An Oklahoma prosecutor has filed formal notification that he'll seek the death penalty against a man accused of beheading a woman at a food processing plant. The paperwork says the death penalty is warranted in the case because the killing was "especially heinous, atrocious or cruel."
Urbanspoon released its annual list of Cheap Eats, featuring restaurants across North America where diners can snag the best meal for a great deal. The list boats eateries serving usual low fare suspects like burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs and street food.
McKee Foods Corporation is planning a $34 million expansion of its manufacturing plant in August County. The expansion is said to create 54 jobs. The plant currently employs more than 1,000 workers.
Trouble is brewing for Starbucks as more than 150,000 consumers are urging CEO Howard Schultz to ditch conventional milk from cows fed GMOs in favor of organic milk. On Sunday, America's largest coffee chain will feel even more heat, as eight national groups spearhead a social media day of action on the issue.
After a decade of phone calls, petitions, Facebook posts and countless other pleas, Mars Chocolate North America announced today M&M'S® Crispy will return to stores nationwide in January 2015 following a 10-year hiatus.
This infographic from The Hartman Group reflects the cultural beliefs surrounding gluten in food products. In their recent study, 21 percent of consumers had purchased gluten-free products in the past week.
The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) asked Hudson Institute to analyze sales data from the 16 major food and beverage companies it counts among its members to determine both trends in sales and product availability.
It's the latest in a squabble between the parties about who is to blame for failed attempts to settle the lawsuit by Clark Bartholomew, who said he was injured when he bit into a Triple Stacker purchased from a Burger King on a Hawaii base in 2010.
The 42-year employee of Plochman's Mustard in Manteno is known across state lines as "The Mustard Lady." It's a title she's earned as a decades-long aficionado of the yellow, and sometimes brown, condiment, which she eats and cooks with, uses as a salve for indigestion and shares with everyone she knows.
Tetra Pak, a leader in food processing packaging solutions, released its seventh Dairy Index. The report highlights the opportunities and challenges posed by rising global dairy demand, which is set to overtake the available supply over the next decade.
Organized by OTA with support from members and organic thought leaders, the Sept. 8 – 17 campaign explored topics like organic's health, taste, economic and environmental benefits — as well as organic standards, definition, certification and regulation.
Brand icons are nominated for the Advertising Week Walk of Fame each year, and are decided by the general public. Advertising Week administered a poll on its Facebook page so fans could vote for their favorite icons.
In the initial two- to three-year phase, the new plant will operate four biscuit-manufacturing lines with a total capacity of nearly 90,000 tons per year. That's the equivalent of about nine-times the weight of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Like other, state-of-the-art Mondelez International plants, the facility is scalable.
PepsiCo Inc. said the latest version of its flagship soda will have 30 percent fewer calories than regular and be made with a mix of sugar and stevia. The drink will go on sale later this month on Amazon.com before eventually being rolled out to supermarkets.
The world's largest beverage maker, Coca-Cola, said Wednesday its long-term incentive program will now distribute the company's shares to a smaller group of executives, while the rest will be rewarded with cash bonuses instead.
The registration renewal requirement was established by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in 2011 and requires that food facilities renew their FDA registrations between October 1 and December 31 of every even-numbered year.
Colorado is issuing licenses for 46 more pot shops, in addition to about 200 already in place. Colorado is also licensing 37 more growing facilities and 13 new product manufacturers who make marijuana-infused products. The expansion means pot prices for consumers could soon drop.
A cluster of 100-foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack. Crews are installing rolls of vinyl wrap spelling out Labatt Blue on six silos at the former GLF grain mill operation near the city's Lake Erie waterfront.
Americans don't normally think about food policy when they vote. A group of food advocates is trying to figure out how to change that. They're putting organizational effort into elections for the first time.
China's appetite for Western-style wines has boomed in the past two decades, though the favorite still is red, a color associated with health and good luck. Moet Hennessy has launched the first foreign-owned Chinese winery devoted to sparkling wine.