WASHINGTON— Federal regulators have charged two major U.S. food companies, Kraft and Mondelez, with manipulating prices for wheat and wheat futures in a scheme that reaped more than $5.4 million in profit. Oreo cookies, Cadbury chocolate and Trident gum are among the brands of Deerfield, Illinois- based Mondelez. They split in October 2012, with Kraft keeping...» Read More
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Never one to rest on its caffeinated laurels, Starbucks is testing out some new drinks. Here's where you can get them.
Meryl Vangelov, Shriver's owner, discusses her company's pursuit to be the taffy shop with the most flavors in the country.
Federal officials have granted a New Mexico company's request to open an equine slaughterhouse. Officials say they plan to grant similar permits to operations in Iowa and Missouri.
A look at the many frozen yogurt spots in New York City. 16 Handles founder and CEO Solomon Choi, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan, discuss the fro-yo craze.
Farmers are planting more corn than expected -- in fact, they planted more than any year since 1936, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. The USDA also expects record Soy crops, she says.
A recent discovery of an English counterfeit scheme has raised wide concerns about food safety.
General Mills reported fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday that met Wall Street expectations, but it gave a forecast for the new fiscal year that was below.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer speaks to DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman about the company's current efforts in the U.S., its enzyme business and in what ways her company works to help its customers.
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, (D-MI), discusses increasing Congressional scrutiny of food safety on the heels of Smithfield Foods takeover bid from Chinese meat producer Shuanghui.
Taco Bell says it will start testing a protein-packed menu July 25 at about 40 locations in Dayton, Ohio, with burritos and bowls offering double portions of chicken or steak.
Chef Dominique Ansel is putting his foot down on cronut scalpers. New Yorkers can order the pastry from a third party for delivery for $100 per cronut, with the "Street Signs" crew.
Hummus maker Sabra is trying to find more farms to grow chickpeas to meet the demand, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Tobacco fields seem to be an excellent target.
Sabra CEO Ronen Zohar says annual sales have grown from $16 million to $800 million in six years. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details.
As online grocery shopping gains traction, several new start-ups are betting that consumers will be willing to shell out for dinner kits delivered straight to their doors.