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  • Just Mayo maker warned by FDA that 'mayo' needs eggs Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 12:26 PM ET

    The FDA notes that mayonnaise must contain eggs, according to its standard of identity— and that Just Mayo does not. Hampton Creek CEO Josh Tetrick said Tuesday he had a "really good conversation" with the agency earlier in the day and that he believes it is open to "sitting down and seeing if there's common ground." The letter comes after Hampton Creek was sued last...

  • Monsanto sweetens offer for Syngenta to $47B Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 8:28 AM ET

    Monsanto sweetened its offer to buy Syngenta, valuing the Swiss company at around $47 billion.

  • Sanderson Farms posts 3Q profit Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 7:09 AM ET

    LAUREL, Miss. _ Sanderson Farms Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $50.9 million. Sanderson Farms shares have decreased 19 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Sanderson Farms, Earnings Report.

  • China wants a bite of the booming halal market Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 7:32 PM ET
    The famous Muslim Snack Street in Xi An, China.

    Muslims will make up more than a quarter of the world's population by 2030, and China wants to play an active role in feeding them.

  • BRASILIA, Aug 17- McDonald's Corp, the world's biggest fast-food chain, was accused of mistreating its employees and dodging taxes on Thursday during a Senate hearing in Brazil, where politicians, union leaders and workers from five continents voiced allegations. Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc, the world's largest McDonald's franchisee and its main operator in...

  • UPDATE 1-Food distributor Sysco adds Peltz to its board Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 5:13 PM ET

    Aug 20- Food distributor Sysco Corp added Nelson Peltz to its board, days after the activist investor disclosed a 7.1 percent stake in the company and called its shares "undervalued". Sysco said it was also appointing Josh Frank, a partner at Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP, to the board effective Friday. "Sysco is a leader in its business, and we believe it is...

  • Popular foods taking on new hues without artificial dyes Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 10:41 AM ET

    Banana peppers in Subway sandwiches won't be the same exact shade of yellow. In fact, General Mills couldn't find good alternatives for the blue and green pieces in Trix, so the company is getting rid of those colors when the cereal is reformulated later this year. "We haven't been able to get that same vibrant color," said Kate Gallager, General Mills' cereal...

  • Coke to disclose details on its health efforts Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 9:30 AM ET

    On Wednesday evening, Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent said in an editorial published in The Wall Street Journal that he was disappointed that the company's actions have created "more confusion and mistrust." The Atlanta- based company came under fire after a New York Times story on Aug. 9 that detailed how Coca-Cola Co. gave $1.5 million to help start the Global Energy...

  • MCD banks on breakfast boost Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    MCD banks on breakfast boost

    McDonald's expects a significant sales bump from all-day breakfast.

  • In retaliation to Western sanctions over its role in the Ukraine crisis, Russia last year banned certain food imports from the European Union, the U.S. and a few other countries. Eager to demonstrate their zeal in enforcing the ban, local authorities from all over Russia file daily reports on new and increasingly exotic means they employ to destroy the banned...

  • Australia seeks to become the delicatessen of Asia Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    *Native Australian produce demands top shelf prices in Asia. Finger limes are just one of a number of premium Australian agricultural products, including olive oil, honey, wagyu beef and organic baby food, now being sold in some of Asia's top stores as Australia pushes to become Asia's delicatessen. While Australia's main agricultural products like wheat, rice,...

  • Aug 18- Yum Brands Inc announced on Tuesday new leadership for its China division as investor activists lobby for the owner of the KFC and Pizza Hut brands to spin off that business, which is its biggest driver of revenue and profit. Su, who has been with Yum for 26 years, was instrumental in making Yum the biggest Western restaurant chain in China.

  • *Would be blow to key exporters Malaysia, Indonesia. NEW DELHI, Aug 18- India plans to spend $1.5 billion in the next three years to help farmers grow oil palm trees in an area the size of New Jersey, government sources said, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushing to make the nation self-sufficient in edible oils this decade. A successful Indian push into palm...

  • Benchmark lean hog futures prices on the Chicago Board of Trade have dropped 42 percent from their July 2014 record high of $133 per hundredweight. And as herds continue to grow, and the strong dollar and competition from Europe and Canada blunts export demand, hog farmers are probably facing even lower prices in the months ahead, with December-delivery...

  • But the USDA has yet to give the clearance that would allow any chicken sites in Iowa, the top egg-producing state, to bring in replacements. The USDA clears farms on a case by case basis after testing to make sure the virus has been eliminated. Minnesota and Iowa turkey farms, infected before some of the chicken farms, have begun restocking thanks to a faster cleanup...

  • Bird flu to human jump a 'concern': CDC official Sunday, 16 Aug 2015 | 8:20 AM ET
    Chickens gather around a feeder at a farm in Osage, Iowa.

    The head of the Centers for Disease Control's Influenza Division says the agency is "concerned" that the bird flu virus may mutate.

  • *Euro zone agrees to launch bailout for Greece. *J.C. Penney, Nordstrom rise after results. Aug 14- U.S. stocks ended a volatile week higher on Friday after upbeat U.S. economic data and as euro zone finance ministers agreed to launch a third bailout program for Greece.

  • *J.C. Penney, Nordstrom rise after strong results. J.C. Penney and Nordstrom both rose after the department store chains posted better-than-expected quarterly results. J.C. Penney was up 5.1 percent at $8.48 while Nordstrom jumped 3.7 percent to $77.72 and was among the biggest percentage gainers in the S&P 500, while the S&P retail index was up 0.4 percent.

  • Aug 14- Tyson Foods Inc on Friday said it is permanently ceasing beef production at its plant in Denison, Iowa, effective immediately, as cattle ranchers work to rebuild shrunken herds following the severe Midwestern drought. Tyson's Denison plant has a daily estimated slaughter capacity of about 2,000 head of cattle over a five-day work week, which represent 2...

  • Aug 14- Any day now, David Murdock, the 92- year-old owner of Dole Food Co, will find out whether his decision to go to trial to defend the terms of his 2013 buyout of the company was heroic or foolish. It was certainly unusual, and could lead to one of the biggest judgments ever in Delaware's Court of Chancery, a leading venue for corporate disputes.