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At least 11 people are sick in four unnamed states with E. coli infections, Food Safety and Inspection Service officials said.
As the makers of Sriracha battle to stay open in California, legislators from Texas are wooing them to move to the Lone Star State—USAT.
The breakfast battle is on between McDonald's and Taco Bell. The two companies have invested in the market where billions of dollars are at stake.
A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries caught fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in the Maine city of Waterville.
Hedge fund Starboard Value on Tuesday won consent from 54 percent of Darden shareholders to call a special meeting, sources told CNBC.
April 17- Cereal maker Post Holdings Inc said it will buy egg and dairy producer and distributor Michael Foods Inc for $2.45 billion in its largest-ever deal.
Food prices are rising. After two months of sharp increase, grocers had no alternative but to raise their prices, making consumers unhappy.
All is fair in love and marketing. Including airing your grievances on your very public Facebook page.
CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discuss restaurant delivery portal GrubHub's terms for its $148 million IPO.
GrubHub expects to price its IPO at $20 to $22 per share, valuing the largest U.S. online food delivery services provider at up to $1.72 billion.
Food prices are expected to rises this year, but Tyson CEO Donnie Smith said it won't stop his firm from posting record earnings.
DUBLIN, March 10- U.S. fruit firm Chiquita Brands and Irish rival Fyffes, Europe's largest distributor, have struck an all-stock merger deal to create the world's biggest banana supplier. The global banana market is controlled by four multinationals, according to the United Nations: Chiquita, Fresh Del Monte, Hawaii-founded Dole Food Company and Fyffes.
DUBLIN, March 10- U.S. fruit distributor Chiquita Brands International Inc is to buy Irish rival Fyffes Plc in an all-stock deal valued at $526 million to create the world's biggest banana supplier.
Kraft posted sales that missed Wall Street expectations Thursday.
Tyson Foods said it expects pork supplies to drop 2-4 percent this fiscal year, raising wholesale prices, as a pig virus spreads.
WASHINGTON, Jan 16- Florida, Indiana and other U.S. states are reviewing food distributor Sysco Corp's proposed deal to buy rival US Foods Inc, offices of state attorneys general said on Thursday.
Diamond Foods will pay $5 million to settle civil charges that the company and two former top executives misled investors by lying to boost earnings.
Sysco said it would buy rival US Foods for about $3.5 billion, creating a company with about $65 billion in annual revenue.
Canada's Saputo and rival Bega Cheese are racing to raise and extend offers for Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports live in Warrnambool.
Whole Foods Market on Wednesday reported same-store sales that decelerated in the fourth quarter. Shares plunged in extended-hours trading.