Flowers Foods Inc., maker of Nature's Own bread, Tastykake treats and other baked goods, has completed its $370 million acquisition of Lepage Bakeries Inc.
The FDA is warning people not to eat raw or partially cooked shellfish harvested from New York's Oyster Bay Harbor because they have been linked to cases of foodborne illness in several states.
In recent years, accounts of bright blue, orange, yellow, calico, white and even split lobsters — one color on one side, another on the other — have jumped, leading scientists to ask why they're getting more reports of rare-colored lobsters showing up in fishermen's traps.
A widespread drought that's forcing ranchers to sell off animals has helped shrink the nation's cattle herd to its smallest number in at least four decades.
Hannaford Supermarkets is alerting consumers that Cargill Beef is voluntarily recalling 29,339 pounds of ground beef that may contain salmonella.
Scientists are seeing a boom in the number of blue, orange, yellow and calico-colored lobsters in the past two years, leading them to ask why they're getting more reports of rare-colored lobsters showing up in fishermen's traps.
Smithfield Foods Inc. said that it will refinance its debt with a $650 million public offering of senior notes.
Burger King says three workers were fired after a photo posted online appeared to show an employee stepping on lettuce in bins at a northeast Ohio restaurant.
Senate Republicans on Thursday killed a measure backed by President Barack Obama that would encourage companies to bring overseas jobs back to the United States.
The Seattle-based company on Friday will announce the opening of three more Evolution Fresh Inc. juice stores, in addition to the one it opened earlier this year.
Dole Food Company Inc. says it is considering a possible sale or spin-off of its packaged foods business as part of its current strategic review of the company.
The rising population of aging health-conscious consumers is driving demand for food products that support good health now, as well as medicinal treatment for conditions that arise in later years.
A top federal farm official who spent two days touring drought-stricken Indiana farms said Thursday that most of the state's corn crop is in such bad shape that this week's rainfall likely won't boost yields.
New York agricultural officials say Tita Corp. of Queens in New York City is voluntarily recalling some fresh cheese products due to improper pasteurization.
Temperatures above 100 degrees and droughtlike conditions have brought an expected benefit for peppers and other crops: Their flavors became unusually concentrated, producing some of the most potent-tasting produce in years.
Some of Alaska's largest and best rivers are closed to king fishing because state and federal fisheries managers have determined that the largest of the salmon species, also called Chinook, aren't showing up in enough numbers to ensure sustainable future runs.
Heineken said Friday it is offering $4.1 billion to buy out its partner in the Singapore-based maker of Tiger beer, attempting to neutralize a Thai tycoon's competing bid for influence over the brand as the Dutch brewer expands in emerging markets.
The heat and drought across the upper Midwest have taken a toll on corn and soybeans, but other farmers have noticed the hot, dry weather concentrates flavors in some produce making it the spiciest in years.
A survey by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation says the average price of groceries nudged upward slightly during the period from April to June.