Poorly designed equipment can lead to costly downtime and supply chain disruptions.
The global green packaging market is expected to grow at about 8 percent over the next five years, with the food and beverage market positioned as the largest consumer of green packaging materials. Understanding the types and benefits of eco-friendly packaging is key as it continues its transformation into a best practice.
Inmates at a Phoenix jail were surprised to see actress Pamela Anderson serving up their lunches. The former "Baywatch" star and animal rights activist turned up at the Maricopa County jail on Wednesday to show support for the jail's vegetarian meal initiative.
Tea sales in the U.S. have increased five-fold in 25 years to more than $10 billion a year. The trendy import from ancient Japan is poised to break through, thanks to its caffeine kick and health benefits. Vinita Nair reports on the specialty brew.
The creator of powdered alcohol is furiously trying to fend off efforts to ban the product in Maine and across the country before it even hits stores. After winning federal approval last month, Palcohol founder Mark Phillips is preparing to soon begin selling the powder.
The Agriculture Department says it will propose standards for the farmed organic fish year this year. That means the seafood could be available in as few as two years — but only if USDA moves quickly to complete the rules and seafood companies decide to embrace them.
Despite Hindu beliefs that cows are sacred — and the fact that their slaughter is banned in most of the country — India is the world's fifth-largest consumer and second-largest exporter of beef.
A new pharmaceutical-grade Pin-Mill grinds friable powders, flakes and granules into controlled particle sizes ranging from coarse to fine.
When manufacturing organizations look to asset reliability to improve their facilities, there is often one main driver behind this decision: financial performance.
Beech-Nut today has issued a voluntary recall of its Beech-Nut Classics Stage 2 Sweet Potato & Chicken in 4oz glass jars. The recall follows a single report of a small glass piece found in a jar of the product.
A batch of Heinz brand baby food is being recalled across the country due a potential loss of the container seal, which could cause the product to spoil.
One vision of the future of industry could mean fewer workers, more machines and full automation.
The organic industry says U.S. sales of its products jumped 11 percent last year alone, to more than $39 billion, despite tight domestic supplies of organic ingredients. And the number of U.S. organic operations has grown by 250 percent since the government started certifying organic products in 2002, according to new Agriculture Department data released Wednesday.
Although KIND bar sales have roughly doubled in size every year for a decade, last month the FDA sent a warning letter to the company for labeling several of its fruit and nut bars as "healthy"- because they do not meet federal standards.
The U.S. Forest Service is investigating Nestlé over a report that the company drew water from drought-ravaged California using a long-expired permit.
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A bird-flu strain that has already led to the deaths of nearly 2 million turkeys nationwide spread to an Iowa turkey farm, authorities said on Tuesday, bringing to six the number of states hit with the outbreak that was also confirmed at eight more farms in Minnesota.
They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you. An increasing number of "entopreneurs" are launching businesses to feed a growing appetite for crickets, mealworms and other edible insects.
3D printing pioneers say their technology can return us to our pre-industrial roots, where customized designs trump mass production.
The answer to getting rid of reactive and backseat safety practices lies with the maintenance department.