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  • 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.

  • Food label makeover     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    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.

  • Pepsi pours cold water on 'costly' Peltz plan Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    Nelson Peltz says plans to take case on Pepsi directly to shareholders.

    Activist investor Nelson Peltz added more pressure to PepsiCo to split up the snack and beverage behemoth.

  • First lady: No more junk food ads in schools Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 1:37 PM ET
    First lady Michelle Obama speaks about children eating healthy food in schools during an event in the East Room of the White House, on February 25, 2014 in Washington.

    It's another step in Michelle Obama's campaign against obesity. NBC reports.

  • Americans waste 31% of food supply in 2010     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    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 drought on avocados     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    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.

  • Beef retail prices rise     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports that average prices for beef in stores are over $5 a pound.

  • Campbell CEO: Seismic shifts in consumer     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 12:51 PM ET

    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 revenue slightly misses Street expectations Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 4:39 PM ET
    Velveeta cheese, a product of Kraft Foods

    Kraft posted sales that missed Wall Street expectations Thursday.

  • Chobani will donate yogurt intended for Olympians Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 10:32 AM ET
    Chobani Inc. greek yogurt at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    A shipment the Russian government refused to allow Chobani to send to American athletes in Sochi will be donated to food banks. NYT reports.

  • Entrepreneurs promoting food made with insects     Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 9:22 AM ET

    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.

  • Delish! Entrepreneurs sell food made with insects Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Insects as a food source? Social entrepreneurs say eating bugs is good for the planet and great for personal nutrition.

  • Oreo maker Mondelez misses Wall St expectations Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 4:51 PM ET
    Boxes of Oreo cookies on store shelf

    Mondelez reported a fourth-quarter profit shy of Wall Street expectations as the maker of Oreo cookies struggled with weak cookie sales in China.

  • Food fight: Burger King takes aim at McDonald's Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    Burger King's Big King

    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.

  • Big changes at Kraft Foods     Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Customers want "more than safe" when it comes to their food, explains CNBC's Sara Eisen.

  • Bad news priced in McDonald's: Analyst     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    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 localizes menu in Vietnam     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    McDonald's opens its first location in Vietnam, reports CNBC's Adam Bakhtiar.

  • Cramer: Concerned about McDonald's     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss McDonald's global sales and competition in the food and beverage space.

  • Americans love dark chocolate     Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    Cocoa is up about 30 percent in the last 12 months, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan. Stronger demand, and fewer supplies are contributing.