A recent study of genetically modified salmon led scientists to conclude that commercializing the altered fish would inherently pose some risk to the environment.
A settlement between an environmental advocacy group and federal regulators will require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate two common agricultural pesticides.
A good or mediocre appetizer has the potential to significantly change how the main course is enjoyed, according to one Drexel food science professor.
President Vladimir Putin has extended Russia's ban on the import of many agricultural products for another year.
The maker of Cheerios, Yoplait and Progresso said Thursday that it expects to cut 675 to 725 jobs as it wrestles with sluggish sales.
Every week brings new headlines about a national foodservice brand pledging to reduce or remove food additives from their menu or products. Consumer demand is driving these changes, and the experts at Technomic's research group have timely data detailing why consumers want to know more about the food they eat.
During the past two years, three New England states enacted labeling laws for genetically modified foods amid increasing concerns from consumers. With only a handful of days remaining in the current fiscal year, however, no additional states targeted GMO food labeling in the past 12 months.
McDonald's says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.
Whole Foods supermarkets have been routinely overcharging customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods, New York City's consumer chief said Wednesday.
Dozens of advocacy groups this week asked Subway restaurants to eliminate their use of meat from animals raised with routine use of antibiotics.
More than six in 10 food and beverage executives are anticipating growth in both revenues and profits in the near future, according to a new survey released by McGladrey LLP.
An agreement to merge two European grocery giants would also create the sixth-largest retail food company in the U.S.
An electronic road sign in a small Michigan township was sold for a hefty $600 earlier this week. But this wasn't just any sign, as it advised passersby to "drink more beer."
McCormick & Company will purchase the maker of Stubb's barbeque sauces for $100 million, the spice and flavorings company announced on Wednesday. McCormick said the acquisition of Austin, Texas-based One World Foods Inc. would complement its existing range of grilling products.
Prison kitchens in Michigan managed by contractors would be required to have food safety inspections under recently introduced bipartisan legislation. It comes in response to recent news that inmates at a Jackson-area prison found maggots in a food preparation area.
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Pinnacle Foods Group LLC is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of its Wish-Bone Ranch Salad Dressing variety, due to the product containing Wish-Bone Blue Cheese Dressing, inadvertently packed in Ranch Salad Dressing bottles.
Congressional Republicans are pushing back against proposed dietary guidelines that urge Americans to consider the environment when deciding what foods to eat.
Chinese officials seized more than 100,000 tons of smuggled meat in June, including portions that had spoiled and others that had been frozen for decades.
A court on Tuesday temporarily blocked Sysco from buying US Foods, a deal opposed by regulators who say it would reduce competition between food supply companies.