Earlier this month, McAuliffe directed the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to increase liquor prices as part of a move to close a $2.4 billion budget gap, garnering concerns from consumers and industry alike.
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New research provides support for a new type of natural alternative to the use of antibiotics in livestock feeds. The discovery comes at a time when health regulators are looking to avoid usage of antibiotics in livestock due to concerns they pose threats to public health.
Nearly half of all Americans won't be buying Halloween candy this year, and certain areas of the country get much more into the holiday than others. This infographic details how consumers celebrate the holiday.
The GlobalGAP standard is primarily designed to reassure consumers about how food is produced on the farm by minimizing detrimental environmental impacts of farming operations, reducing the use of chemical toxicants, and ensuring a responsible approach to animal welfare.
In a recent article published in the Cell Press journal Trends in Plant Sciences, researchers proposed a new concept for breeding salt-tolerant plants as a way to contribute to global efforts for sustainable food production.
For some children, one of Halloween’s most exciting traditions presents an issue that can strike true terror into the hearts of their parents — food allergies. Of the 8 percent of American children who have a food allergy or intolerance, nearly 40 percent have a history of experiencing severe reactions to their allergy.
After reporting disappointing quarterly sales Thursday, the Seattle-based company, Starbucks, said it will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas of the U.S starting next year.
The passage of several months since a heated legislative debate over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey has done little to mellow the dispute between two global liquor giants and the growing number of craft distillers caught between them.
U.S. consumer spending fell in September, the first decline in eight months, as shoppers took a breather after a big spending spree in August. Income growth posted the slowest gain this year.
AB InBev SA, the world's largest beer maker, has reported a 5.5-percent increase in earnings for the third quarter, as higher selling prices more than made up for volume declines in Europe and Asia.
General Mills announced its exclusive U.S. partnership with Grammy Award-winning group Camila for the company's 2014-2015 Musica y Sabor campaign focused on connecting with Hispanic consumers through one of their biggest passion points: music.
The company is buying the former H.J. Heinz Co. plant that closed in June, eliminating 400 jobs. The organic frozen food company plans to hire 200 workers in December and could hire up to 1,000 workers within a few years.
The online grocery business has become crowded with participants — some well-established, and many of which entered this business only in the past two years. To date, fewer than a dozen online grocery services have emerged from the fray.
Some small business owners say raising the minimum wage will pressure their companies, forcing them to cut employees' hours or jobs. Others say it's the right thing to do for workers and the economy.
The cost of ingredients in chocolate bars is rising, and the nation's biggest candy makers have already warned of price hikes next year. And it's not just costs that are pushing up prices. A growing sweet tooth around the world means more demand for chocolate.
Fenugreen, a simple piece of paper infused with a mixture of organic spices and botanicals that inhibit bacterial and fungal growth and extend the life of quickly perishable produce, is featured in the week's segment of The Lempert Report Innovation Series.
Inmar announced that its product recall management experts will team up with GS1 US and the Grocery Manufacturers Association to facilitate “Efficient and Effective Product Recall Management,” a course for manufacturers and their retail trading partners.
The Top 10 Trends likely to impact the food industry in 2015 and beyond have been identified by Innova Market Insights from its ongoing analysis of key global developments in food and drink launch activity worldwide.
OSHA issued 11 citations to the poultry processing plant, including nine serious, one repeat and one other-than serious violation. The investigation was initiated after the agency received a complaint from the Southern Poverty Law Center. Proposed penalties total $102,600.
A Netherlands-based company has announced plans to build a new plant in Augusta. Royal DSM plans to build a new polymer plant with focus on making materials that are used in food packaging. The facility is expected to be complete by mid-2016.
Oceana did a DNA-based survey of shrimp sold at outlets in New York City; Washington, D.C.; Portland, Oregon; and various spots around the Gulf of Mexico. The group found about 30 percent of 143 shrimp products bought from 111 vendors were not what the label said.