Officials say an ammonia leak Wednesday forced a beef slaughterhouse in western Iowa to close down for a day.
The Senate voted Wednesday not to tamper with the Depression-era program that protects U.S. sugar growers as it sped toward completion of a $500 billion bill to operate farm and food programs over the next five years.
Starbucks Corp. said Wednesday, June 20, 2012, that it is planning to open its first tea shop, under its Tazo Brand.
The world's No. 2 hamburger chain had last traded as a public company between 2006 and 2010 before it was purchased and taken private by investment firm 3G Capital.
The vegetables in salads are chock-full of important vitamins and nutrients, but you won't get much benefit without the right type and amount of salad dressing, a Purdue University study shows.
Euphoria Fancy Food Inc. is recalling fish that was not properly eviscerated prior to processing.
The Senate on Tuesday began plowing through 73 amendments to a $500 billion bill that will set farm policy and fund the food stamp program over the next five years. One of its first votes was to reject a proposal to trim food stamp spending.
ConAgra Foods Inc. says a lawsuit that claims its products aren't really kosher is without merit. The suit claims that ConAgra, based in Omaha, Neb., charges premium prices for Hebrew National meats, which it says aren't really 100 percent kosher.
A majority of Americans want meat raised without antibiotics to be sold in their local supermarket, according to a new national poll conducted by Consumer Reports.
The Dairy Farmers of America said they "are pleased to see the White House use administrative authority to address an important component of the immigration debate. At the same time, we cannot ignore that the agriculture sector continues to face labor shortages and deeper changes are needed."
The Legislature's leading advocate of privatizing liquor and wine sales in Pennsylvania gave up the fight Tuesday until lawmakers reconvene after their summer break, acknowledging that he lacks majority support in the House and does not want the issue to be a distraction from passage of a state budget.
The Senate has rejected Senator Dianne Feinstein's "Egg Products Inspection Act Amendments of 2012" (S. 3239) to the farm bill. S. 3239 and H.R. 3798 would codify a deal between the United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the United States.
The mayor of Cambridge has proposed limiting the size of soda and sugar-sweetened beverages sold in city restaurants, saying she was inspired by a similar measure in New York City.
A Missouri pet food company owner indicted earlier this month in a federal fraud case has been found dead in an "apparent suicide."
The British Columbia Egg Marketing Board is using analytics to capture and analyze production data from 130 egg producers to ensure safety & availability of 816 million eggs produced in the province each year.
Mizkan Euro-Americas, a global condiment manufacturer, today announced the signing of an agreement to purchase a UK-based vinegar and sour pickle business from Premier Foods plc.
Peaches, plums and nectarines have bioactive compounds that can potentially fight-off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to new studies by Texas AgriLife Research.
Fishery managers are considering new regulatory alternatives for Atlantic bluefin tuna — majestic fish that can fetch thousands of dollars each — but New England fishermen fear the rules changes could result in smaller quotas for them.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. says that starting this month, all of the sour cream it serves will be made with dairy products from cows that have daily access to outdoor pastures, haven't been given hormones, and have a vegetarian diet.