CHICAGO, May 22- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is pressing meat, seafood, dairy and egg suppliers to reduce the use of antibiotics, becoming the first large retailer to take such a public stand against the excessive use of drugs in raising farm animals. Wal-Mart, the country's biggest food retailer, is also telling suppliers not to raise animals in gestation crates or in...» Read More
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi explores the world of future food with David Edwards, the developer of WikiCells, food that can be eaten in its packaging.
The city of Irwindale, Calif., filed a lawsuit against Huy Fong Foods, maker of Sriracha, claiming the odor from the plant is a public nuisance.
Burger King says it's attracting more customers with its new lower-calorie "Satisfries," but is not ready to call the fries a major success yet.
Amid the news that McDonald's is ending its partnership with Heinz, CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Robert Frank and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera conduct a ketchup taste test!
CNBC anchorman Geoff Cutmore gave his best impression of Ron Burgundy on Squawk Box Europe this morning.
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A new study from Connecticut College found lab rats that ate Oreo cookies activated neurons in their brains' "pleasure center" in the same way that drugs such as cocaine would.
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Herb Greenberg brought a red flag to gluten-free products at Boulder Brands. Stephen Hughes, Boulder Brands Chairman & CEO, says Greenberg's "math was wrong."
'Sell-by' dates are 'confusing' and 'misleading,' a study found. In fact, food may still be good even years past the date.
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.
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The halal food market has huge potential for growth after being largely neglected in the U.K.
Dunkin' Brands CEO Nigel Travis discusses how his business keeps competitive globally, whether his company will get into cupcakes or frozen yogurt, and what weather impacts his business.
Coca-Cola is apologizing for a promotion on its vitaminwater bottle caps in Canada. Words in French sometimes have rude meanings in other languages.
Evan Andrews, Montgomery Inn vice president, discusses the business of barbecue in the U.S.
Irwin Simon, Hain Celestial CEO, discusses how the nation's current health craze has lifted his stock and Carl Icahn's selling his remaining stake in the company.
A distribution model popular in Europe could finally give U.S. grocery stores a solid online footing.
Matthew DiFrisco, Lazard Capital Markets analyst, and R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar analyst, discuss the likely outcome of McDonald's entering the chicken wing space and its impact on the stock.
The FDA said, after testing 1,300 samples of rice and rice products, that the amount of detectable arsenic is too low to cause immediate or short-term negative health effects.