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Recall: Pizza Sticks Produced Without Inspection

March 5, 2012 1:24 pm

Pasou Foods, a Syracuse, Ind. establishment, is recalling approximately 147 pounds of frozen, fully cooked, ready-to-eat pizza stick products because a meat ingredient used in the product may have been produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.


Water Bottling Plant To Bring 100 Jobs To Pa.

March 5, 2012 1:21 pm

A Florida-based beverage bottler said it will open a new bottling and manufacturing facility in eastern Pennsylvania.


Neb Supreme Court: Tax 'Alcopops' As Hard Liquor

March 5, 2012 1:19 pm | by GRANT SCHULTE,Associated Press

The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled Friday that sweetened malt beverages known as "alcopops" should be taxed as hard liquor instead of beer.


Company Says Arsenic Testing Proves Baby Formula Safe

March 5, 2012 1:11 pm

The manufacturer of the nation's first organic baby formula today announced findings from independent laboratory tests that refute recent allegations its products may have contained high levels of arsenic.


Judge Says Gov't Can Require Union Posters At Work

March 5, 2012 1:05 pm | by SAM HANANEL,Associated Press

A federal judge ruled Friday that the National Labor Relations Board can require most private businesses to put up posters telling workers they have a legal right to form a union.


Consumer Trends: Weight, Diet Among Top Wellness Concerns For Employees

March 5, 2012 12:59 pm

Some 43 percent of employees said weight loss was their top health concern this year, a 10 percent increase over 2011, according to a Tell It NowSM poll released today by ComPsych Corporation.


Potato Plant Receives Grant To Help Trace Product

March 5, 2012 10:04 am

A south-central Idaho potato packing and shipping company has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will help the company trace where potatoes are shipped.


U.S. And North Korea To Finalize Food Aid

March 5, 2012 10:02 am | by MATTHEW PENNINGTON,Associated Press

The United States and North Korea will meet in Beijng next week to finalize arrangements of the first U.S. government food aid shipment to the impoverished country in three years, the State Department said Friday.


Meat Pies: Mystery Meat No More

March 5, 2012 9:59 am | by JOCELYN NOVECK,AP National Writer

 Historically speaking, the meat pie hasn’t always had the best associations attached to it. But, in the United States, it’s showing signs of hitting trend status with high-end fillings. 


USDA Plans China Trade Mission

March 5, 2012 9:55 am

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the goal of the mission is to provide U.S. participants with market information, access to government decision makers, and one-on-one meetings with business contacts, potential agents, distributers, and importers.


Abbott Laboratories Plans $270M Drink Plant

March 5, 2012 9:50 am

Health care product maker Abbott Laboratories says it will spend $270 million on a new plant in Ohio and employ 240 workers to make nutritional drinks for adults.


Photo Of The Day: Meat Pies Make It Big

March 5, 2012 9:48 am

Much loved in Australia, Britain and elsewhere, but traditionally ignored in the United States, meat pies are showing signs of hitting trend status here too.


Poultry, Feed And Meat Shows Combine To Form New Event

March 2, 2012 1:08 pm

The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will serve as the umbrella name for the new U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), and American Meat Institute (AMI) 2013 Expo in Atlanta. The new show is the result of the co-location of the International Poultry Expo (IPE), International Feed Expo (IFE), and AMI’s International Meat Expo (IME).


Unemployment Applications Fall To 4-Year Low

March 2, 2012 1:05 pm | by DEREK KRAVITZ, AP Economics Writer

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to thelowest point in four years, a further sign that the U.S. job market is improving.


Texas Rice Farms Won't Get Water For Irrigation

March 2, 2012 1:03 pm

A Central Texas river authority said Friday that Hill Country lakes fell short of levels sufficient to provide irrigation water to downriver rice farmers.


Police Arrest VP Of Tribe Suing Beer Companies

March 2, 2012 1:00 pm | by KRISTI EATON,Associated Press

The vice president of an American Indian tribe suing some of the world's largest beer makers was arrested and jailed for what police say was an alcohol-related incident on a dry reservation, but he insisted Thursday that the incident was racially motivated and that he wasn't drinking.


North Dakota To Take Over Bankrupt Sunflower Seed Company

March 2, 2012 12:57 pm | by DALE WETZEL,Associated Press

North Dakota regulators filed court documents Thursday to take over a sunflower seed company that may owe farmers in North Dakota and South Dakota more than $4 million.


Consumer Trends: Social Media Redefining America's Relationship With Food

March 2, 2012 12:54 pm

How Americans learn to cook, select recipes, plan their meals, purchase their food and share their culinary secrets with others has dramatically changed, according to a new study released last week.


Wendy's Announces New Look, Revamped Menu

March 2, 2012 10:06 am | by CANDICE CHOI,AP Food Industry Writer

Wendy's Co. is betting that a sleek new look for its restaurants, coupled with a revamped menu featuring its new premium Dave's Hot 'N Juicy burger, will rejuvenate its image as a higher-end fast food chain.


Initiative Allows Wash. Restaurants To Buy Liquor From Distilleries

March 2, 2012 10:02 am | by SHANNON DININNY,Associated Press

Washington bars and restaurants will be allowed to buy liquor directly from distilleries beginning Thursday, marking the first step in substantial changes to how the state sells spirits.



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