The Republican-controlled House approved a bill to block the Obama administration from implementing a rule that asserts more regulatory authority over many of the nation's streams and wetlands, and would threaten farmers' ability to farm their own land.
Texas has been known for its oil production for almost 150 years. Now, a new oil industry is sprouting in what may bring producers cash and consumers a local, edible choice — olive oil.
Thousands of hunters are plying Florida waters every night this time of year, searching the swamps for a prize alligator to take during the state's annual 11-week public hunt.
An effective but dangerous pressurized gas known as anhydrous ammonia has been used for years to deliver nitrogen to soil and crops, and a safer delivery method that uses dry pellets is becoming an increasingly popular alternative.
It's that time of the year again when people are starting to fire up the grill for tailgating season! IFT spokesperson Guy Crosby, PhD, CFS provides insight into the food science behind BBQ.
The Energy from Coffee Wastewater project by UTZ Certified has proven that is possible to generate energy, tackle climate change and protect water resources by treating discharges from coffee mills.
A number of leading international researchers, amongst others from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, recommend that fluorochemicals are only used where they are absolutely essential, until better methods exist to measure the chemicals and more is known about their potentially harmful effects.
Cumberland County Commissioners now know that dozens of their constituents oppose a proposed $113 million chicken processing plant in the area.
A Simplot spokesperson told the station that the company may move employees working in other U.S. factories to the one in Grand Forks if the strike isn't settled by full fall production.
A company called American Heartland Fish Products is the latest to venture into the small but growing business of carp-rendering, and their experiment offers another test of whether private enterprise can help reduce invasive species by turning them into food, be it for humans or livestock.
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to rule this fall on Dow AgroSciences' application to market Enlist, a new version of the 2,4-D herbicide that's been around since the 1940s. It's partly a game of catch-up for the agriculture industry, as many farmers are dealing with weeds that have become resistant to glyphosate, an herbicide commonly used on corn and soybeans now.
Kellogg said Wednesday it will step up efforts to reduce planet-warming emissions in its supply chain as part of a broader initiative designed to be more environmentally friendly.
Gulf Coast oyster harvests have declined dramatically in the four years since a BP PLC oil well blew wild in the nation's worst offshore oil disaster. Even after a modest rebound last year, thousands of acres of oyster beds where oil from the well washed ashore are producing less than a third of their pre-spill harvest.
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL) announces that it has incorporated the technology behind Tygon S3™, a safe, smart and sustainable tubing solution, throughout its portfolio of tubing for food, beverage and dairy transfer and dispensing applications.
U.S. Department of Agriculture grain inspectors are refusing to walk past picket lines and into a grain terminal in Vancouver, Washington.
Introducing the Eagle™ Tall PRO XSDV, a dual view x-ray system designed to detect and remove up to 50% smaller sized contaminants located in rigid and glass containers.
A fire official says a mechanical failure apparently caused two explosions at a food laboratory in northern New Jersey, leaving two workers with cuts and bruises.
Cargill says it plans to close a Milwaukee beef-processing plant which employs about 600 people on Friday due to a shortage of cattle.
Authorities say one person died and three others were injured in an explosion at a fish processing plant on the Mississippi coast.
Tyson Foods plans to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million in cash to help pay debt from its recently announced acquisition of Hillshire Brands.
ConAgra Foods Inc., the company behind Chef Boyardee canned pasta, said that it bought a Chinese potato processor for $93 million to help it sell more frozen potato products in Asia.
Officials in the Peoria area say they're trying to attract an Asian carp processing plant to central Illinois.
Archer Daniels Midland already makes sweeteners, fibers, emulsifiers and an array of other ingredients used in packaged foods and drinks. Now it's getting in the business of natural flavors.
ConAgra Foods Inc. has completed a $200 million expansion of its Lamb Weston frozen potato plant in Boardman, Oregon.
Monsanto said its earnings fell more than 5 percent in the third fiscal quarter on lower sales of biotech seeds, but its performance still topped Wall Street estimates and the company raised its 2014 outlook. It also announced plans to repurchase $10 billion in shares.