The New Mexico attorney general lacks jurisdiction and is trying to bolster his bid for governor with a lawsuit to block the opening of a horse slaughterhouse in Roswell, Valley Meat Co. attorney Blair Dunn argued in a 173-page court filing.
Darden Restaurants, the parent company of Red Lobster and Olive Garden, not only has endless shrimp, but also endless problems. The company recently announced that it may spin off or sell its famous seafood chain. Darden says it recently has opened too many restaurants.
There's a lot of conversation about traditional agriculture practices recently and much of it is critical. Now, the industry is trying to push farmers and businesses to fight back, connecting with those consumers through social media and outreach.
McDonald's Corp. has shut down a website intended to provide employees with work and life guidance after it generated negative publicity for the fast-food company. It has been criticized for offering advice that was out of touch with its workers' pay.
Whether right on or nutritionally wrong, dietitians identified 14 diet, nutrition and food trends that will make headlines, influence food-purchasing decisions and shape Americans' waistlines in 2014. Anti-wheat sentiment, ancient grains and kale are in.
Probabilistic Risk Informed Analysis (PRIA) was originally developed for the nuclear power sector in the 1970s. More recently, PRIA has been employed in assessing the risks and effects of chemical and biological terrorism. Now PRIA is modeling the effects of salmonella contamination in poultry processing.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a Kapolei, Hawaii company is expanding its recall of frozen chicken products. Palama Holdings is expanding its recall to nearly 25,000 pounds because of possible improper storage temperature during distribution.
This Mississippi River city is proud of its barbecue, its fried chicken, its stereotypical soul food. When told that there's a place in Memphis that makes standout Koreanfood like soups and noodle dishes with meat and seafood, some may scoff.
A fire has shut down operations at Cargill's beef packing plant in Dodge City. There were no injuries in the fire Monday night at the southwest Kansas facility, but 1,000 employees were evacuated. Flames damaged the roof in one part of the plant.
During a mad cow scare in the U.S., regulators relied on the odds that a large-scale disaster would be extremely unlikely. Safeguards have tightened some since then, but the cattle industry has successfully resisted a national identification system and testing of all cattle.
The USDA says a Kapolei company is recalling about 3,600 pounds of raw, frozen, marinated chicken products. The department's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Palama Holdings is recalling 10-pound boxes of May's Hawaiian style boneless and skinless teriyaki chicken thighs.
The Epicurean Hotel, a $35 million, 137-room hotel, opened Tuesday. The entire concept revolves around food: there's an 80-seat restaurant, patisserie, culinary theater, wine store, rooftop bar and cooking classes in a theater reminiscent of Food Network.
New Mexico's top prosecutor filed a lawsuit Thursday in an attempt to block a planned horse slaughter plant from opening in less than two weeks. A U.S. appeals court rolled back a court order that had kept Valley Meat Co. from starting operations before.
A Northern California company is recalling 740 pounds of sausage products because they may be contaminated with dangerous toxins. The water level in the product may have been high enough to allow for the production of Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin.
The Food and Drug Administration will delay sweeping food safety rules proposed earlier this year and revise them to better accommodate farmers and businesses who would be affected. The FDA says it wants to make sure the rules are practical for farmers.
Americans eat about 160 million servings of chicken every single day, and 99.99 percent of those servings are consumed safely, according to the National Chicken Council. The council rebutted a Consumer Reports study on the safety of retail chicken.
A Morgan Stanley analyst says growth has solidly resumed among casual restaurants, ending an extended period of contraction. The report says consumer preference is shifting toward casual and quick-service chains as they adjust to modest spending habits.
With just one week to go until Christmas, Americans are already preparing for their holiday meal, according to a recent survey by HoneyBaked. It found that, on average, Americans begin gathering supplies and ingredients seven days in advance of the meal.
It was a year of culinary comebacks. Wonder bread, Twinkies and a host of other Hostess Brands goodies were relaunched by new owners after disappearing in 2012 when the company went out of business. One thing that won't be coming back? Artificial trans fats.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has recommended that Tyson Foods pay a $147,000 fine because of several serious workplace violations, including one that led to a worker's hand being severed at the company's Hutchinson plant.
A lawyer for ABC asked a circuit judge to throw out a defamation lawsuit related to its coverage of a meat product called lean, finely textured beef, which critics have dubbed "pink slime." Circuit Judge Cheryle Gering said she'll issue a written ruling at later date.
David Rains, of Rains Natural Meats of Gallatin, said Tuesday he has seven horses at its property for slaughter, but is still waiting for an inspection by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service before beginning work.
Many consumers who buy organic products do not want synthetic antimicrobials or antioxidants added to their foods. A study in the Journal of Food Science showed that extracts from pecan shells may be effective at protecting meats, such as chicken from listeria growth.