SHANGHAI, July 24- China's food regulator has visited close to 600 restaurants, businesses and food distributors as it investigates a fast-spreading food safety scare that has dragged in a number of global brands and hit food outlets as far away as Japan.» Read More
If Americans ever eat genetically engineered fast-growing salmon, it might be because of a Soviet biologist turned oligarch turned government minister turned fish farming entrepreneur, the New York Times reports.
With a little creative packaging and a lot of innovation, spirits manufacturers are expanding the market. Check out some of the most unusual ways businesses are innovating in the world of alcohol.
Bob Bazell, NBC News reports on the first case of mad cow disease to surface in the U.S. in six years. The USDA is assuring consumers there is no danger of meat from the California dairy cow entering the food chain.
Pizza lovers are fighting back, making an impressive marketing attack with the new Pizza Shirt.
If you're worried about how yours might fare during a downturn, consider a recession-proof industry, which caters to ongoing demands.
For the first time in history, it may be considered frugal to eat out!
Through an 18 month period, we saw our overall cost of goods increase 40% and we challenged ourselves to take on the brunt of the impact.
Consumers have been squeezed – and it shows in their purchasing behavior. In our business, each 1% increase in price typically reduces consumption by 1%.
Mad Money's Cramer explains how breaking up Sara Lee will unlock value for investors, and put a $3 special dividend in their pocket.
CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on the backlash against the beef industry's so called "pink slime."
The organic food maker Annie's has doubled since its IPO last week and is up about 9 percent today. Francis Gaskins, IPODesktop.com editor/president, offers insight on the trade.
While Americans enjoyed this year's record-breaking March warmth, unseasonably mild temperatures could damage crops and have a big impact on food prices, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the busiest week for IPOs in more than a year.
Three governors plan to tour pink slime maker Beef Products's plant in Nebraska to show their support for the company and the several thousand jobs it creates.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on Pope Benedict's visit to Cuba, praying for those denied freedom on the communist island.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on economic change in Cuba, and Fidel Castro's upcoming meeting with Pope Benedict.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the story on Pope Benedict's visit to Cuba as the country sits on the edge of significant economic reform.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details on the changes that allows Cubans to buy and sell homes and cars, and the 181 categories of jobs for those who want to be self-employed, as the Cuban government is working on "perfecting socialism."
Hundreds of millions of dollars worth of goods have been exported from the U.S. to Cuba for the past several years, and it's legal—despite the fact that an embargo is still in place.
Forecasts for an increasingly crowded and competitive market have not deterred “fro-yo” companies from embarking on ambitious expansion plans to capture an increasingly health-conscious U.S. consumer.