Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, a firm with establishments in Mount Pleasant, TX and Waco, TX is recalling approximately 11,240 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
PURCHASE, New York (AP) — PepsiCo Inc.'s earnings report on Thursday told two familiar story lines: One was of a U.S. company relying more heavily on customers in emerging markets, as U.S. customers remain shy about spending. The other was of a company raising prices on those same customers, and blaming the higher costs for ingredients.
In this photograph taken by AP Images for Oscar Mayer — Ed Roland, center, Oscar Mayer Experiential Marketing Manager, places a birthday hat on Hotdogger Kylie Hodges as Dylan Hackbarth looks on during the 75th birthday celebration of the world-famous Wienermobile, Monday, July 18, 2011, in New York.
According to TVNZ, Molson Coors is launching a new ale in Britain specifically for women, and it’s designed to be “bloat-resistant.” The booze is called Animee and is described by the company as “lightly sparkling and less bitter” than regular …
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With sproadic access to energy and an increasingly violent political atmosphere, manufacturer Pakistan's National Foods must employ extraordinary means in order to protect its workers, power its plant and ensure its products are successfully shipped to customers.
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The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was passed into law last year, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already begun preparing its new guidance for the industry. Food Manufacturing spoke with Tony Pavel of K&L Gates about these new regulatory changes and how food manufacturers can best prepare for implementation.
Fried cheese stick sandwich? Cheesecake and red velvet layer cake? Pork-belly-and-fried-egg-topped burger? The Center for Science in the Public Interest's annual awards "honor" the most calorie- and fat-laden restaurant dishes available.
STOCKERAU, Austria (AP) — Austrian police say thieves have made off with an unusual heist — 21 tons of mustard and ketchup. The loot was in a semitrailer parked in a lot over the weekend northwest of Vienna. Police say the truck driver showed up Monday to deliver his cargo only to see the trailer missing.
MEXICO CITY and PURCHASE, N.Y. (PRNewswire) — Grupo Embotelladoras Unidas, S.A.B. de C.V. (GEUPEC), Empresas Polar and PepsiCo today announced that they have entered into an agreement under which they will form a new joint venture, creating a nationwide beverage company in Mexico. The joint venture will combine PepsiCo-owned beverage manufacturing and distribution operations in Mexico with those of GEUSA, the other Pepsi bottler in Mexico and a subsidiary of GEUPEC.
In late June, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a report entitled Pathway to Global Product Safety and Quality which highlighted the increasing complexity associated with regulating a globalized food system. The report underscores the importance of strengthening food safety procedures associated with imported food items by noting that in the past seven years, imported food shipments have increased by 10 percent each year.
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The Hershey Co. is selling off part of its original chocolate plant at the sweet price of nearly $58 million. The Patriot-News of Harrisburg reported Monday that the company wants to sell a part of the century-old building that's being used for office space. Hershey's goal is to lease it back as its corporate headquarters.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Kuwaiti military food supplier accused of defrauding the government of at least $68 million says it's working to resolve the dispute. The statement from Public Warehousing Co. came a week after the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta declined Agility's request to review a ruling that allowed the charges to go forward.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company accused of exploiting mentally disabled men who worked at a turkey plant in Iowa has agreed to follow minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping laws in the future under a settlement with labor regulators. Hill Country Farms of Goldthwaite, Texas agreed to those steps Monday in an injunction approved by a federal judge that settles a complaint brought by the U.
(ZESPRI) — ZESPRI Kiwifruit has an ongoing commitment to understanding and minimizing its impact on the global community. ZESPRI Kiwifruit trains its local growers to use thorough, environmentally savvy practices from the orchard to the supermarkets around the world. The kiwifruit growers’ commitment to helping the environment and growing the sweet and succulent fruit is embedded in Zespri’s strong heritage.
According to Fooducate, a taste of the comedy cartoon Southpark will be coming to a Wal-Mart near you. To help celebrate the show’s 15th season, Cartman’s favorite snack, Cheesy Poofs, are being released as a limited edition offering by PepsiCo’s …
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A federal judge in Vermont is considering whether to approve a settlement that would require dairy processor Dean Foods Co. to pay Northeast farmers and their attorneys $30 million to settle antitrust allegations in a class-action lawsuit. A hearing was held on Monday to determine whether the settlement is "fair, reasonable and adequate.
DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) — The Tyson Foods processing plant in Dakota City is operating normally after firefighters checked out a smoking tank of beef fat. Tyson spokesman Gary Mickelson (MYE'-kuhl-suhn) said Monday that the incident Sunday night involved an overheated tank of beef fat in the by-product rendering area.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Candace Nelson plays a judge on the Food Network's reality television show "Cupcake Wars." But now her cupcake company has taken up a legal fight of its own against an upstart business. Nelson's company, Sprinkles Cupcakes, is so frosted that it filed a federal trademark-infringement lawsuit Friday in Connecticut against a store named Pink Sprinkles.