Researchers in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine have been investigating different varieties of barley to find ones that have higher levels of Vitamin E and other antioxidants at harvest and after storage.
Federal officials wrapped up an investigation into a listeria outbreak at Blue Bell ice cream as the Texas-based company identified the source of the contamination at its Oklahoma plant.
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North Dakota's state-owned flour mill in Grand Forks is undergoing a $4.4 million expansion that will include nine new bulk storage bins.
Listeria was discovered during routine swabbing that is part of the monitoring process, and the Columbus-based company is taking steps to figure out how it got into the plant, CEO John Lowe said in a statement on the company's website.
After this year's legalization of powdered alcohol, some states have already banned it — a move that the majority of the public supports, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health.
Authorities are investigating whether any of the workers at a Colorado dairy farm filmed kicking and hitting cows should be charged with a crime. But they could have a hard time finding the workers and prosecuting them if they do.
Marijuana is only legal for medical purposes in California, but that isn't stopping purveyors of pot-infused cupcakes, nuts and other edible forms of the drug from putting on an outdoor food festival to showcase their wares.
As California grapples with a relentless drought, state regulators on Friday ordered farmers and others who hold some of the strongest water rights in the state to stop all pumping from three major waterways in one of country's prime farm regions.
Newly-molted lobsters, sometimes called "shedders" in New England, are crustaceans that have recently grown out of their old shells. Shedders tend to cost a little less than harder or "old shell" lobsters at restaurants and lobster pounds that sell both.
A Kentucky company that's a top maker of whiskey and other spirits is buying a southern Indiana lumber mill that will turn out wooden segments for its bourbon barrels.
No new bird flu cases have been reported in nearly a week on commercial farms in Minnesota and Iowa, giving government officials, scientists and farmers hope that the worst U.S. outbreak of the bird flu is, though not over, winding down.
European regulators classified a chemical naturally occurring in a wide range of foods as a public health concern.
More than two decades after its discovery, Oregon State University recently began licensing a patented polymer that could transform production of dairy products and other materials.
Prices at the wholesale level rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years in May, pushed higher by a sharp jump in the cost of gasoline and a record increase in the price of eggs related to an outbreak of avian influenza.
Researchers have determined that dietary compounds formed in milk-based products lowered serum total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels and triglycerides in mice.
The worldwide demand for legumes, one of the world's most important agricultural food crops, is growing; at the same time, their production has been adversely affected by drought.
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Whole Foods says it will name its new chain of smaller stores with lower prices after its "365 Everyday Value" house brand.
Today, June 12, marks the fourth annual National Jerky Day and this year hunger doesn't stand a chance. Meatzilla is the world's largest bag of beef jerky. Take a look at these crazy pictures!