A Washington state legislator introduced a bill emulating Idaho's controversial "ag-gag" law, which criminalizes undercover recordings at slaughterhouses and factory farms. Animal rights activists, though, are strongly working to overturn the bill.
The restrictions target chloropicrin, a pesticide injected into the ground before planting crops such as strawberries, tomatoes and almond orchards. In recent years, the chemical has caused hundreds of people to suffer from irritated eyes, coughing fits and headaches.
If you aren't already aware, January is National Oatmeal Month. ABC's Tina Trinh takes a look at the wonders of gourmet oatmeal by visiting Oat Meals in New York City. Learn the various ways you can dress up this breakfast staple, like with bacon and peanut butter or even pesto and tomato.
Manufacturing robots aren’t typically the friendliest of fellows. That’s why Rethink Robotics introduced Baxter in 2012. Baxter is leading a new category of smart, collaborative robots designed to safely and intelligently work right next to people.
Production of wheat, one of the world's most important food crops, will decline as temperatures increase, a finding made possible by pooling computer models worldwide, in a study led by a UF/IFAS researcher.
Traditionally, food safety programs have focused on more tactical activities such as auditing and product testing. Today, though significant strides have been made to ensure food safety, organizations are still looking for more comprehensive programs that can integrate food safety activities into core business functions and processes.
A spokesman for the Mexican food chain said it's the first time the company stopped serving a topping for its burritos and bowls. He said Chipotle learned of the violation by the supplier on Friday through a routine audit, and did not have a timeline for when carnitas would return to affected stores, about a third of its total base.
For manufacturers to find the new competitive advantage, it will depend on social and environmental responsibility, and ultimately how to stand out with customization and added services for business viability. Manufacturers are — and must — change their mindset.
The pump fillers are ideal for entrees and frozen meal processing and are the most modern fillers on the market today. Accurately fill products such as gravies and sauces or prepared fish, meat and chicken.
The interweaving strands allow for excellent transfer of heat through the product, making cooking times faster and patties more uniform.
Over the last few years, various GM crops with health benefits have been developed in which genes, mostly originating from other organisms, have been added. Examples include rice enriched with pro-vitamin A and folate-enriched rice, developed at Ghent University.
With food waste as a growing problem in the U.S., a new study looked at ways to get kids in school to eat more produce. The researchers found that by switching the recess hour to before lunch, kids consumed up to 54 percent more fruits and vegetables.
Did Pringles just release a new flavor and not even tell anybody? New Kickin' Chicken Taco flavored Pringles are popping up in a supermarket chain in the Midwest, apparently part of a new 'Food Truck' collection.
Rain, snow, ice, and ice melt can play havoc on a floor’s finish, and when this happens, they can also damage the floor itself. But there are ways to keep hard-surface floors clean, safe, and healthy during the winter.
To be more productive at work, pick-me-ups like coffee, energy drinks and tea are more popular choices than energy bars, smoothies or juices. About 93 percent of respondents said they have taken action to boost their energy at work, with caffeine as a top workplace necessity.
It's estimated Americans will eat nearly 120 million pounds or 240 million fresh avocados during the week leading up to the Big Game on Feb. 1. That's a whopping 3,785 avocados per seat in the University of Phoenix Stadium and it's 21 percent more avocados than in 2014.
Toast as a taste, seaweed on everything and chocolate as dark as night. These are just a few of the trends at this year's Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco. Watch this video to find out what other wacky food trends may be coming your way.
Three more people have died from drinking contaminated beer, bringing the number of fatalities to 72, as the number hospitalized fell by more than 150. Dozens of people fell ill in Chitima after drinking the traditional beer, known as Pombe.
An eastern Alabama school principal is asking students to bring cans of food such as corn and peas as a way of fighting off a school intruder. In a letter to parents, Principal Holley said the food can could stun an intruder "or even known him out."
Planning and implementing a proper lift truck fleet service program is critical to optimizing the fleet’s uptime and productivity. To make the most of the program and the equipment, be sure to include a few maintenance components to ensure the long-term health of any lift truck fleet.