The Grocery Manufacturers Association will appeal a federal court ruling allowing a Vermont food labeling law to proceed.
NAMI Highlights Importance of Nutrient Dense Foods Such as Meat and Poultry as Foundation for a Healthy DietMay 8, 2015 1:47 pm | by North American Meat Institute
Nutrition guidance recommending nutrient dense foods such as meat and poultry products, including red and processed meats, should be the foundation of government nutrition policy, the North American Meat Institute said Friday in comments submitted to the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services regarding the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report.
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Mars Inc., the maker of M&Ms and Snickers, announced its support for a federal government proposal that would require food companies to disclose added sugar among their nutritional information.
Syngenta AG announced on Friday that it declined a $45 billion takeover offer from American rival Monsanto that "fundamentally undervalues" the Swiss agribusiness giant.
The world's biggest hamburger chain, which is in the midst of a turnaround plan, said Friday that global sales at established locations open at least 13 months fell 0.6 percent in April.
Snack maker SnackWell's has become the latest food company to tweak its ingredient list to appeal to customers seeking healthier options.
Children are exposed to a considerable amount of televised food advertising. Concerns about the role of televised food advertising as a contributor to childhood obesity led to the food industry adopting of a program of self-regulation.
Blue Bell knew there was listeria in one of the company's plants as far back as March 2013, according to an investigation. But the company didn't issue any recalls or shut down its production until after the products were linked to listeria illnesses this year.
San Antonio police are investigating how a packet of cocaine ended up inside a wrapped Nature Valley granola bar.
On May 6, 2014, Purina filed a lawsuit against Blue Buffalo for false advertising after testing revealed the presence of poultry by-product meal in some of Blue Buffalo's top selling pet foods. Blue Buffalo's CEO responded by immediately claiming the testing was "Voodoo Science."
Beer maker Molson Coors said Thursday that beer sales and revenue fell in the first quarter, saying sales are under pressure in its bigger markets and foreign currency exchange rates are affecting sales outside the U.S.
Worldwide cereal production will likely decline by 1.5 percent from last year's record-breaking output, mainly due to reduced acreage planted with maize, but the impact will be cushioned by "exceptionally high" levels of existing stocks.
Millions of dead chickens and turkeys lie in stinking, fly-swarmed piles near dozens of Iowa farms, casualties of a bird flu virus that's swept through the state's large poultry operations in the last month.
Recently, three major food companies; Kraft, Nestle and Hershey, have announced their plans to go "all natural" by removing artificial colorings from their food offerings. But how important really is it to consumers that food is made from natural colors?
Whole Foods is planning to open a new chain of stores that courts millennials with lower prices as it faces intensifying competition as a purveyor of organic and natural products. Stores are expected to start opening next year, followed by a fairly rapid expansion.
A former vice president at MillerCoors and seven other defendants are facing federal charges, accused of defrauding the company of at least $7 million, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago announced Wednesday.
The test comes as McDonald's Corp. works to shake its junk food image, with sales at established U.S. locations declining for six straight quarters. CEO Steve Easterbrook, who stepped into the top spot March 1, has said he want to turn the chain into a "modern, progressive burger company."
Mergers and acquisitions in the manufacturing sector hit their highest first-quarter levels in years, according to the latest quarterly analysis by PwC US.
Shares of Keurig Green Mountain fell in extended trading Wednesday after the maker of single-serve coffee brewing systems reported disappointing fiscal second-quarter results and cut its estimates for the year.