The team at Fannie May Fine Chocolates reported a plan is in place to keep production on schedule this holiday season after a fire destroyed a warehouse and distribution facility in Ohio on Thanksgiving, threatening orders.
In response to consumer preferences, representatives with Hershey’s, the US’s largest chocolate manufacturer, say the company is weighing the idea of replacing corn syrup with sugar in products that still use the sweetener, according to news reports.
Global information company the NPD Group recently released the results of its Kitchen Audit, a study that asks consumers to report on what appliances, cookware, and utensils they own, food ingredients they have on hand and what recipes they use.
After the first two quarters of a year-long study surveying the presence of campylobacter on fresh chickens, Brain’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) says 70 percent of all chickens examined tested positive for the presence of campylobacter.
USDA announced $5.6 million in grants to 220 producers in the country to support the production of advanced biofuels and awarded $4 million in additional grants to further the bioeconomy and reduce national dependence on foreign oil.
USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has issued its final rule that amends regulation on the importation of poultry and poultry products from regions where there is believed to be highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).