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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.
Burger King is spending about $750 million over the next 12 months to introduce 10 new items across the country. R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar restaurant analyst and Nick Setyan, Wedbush Securities senior equity analyst, weigh in on how to play the fast food space.
“Pink slime” — officially called “lean finely textured beef” — is getting a bum rap, Gov. Sam Brownback said Friday. And he wants consumers and purveyors to know that it’s a “safe, wholesome product.”
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.
Tofutti develops and distributes dairy-free foods, frozen desserts and cheese products. David Mintz, the founder, chairman & CEO of Tofutti Brands, offers insight.
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.
Two supermarket chains said Thursday they will join the growing list of stores that will no longer sell beef that includes an additive with the unappetizing moniker "pink slime."
As energy prices soar, Wall Street is studying whether consumer spending on food is slowing. Discussing which companies should be on your radar, with David Palmer, UBS sector head of the consumer group.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg reports Dunkin' Donuts announced same store sales are strong, however, new unit openings are lagging actual openings.
This year, voters chose 10 shops from across the country to receive the Best Brew Award. Find out who the winners are.
In this 32 years of investing experience, Cramer has never seen a gloomier group of analysts.
Be it grocery shopping, housekeeping, or the hunt for shoes, full-time workers are willing to spend more on outsourcing errands, so they can work longer. According to the International Concierge and Lifestyle Management Association, spending on personal assistant or errand services is no longer reserved for the uber-wealthy — it's gone mainstream.
The total U.S. cattle herd size is at a 60-year low. What impact will this have on beef prices? Lindsay Davis, Alamo Commodities president, explains.
Every responsible concept offers options and lets people make the choices that they need, says David Novak, Yum Brands chairman/CEO, who weighs in on healthy options for fast food consumers.
Discussing his new book, "Taking People With You," with David Novak, Yum! Brands chairman/CEO, who says the lessons learned as a CEO should be passed on to others. Novak describes the attributes that make great leaders in business, including valuing all people involved with the enterprise.
Sharing insight into rarely spoken of commodities: peanut butter and milk. Robert Chesler FC Stone vice president of the food division and Patrick Archer, American Peanut Council president shares insight.
Cramer thinks it could really sweeten your portfolio.