MINNEAPOLIS— Poultry producers in the nation's top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already slammed the doors shut on some key export markets. The confirmation Saturday of the highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of avian...» Read More
The "Squawk Box" crew asks turkey experts RJ Jaramillo, Butterball Turkey Talk-Line spokesman, and Sue Smith, Butterball Turkey Talk-Line expert, about temperature and how to carve the turkey.
Sales of Hormel's signature meat-in-a-can Spam rose around the globe, said CEO Jeffrey Ettinger. And a new teriyaki SPAM was just rolled out in Hawaii, he added.
Hormel Foods Chairman & CEO Jeffrey Ettinger, discusses his company's economic forecast for 2014, the state of food inflation and whether sales of spam still go up.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge heard testimony Friday from attorneys for the city of Irwindale, Calif., and the owner of the Sriracha plant.
Yum Brands will combine the U.S. and international divisions of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell and keep its China and India units separate.
McDonald's, which has been struggling to juggle a variety of new menu items, says the McRib won't be available nationally this year.
An analysis of online orders revealed that Greek salad is the most popular workday lunch, the Today Show reports.
McDonald's plans to spend up to $3 billion next year to open 1,500 new restaurants and remodel 1,000 others.
A bacterial strain of E. coli linked to a California catering company has forced a recall of more than 90 tons of prepackaged salads and sandwiches.
The "Squawk on the Street" team and Julia Stewart, DineEquity CEO, discuss what Dine is doing to honor military veterans, and what led to the company's turnaround of its IHOP and Applebee's franchises.
Eric Stryson, Director at Global Institute for Tomorrow says governments should take a stronger role in pricing and regulating the types of food people eat.
Will Slabaugh, Stephens Inc, still likes McDonald's despite weak same-store sales. Robert Derrington, Wunderlich Securities, explains why he believes in Red Robin.
The FDA has labeled transfats unsafe and says a rule to remove the substances from the food supply could help prevent 20,000 heart attacks every year, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports Whole Foods has wrapped up its earnings call. The company is experimenting with home delivery strategies.
Whole Foods Market on Wednesday reported same-store sales that decelerated in the fourth quarter. Shares plunged in extended-hours trading.
The fast food burger wars are intensifying. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on Burger King's new "Big King" hamburger that looks a lot like McDonalds' "Big Mac."
One of the world's largest beef processors, will begin labeling when its finely textured beef is used in the making of its US ground beef products.
Dana Bieber, NO on 522 Coalition spokesperson, says "initiative 522," which would require GMO foods to be labeled in Washington, provides "misleading information." Jeffrey Smith, Institute of Responsible Technology, explains why he is in support of the labels.
Opponents of a proposal to label GMO foods in Washington include seed giants, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
According to a UN report, the consumption of insects could help fight world hunger, boost nutrition and curb pollution. CNBC visits food futurist Josh Schonwald to discuss, around...cricket quesadilla!