The latest case involves two brothers from North Dakota accused of using various techniques to destroy their potatoes, such as adding septic tank chemicals and bringing in a portable heater to turn their warehouse into a spud sauna.
Nearly 60 food production groups called on Congress to reject millions in proposed registration and inspection fees included in President Obama's latest budget.
Baskaran Thyagarajan, from the University of Wyoming, and a team found that capsaicin — the chief ingredient in chili peppers — could be a diet supplement for weight loss.
For years, growers would have to walk into coolers or other storage spots to check the temperature and humidity. Now, some small-scale vegetable producers in Vermont are gaining access to remote monitoring by using their cell phones to provide updates.
Canada's chief veterinary officer says some cattle associated with the investigation into a case of mad cow disease in Alberta were slaughtered over the last few years and entered the human food chain.
If you're looking to satisfy your sweet tooth in a hurry, this just might be a dream come true. A Girl Scouts troop out of Salem, New Hampshire has found a way to boost its cookie sales: a drive-thru option.
The USDA said that Premiere Distribution Center in Nogales is recalling more than 22,000 pounds of frozen bulk pork and more than 28,000 beef products.
The world's biggest hamburger chain has been struggling with disappointed sales amid shifting tastes and intensifying competition, including places that position themselves as more wholesome alternatives.
The Pinch-Pro large-format industrial bag supports many powdered and granulated product applications, including pet food, sugar, bakery ingredients and specialty chemicals.
Bars and restaurants added an estimated 59,000 jobs last month to lead all sectors tracked by the U.S. Labor Department. Officials said those numbers reflected increased consumer spending at dining establishments.
Ideal for fresh produce, frozen foods and hot products, the flexi-rope option allows users to automatically apply spaces between stretch film rotations — creating ventilation throughout the pallet.
How would you like to have an all-in-one source for food safety testing, training and certification services, including GFSI, organic, kosher, gluten-free and non-GMO?
The Idaho State Police's Alcohol Beverage Control has contacted at least two theaters showing the popular R-rated flick, ordering them to comply with a law banning businesses from serving booze to people watching sexually explicit films.
According to OSHA, eye injuries alone cost more than $300 million per year in lost production time and medical compensation. When it comes to workplace safety, words of caution from the experienced follow us into adulthood, for good reason.
The United States is the world's largest consumer of sugar, and the nation's top nutrition panel recently recommended that Americans cut down on consuming the sweet stuff. So our panelists tested five alternative sweeteners — stevia, sucralose, tagatose, yacón powder and xylitol — to see how they compare with sugar.
Amazon.com and caffeine powder distributors didn't provide proper warnings about the supplement's dangers, resulting in the death of an Ohio high school student last year, the teen's father said in a lawsuit filed Friday.
Construction research firm CMD expects starts of industrial construction projects to increase 7.8 percent this year due in large part to reshoring efforts by U.S. manufacturers.
Wisconsin is just days away from joining the ranks of the nation's right-to-work states following a marathon legislative session that concluded Friday morning.
Marianne Barnes, a 28-year-old former chemical engineer, is the master taster for Brown-Forman and Woodford Reserve. Her job involves making sure the product tastes top notch before it hits shelves.