The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs entered into an agreement with Hillshire — formerly Sara Lee Food and Beverage. The suit contended that there was a hiring disparity for male workers because fewer of the positions they were being diverted to were available.
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What do small business owners need to pay attention to this fall? Heath care, Internet security, and new technology make the list. Here are five things that small businesses need to be on top of over the next several months.
In this day and age of heightened throughput and productivity, the sanitary design of equipment is driven primarily by food processors themselves, who are interested in increased efficiency, faster/effective cleaning procedures and reduced changeovers.
The alliance of major companies, including Nestle and Google, aims to create tens of thousands of additional jobs for Europe's young jobseekers over the next several years. Nestle has created 8,000 of the 20,000 new positions it promised to generate by 2016.
PepsiCo has announced it is closing the two beverage warehouses in Portland and Augusta, Maine. The closures are scheduled for the end of October.
Significant changes are in store — and in many cases already underway — for all businesses. That's why a successful company needs to deploy appropriate strategies for proactively driving change and sustainable growth.
Sixteen major food and beverage companies, including ConAgra Foods and Unilever, sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the U.S. in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
The New Mexico Livestock Board is launching an investigation into a southern New Mexico dairy after an activist working with an animal welfare group recorded a secret video showing workers whipping cows with chains and wire cables.
Cumberland County has delayed a decision on a proposed $113 million poultry plant in Cedar Creek near Fayetteville, N.C., after the county commissioners were unable to agree on an incentives package.
Erin Collins of Freeport this week took over 99-year-old Haven's Candies in Westbrook, which counts Intel and HBO among its customers. Haven's was founded in 1915 by Herbert Haven in Portland.
Ever wonder where your milk in the grocery store comes from and how it gets there? This seven-step infographic takes you through the entire milk production process from the farm all the way to the grocery store.
Consumers learn how to tell the difference between whole wheat and white, while farmers tell the rich story of heritage and identity grains, and innovative bakers reintroduce the grains of their youth.
An undercover video from Mercy For Animals exposes animal cruelty at Winchester Dairy, a supplier to Leprino Foods — the world's largest pizza cheese supplier factory farm. The footage shows workers viciously kicking and whipping the cows.
When the ketchup giant H.J. Heinz Co. sold its production plant to Del Monte Foods in 2002, the company closed the doors of its Pittsburgh food facility. Now, officials say they will resume food production in the city, making jarred baby food.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced the preliminary top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2014.
Ready for a totally awesome ‘90s flashback? The Mountain Dew-like, citrus-flavored soda, Surge, is back! The blast from the past is only being sold online via Amazon.com.
The System REITHER™ air scrubber is sized for 165,000 acfm to control fine dust and odorous sulfur-based gases from three corn fiber dryers and one corn fiber cooler from wet mill corn processing.
The U.S. is predicted to have one of the highest growth rates of 12 percent in carbonated packaged water consumption in 2014, compared to an average global growth of 1 percent.
Starting on Jan. 1, 2015, all employers under federal OSHA jurisdiction will be required to report not only all work-related fatalities within eight hours, but also in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and loss of an eye within 24 hours.
General Mills was recognized among the top five "2014 Working Mother 100 Best Companies" for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms.
Liquor giant Diageo PLC said it is opening a visitors' center at Stitzel-Weller, part of a $10 million investment that includes a new bottling line and a small batch craft still that will bring whiskey production back to the distillery southwest of downtown Louisville.
Click here to check out a Denver food company's dive into the new edibles business, focusing on transparency, technology and consumer-education in a new, controversial market.
Manufacturing has not typically been thought of as an industry driving digital transformation, but companies need to leverage big data, cloud, social and mobile capabilities to create businesses that get them closer to their customers.
To keep up with the surging growth of a national craft beer industry that opens a brewery a day, Washington commercial growers, located exclusively in the Yakima Valley, boosted their hop acreage by 7 percent and expect the largest crop in five years.
Nestle Purina is assessing damage from a grain-dust explosion that injured four contract workers at the company's plant in Flagstaff, Arizona.
FreshPet Inc. didn't say when it plans to go public or how many shares it plans to sell. FreshPet says it makes its foods out of fresh meats and vegetables in a refrigerated facility and does not use contract manufacturers.
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