U.S. food price rise to be largest in 18 years: USDA
U.S. food prices will rise by 5 percent this year, the largest increase since 1990 and propelled by sharply higher prices for bread, cookies and other bakery products, the Agriculture Department said on Monday.
Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler
A SEA change in the consumption of a resource that Americans take for granted may be in store something cheap, plentiful, widely enjoyed and a part of daily life. And it isnt oil.
Packaged goods leaders form greenhouse gas coalition
Some of the worlds highest profile food companies have begun a campaign to encourage their suppliers to report greenhouse-gas emissions in the process, pressuring thousands of vendors and factories to take steps to battle climate change.
China approves food safety law
The Chinese government approved in principle a new food safety law aimed at raising standards at every level of production.
11 top companies reaffirm advertising to kids policy
Eleven of the countrys biggest food and drink companies pledged to adopt new rules limiting advertising to children under the age of 12 just hours ahead of a Federal Trade Commission hearing in mid-July on the same subject.