Blue Buffalo Pet Products, which has seen its sales skyrocket as health-conscious consumers look for healthier foods for their pets as well, is filing for an initial public offering worth up to $500 million.
A new analysis found a decline in the number of reported foodborne illness outbreaks in recent years, and that of those reported to federal health officials, a smaller share was ultimately resolved.
The Humane Society of the United States on Tuesday released undercover video footage it said shows the mistreatment of birds and unsanitary conditions at a major national egg supplier.
There are a lot fewer trans fats in the nation's food than there were a decade ago, but the Obama administration is moving toward getting rid of them almost entirely.
New York City could become the first city in the U.S. to require a warning label on high-sodium menu items at chain restaurants, health officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Three months after a devastating form of bird flu made its first appearance in the Midwest, the first poultry farm in the region to be affected is growing turkeys again — even though the virus is still lurking in Minnesota and beyond.
A proposal to set up a federal orange juice marketing program to supplement an effort by the Florida Department of Citrus is coming under scrutiny.
A class action lawsuit alleging that PepsiCo violated California chemical disclosure standards will be allowed to proceed after a federal judge tossed out the soft drink company's effort to dismiss the case.
A recently released report found that lower-calorie foods and beverages drove the bulk of sales growth for supermarket chains between 2009 and 2013, making up 59 percent of growth, compared to just 41 percent for their higher-calorie counterparts.
Snoop Dogg sued Pabst Brewing Co. on Monday, claiming the beer-maker owes him a portion of its proceeds from the company's sale last year.
Campbell Soup is buying refrigerated salsa maker Garden Fresh Gourmet for $231 million as it continues to make a push into hot categories such as refrigerated fresh and organic foods.
San Francisco officials are deciding whether to impose a warning on ads for a favorite drink of children and a bane of public health advocates: Sugary soda pop.
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to weigh new limits on the ability of workers to band together to dispute pay and workplace issues.
Monsanto's second bid to acquire Swiss rival Syngenta was met Monday with a second strongly worded rejection letter.
It's the first time in more than a decade the U.S. has bought eggs from a European nation, and comes as consumers are seeing a surge in shell egg prices and a Texas-based supermarket began limiting purchases.
Shares of liquor giant Diageo soared in both the U.S. and U.K. amid rumors that 3G Capital Partners could be considering a takeover.
The report, which compiles data from companies participating in the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Order program, showed $384.81 million in overall orders in April, a decline of 8 percent from March and 1 percent compared to April 2014.
Syngenta rejected a second buyout offer from agricultural rival Monsanto that added a $2 billion guarantee should the proposed deal fall apart. The Swiss company turned down the first bid early last month, then worth more than $45 billion, saying Monsanto's offer was greatly undervalued.
The Hershey Company was recognized for its continuing commitment to environmental stewardship in Newsweek’s 2015 Green Rankings. Out of the top 500 U.S. companies named, Hershey placed No. 6, moving up 40 spots from last year’s ranking.
A report just released by The Organic Center shows that organic farming practices are effective in maintaining the health and population of important crop pollinators, predominantly bees, which have been declining at an alarming rate in the past decade and threatening global food security.