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  • Dog food company recalls product over salmonella fears Monday, 18 May 2015 | 12:13 PM ET

    The Food& Drug Administration said last week that California- based OC Raw Dog has recalled its Turkey& Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation. The products were distributed in Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri and Pennsylvania. The FDA says pets with salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea, fever and vomiting.

  • MINNEAPOLIS— A new study estimates bird flu has cost Minnesota poultry producers at least $113 million, with losses in related industries pushing the overall toll past $300 million. The University of Minnesota Extension study uses economic modeling to try to get at the ripple effects of the fast-moving virus that has killed some 8 million birds in Minnesota...

  • The Obama administration has already revised the labels once to try to comply with previous WTO rulings in favor of Canada and Mexico. Now that the revised labels have also been struck down, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says Congress will have to change the law to avoid retaliation— such as extra tariffs— from the two neighbor countries.

  • Target to freshen up its grocery aisles   Monday, 18 May 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Target to freshen up its grocery aisles

    Target is going to concentrate more resources on items like granola, yogurt, craft beer, and other items its consumers are increasingly looking for.

  • MINNEAPOLIS— One of the nation's largest egg producers says it will destroy 2 million egg-laying hens in Minnesota due to a deadly bird flu virus. The development at the south-central Minnesota chicken farm brings the total of affected birds to 35 million in 15 states, with Minnesota and Iowa poultry flocks hit the hardest. The chickens will be destroyed in the...

  • A series of scandals in the last few years from melamine-tainted milk powder in China, horse meat supplied as beef in Europe and growth drugs causing lameness in U.S. cattle has triggered a consumer backlash over food standards and safety. "For meat producers, reputation risks are becoming stronger driving companies to focus on safe ingredients specially in...

  • Bird flu saga to limit chicken, egg supply: Sysco Saturday, 16 May 2015 | 2:35 PM ET
    Chicken farm

    Sysco said on Friday that a record U.S. outbreak of avian flu would limit its chicken and egg supply for nine to 18 months.

  • NEW YORK, May 15- Food distributor Sysco Corp said on Friday that a record U.S. outbreak of avian flu would limit its chicken and egg supply for nine to 18 months, based on information provided to the company by its suppliers. Sysco is the biggest U.S. food distributor, whose clients include restaurants, hotels and hospitals. The company is discussing options with its...

  • Bird flu spreads across America's farmland   Friday, 15 May 2015 | 1:20 PM ET
    Bird flu spreads across America's farmland

    Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin have declared a state of emergency regarding bird flu. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on containing the virus.

  • Midwest egg price surge   Friday, 15 May 2015 | 1:20 PM ET
    Midwest egg price surge

    Discussing rising food costs as the bird flu spreads across the Midwest, with Thomas Elam, FarmEcon President, and Simon Shane, Poultry Industry consultant.

  • Why the FTC is wrong about our merger: Sysco CEO Friday, 15 May 2015 | 12:02 PM ET
    Sysco tractor-trailers sit parked outside the company's distribution center in Louisville, Ky.

    Sysco's CEO says the FTC, which is suing to block the company's merger with US Foods, has it all wrong.

  • Dairy Queen pulling soda from kids' menu   Friday, 15 May 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Dairy Queen pulling soda from kids' menu

    Dairy Queen said it will pull sodas from its kids' menu in September.

  • Where's the meat? In the veggies: Impossible Foods

    Patrick Brown, Impossible Foods CEO, explains how the company is disrupting the global food market by using biochemistry to trick plants into producing the same protein as meat. This innovative method helped land Impossible Foods at #42 on CNBC's Disruptor 50 2015 list.

  • May 14- Restaurant chain operator El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly comparable sales and forecast a full-year profit largely below estimates, as customer traffic at its restaurants grew at its slowest pace since the company went public in July last year. The company's net income rose to $6.8 million, or 17 cents per share, in...

  • May 14- Restaurant chain operator El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly comparable sales, sending its shares down 11 percent in after-market trading on Thursday. The company's net income rose to $6.8 million, or 17 cents per share, in the first quarter ended April 1, from $5.5 million or 18 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Bird flu winners & losers   Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 2:53 PM ET
    Bird flu stocks to watch

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan looks at all the socks impacted by the outbreak of bird flu.

  • Food analyst picks Jack In the Box   Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 2:51 PM ET
    Food analyst picks Jack In the Box

    Jack In the Box beat the Street's earnings expectations, and raised full-year guidance. Robert Derrington, Wunderlich Securities senior restaurant analyst, likes the stock.

  • Testing for bird flu   Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 1:16 PM ET
    Testing for bird flu

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan goes inside the Iowa State University Veterinary Medical Center, to find out how dead birds are tested for bird flu, and handled.

  • Bird flu hits Iowa hard   Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 10:54 AM ET
    Bird flu hits Iowa hard

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports that poultry farmers in Iowa are being hit extremely hard by the bird flu. So far, more than 50 percent of Iowa's breaker egg production has been impacted.

  • Bill Gates backs high-tech foods for the masses Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    food laboratory

    Food-tech companies are creating meat and dairy substitutes to meet global food demand. Will consumers have an appetite for these products?