October 19, 2012 Sugar production is as close to a planned economy as anything you'll find in America. But there are cracks in the system. Union leaders are calling for a boycott of one of the country's leading sugar producers, which has locked out 1,300 workers.
September 20, 2012 Previously, "popcorn lung" disease has been limited to plant workers exposed to flavoring chemicals. The new verdict awarded to a microwave popcorn consumer may spark a rash of similar suits, lawyers say.
June 6, 2012 A coalition of food labor groups says that more than half of food workers continue working even when they're sick because they can't afford to take a day off. That's due to a lack of paid sick days throughout the food chain for people who pick, process, sell, cook and serve food.