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Prime Label's Monthly e-Newsletter June 2012

Dear Colleague,

Welcome to summer, and June's Label Alert. Start the new season with the latest industry news, and take advantage of big savings on PLC's Generic Label Audit. Happy reading!

in this issue . . .
  • USDA Streamlining Meat and Poultry Labeling Approval Process
  • US Sees Biggest Food Price Rises for Beef and Veal
  • FSIS Confirms Start of Beef Sampling for Six Non-O157 E.coli Strains
  • Human Behavior's Role in Food Safety
  • Culinary World Embracing Hot, Spicy Flavors
  • Sugar Becomes New Bogeyman as Fats Take a Back Seat in New Consumer Survey

  • USDA Streamlining Meat and Poultry Labeling Approval Process

    New, web-based Label Submission Approval System will offer an alternative means to paper application submission, making label review process faster, cheaper, and more accurate. Read on...


    US Sees Biggest Food Price Rises for Beef and Veal

    Beef and veal has experienced the greatest price rise of all foods in the US between 2010-2011, according to the latest figures from the US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service (ERS). Read on...


    FSIS Confirms Start of Beef Sampling for Six Non-O157 E.coli Strains

    Sampling of raw beef manufacturing trimmings for six non-O157 strains of Shiga toxin-producing E.coli (STEC) is set to begin from 4 June 2012, the US Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has confirmed. Read on...


    Human Behavior's Role in Food Safety

    Through using the right certified equipment and designing sound quality manufacturing systems, many food processing facilities are able to significantly reduce food safety risks and develop sanitary environments suitable for food processing. However, one rogue element will always remain. Read on...


    Culinary World Embracing Hot, Spicy Flavors

    Today's restaurant chefs and domestic cooks are seeking out hot and spicy flavors to create full-flavored food, often based on authentic regional recipes that are budget-friendly and healthful, according to a "Heat & Spice: Culinary Trend Mapping Report" from the Center for Culinary Development (CCD) and market research publisher Packaged Facts. Read on...


    Sugar Becomes New Bogeyman as Fats Take a Back Seat in New Consumer Survey

    While consumer concerns about fats appear to have waned somewhat, the percentage of Americans blaming sugars for their expanding waistlines has almost doubled since last year, according to new research. Read on...


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