So far no other prominent Western brand has reported extra scrutiny from the Russian authorities, but some say they are worried.» Read More
Bob Derrington, Wunderlich Securities senior restaurant analyst, weighs in on Red Robin's earnings miss.
Burger King is now giving up on its lower calorie fries "Satisfries." CNBC's Jim Cramer and the "Squawk on the Street" crew joke about Cramer's diet.
ALBANY, N.Y.— The New York comptroller has withdrawn a shareholder proposal that ConAgra Foods curtail palm oil buying from suppliers destroying forests after the company adopted a new purchasing policy. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, trustee of New York's $176 billion pension fund, says the food manufacturer's commitment helps enhance its long-term value.
Aug 13- Shares of Noodles& Co plunged as much as 21 percent in extended trading after the fast-casual restaurant chain slashed its full-year sales forecast as fewer diners visit its outlets.
Burger King is getting rid of the lower-calorie french fries it introduced less than a year ago.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan— Kellogg said Wednesday it will step up efforts to reduce planet-warming emissions in its supply chain as part of a broader initiative designed to be more environmentally friendly.
CHICAGO, Aug 12- Beef Products Inc will reopen a Kansas processing plant on Monday to boost production of "lean finely textured beef," which critics call "pink slime," as wholesale beef prices soar with a shrinking U.S. cattle herd.
China has barred pork imports from six U.S processing plants and six cold storage facilities effective on Wednesday.
One bike gives 'hogging the road' a new meaning.
Samuel Lightsey continued testifying as a prosecution witness against his former boss at Peanut Corp. of America, Stewart Parnell, and two others. The first time he ever saw a positive test for salmonella was in August 2008, not long after he joined Peanut Corporation, he said.
MINSK/ MOSCOW, Aug 12- Moscow dispatched top veterinary officials to Belarus on Tuesday after the neighbouring country, which has a free trade zone with Russia, said it would not become a back-door conduit for banned Western food products.
Aug 11- Juice maker Cutrale and investment firm Safra Group said on Monday they had offered to acquire U.S.-based Chiquita Brands International Inc in a $610.5 million cash deal that rivaled an all-stock agreement with Irish tropical fruit company Fyffes Plc. The combined market value of Chiquita and Fyffes is currently close to $1 billion.
MOSCOW, Aug 11- Moscow's sweeping sanctions on European food have sent Russian restaurateurs, retail chains and food producers scrambling for alternative supplies and bracing for Soviet-style shortages.
Aug 11- Juice maker Cutrale Group and Brazilian investment firm Safra Group said on Monday they have offered to acquire Chiquita Brands International Inc in a cash deal that valued the banana distributor's equity at $610.5 million.
Aug 11- Packaged foods maker ConAgra Foods Inc said long-time Chief Executive Gary Rodkin would retire in May 2015 at the end of the company's fiscal year.
SHANGHAI, Aug 11- Five fast food chains including McDonald's and Yum Brands Inc have published details of their suppliers on their Chinese websites following a request from Shanghai authorities after a food safety scare.
Russia banned meat, fish, dairy, fruit and vegetables imports from the United States, the European Union's 28 member states, non-EU member Norway, Canada, and Australia on Thursday in retaliation against sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. The clothing retailer reported a 3 percent boost in second-quarter sales and forecast quarterly profit above Wall Street expectations.
Aug 8- McDonald's Corp said on Friday that its global sales forecast for 2014 was at risk after a China food scandal drove away diners and forced the chain to scramble to find new suppliers of ingredients for Chicken McNuggets and Big Macs.
LONDON, Aug 8- European dairy firms halted production of cheese and butter destined for Russia and Norwegian salmon prices fell, as a wide array of small fresh food producers felt the first impact from Moscow's tit for tat ban on their goods.