Bottles and cans of alcohol sold in Turkey must soon bear warnings similar to those on cigarette packages, including the phrase "Alcohol is not your friend." The new regulations about the labels result from a law passed in May that restricts the sale and advertising of alcohol.
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe are voting all day Tuesday on whether to give up the fight against bootlegging by allowing alcohol to be sold on the reservation — the last place in the South Dakota's American Indian territory where it's not allowed.
Besides agreement on the scourge of alcohol on the Lakota people, opponents and supporters of the legalization would like to put out of business the current main suppliers of booze, four stores two miles south of Pine Ridge in Whiteclay, Neb., that sell millions of cans of beer a year.
To succeed in the competitive dairy industry, managers from the CEO to the plant floor must be aware of the food safety standards and regulations driving equipment innovations. These standards enhance sanitation while speeding changeovers, boosting productivity and reducing downtime.
Last month, federal regulators at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration rejected a measure that would have required independent catch observers aboard every trip taken by mid-water trawlers, which can scoop herring out of sea hundreds of thousands of pounds at a time.
Montana District Judge Mike Menahan has rejected a lawsuit filed by California food distributor Core-Mark International that tried again to abolish the rule requiring that milk sold in Montana to be stamped with a "sell-by" date of 12 days after pasteurization.
Jeff Reinke, the Editorial Director of Advantage Business Media’s Manufacturing Group (which includes Food Manufacturing), recently sat down with South Carolina Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt to discuss GDP growth in the state, led by a strong manufacturing sector.
French farmers are threatening to amplify a protest over low egg prices by smashing thousands of eggs on the streets and squares of France's main poultry producing region of Brittany after new hen house regulations have eaten into farm profits.
The environmental impact of Canada's food system needs closer scrutiny and governments at all levels in Canada need to play a lead role in managing environmental risks in the food sector, according to a Conference Board of Canada report.
After winning a temporary victory that would ban a slaughterhouse in New Mexico from operating, animal activists have been ordered by a judge to pay a $500,000 bond, which would cover the company's costs should the group lose its case.
Company's new guide on moisture and water content determination in food, "The Ultimate Moisture & Water Guide," presents and reviews the different methods of moisture and water content determination, which are thermogravimetric, chemical, spectroscopic and other types of analysis.
The new FDA ruling is a big step forward in protecting the safety of the gluten free consumer. The FDA law requires any product labeled gluten free to be under 20 ppm which is the level the scientific community has determined is safe and measurable.
Recent claims that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) food additive review process is inadequate or fosters conflicts of interest are not supported by evidence and illustrate fundamental misunderstandings of the system according to the International Food Additives Council.
Last month, eight meat industry groups sued the USDA over the country-of-origin labeling (COOL) rule. These groups argue that the rule’s costs will outweigh its benefits, but that is not necessarily true. The COOL rule will actually help manufacturers and retailers save face.
A study of over 20,000 individual plots by Washington State University involving dozens of wheat varieties developed at Washington State has found no additional sign of the genetically modified wheat discovered at one Oregon farm this spring.
In some jurisdictions, consumers can have up to six years (like New Jersey) or four years (like California) to sue over allegedly misleading language on a product’s label, leaving manufacturers waiting to find out if their company is the latest number chosen in this litigation lottery.
China has fined six milk suppliers, including Mead Johnson and Fonterra, a total of $108 million for price-fixing after an investigation that shook the country's fast-growing dairy market. The announcement came as China reels from a separate recall of milk supplies from Fonterra this week.
Malaysia, China, Russian and Vietnam have yanked products produced by dairy giant Fonterra from shelves after botulism-causing bacteria were found in the company's products. The discovery is causing big concerns, especially in China, which has had its own share of milk safety concerns in recent years.
Lawyers for New York City are seeking review from the state's highest court of its controversial ban on sugary sodas over 16 ounces. A judge blocked the ban in March, and the city is seeking intervention from a higher court as it attempts to bring the law into effect.
The state's highest court should consider New York City's first-of-its-kind effort to cut down on big, sugary soft drinks, city lawyers argued in a request made public Monday. The request was expected after a mid-level appeals court ruled last week against the measure.
Federal regulators have accused Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' former technology manager Chad McGinnis and his friend Sergey Pugach of insider trading, saying he profited by using quarterly earnings data he obtained ahead of company announcements.
Food stamps look ripe for the picking, politically speaking. The food aid program grew to $78 billion last year, more than double its size when the recession began in late 2007. That makes it a juicy target for conservative Republicans seeking to trim spending and pare government.
In this March 18, 1932 photo, workman sort individual 25-pound packages of unperishable food for needy families in New York City, where the The Emergency Unemployment Relief Committee established the central depot and share-a-meal drive to provide food during the Great Depression.
Ron Offutt, a prominent North Dakota potato farmer who's among a group of people accused in an alleged price-fixing scheme, is suing his insurance company for failing to cover his defense costs. A lawsuit accuses potato growers of driving up prices while spying on farmers to enforce strict limits on production.
One of the biggest stumbling blocks to securing a free trade agreement between the U.S. and Europe is a disagreement on genetically modified foods. Much of the food cultivated in the U.S. is modified, but such products are largely banned in the 28-nation European Union.