The South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council discusses Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) Virus, which it calls a "production-related disease," which does not present a threat to food safety. Karen Richter of the National Pork Board says the virus is new to the U.S., which is why vaccines aren't yet available.
Wall Street Journal contributor and writer of "The Business" column, John Bussey, takes...
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is calling on both the public sector and private industry to...
The American Sugar Alliance is pushing back against food processors who lay the blame of rising food prices on U.S. sugar policy. The group claims food prices are rising while sugar prices remain relatively stable, suggesting that the real blame for price hikes should be placed elsewhere.
A woman in Willits, Calif., reportedly found a razor blade in her Burger King hamburger. The woman says she bit into her burger and discovered the blade, which she and authorities believe accidentally made its way into her sandwich at the Willits restaurant.
The U.S. Treasury Department, which regulates beer, wine and spirits, has released a new statement saying alcohol makers may include serving size, calories, carbohydrates and other nutritional data traditionally reserved for other food and beverage items. For now, this information will be voluntary.
Artisanal is a word we've all heard, but the meaning has begun to evolve. NBC's Rock Center reports on the growing spate of products labeled as artisanal. The word used to connote products made in small batches, but recently larger companies have expanded the definition to suggest "quality."
HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell reports on a new report from the USDA that condemns government inspection agencies for their failure to stop repeat and severe food safety violations at U.S. pig slaughterhouses. The report found little follow-up occurred after violations were discovered.
The acquisition of pork giant Smithfield Foods by China's Shuanghui International Holdings is big news for the food industry and investors alike. Color the market analysts on CNBC a little skeptical about the deal as they present a tongue-in-cheek report on the recent acquisition.
Arion Thiboumery, Vice President of Lorentz Meat in Cannon Falls, Minn., explains how the new country of origin labeling regulations handed down from the USDA last month are impacting his business. Thiboumery says the new rules require more specific labeling which adds production time, especially for a niche processor like Lorentz.
Scott Moloney spent years in the financial services sector working as a private banker, but he made the biggest gamble of his career when he walked away from his banking job for a new career in ice cream. Molony's Treat Dreams has developed nearly 500 flavors from standard vanilla to wilder ones such as lobster bisque.
According to a new study, 20 percent of Americans don't like the taste of water. Many are turning to flavored water to quench their thirst. CBS This Morning talks to two experts about the nutritional value of flavored water and how the products are being marketed.
Nominated for the Netherlands' Food Valley Award in 2012, Hoogesteger juice company is employing innovative pulsified electric field technology to extend the shelf life of its fresh juice products without the need for heat pasteurization. Be on the lookout for our story on Hoogesteger in the June issue of Food Manufacturing.
Systems and Materials Research Corporation (SMRC) in Austin, Tex., is working with a $125,000 grant from NASA to build a 3D food printing prototype. This video demonstrates the company's first trial, printing chocolate on a flat cookie.
As stabilization begins to take hold in the Kurdish region of Iraq, local fast food chains including Burger Queen and Costa-Rica Coffee are seeing big success. Though major U.S. food companies are slow to invest in the region, locals see change on the horizon.
Craft and micro-distilleries continue to gain in popularity and market share with sales doubling over a two-year period and 30 percent in the last decade. The craft whiskey, bourbon and rye industries seem to be following the trail blazed by craft brewers in the 1990s.
Food safety at the plant and consumer levels are much-discussed factors in securing the food supply and ensuring public health. But what about safety in the middle of the supplychain — at the grocery store? Dateline's Supermarket Sweep investigates the food safety standards at food retailers.
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Faculty from the Ohio State University (OSU) Extension introduce the Food Safety program at OSU Extension and explain how it can help train students to become food safety professionals who secure the safety and quality of the U.S. food supply.
On celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's new television show "Parts Unknown," a chef in Myanmar introduces Bourdain to a new way to consume tea — by eating it. The tea salad is served at a Morning Star tea house and consists of fermented tea leaves.
A Utah man recently found a burger he had misplaced... 14 years ago. The burger looks great for its age, having been mummified since it's birthday in 1999. It hasn't molded or decayed at all in the decade and a half since it was first served.
Dave Armstrong, President and CEO of GreenStone FCS, a credit services and financing company, discusses the food processing landscape and outlook for Michigan, the nation's 19th largest food processing economy and an employer of an estimated 130,000 workers.
Jim Cramer joins panelists from The Street and Mad Money to discuss new technology at work in the food industry, including an app that facilitates direct-to-consumer sales between farmers and those looking to cut out food supply chain middlemen.