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  • Beef Price Sticker Shock     Friday, 24 May 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    Beef prices are going up with ground beef up 9 percent in a year, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. And it doesn't look like it will come down any time this summer.

  • McDonald's Most Caloric Item Ever     Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    McDonald's will add its most caloric item ever to its menu in Japan beginning next week, with the "Street Signs" crew.

  • Opportunities in the Pig Market     Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    Looking to diversify? Stanchart shows you how to profit from growing Chinese demand for pork.

  • Corn Prices Tumble on Record Crop Planting Pace Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 8:09 PM ET

    Corn futures skidded to multi-week lows on reports that U.S. farmers are catching up with crop plantings.

  • Yum or Yuck? Cutting-Edge Restaurant Menu Items Friday, 17 May 2013 | 5:04 PM ET

    Hoping to increase sales and traffic in their restaurants, fast-food and fast-casual operators are upping the menu innovation to produce items that stray from the gastronomic norm.

  • The Man Who Gave America Fish Sticks Is Dead Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 3:34 PM ET
    Fish sticks, the ultimate starter seafood.

    Parents might not recognize E. Robert Kinney by name, but they owe him a debt of gratitude for popularizing what might be the only kind of fish their kids will eat.

  • Food Supply Under Assault as Climate Heats Up Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    The food supply is under siege from a blitz of man-made hazards, from arsenic-laced chicken to dying bee colonies, and some favorites may someday vanish from the plate.

  • Cold and Rain Stall US Corn Crop Planting Monday, 13 May 2013 | 5:37 PM ET

    Cold and rain has made it tough for farmers to plant this year, and less than a third of the corn crop is in the ground.

  • Wrigley Halts Sales of Caffeinated Gum ... For Now Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:32 AM ET

    Wrigley has temporarily halted the production of its Alert caffeinated gum as the FDA's investigates the safety of caffeine-added foods.

  • Coffee Talk: Starbucks, Green Mountain Ink Deal Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 4:38 PM ET

    Green Mountain announced it's extending its partnership with Starbucks and delivered earnings that topped expectations. GMCR shares jumped after-hours.

  • Next 2 Weeks Are 'Critical' for Corn Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 3:28 PM ET

    Just a quarter of the corn crop normally planted by this time of year is in the ground, but this could still be a bumper crop if the weather cooperates.

  • Mass Honeybee Deaths: Getting Worse, Not Better Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    Billions of honeybees keep dying each year. The demise of the bees is raising concerns about the cost to the nation's food supply and the sustainability of the beekeeping industry.

  • Tyson Profit Misses Estimates on Switch to Chicken Monday, 6 May 2013 | 9:39 AM ET

    Tyson Foods reported a weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as shoppers and restaurants switched to cheaper chicken from beef, and the company cut its full-year sales forecast.

  • Yum? China Probes Mutton Supplier in New Food Scare Monday, 6 May 2013 | 5:53 AM ET
    Chinese lamb stew hot pot

    Shanghai authorities are testing mislabeled mutton from a wholesaler that supplies a chain of hot pot restaurants run by U.S. fast food firm Yum Brands.

  • How to Prevent Food Safety Scandals     Monday, 6 May 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Kristen Coia, food and retail analyst at Motley Food and Helena Bottemiller, Washington correspondent for Food Safety News, discuss food safety following a scandal at Yum China.

  • Take a Stake In Del Frisco's?     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 5:15 PM ET

    Del Frisco's Steak House went public in July of 2012 and the stock is up 34 percent since then. Bryan Elliott, Raymond James senior restaurant analyst, discusses why he has upgraded the stock to a "buy" rating.

  • Dr Pepper's Secret Recipe     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    The secret recipe of Dr Pepper is inside a vault at the company's headquarters, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. Dr Pepper Snapple is doubling down on marketing in the current quarter.

  • Girl Scouts Mean Serious Business     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 2:26 PM ET

    The Girl Scout cookie season will once again rake in record revenues. Many do not realize the scale of the "girl scout economy," reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • America Rejoice! Twinkies Back on Shelves in July Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    Hostess Twinkies

    The classic Twinkie will hit store shelves nationally by late July, Hostess Brands told NBC News.

  • Yum! Brands Q1 Revenue: $2.54 Billion     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman breaks down Yum! Brands' Q1 earnings.