The registration renewal requirement was established by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in 2011 and requires that food facilities renew their FDA registrations between October 1 and December 31 of every even-numbered year.
Colorado is issuing licenses for 46 more pot shops, in addition to about 200 already in place. Colorado is also licensing 37 more growing facilities and 13 new product manufacturers who make marijuana-infused products. The expansion means pot prices for consumers could soon drop.
A cluster of 100-foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack. Crews are installing rolls of vinyl wrap spelling out Labatt Blue on six silos at the former GLF grain mill operation near the city's Lake Erie waterfront.
Americans don't normally think about food policy when they vote. A group of food advocates is trying to figure out how to change that. They're putting organizational effort into elections for the first time.
China's appetite for Western-style wines has boomed in the past two decades, though the favorite still is red, a color associated with health and good luck. Moet Hennessy has launched the first foreign-owned Chinese winery devoted to sparkling wine.
The Minneapolis company that owns Betty Crocker and Green Giant brands said in a regulatory filing that the 700 to 800 job cuts will take place mostly in the U.S. This is the second time General Mills has trimmed its workforce in a month.
The 91-year-old billionaire owner of Dole Food Co. said Tuesday he is committing $15 million a year in perpetuity to sustain a North Carolina research institute named after him devoted to improving human health through scientifically honed nutrition.
The Iowa attorney general's office says a lawsuit alleging whiskey maker Templeton Rye misled consumers can proceed. The proposed class-action lawsuit was filed in Illinois by a Chicago law firm on behalf of consumers in the country who have purchased a bottle of Templeton Rye.
A 30-year-old Oklahoma man was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the gruesome beheading of a Vaughan Foods worker, authorities said. Alton Nolen faces murder and assault charges in connection with the death of a 54-year-old woman.
iGPS Logistics and Nestle Waters' North America have announced an agreement to introduce iGPS pallets as the shipping platform for Poland Spring brand natural spring water to customers throughout the North East.
Major trends in the category of branded refrigerated meals and meats products are centered on making products more convenient, healthier and more creative or original in their approach to flavors and ingredients, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts.
The Hawaii Department of Health fined a Honolulu noodle restaurant for breaking food safety rules and for taking down a sign that stated the violations. Officials say a restaurant manager removed the sign for a weekend.
Hawaii's Fifth Annual Rice Festival is claiming a world record for a popular Hawaii dish, after putting together a massive bowl of 600 pounds of rice, 200 pounds of ground beef, 300 scrambled eggs and 200 pounds of gravy. That's some serious loco moco!
HoneyBaked is already gearing up for the holiday season. The company is preparing for the annual rush on its signature Honey Baked Hams, Turkey Breasts and other products by providing part-time jobs for more than 10,000 people.
To mark the 50th Anniversary of Ruiz Foods, Reiser participated in the celebration in Denison, Texas by gifting them a Vemag DP3. Ruiz Foods purchased their 100th Vemag earlier this year, and Reiser made good on their promise of "Buy 100 Vemags and then get one free."
Shoppers say they are spending one in four of their food dollars on specialty food, up from one in five in 2013. Their top picks? Chocolate, olive oil and cheese are purchased most but tea is gaining, making it into the top 10 specialty foods consumers report buying this year.
Cumberland Farms' recent survey asked consumers what they would be willing to do or give up in order to get their daily coffee fix. The surprising results include giving up booze rather than giving up coffee.
The American Bakers Association urged the Senate to continue its oversight of the freight rail shipping crisis. Bakers have struggled to receive flour shipments in a timely fashion, which is a major concern for the baking industry.
Leading futurists from the Institute of Food Technologists believe that in the year 2050, the food on consumers' plates will be tailored to meet their specific health needs.
The Swiss-based food and drink company Nestle SA is selling two baby food brands in Germany to an investor consortium for an undisclosed sum. The company says it plans to concentrate its baby food business in Germany and Austria.