Retail


  • 8.7 Million Pounds of Adulterated Meat Recalled
    USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Rancho Feeding Corp., based in Petaluma, Calif., is recalling approximately 8,742,700 pounds of meat that was processed from diseased and unsound animals and carried out without the benefit or full benefit of ...More
    February 10, 2014 Posted in News
  • Fresh Tomatoes Recalled in 6 States Over Salmonella
    Florida-based Big Red Tomato Packers is recalling nearly 20,000 pounds of fresh tomatoes in six states because they may be contaminated with Salmonella, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced. ...More
    February 10, 2014 Posted in News
  • Consumer Focus on Healthy Foods Driving Salad, Soup Sales
    An ongoing emphasis on healthy foods, along with the rise of the fast-casual segment and retail prepared foods, is helping drive soup and salad sales in the United States, according to a new report from Technomic. ...More
    February 7, 2014 Posted in News, Sauces / Gravies / Soup
  • Access To Healthy Foods Shows Limited Impact on Obesity
    Government initiatives to improve access to healthy foods may have a limited impact on obesity in the United States, according to a new study published in the journal Health Affairs. ...More
    February 5, 2014 Posted in News
  • Beef Products Recalled Over E. coli Contamination
    PFP Enterprises, a Fort Worth, Texas, firm, is recalling approximately 15,865 pounds of beef products because they may be contaminated with up to six different non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) strains, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced ...More
    February 4, 2014 Posted in News
  • Domestic Beer Sales Fall Flat While Craft Brews Rise
    Bad news on the domestic beer front. Some 22% of Americans say they are drinking less domestic beer because they’re drinking wine instead and 18% are focusing their alcohol consumption on liquor in lieu of domestic beer, according to new research from Mintel. ...More
    January 31, 2014 Posted in News
  • Horse Meat Labeled as Beef Found in Netherlands
    According to the European Consumer Organisation, the European Union hasn't done enough to fulfill its promises one year after it was discovered that horsemeat was sold as beef. ...More
    January 30, 2014 Posted in News
  • Packaged Facts: Cracker Market Report
    Crackers are becoming the next big thing for snackers and on-the-go Americans, according to a new report from Packaged Facts: "Crackers: U.S. Market Trends." ...More
    January 28, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal
  • First Lady, Subway Partner to Fight Childhood Obesity
    Subway® has joined First Lady, Michelle Obama, in the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and promoting healthier choices to kids for the next three years by launching its largest kid-targeted marketing effort to date. ...More
    January 28, 2014 Posted in News
  • 1.25 Million Pounds of Frozen Chicken Recalled
    USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced a recall of approximately 1.25 million pounds of frozen par-fried chicken tender products because they may contain the undeclared allergen, wheat. ...More
    January 28, 2014 Posted in News