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  • India still struggles to make its food fit for consumption. From rat poison found in vegetables and Diwali-festival sweets laced with caustic soda -- adulteration is rife.

  • Food Companies: We're Ready for the Super Bowl Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | 12:16 PM ET

    If man (and woman) has got to eat, the Super Bowl represents to food companies what Christmas is to retailers — a major percentage of sales.

  • Weird Celebrity Chef Endorsements Friday, 27 Jan 2012 | 4:14 PM ET
    Paula Deen

    Paula Deen has been teaching comfort food cooks since 2002. On January 17, 2012, she announced her diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. She also announced that she had become the spokesperson for the anti-diabetes drug Victoza. However, she’s hardly the only celebrity chef to make a questionable endorsement deal.

  • Davos Promoting 'Corporate Social Responsibility' Sunday, 22 Jan 2012 | 4:56 PM ET
    Women filling and labeling Nourimanba jars.

    As investors and consumers watch them more closely, corporations are growing more conscious of their environmental and social behavior.

  • Climate Change and its Impact on Food Prices Sunday, 22 Jan 2012 | 4:56 PM ET

    Food prices and security, threatened by weather-caused production declines and relentless rising demand, will be a key issue at the conference of world business, political and social leaders.

  • US Consumer Getting 'Marginally' Better: Domino's CEO Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 4:39 PM ET

    Even in bad economic times, people have to eat, and that's been good for Domino's Pizza, CEO Patrick Doyle told CNBC Wednesday.

  • Sodastream Partners With Kraft     Thursday, 5 Jan 2012 | 9:40 AM ET

    The details behind Sodastream's partnership with Kraft Foods, with Daniel Birnbaum, SodaStream CEO.

  • The new head of the U.N. food agency said he expects food prices to remain volatile in 2012 —and more people will go hungry.

  • Kraft Split a 'Value-Enhancing' Endeavor     Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | 10:28 AM ET

    Kraft is trading near a 52-week high and has outperformed the broader markets. Erin Lash, Morningstar sr. stock analyst, says that when the company announced it was going to split the snack and grocery businesses, that was a value-enhancing endeavor.

  • Beer With That Burger? White Castle Tests Alcohol Sales Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 11:27 AM ET
    White Castle Crave Crate

    The hamburger chain is sipping on the idea of selling alcoholic beverages at its restaurants. The 90-year-old company is testing beer and wine sales at a location in Indiana.

  • Cramer: 6 Things to Watch Tuesday Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | 2:15 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host reveals what earnings and other event he plans to monitor.

  • McDonald’s — Why One Analyst Is Lovin' It Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 4:06 PM ET

    Although McDonald’s recent rally in the stock market has pushed its shares to trade at all-time highs, one analyst still maintains a "buy" rating on the fast-food giant as investors flee to safety stocks.

  • Cramer: These 'Disappointers' Now Work Monday, 12 Dec 2011 | 6:28 PM ET

    These names once disappointed, but now the market likes them, Cramer says.

  • Coca-Cola in China Probe After Child’s Death Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 6:42 PM ET

    Coca-Cola, the world’s largest soft-drink maker, is co-operating with Chinese authorities in their investigation of the death of a child whom state media said fell ill after consuming one of Coke’s popular Minute Maid milk beverages in northern China. The FT reports.

  • 5 Undefeated Eating Challenges Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 10:55 AM ET
    For many people, the word eating challenge evokes the iconic scene in the movie when John Candy tackles “The Old 96er” to the chagrin of his digestive tract. More recently, the Travel Channel’s has popularized eating challenges, which have increasingly become a strategy for restaurants across the country to make a name for themselves, draw in new customers and simply have fun with their menus. For those testing their fortitude through eating challenges, clearing a plate of outrageously large or

    The following food offerings are pushing the envelope for gastronomic challenges: No individual has yet to cross the finish line.

  • New Holiday Cocktail - The Vodker Rule Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

    It's that time of year. You can't escape it. Every time you turn on the TV, there's one of those Lexus "December to Remember" commercials. Every time you walk into Starbucks, you're hit with the Christmas music. It's not even turkey day yet and everyone's already breaking out the red and green! As one friend in public relations told me, "Turkeys and Thanksgiving need a new PR person." Maybe you need to unwind before the stress of the holidays set in with a drink.

  • Cut Food Subsidies, Tackle Hunger: FAO Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
    Tomato Plant

    If feeding 7 billion people is proving hard, how will the world feed 9.1 billion people by 2050? That is the key question the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) faces as it seeks to increase production and improve distribution across the globe.

  • Clorox: Investors Cleanup with Yield     Friday, 11 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    In a special Veteran's Day show, former U.S. Marine, and Clorox CEO, Donald Knauss, discusses his company's healthy 3.7% yield and strong earnings, with Mad Money host, Jim Cramer.

  • Kraft Breaks in Half and Opens Up Value     Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 6:25 PM ET

    Now that Kraft Foods is splitting up into two separate companies; Snacks Co. and Grocery Co., the stock is finally worth owning, says Mad Money's Jim Cramer. The break-up will bring out a lot of value for shareholders.

  • B&G Foods: A House of Brands That Pays     Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 6:42 PM ET

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer, says B&G Foods pays a juicy 5-percent yield and increased the dividend by 9-percent last week. Discussing the food company's forecast and bottom line, with David Wenner, B&G Foods CEO.