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  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump named fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday, drawing criticism from labor advocates worried about his opposition to a higher minimum wage and government regulation of the workplace. He has bashed a new Labor Department rule aimed at extending overtime pay to more than 4...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organized labor. Fast-food workers, who are largely not unionized, are engaged in a multi-year campaign known as the "Fight for $15," which is supported...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organized labor. Fast-food workers, who are largely not unionized, are engaged in a multi-year campaign known as the "Fight for $15," which is supported...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 8- President-elect Donald Trump will name fast-food executive Andy Puzder to head the U.S. Department of Labor, according to a source familiar with the matter, in an appointment likely to antagonize organized labor. Fast-food workers, who are largely not unionized, are engaged in a multi-year campaign known as the "Fight for $15," which is supported...

  • Choose Mexican over pizza, one analyst told CNBC's Street Signs, and he wasn't strictly talking about takeaways.

  • Trade short on US pizza companies: Pro

    Alexis Dawance, head of equities at MFM Mirante, explains why he advises trading short on U.S. pizza stocks.

  • Market discounting macro bad news: Pro

    Alexis Dawance, head of equities at MFM Mirante, explains why his stock picks include Mexican real estate after Donald Trump's election to U.S. president.

  • Stocks to Watch: December 6, 2016

    Amazon, Apple and Nike stocks are making moves this Tuesday morning before the opening bell.

  • Amazon Go

    Amazon just revealed a new plan for revolutionizing how people buy groceries — minus the long lines.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 5- Nelson Peltz, the billionaire head of activist hedge fund Trian Fund Management, told CNBC on Monday that his firm began building a new position in a company about two weeks ago, but could not disclose the name of the company. President-elect Donald Trump's policies, and Trump's accusation that Mondelez has shipped jobs overseas, Peltz said that 75...

  • LONDON, Dec 5- Britain moved forward with its planned sugar tax on Monday, publishing draft legislation confirming a two-band levy for sugar-added soft drinks aimed at fighting obesity. In opting for a sugar tax, Britain joins Belgium, France, Hungary and Mexico, all of which have imposed some form of tax on drinks with added sugar. Britain's tax, announced in March,...

  • *Malaysian Palm Oil Board data due Dec 13, after 0430 GMT. KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5- Malaysia's stockpile of palm oil for November is expected to have grown at its sharpest monthly pace in five months, with a slump in exports outpacing a drop in production. Palm was up 0.9 percent at 3,104 ringgit per tonne at the midday break on Monday.

  • Nestle teases new technology to cut sugar in chocolate

    The company says its researchers found a way to change the structure of sugar particles by using natural ingredients.

  • Dec 1- The man behind one of the most recognisable fast-food sandwiches, McDonald's Big Mac, died this week at age 98.. Michael James Delligatti invented the Big Mac- two beef patties on a hamburger bun- which debuted at a McDonald's restaurant in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in 1967.. McDonald's tweeted a message on Wednesday celebrating Delligatti's contribution...

  • Dec 1- The man behind one of the most recognisable fast-food sandwiches, McDonald's Big Mac, died this week at age 98.. Michael James Delligatti invented the Big Mac- two beef patties on a hamburger bun- which debuted at a McDonald's restaurant in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in 1967.. McDonald's tweeted a message on Wednesday celebrating Delligatti's contribution...

  • Dec 1- The man behind one of the most recognizable fast-food sandwiches, McDonald's Big Mac, died this week at age 98.. Michael James Delligatti invented the Big Mac- two beef patties on a hamburger bun- which debuted at a McDonald's restaurant in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in 1967.. McDonald's tweeted a message on Wednesday celebrating Delligatti's contribution...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 30- Pilgrim's Pride Corp, the world's second-largest chicken producer, will approach a goal it set to curb antibiotics use ahead of schedule due to its planned acquisition of a smaller rival, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday. CEO Bill Lovette said on a conference call that about 24 percent of the chicken Pilgrim's produces will be...

  • Kellogg to stop advertising on Breitbart

    The food manufacture will discontinue advertising on the far-right news and commentary site that was formerly run by Steve Bannon.

  • *Wilmar acknowledges "labour issues" in Indonesia palm oil sector. JAKARTA, Nov 30- Global consumer companies, including Unilever, Nestle, Kellogg and Procter& Gamble, have sourced palm oil from Indonesian plantations where labour abuses were uncovered, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. Children as young as eight worked in "hazardous" conditions at palm...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 30- Human rights abuses at palm oil plantations are going unpunished by the industry watchdog due to weak rules, critics say, as an Amnesty International report on Wednesday exposed severe violations at Indonesian plantations. "Simply put, the RSPO does not protect workers and is unable to provide truly responsible palm oil," said Emma Lierley,...