Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's is supporting gay marriage in Britain by relabeling an apple pie flavor as Apple-y Ever After. The South Burlington-based subsidiary of the global food and cosmetics conglomerate Unilever is issuing the newly labeled ice cream in the United Kingdom, where the government has said it plans to legalize gay marriage and has begun public consultation before introducing legislation.
President Barack Obama drinks a Guinness with his ancestral cousin from Moneygall Ireland Henry Healy, center, and the owner of the pub in Moneygall Ireland, Ollie Hayes, right, at The Dubliner Restaurant and Pub and Restaurant on St. Patrick's Day, Saturday, March 17, 2012, in Washington.
Dole Food Co. returned to profitability in its fiscal fourth quarter as the company reduced costs.
Goodfella's Brick Oven Pizza, representing Staten Island, New York, took first prize at the world's biggest international pizza contest.
Authorities have released the name of a worker who died in an accident at the Tyson Foods plant in Dakota City in northeast Nebraska.
Almost half (48 percent) of consumers polled say they're now snacking at least twice a day, compared to 25 percent in 2010.
Marudai Food Co. said Friday it has set up a new plant in Thailand for sausage and ham production jointly with local food maker Betagro Public Co.
Nebraska lawmakers gave first-round approval Thursday to a measure that would undo a state Supreme Court decision to tax Mike's Hard Lemonade and other so-called "alcopops" at the same rate as hard liquor.
Several school systems said they will stop serving cafeteria food containing "pink slime" as soon as a new USDA rule allows them to opt out next year.
Kellogg Company has been named one of the 2012 "World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute.
Chinese state television has accused McDonald's and French retailer Carrefour of selling expired chicken products in separate incidents amid public anxiety in China over food safety.
A giant chocolate "bean" sculpture covered in Jelly Belly(R) jelly beans and Jelly Bean Chocolate Dips(R) is now on display at Jelly Belly Visitor Center in Wisconsin.
In the debate pitting photovoltaic power stations against agriculture, all eyes have been on California's Fresno County, where the abundance of sunshine that make it the No. 1 agriculture-producing county in the nation also make it ideal for solar arrays.
Tipton encouraged the Senate Agriculture Committee to adopt the risk management solution on which the dairy industry agrees.
Florida citrus growers are upset about a trade commission's vote to end a tax on the import of Brazilian juice into the United States.
At the International Boston Seafood Show this week, a top federal seafood quality officer announced his agency was increasing efforts to stop these and other types of seafood fraud.
Tyson Foods Inc. said Thursday that worker has been fatally injured at a company beef plant in northeast Nebraska.
The interest in ethnic food has exploded in recent years due to the growth in the Asian and Hispanic populations, as well as increased exposure to other cuisines through television and the internet.
Idaho's powerful agriculture industry has been wary of animal cruelty measures and their sponsors, but the Idaho Cattle Association now favors legislation that protects animals without harming ranchers' livelihoods.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is set to announce Thursday it will offer schools choice in ground beef purchases in response to requests from districts.