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January 28, 2013News for professionals in the dairy foods industry

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  The Market 
  • Detroit-area Target stores will get larger grocery section
    Nine Target stores in the Detroit area are being remodeled to include a larger grocery section, which includes fresh food. "It's about convenience, saving time, getting more things done with just one stop," said Annette Miller, senior vice president of grocery. The retailer has been adding or expanding grocery sections nationwide. Detroit Free Press (1/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Health & Nutrition 
  • Bad news may prompt overeating, study finds
    People consume more calories when they read bad news, a new study suggests. "Now that we know this sort of messaging causes people to seek out more calories out of a survival instinct, it would be wise for those looking to kick off a healthier new year to tune out news for a while," said study author Juliano Laran, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Miami. HealthDay News (1/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • New products, marketing tap into protein trend
    A number of recently launched products claim to have high protein content, which may reflect consumers' growing concern about protein, observers say. A recent survey found that consumers are more concerned about getting protein in their diets than they are about any other nutrient except fiber and whole grains, according to the International Food Information Council. FoodNavigator (1/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Food Safety 
  • FSA rule change: Fewer inspections for food-makers with good records
    Food-makers with good hygiene records will be subject to fewer inspections from local authorities, under new rules from the Food Standards Agency. "Smarter enforcement of regulation will spare firms from unnecessary red tape while ensuring that regulators will concentrate their efforts where they are most needed to protect consumers and drive up standards," said business and enterprise minister Michael Fallon. FoodNavigator (1/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  IDFA News 
  • Sweetener Colloquium: TPP to Offer Opportunities for Sugar Trade
    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is the most significant multilateral trade initiative since the North American Free Trade Agreement and will likely serve as a template for future trade agreements, according to Clay Hough, IDFA senior group vice president. Panelists at the upcoming International Sweetener Colloquium, Feb. 10-13 in Bonita Springs, Fla., will discuss the status of the negotiations and the potential impact the agreement could have on markets and future trade policy. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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