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FDA reminds baby food industry to follow the regulations for lead, other toxins

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In response to a recent congressional report about lead and other toxins in baby food, the Food and Drug Administration has posted a public notice and included a link to an industry letter sent by Susan T. Mayne, director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Mayne’s letter ... more

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GFSI Conference to be virtual for first time

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This marks the 20th annual GFSI Conference and for the first time ever the event is scheduled to be a virtual gathering. The interactive three-day forum will see hundreds of experts from 60 countries meet online to share food safety best practices. The attendees of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) ... more

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E.L.F. Cosmetics Is Releasing a Chipotle-Themed Makeup Collection

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You ever walk into a Chipotle, see the offerings, and think, “Gee, I really wish I could turn this into a look?” Well, now finally you can accent your eyes with sofritas, thanks to Chipotle’s collaboration with E.L.F. cosmetics. “There is nothing tastier or prettier than the combination of burritos ... more

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The Willows Inn Settles $600,000 Lawsuit Over Wage Theft Allegations

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The Willows Inn — Lummi Island’s nationally renowned fine dining establishment — has agreed to pay $600,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit for alleged wage theft. In the lawsuit, filed in 2017, former employees accused Willows Inn head chef/co-owner Blaine Wetzel and management for “failing to pay minimum wage for ... more

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Some retailer names released in relation to outbreak traced to soft cheeses

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The FDA has posted lists of retailers that may have received queso fresco cheeses that are linked to a deadly outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections. The lists may not include all retailers that received the cheeses, but are current as of today. Investigators with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... more

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Review: ‘The Truffle Hunters’ Spotlights Foragers and Their Dogs

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A steep hillside mottled green and orange; the same woods, now barren, kissed by fresh snow; a bounty of fresh tomatoes splayed across a rustic table. These are just a few of the picturesque scenes from The Truffle Hunters, a quietly stunning documentary about elderly foragers looking for that prized ... more

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Nestlé buys functional beverage maker Essentia Water

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Dive Brief: Nestlé acquired Essentia Water, a premium functional brand, for an undisclosed amount, the food and beverage giant said in a statement. Essentia, which makes ionized alkaline water, posted sales in 2020 of $192 million.   Essentia is the leading alkaline water brand and the No. 1 selling bottled water in the ... more

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Nevada’s hospitality workers can get vaccinated in two weeks

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Nevada’s estimated 301,700 hospitality workers could see their turn in line to receive one of three approved COVID-19 vaccinations in the next two weeks, according to the state’s COVID-19 Task Force. Back in January, Candice McDaniel from Nevada Department of Health and Human Services announced that Nevadans would be vaccinated ... more

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CBD shows growth opportunity beyond relaxation

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Dive Brief: CBD is the most talked-about ingredient in the wellness space, appearing in 19% of conversations on social media in January, according to research from Brightfield Group’s Evergi platform. This places it ahead of ingredients such as garlic (15% of mentions) and ginger (9%).  Sleep support is the main reason ... more

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Ardent Mills to acquire chickpea producer Hinrichs Trading Company

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Dive Brief: Ingredient and flour maker Ardent Mills announced plans to purchase chickpea maker and packer Hinrichs Trading Company. The acquisition is part of Ardent’s strategic growth plan to build out its specialty ingredient capabilities while diversifying its existing wheat flour business. The deal is expected to close in April. ... more

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