Hours after the leaders of the world's 20 most developed economies sought to boost confidence by promising to increase global output by $2 trillion over five years, Japan said it had fallen into recession.
Venezuelan cooks set a record for making the world's biggest hallaca — Venezuela's version of the tamale that is traditionally eaten in December. The creation features pork, beef, chicken, olives and raisins folded into corn dough and wrapped in a banana leaf.
This year's anticipated stock is 235 million, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service — the lowest since 1986, when U.S. farmers produced roughly 207 million birds.
Michigan State University is recalling some cookie and ice cream products because malfunctioning equipment may have contaminated them with metal shavings. The products also were ordered pulled from store shelves. No injuries have been reported.
Wisconsin's love of beer and cheese will feature in ads that will run on websites geared toward entrepreneurs and investors. The ad campaign that launched this month is the third phase of a multi-year effort begun by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation in 2012.
Marijuana-infused foods and drinks have been a booming sector in Colorado's new recreational marijuana market. But lawmakers feared the products are too easy to confuse with regular foods and drinks and ordered regulators to require a new look for pot edibles.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co.'s new genetically modified potato. But one of the company's oldest business partners — McDonald's — has not. The fast-food giant says it does not use genetically modified potatoes.
A fire in a carrot-packaging plant has killed 18 people in eastern China. An additional 13 people were injured in the fire Sunday night at the Longyuan Food Co. facility in the Shandong province city of Shouguang.
Cockroaches, mouse feces and unsafe food temperatures; Oh my! Fans at last month's World Series and recent Kansas City Chiefs games were endangered by filthy conditions in food-service areas at the city's two professional sports stadiums.
With the ever-evolving audit standards, it is crucial to keep pest management at the forefront of facility operations and audit preparation. These five companies have successfully done so and were named winners of the 2014 IPM Partner Awards.
Warm baked apples, toasted pecans, the taste of the graham cracker crust on Grandma's homemade pies: all these loveable flavors are hot out of the oven in PIEHOLE — a blend of Canadian Whiskey and pie-flavored liqueur.
Archaeologists picking through latrines, sewers, cesspits and trash dumps at Pompeii and Herculaneum have found tantalizing clues to an apparently varied diet there before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroyed those Roman cities in 79 A.D.
Supply from countries like Iceland and Norway, as well as Alaska, is steady enough that a lack of Gulf of Maine cod is unlikely to affect prices overall. But customers who prefer locally caught fish will probably soon have to pay more at markets and restaurants.
Wildlife advocates have filed a formal petition to protect the wild bison herds. They say the Yellowstone animals face numerous threats; that includes a capture and slaughter program that has killed more than 3,600 bison since 2000 to prevent the spread of disease carried by many bison.
The price of wheat for December delivery climbed 11 cents, or 2 percent, to $5.54 on Thursday, taking its gains for the week to 7.6 percent. If the crop holds its current level it will be the biggest weekly price surge since March.
Pinnacle Foods Inc., maker of Birds Eye frozen brands, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Canada-based Garden Protein International Inc., the rapidly-growing manufacturer of the plant-based protein brand gardein.
Special materials are going into the most colorful New York real estate development: 3,550 pounds of royal icing, 700 pounds of candy and 600 pounds of dough. That's what Manhattan chef Jon Lovitch needs to build the world's largest collection of gingerbread houses.
The lawsuit filed by Monsanto Co. and a Dow Chemical Co. unit in federal court in Honolulu asks a judge to immediately prevent a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms from taking effect.
Dane County Judge Peter Anderson has dismissed a lawsuit by minority shareholders against Capital Brewery which claimed misconduct by company executives. Anderson says the minority shareholders haven't shown they had standing to sue.
Investigators for the Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission have issued subpoenas to several breweries, distributors and retailers for records to determine whether they are paying for, or demanding payments for, access to taps and shelf space.