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.
With Halloween just around the corner, The Hershey Company surveyed consumers of the most popular candies purchased last year. Kit Kat Bars were number two, but which sweet treat was number one?
Food waste is a real problem that costs consumers and companies alike thousands of dollars each year. This infographic shows what foods we waste the most, ways to prevent waste and how to appropriately use left overs.
SodaStream has touted its machines as a cheaper, more environmentally friendly alternative to buying bottled or canned drinks such as Coke and Pepsi. It has been trying to make a splash in the U.S. and advertised in the last two Super Bowls.
The Coca-Cola Company announced the preliminary approval of a settlement agreement in a class action lawsuit concerning the labeling and marketing of Glaceau vitaminwater brand beverages. The hearing on final approval of the settlement is scheduled for Dec. 2.
One of America's best-selling hummus brands is doubling production capacity in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The 118,000 square foot expansion is expected to add 70 jobs by next year.
Starbucks said more than 1,000 of its employees have enrolled at Arizona State University to take advantage of a program that helps pay for their tuition. The company said it is too early to tell how much it will end up paying in reimbursement for the students.
The project analyzed the results of about two dozen previous studies with a combined total of more than 120,000 participants. Those participants had described how much coffee they drink a day, and allowed their DNA to be scanned.
Missing Link Extraordinary Sausage is recalling frozen, raw, ground chicken products. E-coli concerns have lead to the Alberta-based company's recall.
Specialty food consumers are spending more of their food dollars on specialty food this year, and the all-powerful millennial generation is gravitating toward specialty food for snacks and on-the-goal meals, according to new research from the Specialty Food Association.
A small incubation brewery in Golden, Colorado is now home to the "Largest Brewing Company of the Year" award from the 2014 Great American Beer Festival. AC Golden has 12 employees who brew and sell some of Colorado's most flavorful beers.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration data show between 300,000 and 400,000 Illinoisans drink raw milk. Regulations are necessary to make raw milk safer for consumption, Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said.
Candy and confectionery packagers should consider Thermal Transfer Overprinting (TTO) technology for its ability to meet the unique code and data requirements of their particular products.
Sustainability is no longer a buzzword. It's a way of doing business for many companies, especially those in the natural-resource dependent food and beverage industry.
Julian Mellentin, director of New Nutrition Business, says the dairy industry is tapping into consumer trends to create entirely new product areas. From probiotics in Asia to "naturally healthy" in the West, dairy is driving health innovation world wide.
Maui Major Alan Arakawa has ruled a proposed moratorium on genetically modified crops as impractical. The moratorium would make it illegal to cultivate, grow or test genetically modified crops in the county until companies could prove their practices are safe.
Voters in San Francisco will decide whether to make distributors pay a tax of 2 cents an ounce on sugary drinks, with the revenue used to fund programs promoting healthy eating and physical activity. Berkeley voters will decide on a proposed tax of 1 cent an ounce.
The small central Illinois town of Morton has its hands at a seemingly endless line of pumpkins — millions of them — that'll become countless pies and loaves of sweet, fresh-baked pumpkin bread.
A Corpus Christi-based company, Sam Kane Beef Processors, is recalling nearly 91,000 pounds of beef products after four consumers complained of metal pieces being found in their meat.