The hundreds of vast, flooded rice paddies that cover miles of interior northern California may seem like an unlikely safe haven for shorebirds, but changes occurring in the state's rice country may help improve the outlook for dozens of species in decline in recent decades.
Dole Fresh Vegetables is voluntarily recalling 1,077 cases of bagged salads due to a possible risk from Listeria.
Vanilla is the most popular ice cream flavor, premium ice cream is the best-selling type of ice cream and frozen yogurt is resurging in popularity among Americans.
Edy's Grand Ice Cream says it expects to spend $1.5 million on the project that will include new entrances, a renovated 2,000-square-foot cafeteria, men's and women's locker rooms, meeting rooms and office space.
Supporters of an initiative that privatized liquor sales in Washington state have filed a lawsuit challenging the state's rules for implementing it, claiming that liquor regulators circumvented the measure by arbitrarily restricting wholesale distribution and pricing of wine and spirits.
Octopus and whelk, a kind of marine snail, were chosen for the initial shipments because testing for radioactive cesium consistently measured no detectable amounts, according to the Fukushima Prefectural fishing cooperative.
Locked-out union employees at American Crystal Sugar Co. rejected the company's contract proposal a third time Saturday in a nearly 11-month dispute that focuses on seniority and job security.
An Iowa hog farmer who admitted defrauding a bank out of millions of dollars has been given eight years in a federal prison.
The first fishing catch from Japan’s Fukushima coastline since last year’s nuclear disaster went on sale Monday, but was limited to octopus and marine snails because of persisting fears about radiation.
The nonprofit National Urban League and meat processor Tyson Foods Inc. are starting a yearlong program to alleviate hunger for about 19,000 people in three Mississippi counties.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says flood water can contain numerous contaminants, so growers and gardeners in flood-impacted areas are urged to carefully assess the status of their fruits and vegetables.
“The bill supports fruits and vegetables in ways that will boost consumption and help provide healthful options to Americans — through block grants, nutrition programs and pest and disease research," said Tom Stenzel, United Fresh president and CEO.
Leasa Industries Co., Inc. is recalling 433 cases of LEASA Living Alfalfa Sprouts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Russell Stover Candies has agreed to pay $585,000 to settle alleged violations of the federal Clean Water Act at its facility in the east-central Kansas town of Iola.
The top five food trends for 2012 have been picked by a panel of trendspotters at the 58th Summer Fancy Food Show in Washington, D.C.
Ethox Chemicals, LLC has filed a lawsuit against The Coca-Cola Company in U.S. Federal District Court in South Carolina for misappropriation of technology, including a new molecule that Ethox says may revolutionize beverage packaging.
The Massachusetts Beverage Association and the Massachusetts Food Association today announced they will launch a two-year initiative aimed at increasing recycling in Massachusetts communities.
Celebrity baker Duff Goldman, the Food Network's "Ace of Cakes," on Thursday opens Duff's Cakemix, a make-your-own-cake shop next to his Los Angeles bakery Charm City Cakes West, where novices and experts alike can dabble in fondant, cake tattoos and airbrushed designs.
Allowing grocery stores in Oklahoma's largest counties to sell wine would create a new convenience for people who now must buy it at tightly regulated package liquor stores, an attorney for supporters of the proposal told the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Thursday.
Towns in several states are adopting local ordinances that exempt farmers from state and federal regulations if they sell their products directly to consumers, despite warnings that the ordinances are invalid.