|Thought leaders converge at Sunday River for food summit|
Bangor Daily News - 1/26/2016. By Kathleen Pierce - Like Davos, where wealthy world beaters convene to determine global agendas for the coming year, Sunday River’s inaugural Chef Summit brings together restaurateurs, food producers, distributors and farmers from across Maine and beyond to lay out new tracks for growth.
|Poultry producers advised to remain alert for avian flu|
WCSH6.com - 1/25/2016. Due to the recent outbreak of a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza (AI) on a large turkey farm in Indiana, poultry producers in Maine are reminded to maintain vigilance against its transmission, even in winter.
|Ben & Jerry’s Commits to Building Non-GMO Supply Chains from Scratch|
Logistics Viewpoints - 1/25/2016. By Steve Banker - Last year, Ben & Jerry’s celebrated a milestone: all the plant-based ingredients in their ice cream, yogurt, and sorbet products transitioned to non-genetically modified (non-GMO) sources. Now, they’re working with dozens of other food companies to build up non-GMO commodity supply chains across the country to support this growing sector of the food industry.
|Food that has lost its looks doesn’t have to go to waste|
Portland Press Herald - 1/24/2016. By Tux Terkel - Millions of pounds of pitted produce and outdated cakes still fill the plates of hungry Mainers, feed livestock or become compost. If anyone tells you different, that's garbage.