This survey is the first to assess the educational needs of organic dairy farmers in the region. While this finding won’t come as news to dairy farmers, it may surprise organic milk consumers who pay considerably more for organic milk than conventional milk at the grocery store.
Several industries basically stopped hiring. Retailers shed 8,400 jobs, led primarily by food and beverage stores. Compare that with the previous five months, when retailers added an average of 28,040.
Martin Heller and Gregory Keoleian of U-M's Center for Sustainable Systems looked at the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the production of about 100 foods, as well as the potential effects of shifting Americans to a diet recommended by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the two Alberta food companies, V and T Meat and Food in Calgary and Hiep Thanh Trading in Edmonton, are recalling some of their raw pork products due to possible E. coli contamination.
Boar's Head Brand, maker of premium meats and cheeses, announced its plans to build a meat processing plant in central Indiana. The company says the facility will create more than 200 new jobs over the next few years.
NSF International food safety experts say challenge will be an effective implementation as food fraud is a global issue that will require international cooperation and action.
Sodexo, a multinational company, is promising to buy more Vermont-produced food for the schools, colleges and businesses it serves in the state. The company's mission is to help create more local jobs and provide the best-quality food to its customers.
This infographic has 36 regions of the world and gives you 3 ingredients to add to your cooking to give it an exotic flair. Meatloaf Monday is boring, but Moroccan Meatloaf Monday sounds better.
During National Food Safety Education Month in September, keep food safe and your grocery bill in check with food storage advice from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods' public awareness campaign: Home Food Safety.
According to a report from the Center for Disease Control, the prevalence of food allergies among children increased 50 percent from 1997 to 2011. When I was in school, it was a rarity to see kids with severe allergies. Now, they are everywhere. What happened?
This football season, the St. Louis Rams are taking a stand on sustainable food production. Football fans at the Rams' stadium will enjoy the first ever high-welfare, sustainable hot dogs and burgers served by stadium concessions.
Ranking by the World Economic Forum showed the U.S. rising from No. 7 in 2012 to No. 3 currently.
Have you ever considered that insects could be more nutritious, environmentally-friendly and abundant than most other foods? This video compares 100 grams of crickets to 100 grams of chicken, beef and pork. Take a look at these shocking findings!
Stand-alone muffin batter depositing machines and industrial muffin systems are the most widely used depositors in the food industry.
The benefit of homogenization is well known throughout the food sector. It provides a much more stable product, with a better shelf life, and it also reduces the use of additives and helps manufacturers to optimize the composition of products.
A variety of factors contribute to the rising popularity of breakfast for dinner, with the main appeal being ease of preparation versus a traditional dinner meal. Today, 91 percent of Americans say they eat breakfast items for an evening meal.
Purchase orders are typically issued by a manufacturer for specific goods and raw materials. They are a legal document that specifies pricing and quantities when ordering product. What’s happened, however, is that many manufacturers now issue POs for every transaction.
The researchers tested 30 milk, dark and white chocolate products bought in Brazil. Most were Brazilian brands, some of which are also sold in the U.S. They found that dark chocolates had the highest amounts of lead and cadmium.
The USDA has agreed to buy the canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen. Earlier this year, the agency purchased $20 million worth of canned salmon.
The maker of Blue Bunny ice cream, Wells Enterprises, said it would close its ice cream plant in St. George, Utah, and move production to its Le Mars facility. The Utah plant is expected to be closed by the end of 2014.