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The National Cooperative Grocers Association wishes to thank the Right to Know Oregon and Colorado GMO campaigns for their hard work to pass Measure 92 and Proposition 105 to label GMO foods. The campaigns drew support from a broad range of grassroots organizations.
Deputies in Florida say an 81-year-old man picked thousands of tangerines — 11 truckloads worth — and then sold the stolen bounty at a nearby market. Herman Southall was charged with transporting citrus without a certificate, grand theft and trespassing.
A diverse coalition including retailers, manufacturers and farmers sent a letter to President Obama today urging the government's immediate involvement in contract negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
Although gluten-free foods are trendy among the health-conscious, they are necessary for those with celiac disease. But gluten, the primary trigger for health problems in these patients, may not be the only culprit.
The picture has improved enough that the Federal Reserve announced last month that it was ending its bond purchase program, which had been intended to lower interest rates and stimulate economic growth. So why aren't Americans more cheerful?
The soaring prices have hurt fast-food restaurants that feature beef as the centerpiece of their menus: Burger King, Wendy's and McDonald's — the nation's three biggest burger chains — all say they're dealing with higher beef costs.
The number of potential successors for the top spot at PepsiCo is thinning as yet another highly regarded executive announced his departure. Zein Abdalla, named president of the company just over two years ago, will retire this year.
The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and Progresso canned soups has cut its sales and earnings outlook for the year. General Mills says sales for its fiscal 2015 are expected to grow at a low-single-digit rate.
The new beverage is The Coca-Cola Company’s first reduced calorie cola to use a blend of cane sugar and stevia leaf extract. Coca-Cola Life joins other trademark brands Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero.
This new "smart bottle" helps consumers track daily water consumption by measuring and reminding consumers to drink more often. IQhydr8 technology is in the bottle's cap and can be used as a tool to help "take care of yourself."
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz recently claimed that mobile payments at the popular coffee chain are growing almost 50 percent annually, and that 90 percent of all mobile payments in 2013 were made at Starbucks.
Earthbound Farm, a pioneering organic food company and the nation's leading grower of organic produce, announced what the results of its Salad Sign quiz reveal about people who gravitate to organic food.
New research from the University of Washington of more than 22,000 people has found that consumers of foods and beverages made with no-, low- and reduced-calorie sweeteners have better quality diets and are more likely to be physically active.
The Labor Department said that weekly applications fell 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 278,000. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, declined 2,250 to 279,000, the lowest level in more than 14 years.
In the wake of a food safety scandal involving a China-based meat supplier, sales slumped for McDonald's Japan. The company reported a group net loss of 7.54 billion yen for the January to September period.
Molson Coors Brewing Company reported a third-quarter loss of $34.4 million. The Denver-based company said it had a loss of 19 cents per share.
Oregon is the fourth state in the West that has failed to pass a GMO labeling measure. A similar proposal also flopped Tuesday in Colorado, which joined Washington state and California as other states that have said no.
The hamburger chain reported a lower-than-expected profit for its third quarter, noting that beef costs were "much higher than our initial projections." It also said it expects the "record high" costs to continue.
Cott Corp., a Canadian beverage maker, plans to expand into water and coffee delivery by buying privately held DSS Group Inc. Cott makes sodas, energy drinks and juices under private labels sold at supermarkets.