The Denver-based burrito giant endorsed ballot measures in Colorado and Oregon that would require labeling of genetically modified food, providing a morale boost for campaigns being heavily outspent by agriculture interests.
This case sealer's stainless steel frame is welded and bolted for strength, and the upper operating mechanisms are secured to the frame by a solid rack and gear system.
In an effort to combat the obesity epidemic in the U.S., the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act established the requirement for restaurants with 20 or more locations to post calorie information on their menus boards.
As San Francisco and Berkeley citizens prepare to vote on a soda tax, two Cornell experts weigh in on the debate.
In addition to companies cutting calories and serving sizes, Supermarkets can help guide shoppers to easy, healthy meal solutions.
California Olive and Vine, LLC of Sutter, California is taking precautionary measures and recalling Pumpkin Seed Pesto because of its irregular lab results. The pesto may be contaminated with a botulism toxin that can lead to serious illness or death.
The majority of women in the U.S. are of legal drinking age — and they're increasingly engaged, experimental and educated consumers of spirits, wine and beer. Young and ethnic women, in particular, will shape the future of the adult beverage industry, according to Technomic.
Cracking the genetic code of a common disease affecting grape production could improve vineyard management and help protect the multibillion-dollar industry that includes raisins, juice, jam/jelly, fresh grapes, grape-seed extract and oil, vinegar and wine.
The USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant will give Maine $602,679 to invest in ten specialty crop initiatives. The initiatives will help strengthen food products such as potatoes, wild blueberries and maple syrup.
The plant joins Sakuma Bros. Farms as the only Skagit County-based crop processors and will help salvage valuable rotation crops of cucumbers and cabbage. The facility currently produces pickle chips, spears, whole pickles, sauerkraut and pickled cauliflower.
Our four-legged friends are often fed over-processed and chemically altered foods. Am I saying pet owners should only feed their animals raw food? Not necessarily. But I do think we should be mindful in the food brands we are purchasing for them.
Real Foods of Seattle, Washington is recalling 96 units of its Mexican Cheddar Dip product due to an undeclared allergen. The product was distributed and sold throughout the state.
SunBurst Foods of Goldsboro, North Carolina, is voluntarily recalling all of its SunBurst, Fresh Bites and Private labeled products which are currently in the market because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
I think America’s trade deficit is the biggest single obstacle to creating manufacturing jobs or keeping manufacturing jobs in the country. I also agree with Warren Buffet who says, “The U.S. trade deficit is a bigger threat to the domestic economy than either the federal budget deficit or consumer debt, and could lead to political turmoil.”
The power of cloud computing to connect a multitude of devices and platforms is yet another transformation that is impacting manufacturing facilities. The use of cloud in the food & beverage industry can monitor time-critical perishable foods that have set temperature, pressure and humidity requirements.
PBS Food ventures north to the land of Cheeseheads to discover exactly what is so special about Wisconsin cheese. What they find is a fascinating mix of strategic farming, homogenized cultures and immigration politics.
Leading food ingredient company, Chr. Hansen, Natural Colors Division, commissioned the "Thought for Food" survey to learn what U.S. moms look for in food labels and gauge their perceptions of natural ingredients.
Salt reduction has been one of the most prevalent topics in the food industry for many years, with a recent study by the Harvard School of Public Health regarding salt intake as one of the major health issues of today's population.
One example of how the health care crisis more than 5,000 miles away could affect food production in the United States is the potential impact on the production and distribution of cocoa beans used in making chocolate.
With ballots going out to Oregon voters this week, the two opposing camps combined have reported contributions of more than $12 million and expenditures of more than $11 million. Labeling opponents have reported cash and in-kind contributions of $7.3 million thus far.