The EPA agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington. The buffers prohibit farmers from spraying on the ground within 60 feet of a salmon stream.
Pilgrim's Pride withdrew its proposal to acquire Hillshire Brands. Meat producer Tyson Foods Inc. won the bidding war for Hillshire Brands with a $7.75 billion offer. Tyson said the combination will help it expand its prepared food business.
This powder is a disinfectant proven to eliminate PEDv in controlled environments. Product is an EPA registered sanitizer that can either be dissolved in water and applied to the surfaces as a spray/foam, or the product can be used as a dry floor surface disinfectant applied to surfaces as a dry granule for slow release.
Salmonella express system is for the detection of Salmonella in raw ground beef, cooked breaded chicken nuggets, raw ground chicken, raw ground pork, pasteurized liquid whole egg, fresh shrimp, fresh spinach, dry pet food and stainless steel.
The Teamsters Union cautioned the Federal Trade Commission staff investigating Sysco's proposed acquisition of US Foods that a merger of the top two U.S. foodservice providers could limit competition and negatively affect consumers and food suppliers.
Former president of Trader Joe's, Doug Rauch, will open a new grocery store to this month that sells expired foods. Rauch said The Daily Table will offer fresh produce, perfectly good dairy and most other grocery store products at deep discounts.
Butterball's hatchery in Raeford, N.C. processes more than 300,000 turkey poults per week. Mercy For Animals has turned over its underwater camera evidence to local law enforcement, which is currently considering criminal animal cruelty charges.
The Marine Stewardship Council announced in Portland, Oregon, it has certified that 13 bottom-dwelling species collectively known as groundfish are harvested in an environmentally sustainable way. That applies to fish sold as red snapper, Dover sole and lingcod.
The software analyzes the detection signal and uses an algorithm to calculate the signal strength based on a function of time and amplitude. This can improve performance in certain applications, including large bags, by up to 40 percent.
Scientists raised two sets of fish: one outside the hatchery with a natural magnetic field, and one inside the hatchery, with a distorted field. Fish raised outside oriented themselves to changes in the magnetic field, but fish raised in the hatcheries did not.
The founders of the test kitchen from Food and Drink Resources (FDR) built an innovation center in the Denver area to serve a range of food purveyors from fast food, fast casual and fine-dining restaurants to pre-made meals and drinks sold in retail establishments.
The annual survey of protein purchasing executives showed that beef remains the number one protein in food service – in volume, in market share and in the dollars it brings to operations. Over 97 percent of restaurant operators feature beef on the menu.
Hillshire Brands plans to talk separately with Pilgrim's Pride and Tyson Foods, two rival meat processing plants engaging in a bid war for Hillshire. The announcement comes a day after Pilgrim's Pride raised its bid to $55 per share from $45 per share.
Clark Bartholomew and his family sued in federal court in Honolulu after he said he was injured in 2010 on the sprawling central Oahu base. The former Army sergeant's lawsuit says one needle pierced his tongue when he bit into his Burger King sandwich.
A Brazilian consumer defense agency found past-expiration food in the hotels where national soccer teams from Italy and England are staying during the World Cup. The agency said the inspections were an effort to enforce food safety codes.
A plea agreement by federal prosecutors calls for Quality Egg to plead guilty Tuesday to charges of bribery, selling misbranded eggs and introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce. The tainted eggs caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010.
The Malaysian Islamic Development Department said new tests on Dairy Milk Hazelnut and Dairy Milk Roast Almond bars as well as other Cadbury products showed no traces of pork. Under Islamic Shariah law, halal products should not contain pork or alcohol.
The Malaysian Islamic Development Department said new tests on Dairy Milk Hazelnut and Dairy Milk Roast Almond bars from Cadbury's factory showed no traces of pork. Indonesia is also testing Cadbury chocolates, although the products at issue aren't sold there.
Many big company food manufacturers are buying and selling their rivals. Pilgrim's Pride wants to buy Hillshire Brands, but the complications begin when Hillshire already has plans to buy rival Pinnacle Foods. So what happens to Pinnacle Foods?
For most people, accumulating mercury from eating seafood isn't a health risk. But the FDA warns that pregnant women, those who may become pregnant, and young children avoid high-mercury fish because of concern that too much could harm a developing brain.
The Livingston, Calif. Foster Farms plant filed a lawsuit last month against Orkin LLC seeking damages for the failure to fulfill a cockroach-control contract. The USDA closed the plant in January after finding cockroaches five seperate times in four months.
Veterinarian Dr. Tom Noffsinger talks about the interaction between cattle and people. Once the cattle understand and have confidence in their caregivers, they can be honest with us on how they feel. In order to evaluate cattle health, it is important to ask them to play.
Following the Northern Beef Packers bankruptcy from last summer, a Huron contractor that did dirt work for them seven years ago is now seeking $2.1 million from the failed beef packing plant in South Dakota. Court documents show submitted invoices for more than $5M.
Researchers looked at the relationship between the eating organic food and subsequent cancer incidence in a study of middle-aged women in the United Kingdom. The women who ate organic food reported a 1.37 percent increase in the risk of breast cancer.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there were 50 new reported illnesses linked to Foster Farms of Livingston, California, in the past two months, bringing the total number of cases to 574. Here are five things you should know about the outbreak.