Topic: Food Manufacturing
With famine in Africa and food prices at record highs, governments and agencies around the globe are looking to educate small farmers about more efficient, sustainable agriculture practices.
09/20/2011 11:59 am
Higher global food prices are likely to spell trouble for aid organizations working to relieve famine in the Horn of Africa.
09/12/2011 01:56 pm
It is generally assumed that higher house prices are good and lower house prices are bad, but that isn't always the case
09/02/2011 03:00 pm
Many factors, including methods of calculation and the value of various consumer goods, can make the same inflation number have different meanings for different countries
08/26/2011 07:00 pm
Every year, Forbes releases a list of the world’s most powerful woman, influential in everything from politics to technology to culture. The list includes obvious choices, such as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but also includes unexpected choices, such as Lady Gaga (No. 11 this year). Here are the 10 most powerful women: (See full list here)
08/25/2011 02:41 pm
Hershey walkout takes new twist as firms offer cultural tour of US to 400 foreign student workers. But Hershey walkout leaders reject offer, saying the real issue is too much work for too little pay.
08/20/2011 12:34 am
Cargill's Aug. 3 recall of 36 million pounds of ground turkey is the latest in a string of high-profile food recalls in the United States. The volume of meat recalled was a quarter of the largest meat recall on record, but it was linked to far more health effects. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that more than 15 percent of Americans – some 48 million – become ill from food-borne pathogens each year. Most outbreaks are local events; a few are national in scope. Here's a look at some of the biggest food recalls in the past five years:
08/05/2011 08:02 pm
Whole Foods is targeting children with its new charity. Whole Foods Foundation will work with schools and others to improve kids' food choices.
07/27/2011 01:04 pm
Junk Food Day 2011 sees industry growing despite tough economy. But public isn't jumping for joy on Junk Food Day.
07/21/2011 05:20 pm
In Pictures Rupert Murdoch's empire