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.
Budweiser will remain the exclusive beer sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Committee and Team USA through 2016, extending an important marketing relationship for the brewer.
Spain is facing its driest winter in more than 70 years and bailed-out Portugal next door is in similar straits. Thousands of jobs and many millions in agricultural output are in jeopardy.
The maximum number of barrels of beer that can be produced by a microbrewery or a brewpub would double under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman
Introducing the World's First Self Chilling Beverage Can Known As West Coast Chill Pure Energy Drink. West Coast Chill Pure Energy Drink is based on natural ingredients and contains no sugar, no caffeine, and no artificial colors or flavors.
A group of California investors has bought a former Tyson Foods Inc. poultry plant in Pine Bluff and plans to open the facility later this year.
Sara Lee Corp. is naming its international coffee and tea business — which it plans to spin off later this year — as D.E. Master Blenders 1753.
As the Senate concludes its last farm bill hearing Wednesday, Bread for the World is asking members of the Senate Agriculture Committee to protect critical nutrition programs that meet the needs of millions of struggling American families.