Oklahoma police say that a man recently fired from a food processing plant in an Oklahoma City suburb beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by the owner of the company.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a recall involving Caviness Beef Packers in Hereford, Texas. The meat packer has recalled nearly 12 tons of beef trimmings products due to possible E. coli contamination.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says a brand of sausage is being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. The recall covers four sausage products in various packages.
A new review from the University of California finds that the performance and health of food-producing animals consuming genetically engineered feed has been comparable to that of animals consuming non-GE feed.
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene released a report that says the chicken Marsala served at a buffet lunch in April at the 2014 Food Safety Summit in Baltimore caused a gastroenteritis outbreak that sickened 216 attendees.
Regulators are proposing heavy restrictions — but not an all-out ban — on chlorpyrifos, used to treat crops like grapes and almonds. The pesticide, in use since 1965, has sickened dozens of farmworkers in recent years.
Two women were stabbed — one of them killed — at Vaughan Foods' distribution center in suburban Oklahoma City. The suspect was said to be an "angry employee."
Foster Farms is recalling approximately 39,747 pounds of frozen pre-cooked chicken products. The chicken products were produced on Aug. 5 and shipped from the company's plant in Farmerville, Louisiana to warehouse locations in various states.
The company revealed its plans to invest about $30 million to transform two historic buildings into the production facility and tourist attraction along a stretch of downtown Louisville that was known as "Whiskey Row" from the city's liquor-making heyday.
Backed by research at the Rambam Health Care Campus and the Technion medical faculty in Haifa, Israel, the new "WakeUp® post-lunch waker" daily beverage helps alleviate after-lunch fatigue.
NutraSweet says it will no longer make the artificial sweetener aspartame as a result of foreign competition. The privately held company expects to shut down a major portion of the plant by year-end as a result.
Sport Beans Energizing Jelly Beans adds two new flavors to their line-up: Juicy Pear and Green Apple. The additions expand the flavor offering of the world's first sports performance jelly beans designed for the endurance athlete.
The 53-foot trailer, dripping with rancid juices of rotting chicken, was discovered near the Flying J Truck Stop west of Missoula, Montana. The 35,000 pounds of chicken were worth $80,000.
When you think of beer, which countries come to mind? With Oktoberfest drawing near, Retale decided to take a closer look. Enjoy an interactive spin around the globe to see the top 50 beer-drinking countries.
Entrepreneurial companies are already making snacks and ingredients from bugs, presenting them in attractive and convenient ways by targeting lifestyle consumers — the niche of people who kick off new trends that often eventually become mass-market.
A Michigan university has plans to launch a new program trained to teach students "fermentation science." Behind the growth in demand for high-end beer is a long-running fascination with the brewing process, one of the oldest forms of human food processing.
An Ohio man, Zack Brown, who jokingly asked for $10 on Kickstarter for his first attempt to make potato salad, ended up raising $55,000. Now, he is making good on his promise and throwing a huge party: PotatoStock 2014.
Food Manufacturing's Sales Manager Kevin Ward recently presented "Media Strategies for Today's Complicated Market" at the Food Processing Suppliers Association in Milwaukee. Ward's presentation provided deep insight into the changing dynamics of communication options amongst food and beverage manufacturers.
The general purpose automation valve is designed for directional control and piloting applications requiring compact size, high flow capability and energy savings.
The Treasury Department announced new regulations aimed at making these so-called inversion deals less lucrative. In a typical deal, an American company buys a foreign firm based in a country with a lower tax rate, then moves its headquarters overseas.