Minute Maid Park in Houston has a new offering for baseball fans: the Goya Latin Cafe. Goya Foods President Robert Unanue explains why the company is moving in this direction and how it is handling rising commodity and fuel costs.
Some health experts say healthy eating habits need to be ingrained early in life. Toddlers and preschoolers are being diagnosed as "overweight" and participating in programs that teach them about healthy food choices and weight management.
The Bush administration has urged Congress to add $275 million to the proposed FDA budget to help the agency "transform its regulatory strategies to meet the challenges of the evolving global marketplace," HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt announced Monday. The increased funding will be used to hire more staff and to open FDA offices in China, India and Central America, Leavitt said.
Smithfield Foods has appointed George H. Richter as the new president and CEO of its pork group. Richter comes from Farmland Foods, which Smithfield acquired in 2003, and will start in his new role at the end of the month.