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  • 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!

  • Hostess Twinkies

    The bids for the snack cakes of bankrupt Hostess Brands will be intensely competitive, CEO Greg Rayburn predicted in a "First on CNBC" interview.

  • Rejoice Twinkie Lovers, Iconic Brand Saved!     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 6:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche talks with Greg Rayburn, Hostess Brands CEO, about how the company will break up its brands, when it holds a full auction in court on March 13th.

  • Hostess Near Choosing Stalking Horse Bidders     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 11:29 AM ET

    Hostess continues to find bidders for its various assets in bankruptcy. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest.

  • Taste for Shark Fin Fades Slightly in China Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 8:57 PM ET

    Summer Palace, a restaurant tucked inside one of the capital's most expensive hotels, offers the standard selection of Chinese delicacies: abalone, braised sea cucumber and imperial bird's nest soup, which sells for about 700 renminbi, or more than $100, a serving. Noticeably absent, however, is a mainstay of Chinese cuisine — shark fin soup. The NYT reports.

  • Cow Smuggling ... It's How Bangladesh Gets Its Beef Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 7:46 PM ET

    Beef is a delicacy in Bangladesh, but Hindu-majority India refuses to sell their sacred cows. The demand is so high, however, that a dangerous $920 million cow smuggling trade has popped up. CSM reports.

  • Super Bowl Wings Will Be Spicy and Pricey This Year Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    Last summer's drought has driven up the price of those Super Bowl party chicken wings. Chicken prices were up 6 percent in December, versus a year earlier - that's more than triple overall food prices.

  • ER Visits Tied to Energy Drinks Double Since 2007 Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    The number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide during the past four years, the same period in which the supercharged drink industry has surged in popularity.