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New York City plans to enact a far-reaching ban on the sale of large sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters and street carts, in the most ambitious effort yet by the Bloomberg administration to combat rising obesity, the New York Times reports.
George Osborne’s political roasting over hot pies intensified on Monday after the chancellor was forced into a £40m retreat on his proposed “pasty tax”, as the Budget showed new signs of unraveling, the FT reports.
An update on Facebook shares and the top three trades of the day, with FMHR trades. Also, CNBC's Jane Wells reports healthy foods cost less money per portion size than non-organic foods, and shares of Hain Celestial are up 50% year-to-date.
Jeff Ettinger, Hormel Foods chairman, president & CEO, discusses his company's record Q2 numbers, reporting EPS of $0.48 vs. $0.42 on revenues of $2 billion, and growing his business to meet changing consumer demand.
If Americans ever eat genetically engineered fast-growing salmon, it might be because of a Soviet biologist turned oligarch turned government minister turned fish farming entrepreneur, the New York Times reports.
With a little creative packaging and a lot of innovation, spirits manufacturers are expanding the market. Check out some of the most unusual ways businesses are innovating in the world of alcohol.
Bob Bazell, NBC News reports on the first case of mad cow disease to surface in the U.S. in six years. The USDA is assuring consumers there is no danger of meat from the California dairy cow entering the food chain.
Pizza lovers are fighting back, making an impressive marketing attack with the new Pizza Shirt.
If you're worried about how yours might fare during a downturn, consider a recession-proof industry, which caters to ongoing demands.
For the first time in history, it may be considered frugal to eat out!
Through an 18 month period, we saw our overall cost of goods increase 40% and we challenged ourselves to take on the brunt of the impact.
Consumers have been squeezed – and it shows in their purchasing behavior. In our business, each 1% increase in price typically reduces consumption by 1%.
Mad Money's Cramer explains how breaking up Sara Lee will unlock value for investors, and put a $3 special dividend in their pocket.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the backlash against the beef industry's so called "pink slime."
The organic food maker Annie's has doubled since its IPO last week and is up about 9 percent today. Francis Gaskins, IPODesktop.com editor/president, offers insight on the trade.
While Americans enjoyed this year's record-breaking March warmth, unseasonably mild temperatures could damage crops and have a big impact on food prices, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the busiest week for IPOs in more than a year.
Three governors plan to tour pink slime maker Beef Products's plant in Nebraska to show their support for the company and the several thousand jobs it creates.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on Pope Benedict's visit to Cuba, praying for those denied freedom on the communist island.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on economic change in Cuba, and Fidel Castro's upcoming meeting with Pope Benedict.