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Food and Beverage Food Products

  • The Ripple Maker Makes Your Selfies Drinkable

    The Ripple Maker combines 3D and ink-jet printing technology to create a work of art on top of the foam of a latte.

  • 1 million pounds of chicken nuggets, chicken fingers recalled over 'metal objects'

    Ok Food Inc. issued a recall for nearly 1 million pounds of breaded chicken last week after a handful of consumers found metal objects in their food, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service.

  • Chipotle brags about being preservative-free

    Chipotle is finally free of all additives after years of gutting artificial flavors, colors and preservatives from its menu.

  • There's a nationwide chicken nugget recall

    One million pounds of chicken nuggets and chicken finger have been recalled.

  • TEL AVIV, March 28- Israeli food company Strauss Group reported a 22 percent drop in quarterly profit on Tuesday, hurt by a recall of its Sabra spreads in the United States, and said it was buying back the rest of its coffee subsidiary. Strauss, which produces snacks, fresh foods and coffee, said it had agreed to buy back a 25.1 percent stake in Strauss Coffee from buyout...

  • CHICAGO, March 28- U.S. farmers in the arid Plains states have traditionally grown wheat and raised cattle. Farmers in these states, which include Kansas, Nebraska and the Dakotas, have more choice now in what they grow as seeds have been developed over the past decade that thrive in the dry conditions typical of the region. Kansas farmer Mick Rausch is taking...

  • CHICAGO, March 27- A cadre of U.S. lawmakers and food safety advocates are pressuring the federal government to join other nations blocking shipments of raw beef from Brazil in the face of a scandal in that country's meatpacking sector. The United States has already started testing all beef from Brazil for pathogens. A box of meat imported from Brazil now would be...

  • CHICAGO, March 27- Georgia has confirmed its first-ever case of bird flu in commercial poultry, its agriculture department said on Monday, widening an outbreak of the disease into the United States' biggest chicken meat-producing state. The discovery came after officials in Alabama, Kentucky and Tennessee confirmed cases of highly pathogenic, or lethal, and...

  • SAO PAULO, March 27- Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Monday it ordered three more food processing facilities to suspend production amid an investigation into alleged corruption of inspectors and unsanitary conditions in the world's biggest meat producer. The investigation hit hard at one of the few strong sectors in Brazil's economy, which is...

  • SAO PAULO, March 27- Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Monday that it ordered three more food processing facilities to suspend production amid an investigation into alleged corruption of inspectors and unsanitary conditions in the world's biggest meat producer. The investigation hit hard at one of the few strong sectors in Brazil's economy, which is...

  • SAO PAULO, March 27- Brazil's agriculture ministry said Monday that it had ordered three more food processing facilities to suspend production amid an investigation into alleged corruption of inspectors and unsanitary conditions in the world's biggest meat producer. That brings to six the number of food processing plants that have been ordered closed by...

  • BRASILIA/ BEIJING, March 25- China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for President Michel Temer's efforts to stem damage from the probe. The move by China, the biggest national consumer of Brazilian meat, was...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 24- Mexico's top poultry producer Bachoco has begun the recall of some 1 million pounds of breaded products from its U.S. unit OK Foods that it said were possibly contaminated with metal, the company said in a statement on Friday. Bachoco said the recalled products were produced in its Oklahoma City factory and that it had not confirmed reports...

  • ZAGREB, March 24- Croatia's government is drawing up a law to protect the economy if a major company runs into trouble, Deputy Prime Minister Martina Dalic said on Friday. Agrokor, the largest food producer and retailer in the Balkans with revenues equivalent to 15 percent of Croatia's gross domestic product, is under pressure from investors and the government...

  • BRUSSELS, March 24- EU veterinary experts recommended reinforced checks on imports of meat from Brazil on Friday after an investigation began there into bribery of food inspectors. The European Commission said on Monday it would block meat shipments from processing plants under investigation and that all consignments from them en route to Europe would be...

  • Breaking into fresh-food isn't easy

    Campbell Soup is proving to be a cautionary tale for food companies moving into the fresh-food business.

  • ZAGREB, March 24- Croatia's government is drawing up a law to protect the economy if a major company runs into trouble, Deputy Prime Minister Martina Dalic said on Friday. Agrokor, the largest food producer and retailer in the Balkans with revenues equivalent to 15 percent of Croatia's gross domestic product, is under pressure from investors and the government...

  • ZAGREB, March 24- Croatia's government is considering drawing up a law to protect the economy from any problems arising at Agrokor, a major employer that is weighed down by heavy debts, a newspaper and a source close to the government said on Friday. Agrokor, the largest food producer and retailer in the Balkans with revenues equivalent to 15 percent of Croatia's...

  • ZAGREB, March 24- Croatia's government has drafted a law to protect the economy from any problems arising at Agrokor, a major employer that is weighed down by heavy debts, a newspaper reported on Friday. Agrokor, the largest food producer and retailer in the Balkans with revenues equivalent to 15 percent of Croatia's gross domestic product, is under pressure from...