As global populations rise, so does the demand for seafood. In developing nations, fish and seafood often comprise a large portion of the diet. Aquaculture is a booming business and the fastest growing form of global food production.
Kelli Hufford, daughter of the woman beheaded at the Oklahoma food plant last week, says she felt "complete and utter shock" when she learned how her mother had been killed. The plant employee who attacked her mom will face the death penalty.
Mars Chocolate North America announced a wide range of new products that will hit store shelves in the coming months, and two of the items are back by popular demand. Fan favorites M&M'S Brand Crispy Chocolate Candies and SNICKERS Xtreme Bar will join newcomers.
A Burnsville, Minnesota establishment is recalling approximately 62,488 pounds of meat and poultry products due to possible contamination with Listeria. The products were produced on various dates between July and September, and then shipped nationwide.
The consumer group once owned by the major brewers now spreads the love among spirits, wine and beer. Beverage selection is driven not only by cost, but also by occasion, desired flavor attributes, food and the suggestions of those around them.
The descendants of a woman who they say portrayed Aunt Jemima are suing Quaker Oats for $2 billion over profits they claim the company promised to their great-grandmother.
Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani, is giving $2 million to refugees displaced by the terrorist group ISIS.
Snack food manufacturer Calbee North America will set up a factory in a former BMW warehouse in Senatobia, Mississippi. Officials say the company will invest $51.1 million and will create 254 jobs over the next five years.
Researchers say this could herald a trend in calorie reduction in anticipation of expected new federal government rules requiring large chain restaurants — including most fast-food places — to post calorie counts on their menus.
Pumpkin spice cake donuts, pumpkin ice cream and pumpkin lattes. While pumpkin has many health benefits, how much are consumers truly benefiting from pumpkin-laced candy? Afterall, it's still just candy...right?
Elvers, also called glass eels, are sold overseas as seed stock for Asian aquaculture companies that raise them to maturity and sell them as food. Prices topped $1,800 per pound in 2012 and 2013, and the fishery is Maine's second most valuable, behind only lobsters.
Pepsi is hoping to keep up with the times with a soda called "Caleb's Kola" that will come in a glass bottle. The name is a nod to a pharmacist from North Carolina who is credited with creating Pepsi's formula in the 1890s.
High output filling system features a Power-Lift system for powered fill head height adjustment and an Easy-Load rotary bag hanger system.
In a recent study by The Hartman Group, 76 percent of consumers said they prefer companies that avoid inhumane treatment of animals. Many people believe that content animals who lived good lives will provide more nutritious meat.
This month GMO Answers invites the public to "Get to Know GMOs." With consumers' conscious efforts to know more about how their food is grown, GMO Answers provides an online resource for information on GMOs and how food is grown.
The food trend towards whole foods and natural products has also meant a growing demand for natural sweeteners made from herbs. In 2013, approximately 20 percent of new non-caloric soft drinks were based on natural sweeteners.
According to Multi-sponsor Surveys' newly released 2014 U.S. Coffee Study, frequent consumption of RTD canned/bottled cold coffee drinks (including espresso and cappuccino) increased over the past two years, particularly among Millennials and Hispanics.
Cargill's pork processing facility in Beardstown, Illinois employs more than 2,000 workers and produces more than 1 billion pounds of pork annually. It was April 2013 when the most recent lost-time injury took place at the plant.
Whiskey maker Templeton Rye has been under scrutiny after revealing they use a stock rye whiskey from an Indiana distillery before blending it with more ingredients in Iowa. At least three lawsuits claiming the company deceived customers are pending.
While the practice of eating insects may seem extreme, it’s been the way of life for many people around the world for centuries. If Americans could just get over the ick-factor, perhaps they would see the nutritional benefits insects actually provide.