About 2,000 farmers, grain handlers and corn exporters have filed lawsuits against Swiss biotechnology company Syngenta now that a federal judge has ruled their cases have merit to move forward.
Big Sugar and Big Corn face off in court this week in a bitter, multibillion-dollar battle of sweeteners that boils down to a mix of science, semantics and marketing.
Food startup Hampton Creek told federal regulators that their definition of mayonnaise shouldn't necessarily apply to its abbreviated name.
ConAgra Foods Inc. is selling its private label operations to TreeHouse Foods Inc. for about $2.7 billion as part its plan to focus more on name brands including Chef Boyardee and Slim Jim.
General Mills last week announced plans to close facilities in New Zealand and the U.K., which would eliminate 285 jobs.
A California man plans to amend his lawsuit alleging that MillerCoors deceived consumers by marketing its Blue Moon beer as a craft brew.
Chipotle closed 43 of its Pacific Northwest locations after the chain's third foodborne illness this year sickened about two dozen people — prompting renewed scrutiny of a company that touts its use of fresh ingredients and farm-sourced fare.
A meat company based in Nebraska is recalling 167,427 pounds of ground beef that might be tainted with E. coli bacteria.
Food research and consulting firm Technomic lays out 10 trends that may prove transformational in 2016, ranging from menu tweaks to technological and social upheavals.
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A common pesticide used on citrus fruits, almonds and other crops would be banned under a proposal announced Friday by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Cost-cutting efforts in the wake of the merger between Heinz and Kraft could affect more than 900 jobs in upstate New York, according to reports.
Kellogg Company announced Thursday its plans to build on its commitment to animal welfare by sourcing only cage-free eggs for its foods and eliminating gestation stalls from its pork supply chain by the end of 2025.
Beer giant AB InBev says that its key earnings shot up by 9.6 percent in the third quarter of 2015, driven by a strong performance of its global beers Stella, Budweiser and Corona.
Starbucks Corp. delivered another quarter of sales gains as more customers visited its stores worldwide. But the coffee giant's shares slipped in extended trading Thursday after it issued a modest profit forecast for the current quarter.
If Michigan allows commercial fish farming in the Great Lakes, the industry should begin on a small and experimental scale to enable careful monitoring of the effect on the environment and wild fish populations, scientists said in a report to state officials.
Hormel Foods Sales LLC is voluntarily recalling 153 cases, or 1,871 total pounds, of a single code date of SKIPPY® Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread, due to the possibility that some jars may contain small pieces of metal shavings which were discovered on an in-line magnet check during routine cleaning.
A conservation group reports that nearly half of the salmon collected from U.S. grocery stores and restaurants during the winter months was mislabeled.
In early 2016, Cargill will continue to take steps to improve and expand its chocolate, compound and chocolate liquor production offerings and services for North American food and beverage companies.
Certain bags of Herr's potato chips incorrectly labeled as gluten-free are being recalled.