A new report by the FDA, USDA and CDC finds that at least 80 percent of E. coli illnesses between 1998 and 2012 were linked to beef and vegetable row crops, mainly leafy vegetables.
Shifts in supply and demand of protein for human consumption will drive the rise of alternative proteins to 307 million MT by 2054, initiating significant changes in the food and agriculture landscape.
How consumers perceive companies and their products in terms of sustainability can be divided into four zones: personal, social, environmental and economic.
Researchers found that having too many food choices increases the obesity problem. In fact, researchers found that having a choice of a high-fat and low-fat diet does not help — offspring in this situation tended to eat even more.
Meat and poultry products remain among the top choices for shoppers at retail, but the tenth annual Power of Meat study published by the Food Marketing Institute and North American Meat Institute highlights several trends in the way consumers are changing their purchasing behavior.
A recent study involving Kansas State University researchers finds that in the coming decades at least one-quarter of the world's wheat production will be lost to extreme weather from climate change if no adaptive measures are taken.
Exposing infants to peanuts before age 1 actually helped prevent a peanut allergy, lowering that risk by as much as 81 percent, doctors found. Instead of provoking an allergy, early exposure seemed to help build tolerance.
The American oil industry has borne the brunt of thousands of layoffs in the wake of sliding crude prices. The country, however, remains a net importer of oil despite increased domestic production. That, says economist Dan Meckstroth, means the U.S. as a whole stands to benefit from an oil market that has wreaked havoc on oil exporting nations.
A proposal to sell off most of Pennsylvania's state-owned liquor system and its wholesale distribution network moved ahead with a vote on the Legislature on Monday, although its prospects to become law remain uncertain.
An unwanted byproduct of the beer brewing process appears set to help the city of Boulder, Colorado comply with water regulations and potentially save thousands of dollars.
The biggest obstacle for Coca-Cola and Pepsi these days isn't tied to taste tests, the declining popularity of sugary drinks or even their century-long rivalry. It's the surging U.S. dollar.
Americans' growing taste for more unusual fare has contributed to a steady increase in demand for goat products in recent years, and producers across the country are trying to determine how to secure enough milk to give consumers what they want.
Coca-Cola's largest bottler in Mexico has temporarily suspended operations in the capital of the embattled state of Guerrero following attacks on its workers and its trucks.
Hoby Wedler uses his blindness and refined sense of smell and taste to develop an expert palette that is garnering rave reviews in California's wine region. His monthly "Tasting in the Dark" series at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery is growing in popularity.
For the first time in the company's history, Johnsonville Sausage will not be led by a member of the Stayer family. Ralph Stayer has led the privately owned Sheboygan Falls company for the last 47 years.
The dispute and resulting slowdowns have cost the meat, poultry, hide, skin and leather industries an estimated $85 million a week. While the deal between the two sides is a crucial step to ending this slowdown, the impact will continue to be felt.
General Mills has improved the health profile of 76 percent of its U.S. Retail sales volume since 2005, when it first established its "Health Metric" to encourage progress on nutrition and health improvements. These improvements include enhancing positive nutrition such as increasing protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, or reducing limiters such as calories, sodium, sugar and fat.
Bugs in a gourmet kitchen are usually something to be squashed or swatted. But at Le Cordon Bleu, the esteemed French cooking school, chefs and food scientists spent a week simmering, sauteing and grilling insects to extract innovative flavors.
A decade ago, who would have thought that an application on your smart phone could be the trick to keep you healthy? Allowing your doctors access to your fitness trackers and health apps can provide them with the day-to-day information they need.