USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service announced this week the government of Morocco accepted a proposed certificate without further revision that concludes more than three years of negotiations to freely allow US dairy exports into the country.
Six government agencies joined together Wednesday to announce the selection of 26 communities across 19 states that were selected as part of the Local Foods, Local Places federal initiative to develop local food projects and encourage economic expansion.
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.