Researchers from the University of Alberta and Saginaw Valley State University tested a preservative based on kimchi, a traditional Korean combination of fermented cabbage and radish.
The nation's poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for several years, which would be "devastating," the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief veterinary officer said Thursday.
Pork prices are sharply lower, as robust global supply growth (driven by the US, Russia and Brazil) has outpaced rather subdued demand, dragging producer profitability into negative territory.
Food banks in the Feeding America network have received an estimated 200 million pounds of surplus meat and poultry from Institute members during the last 25 years.
Hannaford Supermarkets is recalling packages of pine nuts it says might be contaminated with salmonella.
MIT chemists have devised an inexpensive, portable sensor that can detect gases emitted by rotting meat, allowing consumers to determine whether the meat in their grocery store or refrigerator is safe to eat.
To honor the upcoming Fruit 'n Yogurt Day holiday, the Welch's Fruit Snacks team conducted a survey to find out how consumers eat their fruit and yogurt.
Speaking at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Global Food Security Symposium on Thursday, Cargill Executive Chairman Greg Page urged attendees to be mindful of four principles that can help ensure all people have access to safe, affordable and nutritious food.
The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver reports that no illnesses have been reported, but routine testing by the state Department of Agriculture found listeria bacteria in raw cream produced by Spanish Sonrise Dairy in Yacolt.
The Sept. 28-30 event held at the Las Vegas Convention Center will bring together more than 2,000 exhibitors showing their processing and packaging innovations to 30,000 attendees in over 800,000 net square feet of exhibit space. Registration for the event is now open.
The decades-long debate over the health risks of a popular weed killer took another turn last month when an international agency classified glyphosate as a probable human carcinogen.
Inmates at a Phoenix jail were surprised to see actress Pamela Anderson serving up their lunches. The former "Baywatch" star and animal rights activist turned up at the Maricopa County jail on Wednesday to show support for the jail's vegetarian meal initiative.
The creator of powdered alcohol is furiously trying to fend off efforts to ban the product in Maine and across the country before it even hits stores. After winning federal approval last month, Palcohol founder Mark Phillips is preparing to soon begin selling the powder.
The Agriculture Department says it will propose standards for the farmed organic fish year this year. That means the seafood could be available in as few as two years — but only if USDA moves quickly to complete the rules and seafood companies decide to embrace them.
Despite Hindu beliefs that cows are sacred — and the fact that their slaughter is banned in most of the country — India is the world's fifth-largest consumer and second-largest exporter of beef.
Beech-Nut today has issued a voluntary recall of its Beech-Nut Classics Stage 2 Sweet Potato & Chicken in 4oz glass jars. The recall follows a single report of a small glass piece found in a jar of the product.
A batch of Heinz brand baby food is being recalled across the country due a potential loss of the container seal, which could cause the product to spoil.
The organic industry says U.S. sales of its products jumped 11 percent last year alone, to more than $39 billion, despite tight domestic supplies of organic ingredients. And the number of U.S. organic operations has grown by 250 percent since the government started certifying organic products in 2002, according to new Agriculture Department data released Wednesday.
The U.S. Forest Service is investigating Nestlé over a report that the company drew water from drought-ravaged California using a long-expired permit.
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