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  • Horse Meat Plant May Be Coming to America—Soon Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 9:23 AM ET

    The USDA is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which would allow equine meat suitable for human consumption to be produced in the United States for the first time since 2007. The NY Times reports.

  • Patrick Coveney, CEO of Greencore, says to win back consumer confidence after the horse meat scandal, common standards have to be set for the food supply chain.

  • A new report sheds light on this dirty secret of the food industry: Cheap fish is widely passed off as more expensive varieties.

  • ConAgra Boosts Earnings Forecast Post-Deal Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 9:54 AM ET
    ConAgra Foods products

    ConAgra Foods is raising its earnings forecast to account for its $5 billion acquisition of food maker Ralcorp and better-than-expected results from its consumer foods and commercial foods segments.

  • US Plains Farmland Up More Than Record Setting 20% Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    Farmland values in the U.S. Plains states jumped more than 20 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier.

  • Burger Link in the Ketchup War That Never Was Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 3:38 PM ET

    The surprise deal that saw Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital Management swoop in this with a $28 billion bid for ketchup maker H.J. Heinz came with an interesting wrinkle that links two burger giants.

  • What's in Warren Buffett's Fridge?  Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 9:10 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Just take a look at his portfolio to find out. CNBC's Chloe Cho and Deirdre Wang-Morris discuss the wizard of Omaha's food-related stocks in light of his recent purchase of ketchup maker Heinz.

  • Berkshire Hathaway, 3G to Buy Heinz for $23 Billion Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 8:18 AM ET
    President and CEO William R. Johnson of the H.J. Heinz Company

    H.J. Heinz confirmed Thursday that it agreed to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G for $28 billion.

  • Horsemeat Discoveries 'Tip of the Iceberg': Lawmakers Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:52 AM ET
    Findus Beef Lasagne found to contain 60 percent horse meat.

    Discoveries so far of horsemeat in products sold as beef are likely to be the "tip of the iceberg", a British parliamentary report into the scandal said on Thursday.

  • How Romanian Workhorses Reach the Dinner Plate Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 11:02 AM ET

    In tough times poverty stricken rural Romanian farm owners sell their old workhorses to slaughterhouses to make a little extra cash, and begin a process whereby horsemeat winds up on the dinner table.

  • Venezuela might have the world's cheapest gas. But if you are heading through a McDonald's drive-thru, don't expect the same deal: It's got the most expensive Big Mac in the world. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Don Meij, CEO, Domino's Pizza tells CNBC says more and more consumers in Australia are using mobile phones to order pizza. He says Domino's Pizza is growing its online presence and digital platforms.

  • Findus Beef Lasagne found to contain 60 percent horse meat.

    Six big French retailers said on Sunday they were recalling lasagna meals and other products suspected of being mislabeled after the discovery of horsemeat in beef products.

  • Findus Beef Lasagne found to contain 60 percent horse meat.

    The French and British governments promised on Saturday to punish those found responsible for selling horsemeat in beef products at the heart of a growing scandal.

  • Horses stand in a pasture

    Testing has confirmed that beef lasagna produced by food manufacturer Findus contained horsemeat, Britain's Food Standards Agency (FSA) said on Thursday.

  • Styrofoam Could Come Off NYC's Takeout Menu Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    Could Styrofoam containers get 86'd from the menu of takeout food options in the nation's biggest city?

  • Going Wild For Wings?  Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 10:40 AM ET

    Sally Smith, President and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings, explains why she decided not to advertise during the Super Bowl, when more than 8 million wings are served.

  • Domino's CEO on Super Bowl Pizza Showdown  Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 9:50 AM ET

    Domino's sells more than 11 million pizza slices on Super Bowl Sunday. Patrick Doyle, President & CEO of Domino's Pizza, discusses how the company fared last night during the big game.

  • McDonald's to Debut 'Fish McBites' in Happy Meals Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 7:56 AM ET

    McDonald's said it is offering its first new Happy Meal entree in a decade: Fish McBites.

  • Why Your Super Bowl Party Will Cost More This Year Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 12:54 PM ET

    Chicken wing prices have spiked, making this year's Super Bowl parties more expensive than last year. Maybe it's time to serve bacon instead of wings!