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  • NEW YORK, Feb 2- Americans say they are on a sugar detox. A Reuters/Ipsos poll of 1,883 adults living in the United States, conducted Jan. 15-21, finds that 58 percent say they tried to limit sugar in their diets in the previous 30 days. To be sure, the survey asked people about their attempts to limit sugar, not about their success rate in doing so, and notoriously...

  • CDC to declare end to Chipotle's E. coli outbreak Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 9:37 AM ET
    CDC to declare end to Chipotle's E. coli outbreak

    The E. coli outbreak at Chipotle Mexican Grill is expected to be declared over as soon as Monday.

  • 'All clear' for Chipotle? Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 9:09 AM ET
    'All clear' for Chipotle?

    CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss news the CDC is expected to announce the end of the E. coli outbreak that affected dozens of Chipotle Mexican Grill customers.

  • Sysco tops 2Q profit forecasts Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 8:11 AM ET

    HOUSTON _ Sysco Corp. on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $272.4 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 41 cents per share. Sysco shares have fallen almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has declined 5 percent.

  • Pork Expo returns to Springfield after 33-year absence Saturday, 30 Jan 2016 | 11:15 AM ET

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill.— The Illinois Pork Expo is coming back in Springfield for the first time in 33 years. It was last held in Springfield in 1983 and has been in Peoria each year since, the State Journal-Register reported. Convention center general manager Brian Oaks said the expo is one of the biggest shows in Springfield this year.

  • SAN DIEGO, Jan 29- A proposal for an online auction that could shake up the U.S. pricing model for cattle made its public debut on Friday after a secret test run last week, with the support of a unit of the world's largest meatpacker. Terry Duffy, executive chairman of CME, said he was concerned about the decline in cash sales because futures contracts need a viable...

  • SAN DIEGO, Jan 29- A proposal for an online auction that could shake up the U.S. pricing model for cattle is set to make its public debut on Friday after a test run last week, with the support of a unit of the world's largest meatpacker. Ed Greiman, chair of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Cattle Marketing and International Trade Committee, said he...

  • PAVLISHCHEVO, Russia— For Olga Druganina, Russia's economic turmoil has been a great business opportunity. Four years ago, the former employee at an industrial machines company began to develop her modest farm near Moscow as a business. First came President Vladimir Putin's sanctions on U.S. and European Union food products in 2014, a response to...

  • McDonald's to open 150 customized burger stores Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    McDonald's to open 150 customized burger stores

    Diners in China can concoct their very own creations from a variety of ingredients.

  • McDonald's adds the McGriddle for all-day breakfast push

    The Golden Arches will start offering an expanded all-day breakfast menu.

  • McDonald's mozzarella sticks missing a key ingredient

    Social media users take to Twitter, complaining about the lack of cheese in mozzarella sticks.

  • HONG KONG, Jan 29- McDonald's Corp plans to launch in China this year 150 outlets where clients can customize burgers to suit their tastes, as the world's top restaurant chain aims to grow sales in the country after being hit by a fast-food scandal in 2014.. The U.S. burger chain currently has 11 such outlets on the mainland, including in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen...

  • McDonald's snacks missing key ingredient Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 8:30 PM ET
    McDonald's Mozzarella Sticks

    McDonald's issued an apology on Thursday after social media users took to Twitter to complain about the lack of mozzarella in their cheesy snack.

  • Cheap fast-food deals abound, but sales don't pop Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:11 PM ET
    Eating a burger

    The annual burger war between Burger King, McDonald's and Wendy's is elevating the value perception of consumers, but the sales impact is lackluster.

  • Jan 28- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said three more people have been reported ill due to a multi-state listeria outbreak linked to packaged salads produced by Dole Food Company Inc.. The people who were reported ill were from Connecticut, Missouri, and New York, the CDC said. Dole Food on Wednesday voluntarily recalled all salad mixes...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 28- In the two weeks since bird flu reappeared in Indiana, U.S. veterinarians have swabbed the mouths of chickens and turkeys across the country, racing to uncover any more infections and contain the virus before it causes mass death and damage like last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed on Jan. 15 that a turkey flock in Dubois County,...

  • Hershey 4Q results mixed, demand softens in China Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:21 AM ET

    HERSHEY, Pa.— Hershey's fourth-quarter profit beat analysts' estimates, but its revenue fell short of Wall Street expectations due to soft demand in China. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.05 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected higher revenue of $1.97 billion.

  • How 'cultured meat' can turn one cow into 175M burgers Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 6:00 AM ET
    How 'cultured meat' can turn one cow into 175M burgers

    Researchers developed the eco-friendly 'cultured beef' to meet rising global meat demand.

  • Wal-Mart's shutdown creates new food deserts Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 2:02 PM ET

    Low-income neighbors of Wichita State University in Kansas, too, will be losing quick access to fresh groceries. One of them is in Fairfield, Alabama, a hard-luck suburb of 11,000 about 8 miles west of Birmingham. Besides the three new food deserts, another 31 neighborhoods in 15 states will lack any place that sells fresh produce and meat once the last of the...

  • Ackman admits mistakes after huge 2015 losses Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 8:44 AM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Billionaire investor Bill Ackman told investors that he made mistakes last year in not cutting two big positions.