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  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, Jan 24- The Environmental Protection Agency will delay implementation of the Renewable Fuels Standard and the Agriculture Department will pause rules affecting livestock as part of a freeze on regulations imposed by President Donald Trump's administration, trade groups said on Tuesday. Representatives of the EPA and U.S. Department of...

  • President Donald Trump's decision to back out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, a $62 billion market for U.S. farmers, provides a fresh threat to a slumping agricultural economy that has grown increasingly dependent on exports. Trump won nearly two-thirds of the rural vote in November, with big agricultural states including Iowa, Nebraska, Ohio and...

  • Still, the sales decline at established McDonald's restaurants in the United States was smaller than analysts had expected. Comparable international restaurant sales also beat analysts' expectations due to a strong performance in the UK, China, Japan and certain markets in Latin America. The all-day breakfast debuted in October 2015- selling McMuffin...

  • Jan 23- U.S. stocks were off their lows on Monday after President Donald Trump laid out some of his plans to spur economic growth in a meeting with top executives of U.S. companies. "From the standpoint of moving the market, Donald Trump is going to be a trader's dream because he will create market swings, choppy trading and erratic behavior," said Andre Bakhos, managing...

  • Sales at established McDonald's restaurants in the United States declined 1.3 percent in the three months ended Dec. 31, hurt in part by the high bar set by the debut of the all-day breakfast in October 2015. McDonald's comparable international restaurant sales beat expectations due to a strong performance in the UK, China, Japan and certain markets in Latin...

  • Jan 23- McDonald's Corp's U.S. comparable restaurant sales fell less than analysts had expected in the fourth quarter as strong demand for its all-day breakfast brought more people to its restaurants. Sales at established McDonald's restaurants in the United States declined 1.3 percent in the three months ended Dec. 31, hurt in part by the high bar set by the...

  • A scavenger at a vegetable wholesale market in India.

    A technique practiced by early Egyptians could help resolve the modern-day problem of food waste.

  • Amid warnings from the Bank of Canada on Wednesday that protectionist policies brought in by Trump could drive companies to invest in the United States rather than Canada, executives said their search for options has already begun. "We're a Canadian company, we like to build things in Canada and export them... but you can't sell stuff and not make money," said Jim...

  • An employee serves a customer McFlurries in a McDonald's restaurant.

    Customers seeking McFlurries report that the machine is almost always down, The Wall Street Journal reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Jan 19- This past November, Nasdaq Inc hired a helicopter to film Manhattan's skyline using Snapchat's new video-camera sunglasses and sent the aerial footage to its social media followers. Snap Inc, Snapchat's parent company, is eyeing a spring debut that may peg its value as high as $25 billion, sources have told Reuters.

  • Vegemite is getting a new owner

    Barry Irvin, executive chairman of Bega Cheese, explains the company's acquisition the Australian and NZ grocery unit of Mondelez.

  • **HomeServices of America Inc, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Tuesday said it has purchased the Houlihan Lawrence residential real estate firm, its second foray into the New York City area this month. **German carmaker Volkswagen said it would not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC Motor Corp until at least 2018, seeking first to...

  • **HomeServices of America Inc, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, on Tuesday said it has purchased the Houlihan Lawrence residential real estate firm, its second foray into the New York City area this month. **German carmaker Volkswagen said it would not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC Motor Corp until at least 2018, seeking first to...

  • Chobani CEO: Closing the gap on income inequality

    Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani founder & CEO, talks about his company's initiative to hire refugees and operate a socially responsible business.

  • ConAgra CEO: Name of the game is driving growth & innovation

    ConAgra Brands CEO Sean Connolly discusses what he is most optimistic about as Donald Trump prepares to take office, including policies that may foster his company's growth and innovation.

  • Food innovation made possible

    Patrick Brown, Impossible Foods founder talks about disrupting the way the world thinks about meat by using plant-based food.

  • LONDON, Jan 17- European shares were dragged lower by miners and carmakers on Tuesday, as markets awaited details of Britain's Brexit position in a late morning speech by Prime Minister Theresa May. The pan-European STOXX index was down 0.4 percent, and Britain's blue-chip FTSE extended its losses, down 0.3 percent. Swiss chocolate maker Lindt saw its shares...

  • *Fund managers positive on Kuwait. DUBAI, Jan 15- Stock markets in the Gulf diverged on Sunday with Saudi Arabia stalling near a six-week low and Dubai retreating on profit-taking, while Kuwait continued to outperform. Interest in the sector has risen partly because of local media reports late last year that Saudi Arabia was looking at the possibility of...

  • You won't believe the size or price of this fish

    You won't believe how much this tuna fish sold in auction.

  • Nutella maker pushes back on cancer link claims

    The company that makes Nutella is fighting claims the chocolate and hazelnut spread can cause cancer.