In a letter to the editor of Men’s Journal, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and the National Chicken Council this week wrote to share viewpoints about the magazine’s reporting in its July 2012 edition about its preference for organic over conventionally raised chicken that alluded to a recent feather meal study and claims of nutritional superiority.
An initial health risk assessment of laundered reusable shop towels by the international environmental engineering firm ARCADIS indicates that using laundered reusable shop towels creates no health hazard.
The long-awaited opening of a $110 million beef processing plant in northeastern South Dakota has been delayed.
Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to spell out whatever government relief may be available to drought-affected growers and ranchers, his office having said last week that "everything is on the table."
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to purchase or consume any products from the Mexicali Cheese Corp. of Woodhaven, N.Y., after the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes was found in the company’s finished product.
Diverse, highly educated, open to new experiences and eager to explore, the Millennial demographic group is already having a significant impact on the adult beverage industry.
Farmers and ranchers in Oklahoma and Arkansas said they support some parts of the farm bill that the U.S. House Agriculture Committee has passed, but all expressed a general uncertainty about the measure.
Genetic material from Asian carp has been discovered in Lake Erie water samples collected nearly a year ago, officials said Friday. It's the first time DNA from bighead and silver carp has turned up in Lake Erie, although three bighead were caught there between 1995 and 2000.
"Lunch Hour NYC" transports visitors back in time with sections and artifacts from the library's vast collection on street foods, home lunches, school lunches and the once popular Horn & Hardart Automats.
Strawberries have given Latinos more ownership opportunities than any other major crop. Latinos now comprise two-thirds of strawberry growers in California, where 90 percent of the nation's strawberries are grown.
Pepsi Bottling Ventures says it will invest more than $81 million over seven years in its new, larger plant in Winston-Salem.
Visitors put together 10-cent lunches as part of an exhibit called "Lunch Hour NYC" at the New York Public Library in New York.
San Francisco, the city that regulated Happy Meal toys and banned plastic grocery bags, has a new target in its health-conscious, eco-friendly crosshairs: plastic water bottles.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters tumbled to three-year lows Friday with the loss of patent protection looming for its single-serving coffee packaging.
The Whole Foods Market in Pittsburgh's East Liberty neighborhood has recalled a batch of pricey French cheese after a man became ill from listeria bacteria.
Starbucks Corp. on Friday broke ground on a $172 million manufacturing plant in Georgia that will create more than 140 jobs in the state.
The Coca-Cola Co. may provide a snapshot of how the beverage giant's expansion overseas is offsetting slower growth at home when it announces its second-quarter results Tuesday.
According to a survey, 82 percent of Americans plan to enjoy ice cream during National Ice Cream Month this year.
Shares of meat producers declined on Thursday with escalating corn prices increasingly likely to cut into profit margins.