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THE NEWS WEEKLY OF GRAIN-BASED FOODS JUNE 11 , 2013 / FEATURE Investigation into bioengineered wheat found on Oregon farm continues 2013 I.A.O.M. Conference & Expo review Story on Page 31 WASHINGTON — The second week of the investigation into how and why bioengineered wheat plants were found to be growing on a farm in Oregon produced some additional information, considerable speculation but no hard conclusions. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) remained tight-lipped about progress or the lack thereof in its inquiry. A spokesman for APHIS in a June 5 response to a query for this article stated simply, “At this time, we have no information that this G.E. glyphosate-resistant wheat variety has entered commerce. There is no public health concern. Our focus is on our ongoing investigation.” In contrast, Monsanto, the agrichemical and seed company at the center of the controversy because it was its Roundup Ready event that was detected in the suspect wheat, has communicated several times with the media and the wheat industry. But the company also made clear it, too, was awaiting word on progress and directions of the U.S.D.A.’s investigation even while conducting its own inquiry. The detection of bioengineered wheat, even the miniscule amount indicated as Continued on Page 9 Attendance surges at 2013 Sosland Purchasing Seminar KANSAS CITY — An 11% jump from a year earlier, registration at the 36th annual Purchasing Seminar reached a record high 809 in 2013. As recently as 2006, attendance at the event sponsored by Sosland Publishing Co. was 422. The seminar was held this year June 2-4 at the InterContinental hotel in Kansas City. The opening reception (shown) was held in the InterContinental ballroom. MBN

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Milling & Baking News - June 11, 2013
Investigation into bioengineered wheat found on Oregon farm continues
Attendance surges at 2013 Sosland Purchasing Seminar
Table of Contents
News/Comment - Seminar brings market optimism plus year of gained wisdom
Editorial - No reason to change Title II that has worked so well
Late News
Bühler joins growing Africa assistance initiative
Business - Cargill trebling capacity of Nebraska grain elevator
ADM opens Portland sweetener terminal
MGP Ingredients board authorizes review of strategic alternatives
Saputo sets sights on sustainable snack cake growth
Xanthan gum dumping case nears injury determination
Merchandising - Flatbreads join pizza on Chili’s menu
Kashi introduces GoLean Vanilla Graham Clusters cereal
Nutrition and Health - U.S.D.A. study finds nutritional improvement in cereal
Financial Results - Aryzta Food North America revenues rise in third quarter
Campbell baking and snack earnings flat in quarter
I.B.I.E. Update - ‘Shows within a show’ approach
International - Recovery seen for global flour exports in 2013-14; still short of 2011-12 record
Cargill to sell Swiss flour business
Data - May all-wheat price down 20c from April
Industry Activities - ADM makes donation in Kansas for wheat breeding research
I.A.O.M. Review - 2013 I.A.O.M. Conference & Expo
The scoop on wheat innovation
Tim Carroll named Milling Operative of the Year
I.A.O.M. Review - Highlights from 117th annual meeting of the I.A.O.M.
Joel Hoffa to president of I.A.O.M.; other officers elected
Innovation products, services highlight I.A.O.M. showcase
Milling Technology - Kansas Wheat film: Dust Bowl trials to 1940s triumph
Supplier Innovations
Ingredient Market Trends - U.S. on track to post record ag exports in fiscal 2013
Ingredient Week
Marketplace Business Network
Ad Index

Milling & Baking News - June 11, 2013