American agriculture has experienced a boom, with market values of crops, livestock and total agricultural products reaching record highs even as the amount of U.S. farmland declined, according to a new government survey released Thursday.
In operations where workers end up getting covered in dust or chips of some sort, they might turn a compressed air gun at themselves in order to clean themselves off quickly. The problem is that this can be exceptionally dangerous, depending on the output pressure of the air line.
Jamba Juice Company announced the first results of a three-part survey about freshly squeezed juice. The survey polled more than 2,200 Americans, revealing consumers' views on juice, and, in particular, how people's perspectives on green juice vary.
The Long Island factory billed as the world's largest maker of knishes is reopening five months after it was badly damaged in a fire, leading to a nationwide shortage of the Jewish treat. Gabila's Knishes is the only factory that makes square knishes.
A years-long effort to allow wine to be sold outside of Tennessee liquor stores easily cleared what was expected to be its toughest hurdle when the state House approved the measure. The concept of supermarket wine sales has broad public support, according to various polls.
Longtime Coca-Cola Chief Financial Officer Gary Fayard will retire in May as the company ramps up its cost-cutting efforts. The world's largest drink maker is trying to keep up with shifting consumer tastes as volume declines in North America reached 1 percent in the most recent quarter.
The Labor Department said Thursday that the consumer price index rose just 0.1 percent in January, down from a 0.2 percent gain in December. Food prices increased just 0.1 percent. Inflation has been held back by sluggish growth and a tough job market.
The USDA is alleging that California-based Rancho Feeding Corp. engaged in "circumvention" of federal inspection rules — a charge strongly denied by one of the facility's owners. The company is accused of processing diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection.
A twisted piece of dough has been elevated to cultural icon status by the European Union, which has added the Bavarian Breze to its “protected origins” list. That means only pretzels produced in the southern German state can be sold as “Bavarian” pretzels.
A twisted piece of dough has been elevated to cultural icon status by the European Union, which has added the Bavarian pretzel to its "protected origins" list. That means only pretzels produced in the southern German state can be sold as "Bayerische Breze," or Bavarian pretzel.
California state Sen. Bill Monning is proposing a bill that would place warning labels on sugary drinks. According to a study, children who drink just one regular soda per day increase their chance of obesity by 55 percent. But some believe the bill is a losing battle.
Global economy changes have triggered a trend: More manufacturers are looking to bring work back to an original location. The challenge, of course, is to not make the same errors in reshoring that occurred during the outsourcing process.
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The state House is scheduled to vote Thursday on a bill to allow wine to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets. The bill, sponsored by Republican Rep. Jon Lundberg of Bristol, would allow for local votes to take place as early as this fall.
Hormel's first-quarter earnings climbed about 18 percent, thanks in part to its acquisition of Skippy peanut butter, as well as a widespread hankering for bacon. The profit from the company's refrigerated foods product segment jumped 59 percent.
French food manufacturer Danone says its profits slumped 15 percent last year as markets in Europe weakened, and warned that a return to growth won't come before late in the year. The company says net profit fell to $2 billion in 2013, from 1.67 billion euros a year earlier.
Gov. Jerry Brown and the top Democratic lawmakers announced a $687 million plan to provide immediate help to drought-stricken communities throughout California, including $15 million for those with dangerously low drinking water supplies.
A new study, funded by the National Science Foundation and conducted by UC Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, finds that the practices of outsourcing and offshoring jobs appear to have both positive and negative effects on American jobs and wages.