FM Rewind: Favorite Photos Of 2012

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As 2012 comes to a close, the Food Manufacturing editors have put our heads together to recap the top food news stories of the year. Stay tuned all week as we bring you the year in review.

Each day in Today In Food, Food Manufacturing’s morning newsletter, we bring you a “Photo Of The Day.” We’ve crunched the numbers and are ready to serve you up the top five photos of the year, as calculated from reader clicks. Here are Food Manufacturing’s most-viewed photos of 2012:

5. Frito-Lay Goes Gluten-Free


(PRNewswire) — PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division today announced a multi-year initiative to validate many of their products as gluten free, with package labeling to follow. [read more]

4. The Doomsday Food Vault


(AP) — This is a Feb. 26, 2008 file photo showing the Svalbard Global Seed Vault near Longyearbyen in Svalbard, Norway. [read more]

3. Chicken Slaughter Art


(AP) — In this Feb. 17, 2012, photo artist Amber Hansen works in her studio in Lawrence, Kan. [read more]

2. No More Twinkies


(AP) — This Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, file photo, shows, Hostess Twinkies in a studio in New York. Hostess Brands Inc. announced Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, that it is liquidating the company because plant operations did not return to normal levels by Thursday evening. [read more]

1. Drug Cartel Attacks Chip Plant


(AP) — In this photo taken late Friday, May 25, 2012, flames rise from a warehouse of the Mexican potato-chip company Sabritas, in Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. [read more]

Read our other FM Rewinds:

Top Recalls & Outbreaks Of 2012 | Favorite Features Of 2012 | Biggest Disasters Of 2012 | Top Stories Of 2012