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Heavy metals in baby food: How should the food industry respond?

By Elaine Watson

Headlines about 'toxins' in baby food are the ultimate PR nightmare, but how do we assess if the levels of heavy metals highlighted in a recent congressional committee report mean are "dangerously high​” in the absence of federally mandated...

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Kraft Heinz reportedly in talks to sell Planters to Hormel Foods

By Elaine Watson

Kraft Heinz is in talks to sell its Planters snack nuts business to Hormel Foods, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter, with a deal valuing the brand at around $3bn that could be announced as soon as next week.

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Eat Beyond Global Holdings gains US stock listing

By Mary Ellen Shoup

US investors can now buy and trade stocks of Eat Beyond Global Holdings and its growing portfolio of alternative protein brands from plant-based ingredients firms to cell-based agriculture companies, under the ticker symbol EATBF.

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