Children continue to work in hazardous conditions on farms that supply cocoa to Nestle in Ivory Coast, the world's largest cocoa producer, but the multinational company is taking concrete steps to root out the practice, a labor organization said Friday.
The USDA and leading hunger prevention groups announce the 13 organizations in 12 states chosen as No Kid Hungry Allies to connect kids to federal nutrition programs across the country.
South Korean officials reported the worst drought in more than a century in some areas after nearly two months without significant rainfall, raising worries about damage to crops and a dangerous drop in water levels at the nation’s reservoirs.
The contamination problems with China's dairy industry have sent people over the border into Hong Kong to buy milk powder for their babies, and have been reported in the usually tightly controlled state media.
Hillshire Brands Inc. is set to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday after spinning off from Sara Lee Corp.
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA agreed Friday to buy the half of Corona maker Grupo Modelo it doesn't already own for $20.1 billion in cash, in a deal that will greatly increase the size and dominance of the world's largest brewer.
Constellation Brands is buying the remaining 50 percent stake of Crown Imports LLC that it doesn't already own from Anheuser-Busch for $1.85 billion, giving it more U.S. control over Corona beers and other breweries.
A group of Martha's Vineyard fishermen on Tuesday dropped a lawsuit aimed at derailing the planned Cape Wind offshore wind farm, saying they will instead work with the developers on ways to co-exist.
Michigan's apple crop will be about 90 percent smaller than usual this year because of spring weather damage. The Michigan Apple Committee says it's the biggest apple crop loss since the 1940s.
Record numbers of a once-waning population of sockeye salmon have been returning to the Northwest's Columbia Basin this summer, with thousands more crossing the river's dams in a single day than the total numbers seen in some previous years.
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today launched a new public education campaign called ”A World Without Food Science” that will aim to generate greater awareness of the role food science plays in ensuring a nutritious, safe and abundant food supply.
A quarterly revenue shortfall and a disappointing outlook for the year led several analysts to trim their outlooks for General Mills Inc. early Thursday.
The global demand for organic foods and beverages has been steadily increasing over the last decade. Growing awareness regarding health benefits as well as the adverse effects of pesticide residues have been the key factors behind this growth.
As a precautionary measure, Banner Mountain Sprouts is voluntarily recalling organic sprouts because they may be contaminated with salmonella.
Shares of Malaysian palm oil giant Felda soared as much as 20 percent in their first day of trading Thursday, overcoming weakness in global stock markets after the company completed the world's biggest IPO this year after Facebook.
Hillshire Brands Co. is set make its debut as a public company Friday after spinning off from Sara Lee Corp., and speculation about it being an acquisition target is already under way.
A state board on Wednesday approved a compromise plan to raise the fee for brand inspections that are designed to prevent theft of cattle and horses in western South Dakota.
West Virginia is scheduled to shave another percentage point off the sales tax on groceries July 1. This latest cut will reduce the so-called food tax to one penny per dollar spent.
Ontario's Conestoga College Institute of Food Processing Technology (IFPT) features a "de-panning cupcakes" machine that was developed by students working with an Ontario food company.