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A federal appeals court has upheld jail sentences for two egg industry executives whose Iowa company caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010.
BERLIN – Fast-food chain McDonald’s says it is investing 500 million euros ($557 million) to modernize its restaurants in Germany. The company says 72 “restaurants of the future” will start offering custom-made burgers, children’s play areas and even table service on Monday.
Joey “Jaws” Chestnut has upset Matt Stonie to regain the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island.
MINNEAPOLIS – Ever wonder how M&M’s get their crunchy shells? Or how Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and Pop-Tarts get their decadent fillings? Or how that perfect dollop of creamy goodness sneaks into the middle of an Oreo? With little hoopla, Graco has quietly built a business of Food and Drug Administration-approved pumps and spraying machines that are renowned within the food industry. The unit is still small but one of Graco’s fastest-growing segments, doubling since 2010.
In a glass box in a private school in Maine sits a 40-year-old chemistry experiment still going strong: a decades-old Twinkie.
Chipotle is introducing a temporary loyalty program intended to get customers back into its stores following a series of food scares.
CRF Frozen Foods is unable to identify the contamination source that prompted a massive recall and led the company to lay off 300 workers at its Pasco plant. Gene Grabowski said the company will turn its attention from trying to find the source of the deadly listeria pathogen to securing federal approval to restart production.
Authorities say polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs has fled Salt Lake City, where he was supposed to be on home confinement pending trial on charges in a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme.
Slender insects known as thrips have arrived in eastern Oregon and parts of Idaho much earlier than usual and they bring with them the possibility of spreading a virus that can devastate onion fields.
Live lobster prices still are high across the U.S., but the annual summer price drop may come a little earlier this year.
School districts, libraries, community centers and churches throughout Eastern Washington will once again offer a summer meal program.
Venezuela, where anger over food shortages is still mounting, continued to be roiled this week by angry protests and break-ins of grocery stores and businesses that have left five dead, at least 30 injured and 200 arrested, according to various news reports.
McDonald’s is moving back to Chicago and taking over the old home of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”
Federal health officials failed to force a recall of peanut butter and almond products for three months after advanced DNA testing confirmed salmonella contamination, government investigators reported Thursday.
NEW YORK – It was a startling scientific finding: Children who eat candy tend to weigh less than those who don’t. Less startling was how it came about. The paper, it turns out, was funded by a trade association representing the makers of Butterfingers, Hershey and Skittles.
Chef Norman Six lifts the lid to check the progress on what will become some of his last steaks in the old farmhouse on the hill. In three weeks and with a heavy heart, he’s closing his kitchen.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has resumed inspections of egg-handling facilities in 21 states more than a year after they were suspended due to the nation’s worst bird flu outbreak.
Blake Lingle is co-owner of Boise Fry Co. and author of “Fries! An Illustrated Guide to the World’s Favorite Food.” Published in April, the book – Lingle’s first – offers a funny ode to fries, one of America’s best-loved fast foods.
A Pasco frozen food company has laid off 61 more workers amid an ongoing shutdown in connection to listeria contamination in some of its products.
Bing cherries have been beset with growing problems this year that are reducing the size of the crop. The Northwest’s most popular cherry variety could be in short supply in 2016, after the five-state Cherry Commission this week lowered its outlook for the season to 18.3 million 20-pound boxes. That’s about a million boxes less than was predicted just two weeks ago.