More than 17 million people in Europe suffer from food allergies, with 3.5 million younger than 25 years. The sharpest increase is seen in children and young people, especially in the number of life-threatening allergic reactions in children.
In discussions with Canadian federal and provincial government officials, the National Pork Producers Council asked that Canada stop its hog subsidy programs before entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade talks.
Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan today joined local officials, parents, children and partners to celebrate the first anniversary of the MyPlate food icon and to highlight MiPlato, USDA's Spanish-language food icon for MyPlate.
Personalized email advertisements are far more likely to repel customers than to endear them, according to a study led by a Temple University Fox School of Business professor.
Truitt Bros. of Salem, Ore., is voluntary recalling 15-ounce cans of Premium Navy Beans because they may contain undeclared soy.
A horse slaughtering plant rejected by one Missouri community has been embraced by another whose economy was devastated when a beef packing plant closed more than a year ago.
Unpaid bills and contractor complaints are piling up at a $110 million beef-processing plant in northeastern South Dakota that is scheduled to open this year.
Molson Coors, whose products include Coors Light and Molson Canadian, said Monday that the company will become one of its divisions and be renamed Molson Coors Central Europe.
The Food and Drug Administration is urging food distributors, retailers and food service vendors to remove from the market all shellfish imported from South Korea because of possible contamination with human waste and norovirus.
Celebrity chef, best-selling author and TV host Ellie Krieger, M.S., R.D., and the California Table Grape Commission have teamed up to talk about grapes from California as “The Original Super Snack.”
A new study finds that while pig farms of the 1950s may be remembered as idyllic, they were not as sustainable as those of today.
Brown-Forman Corp. said Thursday that it plans a stock split and intends to double its capacity for making barrels for producing Jack Daniel's whiskey so it can meet projected worldwide demand for the drink.
Canadian Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament Paul Calandra (Oak Ridges-Markham) announced today an investment of $765,000 to the Canadian Food Exporters Association (CFEA) to raise awareness of Canadian products at important international trade shows.
Industry groups estimate the Kansas winter wheat harvest is about 75 percent complete, with reports indicating a good quality crop so far.
Low-income older adults and Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program participants can now use vouchers to purchase fresh, local produce at farmers markets and farm stands across Pennsylvania.
A new survey reveals that nearly three in four U.S. adults would be more likely to buy organic food items if they were less expensive than regular grocery items.
A cheeky and informative food scandal database, 'Throw It Out the Window,' is a homegrown resource that tries to alert the Chinese public to the many dangers lurking at the supermarket and on the restaurant table.
The Coca-Cola Co. plans to start selling its drinks in Myanmar for the first time in 60 years, following the U.S. government's decision to suspend investment sanctions on the country for its democratic reforms.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it has removed two food products from shelves in China after regulators found they contained banned chemicals.
The city Board of Health, appointed by the mayor, is expected to approve a measure banning sugary drinks in servings larger than 16 ounces after a three-month comment period. It could take effect as early as March, unless the critics who accuse Bloomberg of instituting a "nanny state" can get the courts or state lawmakers to step in. It's not just businesses and industry groups that could sue. In theory, any individual affected by the ban could bring a legal challenge.