Developers hoping to build an Asian carp processing plant in the Mississippi River town of Grafton could soon get help from taxpayers.
Shares of a number of food producers fell in trading Monday as concern grew about how corn costs may weigh on the companies.
Corn and soybean prices surged Monday after the latest government report showed a widespread drought in the middle of the country is hurting this year's crop.
The International Whaling Commission ended its annual meeting on Friday amid dissatisfaction from a variety of members, including Japan, which sought permission for coastal communities to carry out small-scale whaling.
The Smithfield, Va.-based company plans to open the Taste of Smithfield restaurant on Tuesday. Customers can buy salads and sandwiches made with Smithfield pork products as well as ribs and burgers.
Oceans' rising acid levels have emerged as one of the biggest threats to coral reefs, and the potential impact of all of this is huge because seafood is the primary source of protein for many people around the world.
The stabilization program will hamstring a growing dairy export business, discourage investment into processing facilities and ultimately hurt new or expanding dairy farms by limiting increased demand for more milk production, says the International Dairy Foods Association.
H.J. Heinz Co., the world's biggest ketchup maker, says it gave its CEO a pay package worth $14.4 million in its fiscal 2012, down 8 percent from last year, according to an Associated Press analysis of a regulatory filing.
Over the next decade the baton will be passed from one mega-generation to another as Millennials come of age and Baby Boomers enter the next phase of their lives and spending patterns. As a result, established food brands and traditional grocery stores will be pressured at both ends by sets of consumers with very different value equations.
Peterson said the brothers aimed the video at their city friends on Facebook because they "hardly knew anything about the farm." They ended up educating the world. "I'm Farming and I Grow It" video has become an Internet sensation with more than 3.2 million views since it was posted June 25 on YouTube.
Washington wineries are hopeful that the recent acquisition of Washington brands Columbia Winery and Covey Run Winery by Modesto, Calif.-based E. J. Gallo Winery, the world's largest privately owned wine company, will boost the state's industry.
Campbell Soup Co. is buying carrot and juice maker Bolthouse Farms for $1.55 billion in cash as it seeks to bolster its struggling business with fresher offerings.
PepsiCo Inc. is rolling out its first yogurt in the U.S., as the company known for its sodas and Frito-Lay snacks continues bulking up its cupboard of offerings with a more nutritious appeal.
A southern New Jersey-based meat company has recalled more than 324,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to a possible bacteria contamination.
With New York Mayor Bloomberg’s controversial proposition to ban 16 oz. sodas, many have begun to question the true effects of soda on one’s health. The following infographic examines some of the facts and figures that go along with soda consumption, and might make you think twice before you pop the tab on that can of cola.
A number of countries assert their right to carry out whaling for scientific purposes, although the whale meat and other products are often sold for food, leading environmental groups to label the research as a pretext for hunting.
The House Agriculture Committee on Thursday unveiled its approach for a long-term farm and food bill that would reduce spending by $3.5 billion a year, almost half of that coming from cuts in the federal food stamp program.
At the high-containment Plum Island Animal Disease Center, located off the tip of Long Island, N.Y., scientists have produced a molecular vaccine against one strain of foot-and-mouth disease.
Provimi Foods is laying off 50 workers at a plant in the town of Seymour, Wis., near Green Bay.