In a groundbreaking move for the nation's organic sector, the Organic Trade Association, in collaboration with the GRO Organic Core Committee, on Tuesday formally petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture to begin steps to conduct a vote on and implement a research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry.
Crown Royal is proud to introduce its first blended rye whisky, Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye.
A federal report anticipates that new college graduates in agriculture and related fields will only be able to fill about 60 percent of the available jobs in those industries in coming years.
The country's largest meat producer recently announced plans to limit the use of antibiotics in poultry destined for institutions such as schools and hospitals. Tyson Foods Inc. indicated it would conform to the Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use standard.
The Environmental Protection Agency rules proposed last year have become a top issue of concern for many farmers and landowners who say there are already too many government regulations that affect their businesses.
Olive Garden's plan to win back customers? Take the breadsticks it's known for and make sandwiches out of them. The restaurant chain owned by Darden Restaurants Inc. says it plans to use its breadsticks for chicken parmigiana and meatball sandwiches starting June 1.
Health officials in Vancouver are warning consumers about ground pork and beef that was sold at a local store and may be contaminated with E. coli.
Danish brewer Carlsberg says uncertainty in its vast Russian market continued to cause pain, contributing to a loss of 90 million kroner ($13.46 million) in the first quarter of 2015.
Bird flu has been found in a backyard poultry flock in northeastern Indiana, and it's the first time the specific strain in question has been detected in the central U.S., animal health officials said Monday.
The city that never sleeps might actually be staying up nights worrying "what's for dinner?" A new study reveals that, compared to other major cities, New Yorkers are the least likely to have common things like produce, meat and seafood, deli items and frozen foods stocked in their fridge.
Will local foods overtake organic foods in popularity? Some members of the food industry think so based in part on consumer demand now at an all-time high. Data from a national survey found that 53 percent of the 2,271 adult respondents specially seek out locally grown or locally produced foods.
Brazil-based JBS largely produced beef until recent years, when a slew of acquisitions — including an $800 million purchase of chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride — made it the top global poultry company.
Whether they’re in a big bowl of guacamole or scooped on top of your salad, avocados enjoy a special place in our hearts and stomachs. On top of being tasty, avocados are a noted super food with a number of fantastic health benefits.
A school nutrition director has been suspended after serving 4- to 6-year-old pork to students. The Times News reports Mandy Kenner has been suspended for three days without pay after students at schools in Hawkins County, Tennessee, were served meat dating back to 2009-2011 on April 22.
A Lincoln-based bottled water equipment maker's entry into the craft beer business two years ago has paid off and company officials said Saturday they're planning a $2 million expansion tied to the rapidly growing craft beer industry in the U.S. and abroad.
Oregon's wine industry has come into its own in recent years, spurring the growth of wineries and newly planted acres of vineyards. Now the wine industry wants in the trans-Pacific trade agreement that President Barack Obama came to Oregon to promote.
Results of a Food and Drug Administration investigation released this week showed the company had found 17 positive samples of listeria on surfaces and floors in its Oklahoma plant dating back to 2013. The FDA said Friday that it "was not aware of these findings" before doing its own inspection this year in response to the outbreak.
The Grocery Manufacturers Association will appeal a federal court ruling allowing a Vermont food labeling law to proceed.
NAMI Highlights Importance of Nutrient Dense Foods Such as Meat and Poultry as Foundation for a Healthy DietMay 8, 2015 1:47 pm | by North American Meat Institute
Nutrition guidance recommending nutrient dense foods such as meat and poultry products, including red and processed meats, should be the foundation of government nutrition policy, the North American Meat Institute said Friday in comments submitted to the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services regarding the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report.
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