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  • But many farmers are nervous about another plank in Trump's agenda: His vow to overhaul U.S. trade policy, including his intent announced Thursday to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Farm Country went on red alert last month when it looked as if Trump wasn't even going to pursue a NAFTA rewrite: White House aides had...

  • McDonald's changed the main ingredient in its ice cream

    McDonald's changed the main ingredient in its McFlurries last year, but many customers didn't taste the difference.

  • SAO PAULO, May 17- Brazilian President Michel Temer gave his blessing to an attempt to pay a potential witness in the country's biggest-ever graft probe to remain silent, according to plea bargain testimony by a powerful businessman, newspaper O Globo reported on Wednesday. Temer on Wednesday acknowledged he had met the businessman, JBS SA Chairman Joseley...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3616, or 73.44 U.S. cents. TORONTO, May 17- The Canadian dollar eased slightly against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday, as political uncertainty in Washington supported safe-haven currencies and domestic manufacturing sales rose in line with economists' expectations. "It's a conundrum today... because the U.S. dollar is obviously on the...

  • Papa John's knocks Pizza Hut out of top spot

    Papa John's knocked rival Pizza Hut out of the top spot for 'best pizza chain brand of the year,' according to a new Harris Poll study.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3626, or 73.39 U.S. cents. TORONTO, May 17- The Canadian dollar pared some of this week's gains on Wednesday against its U.S. counterpart as political uncertainty in Washington supported safe-haven currencies, while domestic manufacturing sales rose in line with economists' expectations. trading at C $1.3626 to the greenback, or 73.39 U.S....

  • LONDON— Food giant Nestle on Wednesday lost a bid to trademark the distinctive four-fingered shape of the KitKat chocolate bar in Britain, the latest round in a courtroom battle with rival candy-maker Cadbury. Nestle said it was disappointed with Wednesday's ruling and was "considering next steps," which could include an appeal to the Supreme Court.

  • SAO PAULO, May 16- JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, has delayed but not ditched its plan to list a U.S. subsidiary this year despite a series of investigations targeting the company's owners, Chief Executive Officer Wesley Batista said on Tuesday. A court last week ruled that the CEO and his brother Joesley, fellow founder and current JBS chairman, cannot make...

  • SAO PAULO, May 16- Brazilian police on Tuesday opened two separate investigations into whether certain food companies improperly received favorable treatment from the Agriculture Ministry, the latest probe ensnaring the powerful farming sector. Several Agriculture Ministry supervisors in the southern state of Santa Catarina have been removed from...

  • SAO PAULO, May 16- Brazilian federal police on Tuesday opened two separate investigations into whether certain food companies improperly received favorable treatment from the country's Agriculture Ministry, the latest probe ensnaring the country's agribusiness sector. The investigations have rocked confidence in Brazil's once-solid farming...

  • SAO PAULO, May 16- JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, has delayed but not ditched its plan to list a U.S. subsidiary this year despite a series of investigations targeting the company's owners, Chief Executive Wesley Batista said on Tuesday. A court last week ruled that the CEO and his brother Joesley, fellow founder and current JBS chairman, cannot make major...

  • The outlook for tea

    Dilhan C.Fernando, Dilmah Tea, talks about how the tea company his father started deals with greater competition and tough weather conditions.

  • NEW YORK— From governments to individuals, there's plenty of finger-pointing going on following the latest global cyberattack. There's Microsoft, whose ubiquitous Windows operating systems were compromised after attackers exploited a security hole. There are the companies, universities, hospitals and other organizations that didn't install...

  • A charging National Guard riot control vehicle knocks down a demonstrator during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas on May 3, 2017.

    The country's economy may have started the year on a much-worse note than the country's legislature has stated.

  • PITTSBURGH— The U.S. Department of Agriculture has warned a Pittsburgh restaurant to not serve horse meat again. KDKA-TV first reported that Cure Restaurant hosted a special dinner with Canadian chefs on May 8 that included horse tartare. A USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service spokesperson says Cure chef and co-owner Justin Severino received a warning...

  • StarBucks Coffee opens a new store on Florianska street in Krakow, Poland on 8 April, 2017.

    Deutsche Bank raises its rating on Starbucks shares to buy from hold, predicting improving sales growth.

  • LAS CRUCES, N.M.— The New Mexico company that recalled more than 252,000 pounds of frozen burritos because of possible listeria contamination says they're relocating. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Saturday announced the Green Chile Food Company recall for various frozen burritos containing meat and poultry, after a routine sample of a beef and potato...

  • SAO PAULO, May 12- Brazilian stocks rose on Friday for the fourth straight day as Petroleo Brasileiro SA shares hit an 11- week high after the state-controlled oil company reported its strongest operating profit ever. In Mexico, Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said he expected negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement with the United...

  • BRASILIA/ RIO DE JANEIRO, May 12- Brazilian police are investigating suspected fraud in loans to JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, by state development bank BNDES, according to federal court documents released on Friday, adding to scandals circling the company. The Brasilia- based court issued orders to bring in brothers Joesley and Wesley Batista, JBS...

  • SAO PAULO, May 12- Brazilian federal audit court TCU said it will investigate whether support from development bank BNDES for meatpacker JBS SA caused losses to taxpayers, according to a statement Friday.