The Wisconsin Supreme Court says a rural town does not have the authority to impose tougher water quality standards on a livestock farm than the state requires.
Shares of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. rebounded in premarket trading Wednesday after a Chinese agency conceded that invalid testing led to erroneous reports that vanillin had been found in baby formula from companies including Mead Johnson.
Three people were treated for inhalation of ammonia vapors leaking from a Seattle-based fishing vessel as it was docked in Alaska's Dutch Harbor, responders said Sunday.
Wisconsin’s Supreme Court is set to rule Wednesday, July 11, 2012, in a closely watched case that pits Larson Acres Inc. against a small town that blames its water-pollution problems on manure generated by Mike Larson’s 2,900 cows. The case is the first to test a 2004 state law governing the expansion of livestock farm operations.
Shares of Central European Distribution Corp., a vodka producer based in Mt. Laurel, N.J., soared more than 33 percent after it announced that Russian financiers expect to buy a bigger stake of the company.
Some farmers believe the U.S. Labor Department was misguided in its attempts to protect children from farm accidents and are relieved the agency dropped its plans this spring and has promised not to take up the matter again.
Shareholders have approved The Coca-Cola Co.'s first stock split in 16 years. The Atlanta-based company announced the two-for-one split in April, citing its expectation to double revenue over this decade.
The Cass-Clay Creamery of Fargo, N.D., is voluntarily recalling some brands of peppermint bon bon-flavored ice cream because they may contain eggs that aren't listed on the label.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that if New Yorkers want to kill themselves with sugar — that's their right. That was the mayor's response Monday to a small, peaceful protest rally against a ban on big sodas on a sidewalk near City Hall Park — dubbed The Million Big Gulp March.
Whether you're traveling the interstate, looking for a sumptuous supper, or just want to get away from the kitchen this summer, Consumer Reports surveyed 47,565 diners to help find the best meals and best deals at 102 of the nation's biggest sit-down chain restaurants.
PepsiCo, Inc. and Theo Muller Group, the largest privately held dairy business in Germany, announced their U.S. joint venture, Muller Quaker Dairy, will enter the growing U.S. dairy market in mid-July with premium yogurt products.
PepsiCo Inc. has opened a new food manufacturing plant in China, its sixth food plant in the region in a move to strengthen its position in a growing market.
Campbell Soup Co. may face some credit rating downgrades as a result of its plans to acquire natural-food maker Bolthouse Farms.
Developers hoping to build an Asian carp processing plant in the Mississippi River town of Grafton could soon get help from taxpayers.
Shares of a number of food producers fell in trading Monday as concern grew about how corn costs may weigh on the companies.
Corn and soybean prices surged Monday after the latest government report showed a widespread drought in the middle of the country is hurting this year's crop.
The International Whaling Commission ended its annual meeting on Friday amid dissatisfaction from a variety of members, including Japan, which sought permission for coastal communities to carry out small-scale whaling.
The Smithfield, Va.-based company plans to open the Taste of Smithfield restaurant on Tuesday. Customers can buy salads and sandwiches made with Smithfield pork products as well as ribs and burgers.
Oceans' rising acid levels have emerged as one of the biggest threats to coral reefs, and the potential impact of all of this is huge because seafood is the primary source of protein for many people around the world.
The stabilization program will hamstring a growing dairy export business, discourage investment into processing facilities and ultimately hurt new or expanding dairy farms by limiting increased demand for more milk production, says the International Dairy Foods Association.