WASHINGTON, Aug 27- Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. meat processor, on Wednesday won U.S. antitrust approval for its purchase of Hillshire Brands Co.. The attorneys general of Illinois, Iowa and Missouri, all big hog-producing states, joined the settlement that the companies reached with the Justice Department's Antitrust Division.» Read More
March 3- Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants Inc estimated third-quarter profit below analysts' expectations, blaming severe winter weather for lower sales. The company, under pressure from hedge fund Barington Capital Group, said in December that it would spin off or sell its floundering Red Lobster chain.
The White House and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing to change nutrition facts labeling. Meme Roth, National Action Against Obesity president, and Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine managing editor, share their opinions.
Activist investor Nelson Peltz added more pressure to PepsiCo to split up the snack and beverage behemoth.
It's another step in Michelle Obama's campaign against obesity. NBC reports.
The cost of buying groceries is expected to rise 2.5-3 percent this year, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. A look at the USDA's report on food pricing.
California may only produce 250 million pounds of avocados in 2014, compared to 15 million pounds last year. CNBC's Jane Wells reports this has nothing to do with the drought.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports that average prices for beef in stores are over $5 a pound.
Denise Morrison, Campbell Soup president & CEO, provides insight into her company's "tight product strategy," and the state of the consumer right now.
A new bill proposal in California would require warning labels on sugary drinks including soda. State Sen. Bill Monning (D-CA), delves into some of the negative health effects of some sugary drinks, and the bill's potential impact on business.
Kraft posted sales that missed Wall Street expectations Thursday.
A shipment the Russian government refused to allow Chobani to send to American athletes in Sochi will be donated to food banks. NYT reports.
Insects have been eaten in various parts of the world for centuries, but as CNBC's Kelley Holland reports, some start-ups are hoping to convince Westerners to give "creepy-crawlers" a try.
Insects as a food source? Social entrepreneurs say eating bugs is good for the planet and great for personal nutrition.
Mondelez reported a fourth-quarter profit shy of Wall Street expectations as the maker of Oreo cookies struggled with weak cookie sales in China.
The world's No. 2 burger chain is adding more beef to its latest McDonald's mimic—the Big Mac-inspired Big King. USA Today reports.
Customers want "more than safe" when it comes to their food, explains CNBC's Sara Eisen.
When investors might be able to expect a rebound in McDonald's sales, with Jeff Bernstein, Barclays senior restaurant analyst, and R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar senior restaurant analysts.
McDonald's opens its first location in Vietnam, reports CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss McDonald's global sales and competition in the food and beverage space.
Cocoa is up about 30 percent in the last 12 months, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan. Stronger demand, and fewer supplies are contributing.