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  • CHICAGO, July 9- Foster Farms and its London insurers are facing off over the definition of "product recall" as the poultry producer seeks payment of $14.2 million in claims arising from a government-mandated shutdown of one of its plants, court documents show.

  • Man behind potato salad Kickstarter  Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    Zack Danger Brown's Kickstarter campaign rose over $50,000 all to make potato salad. Brown says his goal with the money is to spend all of it on the greater good.

  • CHICAGO, July 8- Federal regulators widened the recall of salmonella-tainted chicken produced by Foster Farms to include products believed to have been sent to military bases in five states to feed personnel and their families, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday.

  • CHICAGO, July 8- Federal regulators widened the recall of salmonella-tainted chicken produced by California- based Foster Farms to include products believed to have been send to military bases in five states to feed personnel and their families, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday.

  • *Amazon expected to expand food sales at home and abroad. BERLIN, July 8- Big retailers are taking a calculated hit to margins to invest in online grocery operations, in the hope they can persuade consumers to add more profitable items like clothes and computers to their orders of fruit and vegetables.

  • Cupcake shop Crumbs shuttering all its stores Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 4:07 AM ET
    A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop.

    Crumbs says it is shuttering all its stores, a week after the struggling cupcake shop operator was delisted from the Nasdaq.

  • ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for $3B Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 6:45 AM ET
    A truck passes in front Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM) signage displayed on the side of a grain storage bin at an ADM grain elevator in Niantic, Illinois.

    ADM said it is buying food flavors and specialty ingredients company Wild Flavors for 2.2 billion euros ($3 billion) in cash.

  • For many Americans, every meal is a snack Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 2:33 PM ET
    Candy for sale at a Walgreens store in Wheeling, Illinois.

    General Mills and others are adjusting to a growing preference for quick meals like Chef Boyardee microwaveable lasagna and Lean Cuisine snack pizza.

  • Hormel adds 'Muscle' to its lineup  Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Jeffrey Ettinger, Hormel Foods chairman & CEO, discusses the acquisition of popular protein drink, Muscle Milk.

  • Cereal industry ponders future as appetites change Saturday, 28 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Here are three ways Americans are taking a different approach to breakfast. Who may be the winners and losers of the shift?

  • Crumbs Bake Shop set to delist Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Following a sharp decline in its stock, the cupcake chain will delist from the Nasdaq. NYT reports.

  • Healthy food, but how's it taste?  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    Discussing the demand for healthier food, and how restaurants are innovating, with former P&G chief marketing officer Jim Stengel.

  • Buffalo Wild Wings scores on World Cup fervor  Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    The U.S. men's soccer team may have suffered a heart-wrenching draw in the final seconds of its World Cup contest with Portugal on Sunday, but the close game meant big business for Buffalo Wild Wings.

  • Frankenstates: Winning the agriculture tech war Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Flying utility drone spraying pesticide over a cornfield

    California and Florida are among states at the forefront of agricultural innovation. The field is growing as demand for food booms.

  • Organic farming is unsustainable Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    An organic produce sign stands over a display in the produce department of a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Illinois.

    The organic movement’s claims about the sustainability of its methods are dubious, say Henry I. Miller and Richard Cornett.

  • Lawsuit: Nothing Greek about Chobani Greek Yogurt Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 8:46 AM ET
    Chobani Inc. greek yogurt at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    Two New York men are suing yogurt brand Chobani for not being Greek enough and selling junk food marketed as healthy.

  • Not enough preservatives?! Velveeta recalled Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    Velveeta, a processed cheese, is getting yanked off the shelves in 12 states for not having enough preservatives.

  • Bacon mania: Not even rising prices can stop it Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    From pork to duck(?!) bacon, there seems to be no stopping America's love affair with the salty meat—not even rising prices.

  • Kroger's consumer view  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:46 AM ET

    Kroger CFO Michael Schlotman discusses the health of his company's private label, and how Kroger stacks up competitively in the natural and organic space.

  • Kroger CFO: Difficult to raise produce prices quickly  Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    Kroger is trading higher after a Q1 earnings beat. Its CFO Michael Schlotman addresses food pricing and whether customers should worry about produce inflation.