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The Snack Report - November 14, 2014

SFA CEO Speaks Out on Nutrition Facts Panel

November SNACK WORLD Offers Profiles on Wise Foods Inc. and Kliklok-Woodman

REGISTER NOW: HACCP Certification Course and Food Safety Workshop, Feb. 4-5, Baltimore, MD

PepsiCo Renews Commitment to Veterans, Recycling

Markel Bakery Group Names Scott Bieker as Sales Director

Snyder's-Lance Completes Facility Upgrade

AIB International Names Lance Reeve as Director of Food Safety Services Innovation

Boulder Brands Builds on Gluten-free Offerings

Fuchs North America Introduces Ethnic Inspiration II Collection

DGAC Meets, One More Meeting Left

EWG Releases "Dirty Dozen" Food Additive List

FDA CFSAN Names Mayne Director

Proposed OSHA Rule Attempting to Publicize Workplace Injury Data Getting Pushback from Business Groups

Navajo Nation Considers Tax on Certain Foods

Ten Foods Taking Over the American Diet

Krave Jerky Seeks to Double Sales

Global Food Price Index Shows Signs of Stability, says FAO

Already, Marketers Look Past Christmas to the Super Bowl

Interbake Improves Production Facility

Walnuts May Slow Progress of Prostate Cancer

Mondelez to Buy Stake in Vietnam's Kinh Do Snack Unit

EU on Road to Allowing Individual GMO Bans

International Study on GMOs Underway

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    The Snack Report - November 7, 2014

    Colorado and Oregon GMO Ballots DEFEATED

    SFA Submits Sodium Comments to the DGAC

    SFA to Host HACCP Certification Workshop, February 3-4 in Baltimore

    Snyder's-Lance Places Focus on Healthy Foods

    GMO Potato Designed by J.R. Simplot Approved by USDA

    Savor Seasonings LLC Receives A+ Certification in Thorough Unannounced Audit

    Elections, Elections, Elections

    Top Ten Food Fights Facing the Obama Administration and Congress

    Potatoes Caught Up In Port Slowdown

    Popping Trends of the Popcorn Industry: FONA

    Corrugated Packaging Not Going Away in Snacks

    Golden Peanut Company Acquires Harrell Nut Company

    Researchers Look Into Treatment for Thrips

    Kansas Corn Harvest Nearly Complete

    Corn Prices Much Lower than Last Year

    Hammond's Launches New Popcorn Varieties

    Ezaki Glico Seeks to Make Pocky Billion Dollar International Brand

    Croatian Snack Producer Makes Bid for Slovenian Food Company

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      The Snack Report - September 7, 2012

      August Issue of Snack World Now Available Online!

      Register Now For The Snack School Oct. 14-16 In Philadelphia, PA

      Visit SFA at the Baking & Snack Break Area at PACK EXPO 2012

      Prop. 37, Cailfornia's High-Stakes Food Fued, Continues

      Snyder's-Lance To Buy Snack Factory For $340 Million

      Markel Acquires Reading Bakery

      Wind Point To Buy Shearer Foods

      Kraft Details Plans For New Snack Division

      Barilla Puts Hopes On Pasta

      Sugar Lawsuit Filed By CPG Companies

      Company Files With Fed To Approve Spirulina Color Additive

      RBA Ups Bid To Raisin Packers

      Vitamin D2 Bakers Yeast

      PopChips Debuts Big Ad Campaign

      Op-Ed: Watch Out For Potential Misclassification

      Brown Tree Retail Launches Online

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        The Snack Report - October 31, 2014

        WTO Rules U.S. COOL Rule Violates Trade Obligations, SFA Sends Letter to Congress

        SFA Sends DGAC Letter to Agriculture & HHS Secretaries

        SFA Holds FSMA Webinar

        SFA to Host HACCP Certification Workshop, February 3-4 in Baltimore, MD

        Pennsylvania Labor Secretary Tours Utz Facility

        Inventure Increases Production With Facility Expansion

        Lance Snacks Bets Big on Radio

        Recent Poll Shows Oregon GMO Ballot Could be Narrowly Defeated

        WSJ Editorial Board Says No to GMO Labeling

        EWG Releases "Good Food, Bad Food" Database

        U.S., Mexico Reach Deal in Sugar Dispute

        Election Day is Nov. 4, Remind Employees to Vote

        Researchers Urge Retailers to Replace Kids' 'Eye Level' Junk Food

        'Snack' is in the Eye of the Beholder

        Who is the Global Snacker?

