The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people is expected to rise slightly this year, clocking in at $49.41. That's 37 cents higher than in 2013. For that, you can blame dairy products, coffee and marshmallow-topped sweet potato casserole.
Traditionally, cooking is a bottom-up process where we take raw ingredients from nature, throw them together however we see fit, add some heat and consume. But advances in technology and changing attitudes toward the food we eat are breaking down that process even further.
By the time many children reach kindergarten they consume fewer nutrient-rich dairy foods than recommended by the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Further magnifying the problem, they increasingly turn to less nutritious beverage choices.
The Dairy Farmers of America, a cooperative owned by 13,000 dairy farmers, and a Chinese company say they are planning a $100 million plant in Kansas. The plant will produce up to 88,000 tons of milk powder a year.
After suing a small California company for calling its product "Just Mayo" because the product is made without eggs, it was discovered that Unilever had tweaked its website to make clear that some of its own products are "mayonnaise dressing," rather than mayonnaise.
Berner Food & Beverage is an Illinois-based contract manufacturer of private label and store brand beverages, cheese products and other dairy-based foods.
Michigan State University is recalling some cookie and ice cream products because malfunctioning equipment may have contaminated them with metal shavings. The products also were ordered pulled from store shelves. No injuries have been reported.
Cheese is not a part of the traditional Chinese cooking, but culinary tastes are changing. As outside foods creep their way into the country, people there are developing a taste for the Western favorite.
Wisconsin's love of beer and cheese will feature in ads that will run on websites geared toward entrepreneurs and investors. The ad campaign that launched this month is the third phase of a multi-year effort begun by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation in 2012.
Why does milk, of all beverages, get a pass in our efforts to reduce everyone's caloric intake? Why is it encouraged, when all others are shunned? Is it because you need the calcium? Is it because it makes your bones stronger?
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Chobani plans to open the Chobani Food Incubator, a first-of-its-kind program to invest in and cultivate emerging food entrepreneurs. The Incubator will invest in, support and scale young and growing companies inspired by Chobani's belief in making nutritious food.
Unilever is suing a California company that uses the word "Mayo" in its sandwich spread name, saying that federal regulators and dictionaries define mayonnaise as a spread that contains eggs. The suit claims false advertising for labeling its egg-free product "Just Mayo."
Dean Foods Co. shares soared Monday after the dairy company reported a much smaller loss than expected for its third quarter and projected a profit for the fourth quarter and a smaller loss than expected for the full year.
In response to increasing demand for lactose-free dairy products, Green Valley Organics is expanding its line with the introduction of the first real dairy, lactose-free cream cheese available in the U.S. market.
Japan's Agriculture and Livestock Industries Corporation is the state-trading enterprise that administers the country's manufacturing milk quotas and imports of dairy products under tariff rate quotas. IDFA believes that ALIC operates in a trade-distorting and inconsistent manner.
The cost of meat, fish and eggs is up by nearly 10 percent, but the overall cost of food is up just 3.1 percent. The annual cost-of-living adjustment affects payments to more than 70 million Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees.
Cooler weather doesn't always mean warmer foods. Ice cream is often an indulgence that many consumers enjoy year round. Reactions looks at the chemistry involved in making the treat creamy and sweet.
An upstate New York yogurt company says it's laying off more than 30 workers, an announcement made just as yogurt became the state's official snack.
Utah lawmakers don't want a raw milk-related bacterial outbreak that sickened 80 people and contributed to one death to shut down the fledgling raw-milk industry. The outbreak was traced to unpasteurized milk from a Weber County dairy.
Yogurt is now the official snack of New York, a distinction suggested by a fourth-grade class that's meant to celebrate the state's status as the nation's largest producer of the fermented milk product.
PBS Food ventures north to the land of Cheeseheads to discover exactly what is so special about Wisconsin cheese. What they find is a fascinating mix of strategic farming, homogenized cultures and immigration politics.
Chobani, America's Greek Yogurt brand, is putting a stake — or rather a spoon — in the ground with the launch of a national mission to #StopSadBreakfast, starting with the introduction of its protein-packed new product, Chobani Greek Yogurt Oats.
Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani, is giving $2 million to refugees displaced by the terrorist group ISIS.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration data show between 300,000 and 400,000 Illinoisans drink raw milk. Regulations are necessary to make raw milk safer for consumption, Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said.