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 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.
Olive crops in Spain may be down as much as 40 percent compared with 2013 due to very dry weather in Andalusia.
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.
Atalanta Corporation won eight awards at this year’s American Cheese Society (ACS) Conference, where over 240 companies and nearly 1,700 products were showcased.
Yarg, a creamy Cornish cheese, will now be available in the U.S. after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspection at Lynher Dairies in the UK cleared the dairy product to be imported into the States.
Sarah Freedman-Izquierdo was an internationally recognized chef, specialty food buyer, and marketing and sales consultant.
The Association has released a notice regarding hotel rates for the Winter Fancy Food Show, taking place January 11–13, 2015, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
A national effort to tax soda drinks will be launched by a Connecticut lawmaker in hopes to curb the consumption of sugary drinks that impact the rising obesity and diabetes rates.
Superfoods are not always what they seem.
The Consorzio del Formaggio Parmigiano-Reggiano marked its 80th anniversary with a reception on June 28 at Giovanni Rana Pastificio & Cucina at Chelsea Market in New York City.
San Diego's minimum wage will increase to $11.50 an hour by January 2017, after a vote of 6-to-3 from the City Council.
The recent Summer Fancy Food Show, held from June 29—July 1 at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, is the largest in the show’s 60-year history, filling 361,000-square-feet of exhibit space with more than 1,400 US exhibitors and 1,291 from around the world.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel endorsed a recommendation that the city's minimum wage be raised to $13 an hour within four years.
Updates on the minimum wage movement.
President Obama has established a pollinator health task force and recommended spending $50 million to reverse pollinators' loss in his 2015 budget proposal.
The winners of the 2014 sofi™ Awards for the outstanding specialty foods and beverages of the year were revealed last night in a ceremony on-site at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York.
The 60th Summer Fancy Food Show opened yesterday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York with more than 2,730 exhibitors representing 49 countries, marking the largest show to date.
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