Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) is a non-profit certification organization looking to improve the welfare of farm animals in food production. The organization encourages consumers to ensure their Thanksgiving turkeys are Certified Humane.
The McRib is one of McDonald's most successful limited-time promotions, but diners may not be as interested in lining up for the sandwich after seeing a photo posted on the Web of the McRib patty behind the scenes. The photo depicts a ghostly-gray rectangular patty.
Highland Brewing Company looked into implementing an asset management solution that would allow its employees to remain untethered by bulky scanners or computers. Executing a successful asset management system is vital for the growth of any business.
Company has added to its existing full line of pneumatic vacuum conveyors by offering three new large capacity units.
This two-foot-long hazardous location LED work light provides better performance and reliability than standard incandescent and fluorescent work lights.
The 2200 SmartFlex™ flexible chain conveyor can be engineered to exact customer specifications in minutes.
Butterball says some of its turkeys wouldn't fatten up in time for Thanksgiving this year, and it doesn't know why. Butterball CEO Rod Brenneman says it's the first time this has happened, and the company is investigating the possible causes.
Pinnacle Foods is boosting its quarterly dividend by 16.7 percent to 21 cents per share. The company, whose products include Vlasic pickles, Birds Eye frozen foods and other items, said that the dividend will be paid on Jan. 10, 2014 to shareholders of record on Dec. 2.
Burger King is entering a joint venture with private equity and real estate firm Everstone Group to bring its restaurants to India. The hamburger chain, which was founded in 1954, has more than 13,000 restaurants in 91 countries and territories globally.
More than two dozen foreigners who took part in an investment-for-green-cards immigration program had their $500,000 contributions transferred to a South Dakota beef plant after initially committing their funds for other projects, according to state records.
Tyson Foods said its fiscal fourth-quarter net income climbed 41 percent, driven by higher beef and chicken sales. The results prompted a 50 percent spike in the company's dividend. The company also provided a fiscal 2014 revenue forecast above analysts' estimates.
Butterball apparently has big fat mystery on its hands: The company says it doesn't know why some of its turkeys wouldn't plump up in time for Thanksgiving this year. CEO Rod Brenneman says it's the first time it happened and that the company is investigating what went wrong.
A number of diverse factors, ranging from continued consolidation of large players to the introduction of advanced processing technologies, are creating new opportunities for growth among the smaller and intermediate manufacturers of bakery products today.
Consumers cite affordability, quick and easy preparation, ease of storage and reduced waste as primary reasons that they purchase frozen fruits and vegetables, according to research conducted by the Produce for Better Health Foundation.
The House Ag Committee added language to its version of the farm bill earlier this year that says a state cannot impose certain production standards on agricultural products sold in interstate commerce. Some worry the language is not specific enough.
Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. will pay $1.2 million to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit claiming Thai workers on Hawaii farms were subjected to uninhabitable housing, insufficient food, low wages and deportation threats, a federal agency said.
A small New Hampshire coffee producer that operates out of a barn has prevailed in a trademark infringement case brought by Starbucks over a blend called "Charbucks." Starbucks sued in 2001, saying the use of the name infringed its famous trademarks.
The future of state laws that regulate everything from the size of a hen's cage to the safe consumption of Gulf oysters may be at stake as farm bill negotiators work to resolve a long-simmering fight between agriculture and animal welfare interests.
Two cities where the signature food item is essentially a great big pile of meat topped PETA's list of most vegetarian-friendly stadiums. At the top of the rankings is the Eagles' Lincoln Financial Field — in the city that invented the cheesesteak.
Campbell Soup's first-quarter net income tumbled 30 percent on declining soup sales in the U.S. and rising costs. The Camden, N.J. company fell well short of Wall Street expectations and it also cut its forecast for the year after the slow start.