The Teamsters are hosting an analyst call on the Sysco and US Foods merger antitrust obstacles. Representatives will outline issues that may jeopardize the deal and harm workers, customers and consumers.
The North Dakota winter wheat crop is showing high levels of vomitoxin — a toxin associated with scab disease that can make grain unsafe for people and animals to eat.
Interested in learning about brewing beer? Now there is a graduate-level course at Auburn University in Alabama for just that. The Brewing Science and Operations program began a few years ago as craft brew enthusiasts pushed for home brewing in the state.
Co-owner of Petaluma-based Rancho Feeding Corp., a Northern California slaughterhouse, has pleaded guilty to the criminal charges accusing him of processing cows with cancer. Operations were halted in February after a series of recalls.
Napa Valley woke up to thousands of broken bottles and barrels as a result of Sunday's earthquake. Napa is California's best-known winemaking region. The earthquake adds to what has already been a difficult year for the state's winemakers.
Philippine de Rothschild, who cracked a male-dominated wine industry to become company chairwoman and was known by many as simply "The Baroness," has died. She was 80. De Rothschild was a grande dame of Bordeaux wine who halted an acting career to run vineyards.
Baby boomers occupy the majority of skilled trade positions, while younger workers are mostly employed in other professions. So while baby boomers are aging out of the manufacturing industries, what will happen to the once booming industry?
Florida has always been well known for its oranges. But now the $9 billion industry is facing its biggest threat yet, putting at risk the state's economy and very identity. Blame a mottled brown bug no bigger than a pencil eraser and a disease called "the yellow dragon."
As many as 3,000 people are expected to visit the factory that makes Sriracha hot sauce over the weekend in the Los Angeles' suburb of Irwindale. During a 20-minute walk through the 650,000-square-foot facility, visitors can watch chili grinding at Huy Fong Foods.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has implemented a mandatory fingerprinting system at grocery stores to help combat food shortages by keeping people from buying too much of a single item. He calls it an "anti-fraud system."
A study by the Institute of Food Technologists shows how okra extracts can be used as a stabilizer in ice cream. Scientists found that water extracts of okra fiber can be used to maintain ice cream quality during storage — thereby extending the shelf life.
After a woman nearly died unknowingly drinking tea laced with a chemical cleaning compound at a Utah restaurant, a second victim has come forward. The woman's attorney said an employee at Dickey's Barbecue burned her tongue on the same substance.
A Pennsylvania lawyer, Arthur Goldman, convicted of selling high-end wine from his home despite state liquor laws is hoping to win back the seized collection. Goldman's collection is estimated to be worth $125,000 or more.
Jif To Go Dippers are the latest addition to the brand's Jif To Go line of convenient snack solutions which currently includes four varieties of peanut butter packaged in portable 1.5 oz cups. The snack is available in creamy peanut butter or chocolate silk peanut butter.
Jell-O sales have tumbled 19 percent in the past four years, with alternatives such as Greek yogurt surging in popularity. Executives at Kraft Foods, which owns Jell-O, say they're confident they can revitalize the brand. But their efforts so far have been a disappointment.
Keurig Green Mountain, the maker of the popular at-home brewing machines that let people make cups of coffee one serving at a time, says it struck a deal to make Kraft's branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single-serve brewing systems.
Sandwiched between Millennials and Baby Boomers, Generation X seems barely a whisper in marketing circles. But, the generation has far more influence on the marketplace than we may think. Here are a few snippets of their views on food and beverages.
This week, The Lempert Report Innovation Series featured Catalina Sea Ranch, the first to develop an open ocean shellfish ranch in the United States that will create jobs and help reduce America's $10 billion seafood deficit.
Dogfish founder Sam Calagione led Gordon on a personal tour of the complex and they startled the rest of the public who had their routine stroll turn into so much more. Many fans were left with their mouths agape when the four-time NASCAR champion walked by them.
This year's National Food Safety Month, held annually in September, marks 20 years of commitment to food safety. To commemorate the anniversary, the NRA is featuring the top 20 food safety tips from the past 20 years.