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Off the Beaten Path: Camp-food for thought

...Marketing preys upon this insecurity, creating a tasteless billion-dollar gorp, power bar and freeze-dried food industry that may have ties to the Russian mafia. As a gourmand and sometimes guide with years of experience in the wilderness...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/beaten-path-camp-food-thought
Outdoors
The struggle to find jobs after jail

...criminal record. Hutcherson said helping recently released inmates find work in entry-level jobs, such as in the food industry, is hard, but not impossible; Juneau businesses are probably split 50-50 in terms of those who hire people with...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-10/struggle-find-jobs-after-jail
Local
Mexican and Korean cuisine collide at new restaurant, V's Cellar Door

...year but decided she wanted a more permanent place from which to feed the masses. After 20 years of working in the food industry, she knew she wanted an eatery of her own."I didn't want a 'woulda, coulda, shoulda' at 60," she said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-18/mexican-and-korean-cuisine-collide-new-
Local
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...health, the FDA announced Thursday it will require the food industry to phase them out.Manufacturers already have eliminated...deputy commissioner for foods. Still, he says, the food "industry has demonstrated that it is, by and large, feasible...

http://juneauempire.com/mary-clare-jalonick/2013-11-08/no-more-trans-fat-fda-ban
Fed Up

Opens Friday, May 9, 2014 Synopsis: Stephanie Soechtig's documentary Fed Up, narrated by Katie Couric, presents the case that the food industry and the government have acted together in order to change the eating habits of America in a way that has led to widespread obesity in children. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Nonfiction for adults

...people bolster the feelings of unease and ill-health."Food Jobs," by Irena Chalmers. There's more to the Food Industry than being a line-cook, catering, or starting your own business. This book highlights 150 jobs for culinary students...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-12-06/nonfiction-adults
Art
Alaska cruise industry wages total $1bn in 2011

...benefactors include Alaska's hotels, airlines and tour operators. Along with construction, trucking, utilities and the food industry.Alaska ranked fifth in the nation for its economic benefit from cruising in 2011. Nation-wide, direct purchases...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-10/alaska-cruise-industry-wages-total-1bn-
State
Entry level - part of growing up

...said. "We don't track them statistically by type of work, but traditionally you see work permits in the fast-food industry and the hotel and service industry, retail sales, that sort," Carr said. Food-service jobs are the most common...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082202/bus_summerwork.shtml
Business
Main Street Homesteader: A holiday meal on every table

...tradition. But they were also filled with unnecessary preservatives, sugars and fats, and supported sections of the food industry that prioritize profits over human and global health. Why is my standard for giving to others different than that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112810/nei_742594906.shtml
Neighbors
Icy Strait welcomes two new directors for cruise season

...for a new season, their fresh perspectives will be a great advantage to our operations." Campbell has 22 years of food industry experience with 13 of those in Alaska. He spent several years as the executive chef at the Waterfall Resort near Ketchikan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022311/loc_789638440.shtml
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