BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Kellogg Co. is voluntarily recalling about 28 million boxes of Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops and Honey Smacks cereals because an unusual smell and flavor from the packages' liners could make people ill, the company said Friday. Kellogg said about 20 people complained about the cereals, including five who reported nausea and vomiting.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brewer SABMiller PLC has won nearly $1 million to develop a beer brewed with cassava and to source the root plant locally to help small-scale farmers in Sudan. The brewer, known for brands such as Miller Lite and Grolsch, said in a news release Friday the money comes from the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund.
NEW YORK (AP) — Russia's decision to lift its ban on U.S. chicken imports will help the U.S. industry and could bolster prices and profit margins, analysts say. THE OPINION: Russia was the second largest importer of U.S. chicken in 2009 — just behind China at $752.5 million in imports but that tumbled sharply after the ban was enacted last winter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The BP oil spill has hammered the fishing and tourism industries along the Gulf of Mexico. But it appears the economic damage to the rest of the United States will be limited. Analysts say the spill will reduce economic growth by only about one-half of 1 percentage point this quarter, and even less during the second half of the year.
Type into any Internet search engine the term “modular conveyor” and you will see a long list of manufactures that label their conveyors as modular. Using a simple definition from the Merriam-Webster dictionary for modular, “constructed with standardized units or dimensions for flexibility and variety in use,” it would appear that all conveyors are modular in design.
Freshway Foods recently announced a massive lettuce recall due to contamination by a rare strain of E. coli bacteria. This recall, once again, has brought consumer concerns about food safety to the forefront and has exposed the food industry to increased media scrutiny.
When it’s summer and the sun is shining, there are a few things that bump up on my priority list. One is managing my free time to include lots of outdoor walks and runs, and then DVR-ing anything that interferes with Brewers games. Another is keeping my freezer stocked with various frozen treats… or at least re-routing home so I can swing by Sonic for a fresh fruit slush.
People used to have stable, permanent jobs. Now we live in constant dread of losing our jobs to foreign competition and outsourcing. This Increased job competition has led to a reduction in wages and consequently lower standards of living. People around the globe are more connected to each other then ever before.
The UltraMAC High Efficiency (HE) Cyclone has no bags, resulting in all product being returned to the process. The cyclone offers ultra-high efficiency, up to 99.99%, and its performance is guaranteed. Each system is designed and manufactured specifically for the customer and is tailored to meet the unique efficiency needs of their application.
The PMC 1000 paper cup and paperboard container forming machine is designed for versatility in continuous high-speed, long run production. The machine forms single-wrap, two-piece cups and containers for hot and cold liquids, ice cream and other food products. Sizes range from 2 to 18 ounces with production speeds of up to 200 cups per minute.
SOUTH GATE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California meat distributor has recalled some 35,000 pounds of ground-beef that might be contaminated with E. coli. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said late Tuesday that no illnesses have been reported from the bulk ground beef and ground beef patties sold by South Gate Meat Co.
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. CEO Muhtar Kent and Carrefour CEO Lars Olofsson have been named as co-chairmen of The Consumer Goods Forum, a consumer goods network for manufacturers and retailers. Atlanta's Coca-Cola is the world's biggest soft drink maker while France's Carrefour is the second-largest retailer after Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Dairy farmers frustrated with ever-eroding profit margins and possible antitrust violations in the industry will get a chance Friday to voice their concerns to federal regulators in "America's Dairyland." U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Assistant Attorney General Christine Varney, the department's chief antitrust investigator, were scheduled to host the roundtable discussion in Madison, Wis.
ATLANTA (AP) — Most U.S. adults should eat less than a teaspoon of salt each day, but a new government report says just 1 in 18 meet that goal. "This is not good news," said Janelle Peralez Gunn of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lead author of a new study released Thursday.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Campbell Soup Co. said Thursday it will sell its German Village Products pasta plant in northwest Ohio to Philadelphia Macaroni Co. and have that company supply more of its pasta. Terms of the deal for the plant in Wausen, Ohio, which employs 30 people, were not disclosed.
SEATTLE (AP) — Changes coming soon at a Starbucks cafe on the edge of a trendy Seattle neighborhood eventually could ripple through the nation's coffee house industry. That's because where Starbucks goes, others follow. Dubbed "Olive Way," the store is the biggest percolator yet for the world's largest coffee company's ideas.
Onion News Network reports that the USDA has recalled 96,000 pounds of tainted meat from one family. USDA Recalls 96,000 Pounds Of Tainted Beef From One Family
Atlantic City high school cafeteria’s cheese sandwich — six slices of cheese between two slices of wheat bread — is served to students as a punishment for food fights. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
Group aims to sue McDonald’s over the toys in Happy Meals, claiming the fast food chain is luring children towards unhealthy options.