Food Industry

McDonald's Workers Stage Walkout Over Sexual Harassment 'Epidemic' in Fast Food Industry

McDonald's employees shifted the #MeToo conversation to the working class by staging a national strike over sexual harassment at the major fast food …

Sexual Harassment

Silver nanoparticles are toxic for aquatic organisms

Silver nanoparticles are increasingly being used in consumer products, such as clothing and personal care products, in the medical and pharmaceutical …

Food

Canada Gets Its Own Plant-Based Food Lobbying Organization to Match Ever-Growing Consumer Demand

Great news for Canada! A number of food industry leaders have joined together to form Plant-Based Foods of Canada (PBFA), a lobbying organization …

Greenspace

Kimbal Musk: Tariffs causing strain on American farmers

Kimbal Musk, who sits on the Board of Tesla and SpaceX and is the co-founder of the Kitchen Restaurant Group, says there is a huge opportunity in the …

Tariffs

form.de

18 September 2018<p>Food is Fiction<p>Design Museum Den Bosch, s’-Hertogenbosch<p>– 28 Oktober 2018<p>The “Food is Fiction” exhibition looks at psychological and …

Design

HashCash Plans to Improve the Transparency of Supply Chain in the Food Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Sep. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Blockchain has become a blessing in disguise for the key industries in the year 2018. This year experiences incredible changes due to the implementation of the blockchain technology in the infrastructure of the primary industries. Recently the food …

Blockchain

Small Business: Another way to tackle $1.8 billion food waste issue - Atmopure

<b>Atmopure is doing its bit to tackle New Zealand’s food waste issue. Aimee Shaw finds out what the company is doing about it.</b><p><b>What does your business</b> …

Business (New Zealand)

Does fast food sponsorship have an impact on kids' obesity rates?

The Government has set its sights on fast food companies sponsoring kids' sport.<p>It's proposing to discourage the sponsorship in a bid to help solve …

Fast Food

Canada’s trans fat ban comes into effect

Canada’s ban on artificial trans fats comes into effect this week, one year after the federal government announced it would be ending the use of the …

Canadian News

Strawberry needle scare: Alarms bells ringing for the food industry - ABC Rural - ABC News

The food industry has been shocked by what appears to be industrial sabotage of strawberries and will have to look at new ways to prevent intention …

Strawberries

Why Americans Are Eating Out Less – Bloomberg

Why Americans Are Eating Out Less<p>Why Americans Are Eating Out Less<p>Why Americans Are Eating Out Less<p>2018-09-14/why-american-s-are-eating-out-less-video<p>…

Food & Dining

7 states have obesity rates above 35 percent, report finds

Seven states boast adult obesity rates above 35 percent, a new report finds, while other states have seen their rates balloon rapidly.<p>According to The State of Obesity 2018 report, no state showed significant statistical improvement in their obesity rates from a year earlier. Only two states – …

Cancer

Taking a Closer Look at the Local Food Supply Chain - Food

Growing Local <i>(University of Nebraska Press, 2015), edited by Robert P. King, Michael S. Hand and Miguel I. Gómez, reports the findings from a</i> …

Local Food Movement

Why McDonald's and Burger King flopped in Vietnam

The fast food industry thrives in most of the world. Chains like McDonald's and Burger King typically come out on top in the $651 billion fast food …

McDonald's

4 technologies tackling food waste in the supply chain

Software to track and ensure freshness<p>The handful of startups offering food waste management software vary quite a bit in terms of what kind of data …

Software

Ripe.io And Its 'Blockchain Of Food' Secures $2.4 Million In Funding

Ripe.io wants to use blockchain technology to transform the food industry, and it just received a major influx of cash to do it. The agritech startup just secured $2.4 million in financing from investors like Maersk Growth, the capital venture arm of the Danish shipping container conglomerate …

Blockchain

Student Loans, Netflix Take A Huge Bite Out Of The Fast Food Industry

Restaurant visits have dropped to their lowest point since 1990.<p>If you’ve been turning to Netflix and homecooked meals lately in favor of dining out, …

Student Finance

These are the Best Healthy Foods to Stockpile for a Hurricane

Don't wait until the last minute to prepare for a hurricane—keep these healthy non-perishable foods on hand to ride out the storm this season.<p>It …

Nutrition

The Weekly Eater: Rangoon Burmese Kitchen finds home downtown

Khun Sai graduated into the early 1990s recession, so never had the opportunity to put his degree in electrical engineering to work. That was our …

Yangon

FSSAI plans mandatory audit of supply chains of e-commerce firms selling meat products

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) plans to conduct mandatory third-party audits of supply chains of e-commerce companies that

Agriculture

Sunrise Foods opens South Side manufacturing facility

The offshoot of Mark Pi's restaurants lost its former manufacturing facility in a fire in 2016. Its new one, on Columbus's South Side, is now …

Manufacturing

Fact or Fiction: Eating Before Sleep Will Make You Fat

When you sleep, you are, in effect, fasting. If you get the adequate sleep that a hard-training bodybuilder should — seven to nine hours per night — …

Nutrition

Honey and Potassium

Fewer than 2 percent of adults in the United States get enough potassium regularly, reported a 2012 study published in "The American Journal of …

Nutrition

Former Grupo Bimbo Executive, Visionary Food Industry Leader Releases Practical Guide to Cultivating Effective Leadership

<i>Leonard W. Heflich presents his recipe for fostering professional and personal success and balance in new book</i><p>DOYLESTOWN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A longtime innovator in the global food industry has released his accessible and engaging roadmap to becoming a truly impactful …

Leadership

Why food companies should not have a role in formulating obesity policy

I was interested to read FoodNavigator-Asia’s account of food industry comments on what to do about obesity is Australia.By all reports, two-thirds …

Senate Committees

Heading to the fair? Here’s every menu to help you plan your tour of gluttony

If you’re headed to the Washington State Fair, let me help you plan your tour of all the deep-fried wonders at the Puyallup fairgrounds.<p>I covered the …

Food

Post-Brexit food safety under scrutiny by CIEH and FRC

Food standards and safety after the United Kingdom exits the European Union next year have been put under the spotlight again by the Chartered …

Agriculture

Letter to The Editor: Blockchain and food safety

Opinion<i>Editor’s note: We want to hear from our readers, and that’s you. Letters to the Editor can be submitted via the Contact Us link on our …

Public Health

Congress should support organic farming to help the farm economy

We are at a critical moment in the farm bill, as the Senate and Congress are negotiating a final package in conference. Many farmers and rural …

Profit

Get $1 Burgers in Sydney Next Weekend

Melbourne’s popular burger parlour Huxtaburger is finally opening an outpost in Redfern. And to mark the occasion it’s giving away brioche burgers …

Food