Blue Bell Creameries quietly pulled the company's ice cream from retailers and large institutions weeks before issuing a recall over listeria contamination, according to a report.
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In the wake of new federal limits on the use of trans fat in foods, a California man filed a federal lawsuit against H.J. Heinz Co. over the use of partially hydrogenated oils in frozen potato products.
Niagara Bottling has recalled 14 brands of bottled spring water produced at two Pennsylvania manufacturing plants after the operator of one of its contracted springs failed to reveal evidence of E. coli bacteria at the spring source.
Hershey is expected to cut about 300 jobs by the end of the year as it looks to simplify its operations. The candy maker also cut its revenue outlook for the year.
A newly released study showed that a plastic additive commonly used as an alternative to phthalates could pose health concerns of its own.
Federal officials wrapped up an investigation into a listeria outbreak at Blue Bell ice cream as the Texas-based company identified the source of the contamination at its Oklahoma plant.
More than two decades after its discovery, Oregon State University recently began licensing a patented polymer that could transform production of dairy products and other materials.
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has found listeria in its plant again and has halted production and closed retail shops for the second time since April, the company said Friday.
For the most part companies are stepping up and taking accountability when contamination strikes, but the food and beverage manufacturing industry has much more work to do to prevent the endangerment of lives.
A federal judge directed government attorneys to make a stronger effort to find victims of a 2007 salmonella outbreak stemming from contaminated peanut butter.
A coalition of environmental and consumer safety groups this week called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban the use of eight food additives over potential cancer risks.
Demand for burgers at high-end restaurants spiked during the financial crisis. So steakhouses started making patties with their best meat. Watch how prime, dry-aged steaks get turned into a humble patty.
A new analysis found a decline in the number of reported foodborne illness outbreaks in recent years, and that of those reported to federal health officials, a smaller share was ultimately resolved.
Federal regulators this week announced a faster screening process for foods imported from countries with proven safety records.
Recently, some distillers have been taking shortcuts, using technology to mimic the effects of long aging — and prompting spirited debate over the merits of the resulting liquors.
The Netherlands will soon become the only European country allowed to export eggs into the U.S. as an avian influenza outbreak hammers the domestic egg industry.
PlantBottle packaging uses patented technology that converts natural sugars found in plants into the ingredients for making PET plastic bottles.
Democratic members of Congress, with the support of natural food company officials, last month called for passage of legislation that would require labels disclosing the use of genetically modified ingredients in food.
Archer Daniels Midland is shifting toward new uses for corn in light of lagging demand for two of its most prominent products.
Diane St. Clair makes butter for some of America's best chefs, including Thomas Keller. Katie Quinn finds out why it tastes so good.
Some of the nation's largest chicken producers plan to curb their use of antibiotics in farm animals amid rising health concerns from consumers.
The Fizzics uses sound waves to put the perfect head on your brew. It's science.
Employees at Mondelez's Chicago bakery are girding for hundreds of job losses as the food and beverage multinational consolidates its operations and upgrades its production lines.
The FDA says Blue Bell knew there was listeria in one of its plants as far back as 2013, yet failed to issue a recall until the products were linked to illness and deaths this year.
Maple syrup production in Vermont has more than doubled in the last decade. Katie Quinn talks to two Vermont farmers about what's behind the increase in demand.
Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna.
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