        Simply 7 Snacks: When Making a Quinoa Chip, Consumers Expect Quiona to be First Ingredient

        Stonewall Kitchen Expands Distribution, Appoints CEO

        NatureBox Partners With American Airlines to Offer Inflight Snacks

        Researchers Say GMO Regulations Hold Back Innovation

        Snack Food Exports Have Potential in Germany

        Ivory Coast Cashew Production Booming

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          • The Snack Report - October 24, 2014

            Webinar: FSMA Re-Proposed Rules

            SFA to Host HACCP Certification Workshop, February 3-4 in Baltimore, MD

            Wasabi Ginger Wins Lay's Potato Chip Flavor Contest

            For Way Better Snacks, Nutrient Density More Important Than 'All-Natural'

            Marlen Research Corporation Recommends George K. Baum After Sale of Company

            WTO Rules against U.S. on COOL Dispute

            GAO Takes on GMO's

            EWG to Release "Good Food, Bad Food" Database

            FTC Scrutinizes Advertising Disclosures

            DGAC Process Almost Over

            FDA to Hold FSMA Public Hearing

            Tortillas Sales Quadruple from 1997 to 2013

            Wild Garden Expands Gluten-Free Chip Offerings

            Popcorn Can Help Consumers Diet

            Pittsburgh Chocolatier Expands

            Edible Arrangements Expands to Campuses, Military Bases

            Mars Invests in R&D Plant

            Nebraska Corn Board Heads to Asia

            Modest Rise in Canadian Potato Exports Expected

            Unilever Lowers Prices


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            October 24, 2014
          • The Snack Report - October 17, 2014

            SFA to Host HACCP Certification Workshop, February 3-4 in Baltimore, MD

            SFA Welcomes New Members

            SFA President & CEO Tom Dempsey Presents at Fuchs North America's Sales Meeting

            SFA Explains the Importance of Family Farms in Supply Chain

            SFA Holds Food Misbranding & Natural Claims Webinar

            Frito-Lay Opens CNG Station in U.S.

            Bemis Offers In-Booth Seminars at PACK EXPO

            ConAgra Plans for Climate Resilience

            Inventure Expands on Healthier Offerings

            Vermont Releases Draft of Labeling Rules for GMO Law

            Oregon & Colorado: A tale of two GMO Labeling Campaigns

            GMO Labeling Bill Passes NJ Assembly Committee

            Federal GMO Bill to Have Congressional Hearing

            Mexico Threatens U.S. in Sugar Spat

            USDA Study: Americans Eating 2X Recommended Sugars

            NRDC Want to Ban Two Chemicals Used in Food Packaging

            Snacking Habits at the Center of Weight Management Trends

            Packaging Must Be More Than Informative and Attractive

            Acrylamide Reduction is a Heavily Patented World

            McDonald's Launches Media Effort to Address Negative Claims

            Archer Daniels Midland Acquires Specialty Commodities Inc.

            New Mexico Peanut Harvest Down

            Potato Exports to Philippines Nearly Double


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            October 20, 2014
          • The Snack Report - October 10, 2014

            Last Chance to Register for Misbranded and Natural Claim Lawsuit Webinar

            Join SFA at PACK EXPO 2014

            Shearer's Foods Continues Expansion

            Frito-Lay Won't Do Battle with Short-term Competitors

            Hain Celestial Expands Garden of Eatin' Line

            Federal Judge Denies CSPI to Defend VT GMO Lawsuit

            Kansas Court Rules FedEx Drivers Are Employees

            Former FDA Officials Urge Against "Added Sugar" Label

            PAHO Announces Push to Combat Obesity

            Consumer Reports: Consumers Think "Natural" Means Non-GMO

            Diamond Foods to Open Testing Center

            Cottonseed Shows Promise as Snack Protein

            Calbee Opens Operations Center

            WOATS Turns Oats Into Healthy Snack

            Balance Bar Adds Two Nut Bars to Line

            Mariani Introduces New Seasoned Almonds

            Chobani Begins Quest for Non-GMO Feed Based Milk

            EU Snack Sector: Origin Labeling Would be 'Really Problematic'

            Latin America: Savory Soars in Fastest-Growing Snack Region

            European Study: Price Gap Between 'Healthy' and 'Unhealthy' Foods Growing Wider


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            October 10, 2014
          • The Snack Report - October 3, 2014

            SFA Joins Colorado, Oregon No on GMO Labeling Coalitions

            SFA Participates in Employer Voter Registration Week

            SFA Webinar: Misbranded and Natural Claim Lawsuits

            Revamped SFA Website to be Launched Soon!

