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First marijuana industry public comment period will end Sunday

...definitions for terms used in existing law.Those definitions would prohibit manufacturers from spraying THC onto existing food products before sale (edible marijuana products would have to be created from scratch), and would limit the ability of third...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-19/first-marijuana-industry-public-comment
State
Alcohol board takes up first draft of pot rules

...of draft regulations is a ban on "adulterated" marijuana edibles. "It would prohibit you from taking a completed food product - Haribo gummy bears - setting them out on a tray and spraying marijuana concentrate on them," Franklin said.Colorado...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-01/alcohol-board-takes-first-draft-pot-rul
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Know what you eat

...Kawasaki, have introduced House Bill 92, "GMO Labeling". This bill would require labeling of genetically modified food products sold in Alaska. The United States is one of the few industrialized nations that does not already require labeling...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-09/my-turn-know-what-you-eat
Opinion
Ketchikan assembly vows to wait before voting on pot ban

...would have prohibited commercial cultivation, processing, manufacturing and retail sale of marijuana and related food products. It wouldn't affect personal use of pot, which becomes legal, with limitations, Feb. 24.It was proposed by...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-04/ketchikan-assembly-vows-wait-voting-pot
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Protect Alaska seafood by banning Russian imports

...in your freezer.On Aug. 7, in retaliation for American sanctions, Russia banned the importation of most foreign food products. Russia imports salmon roe and smolt, hake, pollock and other fish products caught here in Alaska. Russia is a big...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-28/empire-editorial-protect-alaska-seafo
Opinion
A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

...extractors that can turn 15 pounds of marijuana flower into 3 pounds of concentrated oil that can be used either in food products or eaten as is.There were vendors offering butane, propane, hexane, helium and argon; and hemp rolling papers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/trade-convention-marijuana-tacoma-dome
State
Business news roundup

...sell coffee, oils, vinegars, jams and jellies and smoked fish, and much more, all made in-state."If it's a food product made in this state, we're going to try it," Saunders said.He said he learned a lot about gourmet food stores...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-10/business-news-roundup
Local
2013 Alaska State Fair Farm Family of the Year announced

...cabbage, tomatoes, strawberries and more. Becky Gardner's dandelion jelly, ginger-rhubarb jam and other prepared food products are famous amongst her friends.Stockwell and Gardner partner with Colony Next Step - part of a school district program...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-08-16/2013-alaska-state-fair-farm-family-y
Outdoors
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...at reducing plastics made from petrochemicals. The products can range from hard plastics to thin films that cover food products. The food sector alone, including beverages, accounts for nearly two-thirds of global packaging from non-biodegradable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-06/frankenfish-labeling-advances-congress
State
Fill fall's long cold nights with arts

...summer season at the will be the Juneau Food Festival next Saturday, Aug. 31, featuring locally grown foods and food products. JAHC's indefatigable staff are still looking for volunteers to help at the Food Festival next week and can be reached...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-25/fill-falls-long-cold-nights-arts
Opinion

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