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Leftovers: New Reese’s cups double down on peanut butter; Follow Your Heart boldly enters baking

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Leftovers is our look at a few of the product ideas popping up everywhere. Some are intriguing, some sound amazing and some are the kinds of ideas we would never dream of. We can’t write about everything that we get pitched, so here are some leftovers pulled from our inboxes. ... more

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Seebo scores $24M for AI-powered food waste reduction tech

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Dive Brief: Israeli startup Seebo increased its Series B financing to top out at $24 million. The additional funding for the round was led by Vertex Ventures with participation from 10D, The Phoenix and Leumi Partners. Seebo will use the new capital to expand its AI-powered technologies aimed at helping ... more

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Foreign travel linked to a third of intestinal pathogen disease in Canada

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A recent report out of Canada shows Salmonella and Campylobacter as the top two pathogens involved in intestinal diseases in the country, with retail meats as one of the likely sources. FoodNet Canada, a program within the Public Health Agency of Canada, complied the data used for its annual report ... more

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A seat at the enforcement table: ‘I wish I would have acted sooner’

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Contributed Opinion By  Joseph A. Levitt  I will soon be retiring after 42-plus years, first 25 years at the Food and Drug Administration, and then 17 years in private practice, and I wanted to share the most important lesson I have learned from food companies facing food safety and compliance challenges. In ... more

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Austria checks producer hygiene; reviews cheese and produce safety

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Austria has verified hygiene and self-controls at sites handling and processing food of animal origin. The review published by the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) looked at general and specific hygiene requirements at these high risk companies in 2019. A total of 1,501 samples were taken from ... more

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Becerra’s nomination is in line with many well known past picks to run HHS

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If there was a long history of only prominent physicians being named secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, then the nomination of lawyer/politician Xavier Becerra might look like the administration has a weak candidate is in line as HHS boss, especially during a pandemic. But the fact is ... more

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Threat of Variants and Possible Third Wave Keep Montreal Restaurants Closed

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Large swaths of Quebec will be transitioning to the province’s orange coronavirus alert level on March 8, meaning more of its dining rooms will be reopening at limited capacity. The region of Greater Montreal, which comprises the off-island, surrounding areas of Laval, Laurentides, Lanaudière, and Montérégie, is the sole exception ... more

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Test and Trace Coronavirus App Failed to Log Restaurant and Pub Data

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An astonishing leaked report on the government’s Test and Trace system and app shows that hundreds of millions of check-ins at restaurants, pubs, and hairdressers were never used to build a picture of the spread of COVID-19. The failure of the system, which has cost £22 billion at the time ... more

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How to Make Michael Twitty’s Country Captain Recipe

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Like The Cooking Gene before it, the newest book from historian Michael Twitty provides lessons on African-American culinary history in the South, and excitingly, its insights into the region’s food culture come through a laser focus on one ingredient: rice. Rice: a Savor the South cookbook is the latest in ... more

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The Cost of Food Is Rising Because of Climate Change and the Pandemic

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Food prices are soaring around the world, due largely to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. This sadly comes at a time when millions of people are out of work and already struggling to afford essentials. As predicted by climate change experts, extreme weather conditions are wreaking havoc on the ... more

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