Korean Farm Inc., a Santa Fe Springs, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 14,610 pounds of chicken stew products produced in the Republic of Korea that were not presented at the U.S. point of entry for inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
Scientists from IBM Research and Mars, Incorporated this week established the “Consortium for...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Washington Beef...
Numerous industry groups and manufacturers have taken issue with a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate the use of 15 chemicals. The groups argue those chemicals have been used by manufacturers for decades.
Despite the prevalence of pizza on kids' menus, there is a war brewing. The nationwide shift towards health and wellness has put an unflattering spotlight on these circular receptacles of cheesy deliciousness. And with good reason.
The price declines of both oil and agri commodities will contribute to lower costs for food production, and in the current global macro-economic climate, Rabobank expects this will eventually lead to lower consumer food prices.
Like organic products before them, locally produced foods are stepping out of the shadow of their once "quirky niche" designation to claim a much more prominent — and permanent — place in the U.S. food and beverage retail-scape.
Kevin Yu is the founder of SideChef, a cooking app that supplements recipes with social media. It's one of many apps that offer recipes, step-by-step videos, measurement conversion, timers, shopping lists and other elements meant to simplify our lives in the kitchen.
The USDA is revising the grading standards for maple syrup to match international standards so that consumers have a better understanding of what they are buying. The move comes in response to petition from the International Maple Syrup Institute.
Coating the mouth with BPA-containing food, like soup, does not lead to higher than expected levels of BPA in blood, a new study in Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology shows. The study authors conclude that oral exposure does not create a risk for high exposures.
The U.S. is in the process of establishing its own changes to labeling laws. While the the FDA and European labels are different, both are focused on better legibility, more comprehensive information, and specific nutrient information (fats and added sugars, etc.).
As a result of ingredient innovation, enhanced ingredient understanding and recent and proposed regulatory changes, functional food marketers are now able to target a wider range of consumers and their more diverse and pressing nutritional and health needs in 2015.
Reasons for the trend are apparent in a new national survey of 5,900 Americans released in November by the American Humane Association showing overwhelming popular support for the humane treatment of farm animals and humanely raised foods.
From agriculture to production, innovations in the food world often start with technology. Where better to find a mass of these innovative ideas than in the epicenter of entrepreneurs and tech startups: Silicon Valley.
Some commercial fishermen have won a temporary court order blocking Pacific Seafood Group from taking over Westport, Washington-based Ocean Gold Seafoods. The fishermen fear the acquisition would give Pacific Seafood monopoly power in the fish market.
A few months ago, the mega food chain began rolling out videos as part of a “Our Foods. Your Questions” marketing push that cleverly showcases former “MythBusters” co-host, Grant Imahara, doing some myth-busting about how their food is made.
More than 60 million people in low-income nations rely on inland fisheries for their livelihood, which has left the inland fishery industry a poor competitor for water against agriculture, energy, commercial development and industry.
Cascade Locks City Council voted to seek the Oregon Water Resources Department's permission to swap a portion of its well water right for .5 cubic feet per second of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's right to draw 10 cubic feet per second from Oxbow Springs.
Cadbury chocolate fans in the U.S. are up in arms about how these British treats will no longer be available across the pond. Hershey's says the chocolate that Cadbury is making for the U.S. market is "too similar" to its own confectionery products.
A proposed Illinois law would ban the sale of powdered alcohol before it hits store shelves. The bill defines powdered alcohol as "any powder or crystalline substance containing alcohol produced for human consumption."
Livestock producers in the Midwest and vegetable growers in the Sun Belt alike are reaping the immediate benefits. And with average retail gas prices for 2015 forecast to be about $1 lower than last year, farmers this spring may end up planting more energy-intensive crops.
A new report from the Hop Growers of America shows a 10 percent increase in acres harvested between 2013 and 2014. The thirst for craft beer helped hop growers produce their largest crop of hops in five years.
For the first time in several years, all varieties of apples from the United States will go on sale in China. A deal was reached between officials for the U.S. and Chinese governments to grant access to all U.S. apple varieties.
The Japanese yen has weakened over the past year to about 117 yen to the dollar compared with about 100 yen in early 2014. That raises the value of Japan's exports in yen terms. But it also pushes up costs for imports of fuel and food.
It's difficult to anticipate the next shift in consumers' preferences and needs, but operators can count on one thing heading into 2015: Consumers will expect more from their brands, especially in the areas of technological amenities and food quality.
Lawmakers will consider whether to ban powdered alcohol before the product arrives in stores amid worries that its convenience will make it easy to sneak into schools and sporting events. The product called "Palcohol" is an ounce of rum or vodka in powdered form.
As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk. The association says it needs to act because attitudes about milk are deteriorating rapidly.
Hundreds of turkeys at a central California ranch are being killed to prevent the spread of avian influenza. Federal officials say they found the commercial turkey flock at Foster Farms' Stanislaus County facility to be infected with the H5N8 strain.
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