Bill Ackman, who is betting $1.16 billion that Herbalife is a fraud, spent $264,000 in 2013 on lobbyists to press his case against the company.» Read More
A new study from Connecticut College found lab rats that ate Oreo cookies activated neurons in their brains' "pleasure center" in the same way that drugs such as cocaine would.
Higher prices, citrus greening disease, and energy drinks like Red Bull or acai juice are dethroning orange juice on the breakfast table.
Every time you go to a fast-food restaurant, you have a 1 in 5 chance of being served by a worker who's living in poverty.
Coca-Cola reported earnings that met Street expectations as it sold more soft drinks, as well as teas and waters, despite a challenging economy.
The food industry is facing a backlash against high sugar content on the same scale as the one experienced by the tobacco industry.
If the casual dining sector was already weak going into the government shutdown, what can we expect out of the sector ahead? Bob Derrington, Wunderlich Securities senior restaurant analyst, shares his picks.
Starbucks has launched a petition drive in hopes of hastening an end to the federal government shutdown.
Why is this Thanksgiving different from all other Thanksgivings? Because it's Hanukkah, and restaurants are adding latkes to their turkey offerings.
The iconic American candymaker is also targeting global markets with new products.
Two Russian multimillionaires racked up a $207,116 bill between them in a head-to-head contest at a London nightclub, to see who could amass the biggest bar tab.
Millions of dollars are potentially at risk if we can't get the product to market in time for the holiday season in Japan, an industry expert said.
Starbucks' launch of a doughnut-muffin combo "the duffin" last week appears to have plunged the global coffee chain back into controversy, with customers accusing it of copying a small bakery chain.
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.
Small farmers in Vermont and New York are backing a sustainable sail freight project that seeks to revive a 330-mile river trade route.
Warren Buffett says it's hard to find value in this market. You know where Mario Gabelli finds value? In bourbon! Here are his plays.
A start-up is trying to tackle the problem of world hunger with what it hopes will be a game-changing idea? Bugs.
A new report says that many watersheds in the U.S. are seriously stressed, with demand for water exceeding the natural supply of the resource.
The halal food market has huge potential for growth after being largely neglected in the U.K.
Americans are drinking more coffee, but less of the simple brewed kind. Seven high-calorie coffee drinks that could be padding your waistline.
CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg is raising the red flag on a gluten-free stock play. Greenberg says there are several accounting issues at Boulder Brands.
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