Feds won't investigate 14 farms accused of violating organic agriculture standards.
A government investigation of Jeni's found inadequate testing and cleaning.
The lawsuit says he suffered respiratory failure and septic shock after eating Blue Bell.
ConAgra recalled its peanut butter in 2007 after it was linked to a salmonella outbreak.
The move to gather more information is an effort to stem antibiotic-resistant diseases.
Target also singled out ways to cater to younger, more diverse customers.
It's a victory for the U.S. meat industry, which said the labels are burdensome.
About 37 percent of the workforce will be laid off; many more will be furloughed.
Jeni's plans to reopen by Memorial Day weekend.
USDA's move comes as some consumer groups push for mandatory labeling of GMOs.
Keurig Green Mountain promises to bring refillable K-Cups to its Keurig 2.0 system as customers reject DRM.
Oregon's wine industry has come into its own in recent years, spurring the growth of wineries and newly planted acres of vineyards from the California border to the Columbia River.
The outbreak — and the FDA's lack of knowledge of the bacteria found in the plant — is a stark illustration of gaps in the nation's food safety system. Food contamination often isn't discovered until people get sick or die.
Syngenta AG announced on Friday that it declined a $45 billion takeover offer from American rival Monsanto that "fundamentally undervalues" the Swiss agribusiness giant.
AP writer Mary Clare Jalonick writes, “The FDA listed 17 separate positive tests for listeria on equipment from March 2013 through February 2015.”
CEO John Lowe says in a statement Wednesday that the company will never be sure how the bacteria got into the machine, which filled a portion of the pints for retail sales.
McDonald's said Monday that it was starting the test and teaming up with Postmates, a service that is also working with Chipotle and Starbucks.
Federal officials reported that country-of-origin-labeling requirements cost the agricultural sector billions without any measurable benefit to consumers.
By the end of the next year, the chain says the dozens of ingredients on its "No No List" will be banished from its menu.
CEO Steve Easterbrook, who previously headed up the U.K. business, has described himself as an "internal activist" and says he wants to turn McDonald's into a "modern, progressive burger company."
Food Manufacturing had the chance to sit down with Sonal Sinha, the associate vice president at MetricStream, about the impacts of the hummus recall from a supply chain perspective.
"It's well documented the labor force has been shrinking over the last decade. It's a trend that's not likely to reverse itself," said Gary Wishnatzki, CEO of Wish Farms, a member of the third generation of his family's Florida produce business.
One half of the duo that created Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream is working to pass legislation in New York to require the labeling of foods with ingredients from genetically modified plants.
The company said last week that it had recalled all its products from retailers and closed ice cream shops in six states over concerns about possible listeria contamination.
“No one agency can protect our nation’s food supply alone,” Pat Kennelly of the California Department of Health said. “Unification of public health is the strength that drives us together to solve these issues."
The move comes as restaurants demand more natural produce and amid concerns that widespread antibiotic use can lead to drug-resistant germs.
The legal skirmish comes a year after Vermont passed a law aimed at making it the first state in the country to require labeling of food containing genetically modified ingredients.
The chain said it was the first national restaurant chain to disclose the presence of GMOs in its ingredients in 2013.
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