The growing organic produce industry may soon have a new way to ensure the safety of fresh fruits. Scientists have shown that ultraviolet C (UVC) light is effective against foodborne pathogens on the surface of certain fruits.
Are you eating too much added sugar? The nutrition facts label may one day help figure that out...
Move over sweet and salty: Researchers say we have a distinct and basic taste for fat, too.
Companies would not have to disclose whether their food products contain genetically modified...
Ten thousand years ago, a golden grain got naked, brought people together and grew to become one of the top agricultural commodities on the planet. Now, researchers have found that just a single letter change in the genetic script of corn's ancestor, teosinte, helped make it all possible.
A coffeehouse cappuccino or a fast-food latte? If you're one of the cool people, you'll opt for the java shop on the corner, of course. That's according to a researcher who has codified the "cool" factor of coffee shops with a state-by-state Cool Place Index.
A milk cap developed by scientists at the Univ. of Calif., Berkeley, and National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan demonstrates the potential of 3D printing for creating electronics.
Growing attracts investors, employees, and customers. Everyone wants to join a winning team. Growth-oriented businesses leverage fixed costs more efficiently, which increases their financial viability. So, how do you grow?
Chicken, turkey and pork sold in grocery stores harbors disease-causing bacteria known as Klebsiella pneumoniae, according to a new study.
Despite health claims for gluten-free eating, new research shows there is no evidence indicating the general public would be better off avoiding gluten.
Under the new measure, food products imported from Japan must carry prefecture-specific labels of origin, and some food products from certain prefectures must carry documents proving they passed radiation checks.
SuperValu says it is considering spinning off its discount grocer Save-A-Lot into a separate publicly traded company as competition in the industry intensifies.
The Food and Drug Administration is banning imports of some fresh cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, after a government investigation found human feces and toilet paper in growing fields there.
Specialty ingredients manufacturer Cereal Ingredients Inc. plants to invest $12 million to expand its operations in eastern Kansas.
A recent report suggests that the percentage of men serving as the primary household grocery shopper doubled over the past two decades.
A new study released just days after the U.S. House passed a bill that would prevent states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods reveals that GMO labeling would not act as warning labels and scare consumers away from buying products with GMO ingredients.
Much like mass produced foods filled with ingredients no one can understand, “Junk Food” IT can make a company sick and sluggish.
New York's Wage Board on Monday finalized its recommendation endorsing a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers in chain restaurants.
Nutritional bars are a handy way for consumers to stop eating three meals a day at set times and to start consuming smaller portions of food throughout the day, whether they are on the go or at home.
A state advisory committee will spend $80,000 over the next two years to promote the state's wineries and help researchers find hardier grapes to make better North Dakota wines.
Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Oklahoma State University recently debuted a genetically engineered peanut with a longer shelf life and greater resistance to disease.
The cows haven't moved into the new Kentland Farm dairy science production facility yet, but plenty of people showed up on July 17 to see the new home of Virginia Tech's milking herd.
The American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment.
Ozark Beer Co. is expanding, adding new equipment that will allow it to brew 50 percent more beer. But Ozark Beer isn't alone; Several breweries in northwest Arkansas are making various moves to meet what they say is steadily growing demand.