The counterfeiting of well-known brands and products is a problem that continues to rise each year; currently, it is estimated to make up five to seven percent of world trade or $1.77 trillion in 2015.
Due to a series of supply-and-demand pressures — from a growing middle class in developing markets to increasing weather volatility — the global food industry is rapidly transforming. As a result, leading food and beverage companies are rethinking their supplier relationships
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the genetically engineered foods as safe, saying they are as nutritious as their conventional counterparts. The approval covers six varieties of potatoes by Boise, Idaho-based J. R. Simplot Co. and two varieties of apples from the Canadian company Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.
More than a dozen people in Cuba have been sentenced to between five and 15 years in prison for conspiring to divert millions of eggs to the black market.
Robert Dahl came west from Minnesota with a powerful desire to make his fortune in Napa Valley's famed wine country. And it looked like he had succeeded — for a while.
Three of the largest food services companies each announced in recent weeks that they would purchase liquid eggs exclusively from cage-free poultry facilities by 2020.
Each year, OSHA names the most cited violations it encountered during its workplace safety inspections that year. The seminar, “Avoiding OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations,” provided insight on the most frequently issued citations and industry best practices for reducing the hazards.
According to a story reported by CBS News, a researcher named Kevin Hicks analyzed 1,300 bottles of wine and found that almost a quarter of them had arsenic levels higher than what's considered safe for water.
This new high-pressure water jet pump unit from NLB Corp., the Model 350, combines an innovative new fluid end design with a rugged 350 hp (261 kW) diesel engine in a unit that can be easily towed to job sites.
After a disaster, your food processing plant must get up and running again as soon as possible. Making moves to clean up or sweep debris may be a tempting first response, but it could be deadly. Instead, you must assess for structural damage first.
This belt conveyor by Dorner really does suck...and that's a good thing! The 2200 Series Vaccum Conveyor is perfect for securing parts in transit on an incline conveyor or for critical applications such as inspection, assembly and accurate feeding
Global alcohol giant Diageo says it will put alcohol-content and nutrition information on the labels of its products. The label will include information like the drink's alcohol by volume, fluid ounces of alcohol, calories, carbohydrates, and fat content based on a typical serving size.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture announced the recall Thursday of meat that may be tainted with a dangerous type of E. coli bacteria. The recall affects beef cheek products distributed to stores and restaurants in Chicago by El Cubano Wholesale Meats.
An embattled state law establishing legal requirements to market spirits as "Tennessee Whiskey" could run afoul of both the U.S. and state constitutions for carving out a special exemption for a single distiller, according to a new legal opinion from state Attorney General Herbert Slatery.
A much-hailed law that restricted the opening of new stand-alone fast-food restaurants in one of the poorest sections of Los Angeles did not curb obesity or improve diets, a new study found.
The St. Louis company said Wednesday it will make donations of $50,000 to agricultural schools at land grant colleges in Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
A Southern California doughnut shop has come up with yet another guilty pleasure gone viral: a gigantic doughnut stuffed with a Pop Tart filling. Donut Bar, with outlets in Fountain Valley and San Diego, calls the 1-pound creation the "Big Poppa Tart Donut."
The specialty snack food maker is investing $22 million to build an 88,000-square-foot facility that's expected to create more than 270 jobs in Kingsport.
Better Made was one of at least 22 chip-makers that sprang up in Detroit in the late 1920s through the mid-'30s — and the independent, family-owned business is the only one of that era still in business, a rare survivor in an industry dominated by conglomerates.
Consumers in developed countries tend to take the humble chocolate bar for granted. But the world's multi-billion dollar chocolate market relies on a fragile plant and faces volatile global economic factors.