Innovative Award winners

The National Confectionery Association (NCA) has announced the Most Innovative Award winners from nine major candy and snack categories, including chocolate, seasonal, gum and mints, at the Sweets & Snacks Expo this year in Chicago. 

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