Food Policy Impact 12 is a one-day conference designed to give professionals involved in food laws and regulations a practical understanding of both current and emerging food policy. The conferences is designed to help food industry actors understand how to comply with regulations.
Welch's concord grape juice was invented over 140 years ago as non-alcoholic wine for the church services. In the century and a half since, the company has grown into a fruit juice powerhouse, selling juices and jellies in over 40 countries around the world.
Inspecting imports into the U.S. demands not only government oversight, but also the sharp olfactory skills of specially trained dogs. At the Port of Oakland, California, dogs are important tools in tracking down insects that could devastate agriculture in America.
In this "How It's Made" Minisode, the Science Channel takes a look at the unique challenges and processes associated with processing ice cream treats. From dairy to freezer this episode brings the cold processing methods used to create sweet frozen treats loved by young and old.
A Bloomberg Markets investigation reveals that the food supply in the U.S. may not be as safe as American consumers believe. Last year, nearly 3,000 Americans died from tainted food and 48 million were sickened. With the FDA inspecting only six percent of food facilities per year, is there more that could be done to secure the food supply?
Mad Money's Jim Cramer gives his take on the Kraft Foods-Mondelez split, noting that corporate shake ups like these are typically great news for shareholders. Cramer asserts that corporate breakups "give stocks the fuel they need to go higher."
Employees at the Canadian facility responsible for the massive beef recall that sparked a battle over food safety protections in Canadian government remain uncertain about the future, temporary lay off notices were delivered to over 2,000 employees over the weekend.
A chemical reaction at a Kraft facility in Bad Fallingbostel, Germany caused 250 workers and 1,800 local residents to be evacuated from the area. Firefighters were called to the scene where they spent hours battling a fire that broke out after the leak. The accident was caused when workers accidentally combined nitric acid and sodium hydroxide, causing a chemical reaction and producing the poison gas.
Researchers in New Zealand claim they have a breakthrough for children allergic to Milk, and her name is Daisy. The scientists say a genetically engineered cow is creating milk free of the protein that causes allergies in many children.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released a YouTube music video for the song "Sugar" by Jason Mraz and MC Flow featuring animated bears who uncannily resemble Coca-Cola's iconic cola-chugging polar bears. The video warns against the dangers of over-consumption of sugar and links those dangers with soda.
NBC investigative correspondent Lisa Myers reports on private inspection companies and raises questions about the veracity of these companies' inspections and the effectiveness of a system in which the government's own inspection agency — the FDA — inspects only six percent of food facilities, leaving the rest to these private inspection companies.
Nowhere is the economic impact of Canada's ongoing meat recall being felt more than it is in Brooks, Alberta, the location of XL Foods, the meat processor at the center of the recall of over 1,700 beef products. Workers there anxiously wait for regulators from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to proclaim the facility safe to operate.
A new study by researchers following about 1,000 men in Finland finds that tomato-based foods may provide a variety of health benefits, including reducing the risk of stroke by about 55 percent. Tomatoes contain lycopene, long-known to be an antioxidant, and now believed to be contributing to greater overall health in those who consume it.
The "Tasties" are awards given out by Cooking Light magazine for the best tasting food products on the supermarket shelves. This year, some surprising products were awarded. TODAY's Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford reveal the winners.
Bosch Packaging Technology (Booth #2212) discusses the unique challenges faced by bar producers and what packaging technologies can help manufacturers increase productivity and efficiency. The company also covers the latest trends that could impact production and packaging in the near future.
In what ABC News calls "a bold new experiment," Human guinea pigs are eating a steady diet of fast food in exchange for cash. Subjects have been instructed one extra meal, consisting of 1,000 fast food calories, as researchers study the relationship between weight gain and other diseases.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton talks to CNN's Fredricka Whitfield about living for seven days on a food stamp budget. Stanton undertook the project in order to get a better sense of what his struggling constituents are going through.
PMMI's Marketing Manager, Christine Maple, explains the attendee highlights for 1.2 million square feet of exhibit space, featuring integrated processing-packaging solutions, breakthrough technology, on-site demonstrations and revolutionary product launches, opening new possibilities for improved safety, security, sustainability and cost savings.
If a picture says a thousand words, one of them could definitely be "yuck." The students of Capac High school in Mussey, Mich., have launched a boycott after new federal guidelines meant to improve the nutritional quality of school lunches led their school to add some questionable items to its menu.
Supporters of a California ballot initiative aimed at mandating the labeling of GMOs on food products has released this video, which advocates for greater food industry transparency and calls into question the safety of genetically modified foods.