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May 16, 2024
Weekly Newsletter:

It’s a Process

A study on processed food prompted research retrospection. Concerns around H5N1’s spread drew fresh measures of protection.

Cultured, Synthetic, Up and Down

Weekly Newsletter | May 9, 2024

Lab-grown meat hit by tough legislation. Food company earnings more down than up. Brands and regulators push for food safety.

Private Label, Cheese & Crackers

Weekly Newsletter | May 2, 2024

Private labels’ strategic relevance Kids’ nutrition at school and home The industry’s reaction to new labor rules

Seder Plated

Weekly Newsletter | April 25, 2024

With the onset of a particularly late Passover overlapping with Earth Day, the volume of coverage and discussion of the …

Baby Steps

Weekly Newsletter | April 18, 2024

Grocery and restaurant chains rethink how consumers buy food. The USDA rethinks how it aligns nutrition assistance with nutrition guidelines. …

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