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USDA approves RTE meal box delivery for children in rural Alaska

By Deniz Ataman

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) approved the demonstration project, Alaska Meals to You (M2Y), for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (AK DEED), to help find an effective way to provide meals to children in rural Alaska during...

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Arizona next state to propose cultivated meat censorship

By Deniz Ataman

Arizona, along with Florida and Texas, is the next state to propose stringent laws like censorship and bans for cultivated meat products, running the risk of “stifling the free market and their state’s economy," Curt Chaffin, GFI's director...

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Illinois proposes to ban five food additives

By Deniz Ataman

Introduced by Sen. Willie Preston, D-Chicago, the Illinois Food Safety Act (SB 2637) would ban brominated vegetable oil, potassium bromate, propylparaben, red dye No.3 and titanium dioxide from retail food products -- potentially making it the strictest...

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USDA invests $11.5m to reduce food waste from landfills

By Deniz Ataman

USDA’s investment will go towards 38 cooperative agreements “that support innovative, scalable waste management plans to reduce and divert food waste from landfills,” according to the organization’s statement.

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Industry demands closure to CBD regulation stalemate

By Nikki Hancocks

The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) has published a report calling on the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Home Office to work together to end the regulatory stalemate threatening the sector.

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Delay in organic animal welfare standards recalls rule’s long journey

By Elizabeth Crawford

The hard-fought and long-awaited Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards final rule has been delayed, yet again, and while the change is “minor” and due to a technicality, it recalls the many other delays and near-deaths the rule has endured since work...

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PepsiCo sued for plastic pollution

By William Dodds

Global food and drink manufacturer PepsiCo has been sued by New York state because of plastic pollution in the Buffalo River.

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