Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack pushed Monday for Congress to act on a farm bill that would reinstate expired disaster assistance programs for farmers experiencing the worst drought in nearly seven decades.
The fast food giant is starting to show signs of wear and tear from global economic pressures, intensifying competition and penny-pinching customers who are eating out less often in some hard-hit regions around the world.
The soda giant says it struck a multiyear deal with the National Football League to sponsor the big game's musical performance.
The primary backer of a proposed horse slaughtering operation in western Missouri said she isn't giving up, even though plans have stalled because of legal problems surrounding the plant that was to be used for the business.
Indians have grown increasingly desperate waiting for the long-delayed monsoon, the annual rains that replenish rivers and quench crops to keep this agricultural nation of 1.2 billion fed through the year.
Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., which bottles the soda company's products in Europe, said Monday that its second-quarter net income fell 17 percent as sales volume declined and the dollar strengthened.
Department of Justice officials announced Friday the convictions of multiple defendants on felony charges related to fishing operations that took more oysters from the Delaware Bay than allowed.
Peet's Coffee & Tea is being taken private by a German conglomerate for approximately $977.6 million.
Advocates on both sides of the New York City proposal to limit the size of soda and other sugary drinks in eateries are facing off a day before public hearings.
A cancer-causing toxin linked to mildewed cattle feed has been found in baby formula in China, an official said Monday, the latest quality problem to plague the nation's dairy industry since a 2008 tainted formula scandal that caused six babies' deaths.
Americans increasingly want more ethnic foods and ingredients in their diets, many of which offer unique flavor and texture, and a variety of health benefits.
Flowers Foods Inc., maker of Nature's Own bread, Tastykake treats and other baked goods, has completed its $370 million acquisition of Lepage Bakeries Inc.
The FDA is warning people not to eat raw or partially cooked shellfish harvested from New York's Oyster Bay Harbor because they have been linked to cases of foodborne illness in several states.
In recent years, accounts of bright blue, orange, yellow, calico, white and even split lobsters — one color on one side, another on the other — have jumped, leading scientists to ask why they're getting more reports of rare-colored lobsters showing up in fishermen's traps.
A widespread drought that's forcing ranchers to sell off animals has helped shrink the nation's cattle herd to its smallest number in at least four decades.
Hannaford Supermarkets is alerting consumers that Cargill Beef is voluntarily recalling 29,339 pounds of ground beef that may contain salmonella.
Scientists are seeing a boom in the number of blue, orange, yellow and calico-colored lobsters in the past two years, leading them to ask why they're getting more reports of rare-colored lobsters showing up in fishermen's traps.
Smithfield Foods Inc. said that it will refinance its debt with a $650 million public offering of senior notes.
Burger King says three workers were fired after a photo posted online appeared to show an employee stepping on lettuce in bins at a northeast Ohio restaurant.