At least nine people required hospital treatment after a fire occurred in a truck parked at a food facility in Pennsylvania. A Gettysburg Hospital spokesman said seven people were taken there for potential exposure to the chemical toluene, while a county emergency official said two others were treated at nearby Waynesboro Hospital.
McDonald's says French tax authorities have searched its offices, but denies a report that the company hid profits in tax havens. McDonald's France "firmly refutes the accusation." It says it has paid 1 billion euros in corporate taxes since 2009.
Recently, General Mills announced that original Cheerios would no longer be made with genetically modified ingredients. But how can GMOs affect your health? NBC News Diet & Health Editor Madelyn Fernstrom explains what GMOs are, and how they may impact consumers.
Two- and three-watt LED G9 Retrofit Lamps are versatile, energy efficient alternatives for up to 40-watt halogen T4 G9-based lamps.
Integrated Vision is a powerful smart camera system that makes vision-guided robotics applications faster and easier to deploy.
Campbell Soup Company has announced the appointment of Dave Biegger, 55, as Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain, with responsibility for engineering, procurement, manufacturing, logistics, customer service, quality and facilities.
Activist investor Nelson Peltz is no longer pushing for PepsiCo to buy Mondelez and create a global snack foods giant, after Mondelez on Tuesday named him to its board of directors. Mondelez says the appointment expands its board to 12 members.
The Nicaraguan government has assigned a high-ranking official to mediate between sugar workers and their employers after police killed a farmer during a protest at a sugar mill. Sugar workers have been protesting to demand employers pay for medical care for those who have chronic kidney disease that workers say is caused by working in cane fields.
Manufacturers don’t have to remain hostage to the price and availability fluctuations of the energy markets. They can take control, producing their own power and meeting their thermal needs with Independent Energy Districts.
SABMiller PLC says demand in emerging markets fueled sales in the third quarter, which ended Dec. 31. Chief Executive Alan Clark says growth in Africa, Latin America and China helped overall revenue grow 4 percent, despite weaknesses in the North American and European markets.
Tyson Foods, one of the world's largest meat-processing companies, says it's acquired the assets of Bosco's Pizza Co. of Warren, Mich. Bosco's produces a variety of stuffed bread sticks and frozen pizzas for food service and retail customers.
An explosion that brought down part of an animal feed processing plant in Omaha on Monday morning killed 2 people and seriously injured 10 others, authorities said. Authorities don't know what caused the blast, but there were no hazardous chemicals at the three-story plant.
Beam Inc., one of Kentucky's largest bourbon producers, recently was sold to a Japanese holding company in a deal worth approximately $16 billion. CBS reporter Duane Pohlman discusses the acquisition and what it means for American jobs.
Resource optimization software can not only help companies adapt more efficiently to resource constraints, but it can also minimize idle time, anticipate parts shortages, free up labor and equipment to be shifted among tasks, and otherwise get the most out of your labor and capital.
Company has requalified a broad range of its explosion-proof heaters and controllers, and at the same time has validated their suitability for use in extremely cold environments.
Marking its parent company's 125th global anniversary as a food industry innovator, McCormick Canada celebrates the tastes that bring us together by unveiling its flavor forecast. The report highlights five top food trends and more than a dozen emerging flavors.
Dig deep enough on the corporate website for many software-based companies and you’ll find documents called “post-mortems,” in which an employee explains in detail the nature of a recent downtime or failure. Manufacturing has no real equivalent, and I wonder if that isn’t a problem, or, at least, an opportunity.
The Merchants Co. of Hattiesburg, Miss., has been awarded to provide food and beverage services to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Air National Guard. The contact, awarded through the Defense Logistics Agency, has a maximum value of $12.3 million.
Katie Couric's new documentary that focuses on childhood obesity premiered at Sundance. Couric said she hopes the film informs people and incites them to action so the food industry might become as accountable for its harmful products as the tobacco industry has.
AB InBev has agreed to repurchase South Korea's Oriental Breweries from private equity firms for $5.8 billion. InBev never really wanted to part with the leading South Korean brewer, but decided to sell it in 2009 as part of a strategy to reduce debt during the financial crisis.
One of the key strategies to bringing innovation to the convenience-store channel is leveraging external partnerships through open innovation. Since formally adopting its open innovation strategy in 2007, General Mills has connected with numerous outside partner companies to help introduce some of the company’s most successful new products.
Company has added rapid "indicator organism" testing capability to its GreenLight® microbial detection platform, reducing test time up to 60%.
URC® fruit concepts combine the flavor of real fruit with the health benefits of functional ingredients.
PepsiCo has discontinued a line of Gatorade it marketed as "natural." The company said that through "engagement with athletes on their fueling needs, we found that Gatorade Naturals and G2 Naturals did not resonate with this core consumer."
While most manufacturers have comprehensive equipment maintenance and service programs in place to minimize downtime, most manufacturers pay much less attention to a problem that, according to Electric Power and Light Magazine, causes 30 to 40 percent of business downtime: power quality fluctuations.