Monday, June 18, 2018
Oscar Mayer announced today that they're cleaning up the label of their iconic hot dog by removing added nitrates and nitrites, artificial preservatives, and by-products. The mere idea of a clean label hot dog might seem like an oxymoron --...
Foster Poultry Farms today recalled approximately 131,880 pounds of frozen, RTE breaded chicken patties because of plastic contamination. The products had been shipped to distribution centers in Alaska, Arizona, California, Utah, and Washington. The problem came to light after three consumers complained about pieces...
Food Industry Executive spoke with members of the Food Processing Suppliers Association’s (FPSA) Young Professionals Group about the challenges and opportunities they see in the food industry today and in the future. This interview is with Jacob Yates, a...
McCain Foods today announced an expansion of its recall of frozen hash browns that may contain golf ball materials, which could pose injury or choking hazards. The initial recall, issued last Friday, was for 2-pound bags of Roundy's Brand Frozen...
Yesterday, the Senate officially confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture by a vote of 87 to 11. Perdue's nomination drew mostly support and some criticism. He grew up on a farm and has a...
50 percent of Hershey standard- and king-size confections will be 200 calories or less by 2022 HERSHEY, Pa., April 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) announced today new commitments that will increase the visibility of nutrition information...
Food Industry Executive spoke with members of the Food Processing Suppliers Association’s (FPSA) Young Professionals Group about the challenges and opportunities they see in the food industry today and in the future. This interview is with Alicia Shoulders, a...
Between October 2015 and September 2016, OSHA handed down a total of 2,233 citations to food manufacturers, resulting in penalties of nearly $8.5 million. Here are the industry's top 10 most-cited violations. 1. 1910.147 The control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout) Total citations:...
HAMPTON, Va., April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- There were 149,933 food facilities registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as of February 2, 2017.  Of those registered facilities, 70,976 (47%) were outside of the United States. See the...
The upward trend of food costs continues. In March, the overall food index rose 0.3%, following a 0.2% increase in February, according the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report. Here’s a closer look at the March Index numbers. Steady price...