Verizon Business has signed a three-year agreement to provide Del Monte Foods with a managed private IP network that would link the food company's 4,500 employees at 40 locations. Del Monte expects the system to improve its communications during normal operations and implement more effective business continuity plans.
The combination of citrus juice or vitamin C and green tea or its extracts improves antioxidant absorption up to 13 times, according to new research. The ongoing study could benefit manufacturers of functional foods and beverages that aim to maximize antioxidants in their products.
The string of recent food-safety breaches has galvanized industry leaders, critics and politicians to push for a stronger federal food-safety platform. The Coalition for a Stronger FDA, for example, is lobbying for FDA reform and federal regulations, but the FDA says it can achieve food safety with voluntary safety guidelines.
New York-based Kozy Shack, which makes rice and tapioca pudding and other refrigerated desserts, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The brand is in 93% of U.S. supermarkets, a company representative said.