Despite earlier concerns about a potential increase in heart disease risk associated with drinking coffee, a recent meta-analysis of 36 studies showed that moderate coffee consumption was associated with a decreased risk of heart disease.
Jack Daniel's maker Brown-Forman Corp. said Wednesday that its third-quarter profit rose 5 percent, led by strong demand for its pricier American whiskeys and broad sales growth in the U.S. and overseas.
The famous ice cream kings Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry's declared in an interview with HuffPost Live that they would be open to making and marketing a marijuana-infused flavor where weed is legal.
New guidelines from the World Health Organization say the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their sugar intake to just 5 to 10 percent of their overall calories.
McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST.
Despite widespread support in Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Legislature, one Minnesota Republican harshly criticized the proposed law and invited affected companies to consider moving across the Mississippi River.
Cuba spends roughly $2 billion a year to import about 80 percent of its food and a long-standing humanitarian exception to the trade embargo allows U.S. farmers to fill some of that demand. After years of declining sales, mostly Republican states sold nearly $300 million of food to the island last year, primarily frozen chicken and soybean products
The American Chemistry Council announced an ad campaign highlighting recent evaluations of bisphenol A as "safe." The ads urge readers to "listen to science" on BPA, a synthetic compound found in many plastics.
The family of a cleaning worker who was killed when he fell into a running industrial meat blender at an Oregon plant is suing the meat distributor for $5 million. The lawsuit filed last week accused Interstate Meat Distributors of failing to follow safety procedures.
Popeyes CEO Cheryl Bachelder addresses a number of topics about her company and the fast-food industry in a wide-ranging Q&A with The Associated Press.
Agriculture contributed an estimated $37.6 billion to New York's economy by 2012, an increase of more than 22 percent over the previous five years, but the number of farms declined slightly, according to the state comptroller. Milk was the largest commodity, with $2.4 billion in sales, followed by grains, peas and beans at $856 million, the report said.
Children of recently separated or divorced families are likelier to drink sugar-sweetened beverages than children in families where the parents are married, putting them at higher risk for obesity later in life, according to a new study.
Genetically modified corn is steadily gaining prominence in the U.S. grain market, while China has lifted one of its ban on imports of modified seeds. Now, agribusiness companies also have high hopes for introducing modified corn in India.
In a recent report, more than 1,000 school employees were surveyed on the effects that hunger can have on children. Nearly 76 percent of educators say they believe breakfast served as part of the school day could be an easy solution.
U.S. factories expanded last month at their weakest pace in a year, with orders, hiring and production all growing more slowly.
A new study shows that movie-goers watching tearjerkers ate between 28 to 55 percent more popcorn both in the lab and in a mall theater. But research also says sad movies lead people to eat more of any healthy food that's in front of them.
Helping vets transition into the workforce is something that is near and dear to my heart, as my boyfriend will soon be getting out of the military after serving five years in the U.S. Marine Corps. They don't know where to start or how their military skills can translate into the workforce.
The U.S. Labor Department highlighted millwrights, industrial machinery mechanics and machinery maintenance workers on a recent list of "10 Good Jobs that Don’t Need a Degree." The agency expects those jobs to grow by 17 percent through 2022 and that prospects for qualified applicants "should be very good.”
The European Union is giving member states the power to ban the cultivation of genetically-modified crops even if they have been approved by the bloc's food safety authority.
University researchers in Italy said candy producers should set recommended limits on daily consumption of licorice after a local boy developed seizures.