Yuengling's Ice Cream is back on shelves after an absence of nearly 30 years, available at hundreds of stores in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware and New Jersey. Additional stores and markets could be added later.
Kraft is removing artificial preservatives from its most popular Singles cheese product variety, in the latest sign that companies are tweaking recipes as food labels come under greater scrutiny. The change affects the company's Kraft Singles in the full-fat American and White American varieties.
"Dumb Starbucks" is a parody store that resembles a Starbucks with a green awning and mermaid logo, but with the word "Dumb" attached above the Starbucks sign. Starbucks Coffee spokeswoman Laurel Harper says the store is not affiliated with Starbucks and, despite the humor, the store cannot use the Starbucks name.
Just whose idea was the "Dumb Starbucks" coffee shop that popped up and started serving free drinks from the corner of a Los Angeles strip mall? After several days of speculation, the big reveal came Monday: The buzz-generating shop was a comedian's publicity stunt.
Nebraska-based ConAgra Foods is recalling soup products because the labels weren't correctly marked. ConAgra Foods said it is recalling Healthy Choice Chicken with Rice soup that was sold in microwave bowls. The labels don't say that the product contains two known allergens, milk and wheat.
Workers at Cargill's Specialty Seeds & Oils division develop and cultivate seeds and crops that can be turned into stable, heart healthy oils for cooking and eating. The 30-acre facility is about to start a $10 million project to grow its footprint, with an expansion of its greenhouses, seed storage and offices.
New Haven, Conn. Mayor Toni Harp wants the state to impose a soda tax to battle obesity. Harp says a 2 percent tax on high-calorie sugary drinks would reduce sales of the beverage and generate about $144 million in revenue. Soda, candy and alcoholic beverages are subject to a state sales tax.
Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn't budge much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became an increasingly common source.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben's rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other symptoms linked to the rice.
Over the past year, consumers have been shifting their priorities when it comes to what they want to eat, when they eat and where they eat. Here are some of the most interesting facts about consumers’ mealtime choices and behaviors in 2013.
Look no further than your dinner plate to understand how the new farm bill affects you. The steak, rice and bread you buy are all most likely to be cheaper because of the law, as are sweet corn and edamame, the corn and soybeans that people eat.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture said on Friday it has added 13 square miles to the Asian citrus psyllid quarantine in Tulare County after a psyllid was found in that area. The pest is potentially fatal to citrus trees.
Rancho Feeding Corp. is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef because the company processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection. That's just over a year's worth of meat products processed by the company.
Since Jan. 20, all of Cargill's U.S.-produced, fresh, 100 percent ground beef products that contain what it calls "finely textured beef" will say so on a label, whether sold in bulk or in chubs directly to consumers, the company announced.
When Coca-Cola said this week that it would let people make its drinks at home using a beverage machine, it became the latest company to take advantage of a growing trend: People turning to flavored drops or at-home carbonation machines that do away with the need to haul home bulky cans and bottles.
When Coca-Cola said it would let people make its drinks at home using a beverage machine, it became the latest company to take advantage of a growing trend: People turning to flavored drops or at-home carbonation machines that do away with the need to haul home bulky cans and bottles.
While researching methods to increase the anti-cancer properties of broccoli, researchers at the University of Illinois also found a way to prolong the vegetable’s shelf life. And the method is a natural and inexpensive way to produce broccoli that has even more health benefits and won’t spoil so quickly on your refrigerator shelf.
Just when it seemed that Austria survived Europe's financial crisis unscathed, austerity has hit — in the form of a tax on sekt, the country's version of champagne. At less than 1 euro a bottle, the planned tax pales in severity compared to the hardships imposed on citizens of other EU nations in the past five years.
More than 200 Vermonters gathered at the Statehouse to tell two Vermont Senate committees they want food containing genetically modified products to be labeled. The biotech industry has argued there is no chemical difference between foods containing genetically modified ingredients and those that don't.
Officials at a high school on Hawaii's Big Island say they're increasing the level of food inspection at its cafeteria after a student found a snail in his lunch. The student found the snail Wednesday on a salad served at the Kealakehe High School cafeteria.