            Correction: SFA's Annual Executive Leadership Forum Photo

            PepsiCo Seeks Patent for 'Fizzy' Candy

            Popcorn Indiana Expands Several Product Lines

            Frito-Lay Files Patent for Chunky 3D Snacks

            Archer Daniels Midland to Form New Ingredients Unit

            FSMA Re-Proposal Summaries

            Online Tool Shares FDA's Inspection, Compliance & Recall Data

            Report: GMO Labeling Would Cost Consumers $2.30 per Year

            Groups Urge International Trade Deal to Include GMO Labeling

            CSPI Petitions USDA to Outlaw Salmonella

            Study: Lower Calorie Foods Driving Growth

            Report: How People Snack Around the World

            Public Health Officials Still Want Salt Reduced

            Colored Potatoes Double Antioxidant Activity in Extruded Snacks: Study

            Diamond Foods to Keep Pace with Snack Trends

            Popcorn Sales on the Rise

            Blue Point Capital Partners Divests JTM Foods Shares

            Sabra Expands Plant, Names New CEO

            China Launches Media Campaign to Back GM Crops

            UK Food and Drink Companies See Margins 'Flatline'

            Graze Launches Big Box Varieties of Snacks

            EU Health Chief to Look at GM Crop Laws


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            October 6, 2014
          • The Snack Report - September 26, 2014

            SFA Holds Executive Leadership Forum in Cape Cod

            TNA Launches Auto-Splice Packaging System

            Keystone Food Products Earns Non-GMO Certification

            FDA Unveils Four Revised FSMA Rules

            SNAP Participants Have Lower Dietary Scores than Non-SNAP Participants

            2014 Food Facility Biennial Registration Renewal

            CDC Report Says Children Eat Too Much Sodium

            Industry Reformulation is the Only Route to Better Nutrition, Says Expert

            Boomers vs. Millennials on Snacking

            Peanuts vs. Potato Chips for Energy and Satiety: Study

            Dry Roasting Peanuts Linked to Allergic Reactions

            Hormel Revives Skippy Brand

            Salty Snacks One of Top Specialty Food Items

            Potato Crop Value Hits $3.93 Billion

            Spicy Flavors on the Rise

            Food Companies Offer Global Plan to Combat Childhood Obesity

            Australia's Manufacturers Still Not Fully on Board with Salt Reduction


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            September 30, 2014
          • The Snack Report - September 12, 2014

            Last Chance to Register for SFA's Executive Leadership Forum

            Register for an Exclusive SFA Webinar: "What the Snack Food Industry Needs to Know about the Obama Administration's Labor Agenda"

            SFA Files Vermont GMO Motion in Federal District Court

            August Issue of Snack World Now Available

            SFA Thanks Member Sponsors for the Upcoming Executive Leadership Forum

            Evolution of Success: SFA Member Profile: Axium Foods, Inc.

            Keeping Pace with a Changing Industry: Associate Member Profile: Reading Bakery Systems

            CDC: Children Ingest Too Much Salt

            Colorado Lawmakers: GMO Labeling Will Result in Higher Food Prices

            Taxing Packaged Food While Subsidizing Healthier Foods Can Encourage People to Make Meaningful Dietary Changes

            FSMA Revisions "Very Close" to Being Released

            SNAP Use Starting to Decline

            Consider Donating Product to your Elected Officials

            Tomorrow's Food Factory: A Sneak Preview

            Some Companies Opt for Smaller Package Sizes Instead of Reformulating

            ProTings: The Next Snacking Craze in the Chips Aisle?

            Snacking Becomes One of Campbell's Top Segments

            General Mills Acquires Annie's to Bolster Snack Offerings

            Billion Pound Pistachio Crop in California's Future

            Leo's Food to Shutter Tortilla Plant

            Skinnygirl Introduces Variety of Dips

            California to have Record Walnut Harvest

            Mondelez on Pace with Wellness and Sustainability Goals

            Mediterra to Sell Savory Nutrition Bars at Natural Grocers

            Ocean's Halo Receives Organic Certification for Seaweed Chips

            British Snack Producer for Sale


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            September 15, 2014

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