The House and Senate agriculture committees are holding hearings this week on reauthorizing SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamps) and could cut assistance by $20 billion over the next five years.
A popular Japanese way of eating sushi at restaurants is by eating while standing. Michio Yasuda of the ORENO Corporation is bringing his standing restaurant concepts to New York and hopes it will also be a hit.
Pop-Tarts announced new flavors on Wednesday which include peanut butter as its parent Kellogg Company seeks to target a more adult clientele, apart from its more traditional child-friendly flavors.
A Japanese chef was killed following an alleged dispute with two disgruntled guests about a dish of fried noodles with vegetables and beef while he was on vacation, according to reports.
China has begun a crackdown on the sales of fake, diseased and tainted meat products after a series of scandals that have further dented public confidence in the food industry, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday.
Following reports last week that rat meat is being sold as lamb, Shanghai authorities are testing the mislabeled mutton from a wholesaler which supplies a chain of hot pot restaurants run by U.S. fast food firm Yum Brands, according to reports.
Fast food and retail workers in St. Louis, Missouri, walked off the job Wednesday in the third major strike of its kind in recent weeks, according to reports.
The United States has recently changed its’ policy towards foreign food aid, which is now looking to involve local markets
McDonald's President and CEO Don Thompson offered hints during a recent interview that the company is considering serving its breakfast menu all day long.
The Food and Drug Admnistration will launch an investigation into the caffeinated gum, called "Alert Energy Gum" which promises "The right energy, right now." The gum, launched this week by Wrigley, a subsidiary of Mars, Inc., has 40 milligrams of caffeine per piece and 8 blister-packed pieces per box. Many children, especially teenagers, consume chewing gum and concerned parents want to know the risks involved from the spike in caffeine.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that a record number 23 million households are now on food stamps.
KFC parent Yum Brands Inc on Tuesday reported that quarterly profit fell less than Wall Street expected, despite a sharp drop in sales in its top China market, sending the company's shares up nearly 6 percent.
Chinese citizens are slowly stepping back from domestic foods to buy imported products
Wrigley Pulls Caffeinated Gum off Market, FDA Express Concerns Relating to Children Consuming the Gum
Wrigley pulls caffeinated gum from shelves temporarily as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigates the safety of added caffeine, particularly its potential effects on children and young adults.
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By eating certain hospital foods, one woman has managed to overcome her weight issue and surgery
Cupcake Craze, a well-known shop in New York, stated that television shows such as Cupcake Wars have increased the company's sales. "The craze is definitely helping business. People love cupcakes. You give someone a cupcake and they smile", said owner Kevin Hughes.
NIAID is the lead Institute at the National Institutes of Health for research of food allergies. According to the institute's official website, they are committed to supporting efforts to help better understand, prevent, and manage this disorder that affects approximately 5 percent of children and 4 percent of adults in the United States.
Beginning next month, Wrigley gum is going to begin selling caffeinated gum. The company is well known for selling mints, gum, lollipops, hard and chewy candies. A couple of world known Wrigley brands include: Orbit, Doublemint, Skittles, Starburst and Altoids.