McCall Farms, the South Carolina-based manufacturers of Margaret Holmes, Glory Foods, Peanut Patch Boiled Peanuts and Bruce's Yams, is expanding its existing Florence County operations with a new, state-of-the-art production facility. The $4 million investment is expected to generate 25 new jobs in Effingham, S.C. over the next five years.
The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that restaurants and other establishments will now have until December 1, 2016, to comply with federal menu labeling rules — one year beyond the original deadline.
Most U.S. adults still aren't eating nearly enough fruits and vegetables. In a large national survey, only 13 percent said they ate the recommended amount of fruit each day. And only 9 percent ate enough vegetables.
The snack and beverage maker said Thursday that revenue rose for each of its Frito-Lay North America and PepsiCo Americas Beverages units during the second quarter, despite flat volume.
Blue Bell Creameries said Wednesday that it plans test production runs at its Alabama plant as the company inches toward putting its ice cream back on grocery store shelves. The company shut down production and issued a national recall after the company's ice cream was linked to 10 listeria illnesses in four states, including three deaths in Kansas.
Aspiring young McDonalds will find it easier to have an urban farm in Pittsburgh with a chicken and a duck here, and maybe even a goat there. The City Council has simplified an ordinance governing people who want to keep small farm animals on their property. The old law required fees totaling $340 and a permitting process that could take up to three months.
A Canadian company has pleaded guilty in federal court in Burlington to charges that it brought drug-tainted cattle feed into Vermont and then made a false statement to Customs and Border Protection officials about it.
Here's a look at the challenges facing Subway, the largest restaurant chain with about 44,000 locations globally.
A newly developed material could allow people to transport certain foods without inflicting their smells on those nearby.
Jobs in the U.S. manufacturing sector increased in the second quarter of 2015, led by growth in the production of computers, soft drinks and medical devices.
After Eliminating Human Antibiotics in Chicken Production, Perdue Continues Leadership Role to Reduce All Antibiotic UseJuly 8, 2015 12:30 pm | by Perdue Farms
Less than a year after eliminating the routine use of human antibiotics in its chicken production, Perdue Farms on Wednesday announced it is now raising more than half its chickens with no antibiotics of any kind – human or animal.
For countless Americans, the proliferation of smartphones enabled — or compelled — them to keep in contact with their workplaces long after they've left for the evening. That could change after the Obama administration implements new rules for employee overtime, according to a report by National Public Radio.
Two top veterinary officials with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and farmers affected by the bird flu outbreak said it will take increased surveillance, improved farm security and more money to fight off a possible fall return of the disease that devastated chicken and turkey flocks.
Ingredion Incorporated , a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Kerr Concentrates, Inc., a privately held producer of natural fruit and vegetable concentrates, purees and essences
Getting your Taco Bell fix may soon get a whole lot easier. The restaurant chain is starting delivery service on Wednesday in certain markets in a partnership with the startup delivery company DoorDash.
First came boutique wineries. Then microbreweries and craft distilleries. Now Japanese sake aficionados are hoping to transform the so-called "rice wine" into the next artisan alcohol-of-the-moment in the U.S.
A new report from PwC argues that manufacturers must make changes at every level of their commercial operations in order to keep up with increasingly sophisticated customers.
Family-owned Bacardi, the largest privately-held spirits company in the world, has expanded its portfolio of super-premium rums with the acquisition of BANKS® rum.
Minnesota-based General Mills says it's committed to going to 100 percent cage-free eggs for its U.S. operations, following several other large companies recently announcing similar moves. The company says it will work with its suppliers to determine a reasonable timeline, given the disruption that bird flu has caused to the U.S. egg supply.
Is Chocolate Good for You? Mars Health and Nutrition Director Sets the Record Straight in Time for Chocolate DayJuly 7, 2015 1:00 pm | by Mars, Incorporated
To celebrate Chocolate Day on July 7, Dr. Catherine Kwik-Uribe, human health and nutrition director at Mars, Incorporated, one of the world's largest manufacturers of chocolate, is separating fact from fiction and dispelling common chocolate-y myths once and for all.