Food and Beverage Food Products


  • 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,...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 6 foods this food poisoning expert doesn't eat Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 6:00 AM ET
    6 foods this food poisoning expert doesn't eat

    Bill Marler revealed foods he won't touch in an article he posted in the Food Poisoning Journal.

  • Indonesia risks big rice shortage by cooking books Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 8:21 PM ET
    Two farmers cut stalks of rice using a special knife called 'anggapan' during harvest season in Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia.

    Indonesian officials routinely inflate rice harvest data, but their latest phony numbers could lead to a severe shortage, officials say.

  • BOSTON, Jan 26- Sitting on a double-digit loss that is the deepest in his firm's history, billionaire investor Bill Ackman on Tuesday told investors that he made mistakes last year in not cutting two big positions but said he sees plenty of new investment opportunities. Ackman, whose Pershing Square Capital Management lost between 16 percent and 20 percent in...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 26- Eldorado Brasil SA, the pulp producer controlled by Brazil's billionaire Batista family, is considering selling bonds or equity for the first time should market conditions turn favorable, Chief Executive Officer José Carlos Grubisich said on Tuesday. While access to international debt markets this year looks "certain" for Eldorado because...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 26- Prosecutors charged Joesley Batista, the chairman of Brazilian meatpacker JBS's board and president of its controlling shareholder J&F Investimentos, and eight others with crimes against the financial system, sending shares of JBS SA down more than 8 percent on Tuesday. Banco Original then loaned the funds back to Banco Rural's holding...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 26- Shares of Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA fell more than 8 percent on Tuesday after prosecutors charged the head of its controller J&F Investimentos and eight others from the JBS group and bank Banco Rural with crimes against the financial system. In a statement on Tuesday, prosecutors said companies within Grupo JBS had passed on loans to each...

  • 6 foods this food poisoning expert doesn't eat Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 12:36 PM ET

    Food poisoning expert Bill Marler, who is part of the ongoing litigation against Chipotle, has a list of six foods that he won't touch.

  • America's favorite comfort food is... Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
    America's favorite comfort food is...

    About 15 percent of Americans list pizza as their favorite comfort food, according to a Harris Poll study.

  • Bernie Sanders gets his own Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor

    The new flavor is comprised of a solid mint ice cream topped with a hard chocolate shell.

  • Olive Garden expands catering delivery services Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 6:00 AM ET
    Olive Garden expands catering delivery services

    The Italian dining chain will deliver catering from every restaurant in North America.

  • Japan cracks down on global sushi quality Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 6:00 AM ET
    Japan cracks down on global sushi quality

    The Japanese government is launching a new certification program to crack down on poor-quality sushi made overseas.

  • *China same-store sales rise 4 pct. Jan 25- McDonald's Corp smashed analyst expectations for quarterly same-restaurant sales as the launch of all-day breakfasts proved a hit with diners in the United States and demand continued to recover in China. McDonald's also launched all-day breakfasts in October in the United States, a move aimed at countering...

  • Ben & Jerry's founder gives Sanders an ice cream Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 4:09 PM ET
    Ben & Jerry's founder unveils new 'Bernie's Yearning' ice cream flavor.

    Ben & Jerry's co-founder Ben Cohen announced on Monday that he has created an ice cream flavor inspired by Sen. Bernie Sanders.