Medical professionals who favor a proposed ban on large-sized sugary drinks likened soda companies to Big Tobacco at a public hearing Tuesday, saying the plan would protect the public, while opponents accused the city of playing Big Brother and wondered what tasty but unhealthy foods might be targeted next.
Chobani is opening up its first "yogurt bar" in New York City on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 as it looks to strengthen its position in a rapidly growing market.
Federal health officials in Canada have announced a recall of Baby Move brand of prune juice because of possible salmonella contamination.
Pig sales are almost double what they were last year in July and have even caused backups in some processing centers trying to handle the flood of farmers unloading their livestock, said Michael Platt, executive director of the Indiana Pork Producers.
The Government of Canada is supporting chicken farmers by strengthening food safety systems on chicken farms across the country. Member of Parliament James Bezan, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment of up to $72,500 to the Chicken Farmers of Canada as the organization met for its annual summer meeting in Winnipeg.
Whether they think the mayor is combating obesity or infringing on their rights, New Yorkers are scheduled to have their say on a proposed ban on large sugary drinks served at restaurants, movie theaters and other eateries.
Health officials investigating an E. coli outbreak in southwest Ohio say a 73-year-old man sickened by the bacteria has died.
Affordable wines with accessible and appealing flavor profiles are driving the wine industry overall, as demonstrated by Technomic's Top 250 Wine Brands and its roster of the 50 Fastest Growing Wine Brands.
As cities swelter and farmers helplessly watch their harvests wilt and profits vanish, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh assured the nation Monday the government was ready "to address any situation that may arise due to any rainfall anomalies."
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pushed Monday for Congress to act on a farm bill that would reinstate expired disaster assistance programs for farmers experiencing the worst drought in nearly seven decades.
The fast food giant is starting to show signs of wear and tear from global economic pressures, intensifying competition and penny-pinching customers who are eating out less often in some hard-hit regions around the world.
The soda giant says it struck a multiyear deal with the National Football League to sponsor the big game's musical performance.
The primary backer of a proposed horse slaughtering operation in western Missouri said she isn't giving up, even though plans have stalled because of legal problems surrounding the plant that was to be used for the business.
Indians have grown increasingly desperate waiting for the long-delayed monsoon, the annual rains that replenish rivers and quench crops to keep this agricultural nation of 1.2 billion fed through the year.
Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., which bottles the soda company's products in Europe, said Monday that its second-quarter net income fell 17 percent as sales volume declined and the dollar strengthened.
Department of Justice officials announced Friday the convictions of multiple defendants on felony charges related to fishing operations that took more oysters from the Delaware Bay than allowed.
Peet's Coffee & Tea is being taken private by a German conglomerate for approximately $977.6 million.
Advocates on both sides of the New York City proposal to limit the size of soda and other sugary drinks in eateries are facing off a day before public hearings.
A cancer-causing toxin linked to mildewed cattle feed has been found in baby formula in China, an official said Monday, the latest quality problem to plague the nation's dairy industry since a 2008 tainted formula scandal that caused six babies' deaths.