New Mexico has its own trademark and certification program to protect the reputation and integrity of its signature crop: chile. The governor said consumers shouldn't have to wonder whether they're getting real New Mexico-grown chile.
After much criticism in some circles, and natural-food advocates pointing to animal studies that suggest it causes gastrointestinal inflammation, WhiteWave Foods is removing carrageenan from its Horizon milks and Silk beverages within the next two years.
A New York company is recalling some of its peanut and almond butters for possible salmonella contamination after it learned of the risk from a routine FDA testing. Among the brand names being recalled are Arrowhead Mills and MaraNatha almond and peanut butters.
Heineken NV reported its first half earnings with a small drop in both revenue and profits. Sales were down 1.4 percent to 1.2 billion euros, which Heineken, the largest brewer by sales in Europe, said was due to the strong euro.
Virginia's seven different oyster regions produce the largest amount of wild-caught and farm-raised oysters in the U.S. Last year, the state's harvest increased 25 percent to more than 500,000 bushels and a dockside value of more than $22 million.
Former Providence, Rhode Island Mayor Buddy Cianci's face beams from the label of his Mayor's Own Marinara Sauce, which also promises that sales are "Benefiting Providence School Children" and have helped hundreds of students attend college. But in recent years, no money from the sauce's sales has been donated to Cianci's charity scholarship fund, The Associated Press has learned.
Cumberland County Commissioners now know that dozens of their constituents oppose a proposed $113 million chicken processing plant in the area.
Drastic differences in eating habits exist between college students and the general population, especially when it comes to caffeine and ordering hours.
A defense attorney on Tuesday grilled a key prosecution witness in the trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak.
Oscar Mayer is introducing a line of deli meats that add spice and flavor to everyday lunches for the entire family. The brand is launching the Old World Style line with four distinct flavors, including Classic Salami, Cracked Black Pepper Salami, Classic Pepperoni and Turkey Pepperoni.
The world's biggest hamburger chain is partnering with Kraft Foods to manufacture and distribute the bags of McCafe ground and whole bean coffee, as well as single-cup pods that can be used in at-home coffee machines.
For July, the 0.4 percent rise in food costs was the fifth increase of that size or higher in the last six months. Food prices have been pushed higher by adverse weather conditions including a severe drought in California.
Cargill's Plymouth Food Innovation Center offers retail and food service customers full access to state-of-the-art research equipment and the collective know-how of its food scientists.
A representative of the state health agency SSI said the deceased person had bacteria similar to those of people who have died since June. Since September, at least 24 cases of listeriosis have been traced to a small meat producer in suburban Copenhagen that was ordered closed Aug. 11.
The police agency investigating how an industrial cleaning solution ended up in a woman's iced tea at a Utah restaurant, badly burning her throat, is forwarding its findings to prosecutors to determine if anyone should be charged.
Prosecutors allege the owners of Rancho Feeding Corp. schemed with employees to slaughter about 79 cows with skin cancer of the eye rather than stopping plant operations during inspector lunch breaks.
Inspired by the thriving discovery/variety pack trend in the craft beer sector, DRY Soda's Discovery Pack is the first in the rapidly growing craft soda industry — which is now the primary revenue driver growing the larger carbonated soft drink category.
Already the largest distributor of specialty food products and the second-largest distributor of natural food products in North America, KeHE will now employ over 4,000 employees, operate 14 warehouses, distribute to over 35,000 store doors weekly and export to 32 countries.
The 67-year-old woman, who had been in critical condition since Aug. 10, was upgraded to serious condition Sunday. Authorities said a restaurant employee unintentionally put the heavy-duty cleaner in a sugar bag, and a worker later mistakenly mixed it into the iced tea dispenser.
According to market research publisher Packaged Facts, 42% of consumers have purchased at least one food gift for others in the past 12 months. An even larger percentage (47%), purchased at least one for themselves.