The family of a former peanut executive is asking a federal judge to show mercy when sentencing him for his role in a deadly salmonella outbreak. Stewart Parnell faces up to 803 years in prison. He was convicted a year ago of knowingly shipping contaminated peanut butter and faking results of lab tests.
Although most mid-sized manufacturers still expect to grow their revenues this year and next, recent survey results reflect diminished expectations compared to recent years.
American food giant, General Mills has spoken out on climate change. CEO Ken Powell stated that global warming is being created by human activity and is threatening to disrupt global food supplies. Find out more by watching this video from The Lempert Report.
The Congregation of Benedictine Sisters in Boerne, Texas last week filed a shareholder proposal calling on McDonald's to add beef and pork to previously announced plans to end purchases of chickens raised with antibiotics.
PACK EXPO Las Vegas Brings the World of Automation Together with the Center for Trends and TechnologySeptember 21, 2015 1:00 pm | by PMMI | News | Comments
The drivers and technologies shaping today’s automated machinery are on display throughout PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015. And they are in the spotlight at The Center for Trends and Technology: Improving Production Through Innovation, sponsored by Rockwell Automation and its PartnerNetwork™ Program.
The South is the heart of U.S. broiler chicken production and escaped the deadly bird flu virus that devastated flocks in the Midwest this spring. Autumn, however, brings the possibility that migrating wild birds will carry the virus to the lower half of the U.S.
It was only after he lost his biggest customer that candy maker Scott Rehm realized who cared most about his peppermints.
Based on an international survey, the report zooms in on consumer perceptions around sugar in dairy. Despite the fact that 62% of consumers surveyed are concerned about the sugar content in their dairy, sugared dairy is still preferred over sugar-reduced or no added sugar varieties.
A North Dakota Pepsi distributor is accusing the soft drink company of breaking a 60-year-old contract on exclusive sales rights.
A year after a federal jury convicted him of crimes behind a salmonella outbreak blamed for killing nine people and sickening hundreds more, former peanut executive Stewart Parnell returns to court facing possible imprisonment for the rest of his life. A sentencing hearing was scheduled for Monday in Albany, Georgia, for the 61-year-old former owner of Peanut Corporation of America.
Burger King is reportedly preparing to celebrate Halloween by offering its U.S. customers a chance to try a "black burger." The fast food chain debuted the unique-looking hamburger in Japan. The first iteration of the "Kuro" used bamboo charcoal to create black buns and infused its sauce with squid link.
Baking and snack manufacturers will leave Las Vegas with food for thought.
The new owners of Mister Bee Potato Chips want to bring the company back to the forefront of people's minds.
In today's real-time economy, a process manufacturer's success is dependent on anticipating problems and preparing for prevention and resolutions.
Molson Coors' shares closed at an all-time high Friday on increased investor hope that the brewer will gain control of MillerCoors, its joint venture with SABMiller in the United States.
Company introduces the NXC Drive – an enclosed, variable-speed AC drive for high-power applications that is also one of the most compact of its type on the market.
Company offers a wide range of ground fault indicators, including the AGT Series. The AGT Series produces an analog 4–20 mA signal proportional to earth or ground fault current. When connected to a controller or data logger, NEC requirements for alarm can be met.
Coca-Cola was notified by the IRS that it owes $3.3 billion more in federal taxes, as well as interest, for 2007 to 2009, the company said Friday.
Following several years of FDA outreach and industry input, the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Preventive Controls for Human Food rule is now officially final. The rule implements elements from the original proposal in 2013 as well as supplemental proposals since then. Several things have changed as a result.
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