The next phase of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) energy-efficiency lighting legislation went into effect on July 14, 2012 and requires all impacted lighting to be manufactured to be more energy-efficient.
CDC Software (CDC) and Consona Corporation (Consona), both enterprise application software (EAS) providers of on-premise and cloud technologies, today announced they have merged to form Aptean.
A new study found that farmers should be marketing more to female and older consumers because they are more likely to buy local products, and that farmers should promote local agriculture in their marketing messages.
Gill has been cross breeding cattle with more drought tolerant breeds that can withstand heat and droughts better. Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather.
Monster Beverage Corp. reported explosive growth in its second quarter as consumers downed more of its energy drinks, but its shares fell in after-hours trading Wednesday as the results missed analysts' expectations.
Dean Foods Co.'s shares skyrocketed Wednesday after it posted a better-than-expected second-quarter profit, raised its full-year guidance and announced the initial public offering of one of its subsidiaries.
Shares of Treehouse Foods Inc. fell Wednesday after the company cut its forecast for the year and said it was shutting down two plants in part because of declining soup sales.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by nearly 3,000 Filipino workers claiming injury from pesticide exposure while working for Dole Food Co.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is proposing a single approach to food inspection that will provide consistent and appropriate oversight across all regulated food commodities — either imported or produced domestically.
The owners of a nearly century-old ice cream plant are planning to shut it down, saying its age and location in downtown Salem, Ore., make it too difficult and costly to upgrade.
Prices for corn, wheat and soybeans continued their long march upward on Wednesday, pushed higher by a crippling drought across the Midwest.
Livestock farmers and ranchers seeing their feed costs rise because of the worst drought in a quarter-century are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol.
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says she is among a group of senators asking the Environmental Protection Agency to relax renewable fuel standards to require less corn.
PepsiCo Inc. will start selling its drinks in Myanmar, following the U.S. government's decision to suspend investment sanctions on the country for its democratic reforms.
A recent study suggests that most Canadians try to buy local products when they shop for groceries and are willing to pay a premium to put local food on their kitchen tables.
New Brunswick fishermen staged a protest outside the Canadian fisheries minister's office yesterday in their ongoing dispute over the import of lobsters from Maine, while a U.S. senator called on the province to ensure the smooth flow of goods across the border.
Market Pantry and Archer Farms Deli Salad lines at Target stores are being voluntarily recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria.
Potato chips are America's number one snack, according to the Snack Food Association's 2012 state of the industry report, and Americans spent $9 billion on them in 2010, 50 percent more than on the number two snack, tortilla chips.
Swiss food and drinks giant Nestle SA posted an 8.9 percent rise in first-half profits today, but predicted that the remainder of 2012 will be challenging and warned of a slowdown in its key U.S. market.