In an expanding “foodie” culture, people go to great lengths to get the best ingredients, seek out the most aesthetic desserts, and buy organic. Less noted, though, is the forager movement: people who “eat wild” on a regular basis, supplemented by naturally growing, edible plants for which they search in their local communities, whether urban or rural.
With 2012 declared “The Year of the Potato” by foodservice pundits, chefs across the country are dishing up Idaho® Potatoes in extraordinarily delectable ways.
As Evolution Craft Brewing Co. prepares for its final days in Delmar, Md., the owners and brewers are experiencing bittersweet emotions — one the one hand, they are excited to expand into a larger facility, but on the other will be leaving their first home.
Nitrate contamination of drinking water is a pervasive problem in California's agricultural heartland and is bound to intensify in the coming years, according to a University of California, Davis study released Tuesday.
Seed giant Monsanto Co. plans large-scale tests this year of the first government-approved biotech crop developed to deal with drought.
The American Beverage Association responds to "Sweetened Beverage Consumption, Incident Coronary Heart Disease and Biomarkers of Risk in Men," a paper published in the journal of the American Heart Association.
A group of South Dakota dairy manufacturers have voiced to Senator John Thune (R-SD) their opposition to a proposed milk supply management program expected to be included in the draft Farm Bill.
Orange juice drinkers can relax. Fears of a spike in the price of the breakfast favorite appear overblown.
PepsiCo Inc. revamped its management structure Monday in a move intended to strengthen its lineup of potential successors to CEO Indra Nooyi and leverage its scale as a global company.
Earthworks announced Monday that for the first time ever, the nation's largest group of food retail companies has spoken out on behalf of protecting Alaska's Bristol Bay fishery - the world's largest wild sockeye salmon fishery.
More than 100,000 consumers have requested ongoing information about food and agriculture through the Center for Food Integrity’s (CFI) successful Farmers Feed US program.
The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) announced Monday feed trial research results that attain a major goal for sustainable marine fish aquaculture.
Companies faced with food tampering need to make sure they remain sensitive to their customers’ cultural views before trying to assign blame when responding, according to a new study.
The new 100,000 Scovilles Naga Chilli Vodka, an infusion of vodka and Naga Jolokia chilies, features a warning label indicating “extreme heat.”
Hostess Brands Inc. on Friday named a new CEO to steer the company through its Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.
Proposed new regulations dealing with how some industrial facilities in Georgia deal with storm water are causing concern for officials in Georgia's poultry industry.
PepsiCo may be lining up a potential successor to CEO Indra Nooyi, naming a former executive to head its biggest moneymaking unit Monday and also naming an insider as its president.
Negative publicity about the company's process and the use of the compound ammonium hydroxide, a critical component of the process, is at the heart of Beef Products' recent challenges.
Federal prosecutors in New York have charged a noted wine collector with trying to sell more than $1.3 million worth of counterfeit bottles.
Consumer price inflation declined to a 20-month low of 3.2 percent from January's 4.5 percent, data showed Friday. Inflation in politically sensitive food costs declined even more markedly, falling to 6.2 percent from the previous month's 10.5 percent.