PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.
Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food,...
The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there's...
Blue Bell Creameries says it will close all three of its creameries in Texas, Oklahoma and...
Tyson Foods says it wants to stop using human antibiotics in its U.S. chicken houses by September 2017 and that it will explore doing the same in its beef, pork and turkey operations
On subtropical farmland in South Florida, researchers are doing battle with the deadly fungus, laurel wilt, which is spread by a tiny beetle and has the potential to decimate Florida's avocado crop.
U.S. District Court Judge Christina Reiss in Burlington on Monday ruled against the Grocery Manufacturers' Association and other industry groups in their request for a preliminary order to block the law from going into effect as scheduled on July 1, 2016. The judge partially granted and partially denied the state's motion to dismiss the industry lawsuit, meaning the case is likely to go to trial.
Poultry leasing has turned out to be a serious investment as more people want fresh eggs from humanely raised hens, without the responsibilities of ownership. In two years, Pennsylvania-based Rent The Chicken has expanded to three other states, plus Toronto.
China now boasts more land dedicated to wine-making vineyards than France as it tries to satisfy a rapid rise in local demand. China's vineyards grew to 800,000 hectares (1.9 million acres) last year, putting it behind No. 1 grower Spain but ahead of France.
The deadly bird flu virus was found in an egg-laying flock with 3.7 million chickens in northwest Iowa in addition to four more poultry farms, state agriculture officials said. The virus will now cost Iowa egg producers about a sixth of the state's 60 million hens, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey said.
Today marks World Safety Day, and in its honor UL Workplace Health & Safety designed an infographic displaying the staggering amount of accidents in the workplace.
Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Monday with violating safety regulations in the 2012 death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna.
Food industry lawyers say there's not enough time to implement Vermont's new labeling rules for genetically modified products before the July 2016 effective date and are asking a federal judge to block them.
The Sacramento Bee reports that members of a group called Crunch Nestle held a protest last month outside the Nestle Waters North America plant.
Green America, a national nonprofit organization working to create a green economy, issued a statement Monday applauding Chipotle’s announcement of removing GMOs from its foods.
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A Virginia-based nonprofit organization has grown to a $1.5 million business that derives only a sliver of its budget from grants while helping farmers in remote areas sell produce to Whole Foods and other grocers.
A team of Belgian philosophers and plant biotechnologists have turned to cognitive science to explain why opposition to GMOs has become so widespread, despite positive contributions GM crops have made to sustainable agriculture.
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets has released a survey to determine how farmers may be affected by the Food and Drug Administration's new produce safety rule.
Russia is set to tighten its ban on food imports from Europe by restricting re-exports of fruit and vegetables through European countries.
The home of the Whopper enjoyed its biggest sales jump in nearly a decade during the first quarter, boosted by a new flavor of its signature burger and a popular 2 for $5 promotion.
A Wisconsin facility hit by a highly contagious bird flu virus will become productive again after they euthanize all 800,000 chickens, the company president says.
Ohio food safety testers are adding ice cream to the list of items they pull from store shelves to check for contamination. That change comes as two well-known producers recall frozen treats amid concerns about possible listeria contamination, which is unusual in ice cream.