Wal-Mart's push to get its suppliers to give farm animals fewer antibiotics and more room to roam is expected to have a big impact on the food industry, experts say. Though the steps are voluntary, Wal-Mart, which sells more food than any other store, has a history of using its retail muscle to change the way products are made and sold across the retail industry.
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Some of the nation's largest chicken producers plan to curb their use of antibiotics in farm animals amid rising health concerns from consumers. Sanderson Farms will evidently not be among them. Joe Sanderson, CEO of the Mississippi-based company, this week said that Sanderson would administer antibiotics to chickens due to a lack of alternatives to treat a common disease.
Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, is the latest company to ask its suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals. Here's a rundown of what's driving the decision.
A staggering 43 percent of U.S. companies have experienced a data breach in the last year according to the Ponemon Institute. Despite the rise in breaches, 27 percent of companies didn't have a data breach response plan or team in place.
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France's parliament has voted to forbid big supermarkets from destroying unsold food, encouraging them to donate to charities or farms instead, as part of a national campaign against food waste.
Campbell Soup said Friday that its net income and revenue fell in the fiscal third quarter, with U.S. soup sales declining.
Wal-Mart, the nation's largest food retailer, is urging its thousands of U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals and improve treatment of them. That means asking meat producers, eggs suppliers and others to use antibiotics only for disease prevention or treatment, not to fatten their animals, a common industry practice.
The majority of industrial refrigeration systems in the U.S. are central-station ammonia systems — the backbone of the food and beverage industry. For over 100 years, these ammonia systems have dominated the industry.
Diane St. Clair makes butter for some of America's best chefs, including Thomas Keller. CNNMoney's Katie Quinn finds out why it tastes so good.
The first case of H5N2 in the Midwest was confirmed in early March at a Minnesota turkey farm, and the virus then spread to 88 farms in the country's top turkey producing state, affecting nearly 8 million birds, mostly turkeys. But new cases have fallen off sharply and the focus is turning toward getting poultry farms back into production.
An influx of Greek yogurt into supermarket aisles from General Mills and Dannon has sent execs at category king Chobani off to find new ways for people to consume its brand. Their solution may be a retail operation of their own.
Manufacturers must continuously evaluate production lines and enhance efficiency — all while protecting quality, meeting regulatory demands and, ultimately, ensuring customer satisfaction. This is especially true in the food industry, where companies face increasing competition and a growing demand for a variety of products. Find out how a pie manufacturer more than doubled productivity with technology found at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
This new, patented system utilizes hydraulically actuated pivoting conditioning arms with extended travel and features "v-shaped" tubular breaker profiles to efficiently return even the most severely agglomerated materials to a free-flowing state.
This new use of tech means consumers can customize messages on the bottles they are drinking. Heck, they even can track its exact location. Distributors and bar owners can use the same technology to track purchases and get sales data.
Voice search is fast, convenient and helps alleviate typos on small mobile device screens. And now it’s available to truck drivers on the road searching for loads to haul.
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver wants to start a food revolution, recruiting music stars for a new campaign.
A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says there was inadequate testing and cleaning in its Columbus plant before listeria was found in some of its ice cream. The ice cream company recalled all of its products last month.
ConAgra Foods says it plans to expand its Waterloo, Iowa plant and add 55 jobs to the local payroll. Officials say Omaha, Nebraska-based ConAgra expects to break ground next month on the 99,000-square-foot expansion, pending approval of state and local incentives.
Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Americans are expected to eat seven billion hot dogs, or 818 per second, during that period. Hot dog manufacturers estimate that nearly 40 percent of hot dogs are sold during the summer grilling season.
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