NEW YORK (AP) — As Americans stockpile everything from canned soup to toilet paper, food and consumer products makers are scrambling to meet demand.
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) — An organic food company says it will create 680 jobs in the Hudson Valley.
Amy's Kitchen hosted a ceremony Friday in the Orange County town of Goshen to break ground on a...
PARIS (AP) — The European Union's top court has ruled that the EU organic food logo cannot be used on meat derived from animals that have been slaughtered in accordance with religious rites...
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. shoppers are still paying more for organic food, but the price premium is falling as organic options multiply.
Last year, organic food and beverages cost an average of 24 cents more per unit than conventional food, or about 7.5 percent more, according to Nielsen. That was down from a 27 cent, or 9 percent, premium in 2014.
NEW YORK (AP) — Thrive Market, a four-year-old online membership-based natural and organic food retailer, has successfully filled a niche modeled after Costco but just for healthy items.
CEO Nick Green, along with his two co-founders Gunnar Lovelace and Sasha Siddartha, saw a big opportunity to make healthy food more accessible for middle-class American shoppers who found Whole Foods too expensive and were overwhelmed by the increasing choices at discounters.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin organic food producers are hoping the Farm Bill Congress is considering will include a provision to crack down on fake imports.
Legislation the U.S. Senate approved last week would require the Department of Agriculture to keep better track of organic products by requiring electronic import certificates.
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — In the brightly colored Healthyville Cafe at Stepping Stones Museum, Director of Strategic Initiatives Bill Jeffries looked up at the museum's spring menu. Among the options were a turkey caprese salad and a green goddess salad with all natural grilled chicken, both advertised for $8.75.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 72-year-old woman has filed a lawsuit against the organic foods company Pacific Foods after she says she found rodent intestines and a foot in her soup box.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Maesel Dorn had fallen violently ill two days before discovering the partial remains of what appeared to be a mouse in the soup box.
Dorn filed a lawsuit seeking $400,000 in Monday, saying the company tried to brush off her complaints.
MORO, Ore. (AP) — Religious beliefs involving the use of pesticides are part of a dispute over noxious weeds on a 2,000-acre organic farm in Oregon that has attracted the attention of organic food supporters.
Sherman County may order the owners of Azure Farms, near Moro, to spray to control the weeds if the farm doesn't come up with a weed management plan by next week.
The county said in a letter it also might do the spraying itself then bill the farm owned by Ecclesia of Sinai.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Boise businesswoman says she meant no offense for the remarks she made during a University of Idaho commencement address that has since sparked criticism from attendees.
Meg Carlson, president and CEO of Boise-based Prosperity Organic Foods, has come under scrutiny while talking about accepting a job nearly 30 years ago inside a smaller division of a company known as the "black cousin."
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has taken a big step toward clinching a deal with Chile on the international trade in organic food products.
The EU member states on Monday agreed to recognize the equivalence of each other's organic product rules and regulations, making it easier for the trade of such products in each other's markets.
PARIS (AP) — Yogurt giant Danone says it reached a $10 billion deal to buy American organic food maker WhiteWave, expanding the French company's foothold in health foods and the U.S. market.
Paris-based Danone said in a statement Thursday that it is paying $56.25 per share in the deal, 24 percent above WhiteWave's average stock value over the past month. Including debt and other liabilities, the value of the deal reaches $12.5 billion.