Winter storm dumps record volumes of snow on South Dakota, causing death of up to 20% of state's cattle herd.
Woolworths is the second of Australia's major supermarket chains to announce plans to take its egg supply cage free.
FSIS inspectors will continue operations at three California processing plants implicated in an ongoing salmonella outbreak.
The Department says it did not have resources or personnel necessary to maintain cyber security during the federal government shutdown.
With most USDA and CFTC employees furloughed during the government shutdown, agricultural markets scrambed to find critical supply and pricing data.
New study refutes perception that livestock production wastes critical resources that might otherwise be used to produce food crops.
Inaugural caucus spearheaded by Senators from Delaware, Arkansas, Georgia, and Mississippi. Congressional Caucus was launched in 2012.
GMO-labeling lawsuits pending in California, in many senses, have become another sort of regulatory burden on food companies.
Chinese economy increasingly influencing the global dairy trade, say economists at Rabobank.
Transaction effectively ends Smithfield's life as a publicly-traded U.S. company; will now operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chinese firm.