A new report from the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation anticipates modest economic growth in 2015, in large part due to the impact of lower gas prices on consumer spending.
Oklahoma lawmakers are facing some difficult decisions this year: healthcare, public school financing and whether the watermelon should remain the official state vegetable. The what?
Emulsifiers can alter the gut microbiota composition and localization to induce intestinal inflammation that promotes the development of inflammatory bowel disease and metabolic syndrome, new research shows.
Falling oil prices in recent months dramatically reduced prices at the gas pump, which in turn contributed to a spike in consumer confidence early this year. But there's another place where low crude prices will likely benefit pocketbooks: the supermarket.
There are very few foods in this world where I would describe them as tasting like fun. Cotton candy, though, being the exception. It is rumored that this special flavor will be hitting grocery store shelves.
A new study says locating full-service supermarkets within neighborhoods considered to be "food deserts" may not result in healthful dietary habits or reductions in childhood obesity.
Major companies are testing whether it would pay to tuck away their world famous logos in favor of more hipster guises: PepsiCo, for instance, introduced a craft soda called Caleb's last year.
Two new studies explore how some of us may be "addicted" to food. The research suggests certain types of food may attract people the same way as heroin and cocaine.
With an estimated three million people in the U.S. allergic to peanuts and tree nuts, having a more precise and reliable allergy test could prevent hospitalizations and allow for better monitoring of individuals suffering from peanut allergies.
Salmonella and Campylobacter are among two of the most common bacteria showing significant levels of resistance to antimicrobial drugs.
The Wisconsin state Senate passed "right-to-work" legislation late Wednesday, moving the state one step closer to prohibiting membership in a union as a condition of employment.
Food and beverage giant PepsiCo is preparing a big push into India's burgeoning e-commerce market. The company plans to sell imported products exclusively through online platforms in the world's second-largest nation.
There’s certainly an “ick” factor to artificial additives, even though they enhance flavor and color, helping us “taste the rainbow” in our favorite sweets. Controversy has swirled around the potential health risks of synthetic dyes since studies began linking them to ADHD and other behavioral problems.
The Land O' Frost meat plant in West Point, Nebraska told its employees that production will continue into the second quarter of the year at the former Wimmer's plant, giving them time to find other jobs.
The Food Compactor Systems are tailored to the specific needs of diverse processing requirements to handle food waste and byproducts.
When the the temperature rises, look no further than the Flint Low for a cool women's work boot. Created with an outdoor-inspired, sporty design, the boot features waterproof leather with mesh inserts to improve breathability in hot temperatures.
What if I told you that your facility could shorten its process safety management (PSM) audit from four days to four hours? This was a reality for a plant I audited recently — all thanks to its digital PSM program.
With a growing produce demand and a shortage of farm workers, agricultural areas like Salinas Valley, California are tuning to technology investment programs like Thrive Accelerator to improve farming practices.
Labor unions are responsible for better wages, reasonable hours, safe working conditions, the end of child labor and even health benefits. So why do they often seem to be under so much scrutiny?