Last week, Sen. Barbara Boxer of California, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore) announced the reintroduction of a federal bill that would mandate the labeling of foods or beverages containing GMOs.
Already the leader in the Arab world for utility-scale solar PV installations, Jordan also anticipates an additional 200 MW going online in 2015 as many medium- and large-scale solar farms are currently being installed.
The latest recruits, Ian McLeod at Bi-Lo, Mike McNamara at Target and Mark Ibbotson at Walmart, will join their fellow ex-pats including James McCann who is leading Ahold’s U.S. operations and Alex Gourlay who is now the top guy at Walgreens.
Kroger Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio, is reportedly eyeballing Florida, and possibly the company Bi-Lo/Winn-Dixie as an acquisition to help push the nation's second-largest supermarket company into the Sunshine State.
China’s stockpiling of milk powder after milk safety scandals in 2013 and Russia’s trade sanctions against the U. S. in retaliation for Western sanctions have caused demand for U.S.-produced milk to dry up.
The complaints allege violations of the Consumer Fraud Act based on advertisements indicating the bread sold by the three companies were made in-store daily despite being “frozen, delivered to its stores, and then re-baked or partially baked in-store."
The U.S. Department of Commerce has reached an agreement with the Mexican government and sugar producers to suspend the antidumping (ADD) and countervailing (CVD) duty cases against Mexican sugar imports.
The report found that farm workers lived in rat-infested labor camps, often without beds or reliable water supplies, and had their pay illegally withheld, which essentially prevented them from leaving during peak harvest periods.
Less than one dozen hospitals across the U.S. operate on-site farms, ranging from a rooftop farm at Stony Brook University Hospital on Long Island to a 25-acre farm at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Hospital in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Officials at the Ministry of Agriculture have approved lifting a ban on imports of a genetically-modified corn variety that’s commonly grown in the U.S., as trade talks between the two countries continue.