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  • Dumpster-stealing bear caught on tape     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    A bear stole a dumpster in Colorado, and it wasn't the first time this particular bear did it, reports CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • To wash or not? Stumped by salad-linked outbreak Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    Salad mix is being blamed for sickening more than 400, but officials won't name the brand, leaving consumers wondering how to best protect themselves.

  • Most popular supermarket? Hint: Not the biggest Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 4:03 PM ET

    In a survey of U.S. and Canadian grocery shoppers, Trader Joe's, Publix Supermarkets and Whole Foods earned some of the highest marks.

  • Consumers losing interest in McDonald's?     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 3:19 PM ET

    Shares of McDonald's are down about 2.5 percent after reporting earnings today. Andy Barish, Jefferies & Co., and Sam Oches, QSR Magazine, discuss their ratings on the stock.

  • McDonald's CEO warns investors     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 2:50 PM ET

    Shares of McDonald's fell after reporting earnings. Its CEO warned investors about a challenging second half of the year ahead. R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar, offers insight.

  • A hungry world: Lots of food, in too few places Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 8:39 AM ET
    Afghan children, who salvage recyclable items from garbage to make a living, eat a meal of rice in Jalalabad on June 30, 2013.

    An estimated 870 million people suffer from hunger on daily. But the problem isn't that we have too little food, experts say—it's what we do with the food we have.

  • Uber CEO: We've rolled out in 20 US cities     Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 4:56 PM ET

    The NYSE has ordered an ice cream truck from Uber's app. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick discusses today's 1-day only event, and the kind of growth his company is seeing.

  • Restaurant menu labels don't work, study shows Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 3:40 PM ET
    Items on the breakfast menu, including the calories, at a McDonald's restaurant in New York.

    No matter how much calorie information is on the menu list people still choose the food they like, not what's supposed to be healthier, researchers from Carnegie Mellon report.

  • Didn't plan on being so successful: Chobani CEO     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani, discusses how he launched and grew his company "from zero to billion" while remaining private.

  • Squeezing profits: The case of a shrinking Twinkie Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    Twinkies are back, but they may be a bit smaller than you remember. The new boxes contain spongy yellow cakes that are smaller than right before Hostess out of business.

  • Here's why the shelf life of Twinkies increased Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    Although many consumers may be under the false impression that Twinkies last forever, they do in fact have a shelf life, and that's about to increase.

  • Former AIG CEO Greenberg sues Spitzer     Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Netflix has more than 36 million streaming customers, and former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg has filed suit against Eliot Spitzer. CNBC's Seema Mody has all the details.

  • Smithfield CEO Defends Sale to Chinese Firm     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 8:24 AM ET

    CEO Larry Pope told a Senate committee yesterday that his deal to sell his business to a company in China will not hurt the safety or security of the American food supply, reports CNBC's Joe Kernen.

  • Are School Lunches Going Greek?     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani founder & CEO, discusses how he was able to grow his company into a multi-billion dollar business, and his efforts to "double" Greek yogurt sales in the next five years.

  • Senate Holds Hearing on Smithfield Deal     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 11:40 AM ET

    Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI) discusses several issues Congress has about the $4.7 billion dollar sale of Smithfield Foods to Chinese meat processor, Shuanghui International, including food safety and business competition.

  • Smithfield CEO Faces Senate Grilling on Pork Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 9:54 AM ET

    Chinese plans to buy America's Smithfield Foods face scrutiny when U.S. senators question Smithfield's chief executive about food safety and foreign ownership.

  • Is Smithfield Chinese Takeover Risky for US?     Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Rick Quinn, partner at FDAimports.com and Patty Lovera, assistant director at Food & Water Watch, argue over whether Smithfield takeover by the Chinese private company Shuanghui presents risks for the U.S.

  • Is Crookie the New Cronut?     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 2:46 PM ET

    It is time to move over "Cronut", the "Crookie" is here to give some competition. A french bakery in Toronto has packed the croissant with crushed Oreos inside as well as one on the top.

  • General Mills' New Products Lineup     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:47 AM ET

    General Mills is launching a couple hundred new items says Kendall Powell, General Mills chairman and CEO, discussing the relaunching of Hamburger Helper and introducing Greek yogurt to school lunches.

  • Hot Dog Eating Contest Kicks Off July 4     Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 9:26 PM ET

    The 4th of July doesn't only mean fireworks and patriotism in the U.S. It's also the start of "Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest." Six-time winner Joey Chesnut is back to beat his record of 68 hot dogs and buns.