posted on January 18, 2013 at 5:43 PM
What's in an inch? Apparently, enough missing meat, cheese and tomatoes to cause an uproar.
Subway, the world's largest fast food chain with 38,000 locations, is facing widespread criticism after a man who appears to be from Australia posted a...
posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:33 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released its final crop report for 2012, showing heavy losses due to the drought still gripping much of the nation.
posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:17 AM
A U.N. agency plays down fears of a looming world food crisis as international coordination and flagging demand have led to a drop in food prices for the third consecutive month in December.
posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:16 AM
A beef processing plant in South Dakota that has struggled to begin operations says it has enough finances to get to full production.
posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:13 AM
The Missouri River has received a special blessing from an Iowa church that hopes the ceremony will make the river holy and reduce flooding and drought.
posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:07 AM
A national report says Nebraska was one of two states that experienced its hottest and driest year on record in 2012.
posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:19 PM
Federal officials say they're confident that they'll be able to keep a crucial stretch of the drought-starved Mississippi River open to barge traffic and avoid a shipping shutdown that the industry fears is imminent.
posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:18 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing the most sweeping food safety rules in decades, requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks in peanuts, cantaloupe and leafy greens.
posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:15 PM
Backyard and vacant lot gardens play a large part in Chicago's total food production.
posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:13 PM
2012 was Illinois' 10th driest year. Illinois Radio Network reports that Illinois averaged just more than 30 inches of rainfall across the state - about 10 inches below normal.
posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:12 PM
Hormel Foods is buying the Skippy peanut butter product line from Unilever for approximately $700 million as it looks to strengthen its business overseas and branch out beyond its meat business that includes Spam.
posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:10 PM
The storms that recently covered parts of the U.S. with snow won't be enough to ease the nation's drought. In fact, climatologists say, it would take historic snowfalls - an absurd amount, really - to undo the damage inflicted by one of the driest...
posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:25 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The union for longshoremen along the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico has agreed to extend its contract for 30 days, averting a possible strike that could have crippled operations at ports that handle about 40 percent of all U.S....
posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. banks are ending the year with their best profits since 2006 and fewer failures than at any time since the financial crisis struck in 2008. They're helping support an economy slowed by high unemployment, flat pay, sluggish...
posted on December 28, 2012 at 11:17 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An animal rights group will pay Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $9.3 million to settle its part of a lawsuit stemming from claims the circus abused its elephants.
The circus company's owners announced the...