An unprecedented demand from consumers for more supply chain information is driving a new wave of tools that offer plenty of reasons for producers to get onboard.
European Union members are concerned that its plan to create the world's largest free-trade area with the U.S. could compromise European standards for food safety, among other issues.
Hunger and food insecurity issues in the U.S. have gained national attention in recent years, with an onslaught of films, books, and campaigns spearheaded by the likes of celebrity chefs and First Lady Michelle Obama.
A research team at Oxford University may have discovered the origin of at least some peanut allergies.
Voters in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota will vote on minimum wage initiatives in November, with activists on both sides of the issue claiming the proposals have a good chance of passing.
Distributor Trugman‐Nash LLC introduces Old Croc Applewood Smoked Sharp Cheddar, imported from Australia.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working to expand its reporting on local and organic foods to adhere to a farm bill directive.
Epicurex, importer and distributer of 100% organic coconut water Cocozia®, is launching a premium coconut oil available soon at select retailers.
A UC Davis researcher wants honey to get the same recognition—and protection—as wine and olive oil.
Amazon.com and the U.S. Postal Service are conducting a two-month test of same-day deliveries of insulated meat, dairy, and produce in the San Francisco area.
Gov. Jerry Brown says he will sign into law a bill imposing a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, which would make California the first state to pass such a measure.
In unanimous agreement, the Federal Trade Commission approved a final order barring anticompetitive conduct among two Internet UPC barcode resellers for repeatedly inviting competitors to collude on raising prices charged for barcodes.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is proposing a plan that raises the city's minimum wage to $13.25 an hour over several years with additional annual boosts tied to inflation, according to representatives and City Hall officials.
The Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that nSpired Natural Foods is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond, and other nut butters due to possible salmonella contamination.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking comments on a proposal for a federal standard of identity for honey as required by the 2014 Farm Bill.
Rancho Feeding Corp.'s co-owners and two employees were indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiring to distribute adulterated, misbranded and uninspected meat.
The Specialty Food Foundation is accepting letters of inquiry from organizations interested in applying for a grant to aid in hunger relief or food recovery efforts. The deadline is Friday, Aug. 29.
The black-truffle mushroom is appearing on more restaurant menus in the U.S., as technology aids in easier shipping and distribution.
California food processor and distributor Golden State Foods has acquired Snap Fresh Foods, a New Zealand manufacturer.
Ruth Reichl, editor of Gourmet magazine and former restaurant critic for The New York Times, published a strong critique of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its handling of food safety issues in an opinion column for The New York Times.
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