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Food and Beverage Food Products

  • CHICAGO, Dec 14- The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed rules on Wednesday it said will help protect chicken producers from mistreatment by the small group of meat companies that control most of the country's production. Proponents of the changes, including the National Farmers Union, said they hoped Republican President-elect Donald Trump's...

  • Irene Rosenfeld, CEO of Mondelez International

    Kraft-Heinz is planning to acquire Mondelez, which is currently in the midst of a $3 billion cost saving program, according to a report.

  • The justices said they will hear an appeal by beverage flavoring company TC Heartland LLC to have a patent infringement suit brought against it by food company Kraft Heinz Co moved from federal court in Delaware, where it was filed, to Heartland's home base in Indiana. Pittsburgh- based Kraft, which makes the MiO brand of liquid water enhancers, sued in Delaware in...

  • Ells, 51, also said he would remain board chairman, even as Amalgamated Bank and CtW Investment Group urge fellow shareholders to name an independent chairman to replace Ells as leader of the board. Lots more needs to be done to refresh the board, "said Keith Mestrich, president and CEO of Amalgamated Bank. "It still doesn't resolve the question of independent...

  • PARIS, Dec 12- France has found a case of mild H5N1 bird flu in the southwest of the country, an official report showed on Monday, the same region that has been hit this month by a more virulent strain of the disease. Bird flu has spread across Europe in recent weeks, forcing some farmers to slaughter flocks or keep them indoors, and its return to France is a setback for...

  • Dec 12- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said founder Steve Ells will retake the helm as sole chief executive officer after co-CEO Monty Moran stepped down on Monday amid intense pressure to turn around the burrito chain that has yet to recover from string of food safety lapses that have damaged its sales and reputation. Ells, 51, also said he would remain board...

  • Dec 12- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said founder and co-Chief Executive Steve Ells would become sole CEO, a position he held from 1993 until 2009, after Monty Moran stepped down following a series of food safety lapses that hit its sales and reputation. "Given the ongoing challenges facing the company, the board felt strongly that it was best for Steve to resume...

  • Dec 12- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said founder and co-Chief Executive Steve Ells would become sole CEO, a position he held from 1993 until 2009, after Monty Moran stepped down following a series of food safety lapses that hit its sales and reputation. "Given the ongoing challenges facing the company, the board felt strongly that it was best for Steve to resume...

  • 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 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 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...