Companies faced with food tampering need to make sure they remain sensitive to their customers’ cultural views before trying to assign blame when responding, according to a new study.
The new 100,000 Scovilles Naga Chilli Vodka, an infusion of vodka and Naga Jolokia chilies, features a warning label indicating “extreme heat.”
Hostess Brands Inc. on Friday named a new CEO to steer the company through its Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.
Proposed new regulations dealing with how some industrial facilities in Georgia deal with storm water are causing concern for officials in Georgia's poultry industry.
PepsiCo may be lining up a potential successor to CEO Indra Nooyi, naming a former executive to head its biggest moneymaking unit Monday and also naming an insider as its president.
Negative publicity about the company's process and the use of the compound ammonium hydroxide, a critical component of the process, is at the heart of Beef Products' recent challenges.
Federal prosecutors in New York have charged a noted wine collector with trying to sell more than $1.3 million worth of counterfeit bottles.
Consumer price inflation declined to a 20-month low of 3.2 percent from January's 4.5 percent, data showed Friday. Inflation in politically sensitive food costs declined even more markedly, falling to 6.2 percent from the previous month's 10.5 percent.
Alcohol sales have plummeted in a tiny Nebraska town faulted for selling beer to members of an American Indian tribe plagued by alcoholism.
The owner of a Gallatin grain company is sentenced to six years in federal prison for a fraud that cost more than 100 northwest Missouri farmers an estimated $3 million.
A Zagat survey shows that Texans lead the nation in dining out with a statewide average of 3.8 meals per week, approximately 20 percent higher than the national average of 3.1.
Polish health authorities have ordered the withdrawal from the market of more than 230,000 kilograms (500,000 pounds) of pickles, bread and other food suspected of containing industrial salt, the latest development in a scandal raising fears about food safety.
The owners of Nebraska's only turkey processing plant expect to expand production and nearly double its current workforce of 50 in 2012.
Starbucks Corp. said Thursday that it will soon sell a single-cup coffee machine that lets people brew lattes and other coffee drinks at home.
Nearly 20 states control the retail or wholesale liquor business. Some, such as Iowa and West Virginia, have relinquished partial control in recent years, but Washington would be the first in that group to abandon the liquor business entirely.
Pacific Coast fishermen can start gearing up for what's expected to be the best salmon fishing season in years. Federal fishery managers are forecasting robust populations of chinook and coho salmon off the Pacific coast and in California and Oregon rivers.
Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. are changing the way they make the caramel coloring used in their sodas as a result of a California law that mandates drinks containing a certain level of carcinogens come with a cancer warning label.
Washington state begins the process of fully privatizing its alcoholic beverage business on Thursday when a public auction of state-run liquor stores opens online, marking a historic change for a state that has tightly controlled its booze since the end of Prohibition.
Smithfield Foods posted a 61 percent decline in third-quarter earnings Thursday on higher costs and charges related to the pork producer's share of a Spanish processed-meats company.