Diamond Foods Inc. on Tuesday reported a better-than-expected fiscal third quarter and appointed a new Chief Financial Officer. The San Francisco snack food company said that Raymond Silcock will be its executive vice president and chief financial officer. Diamond posted a loss of $15.6 million, or 71 cents per share, for the quarter that ended April 30.» Read More
CNBC's Robert Frank gives viewer a rare look inside a meat locker holding a million dollars worth of steaks.
The managing partner of Google's venture capital, Bill Maris, says under-investment in health sciences is short-sighted.
The goal is to enable physicians and pharmaceutical companies to use complex genetic data to tailor treatment on an individual basis, according to Mike Pellini, CEO of Foundation Medical.
Qualcomm's CEO Paul Jacobs says the smart phone will become a focal point for wirelessly connecting medical devices, diagnostics and sensors, and providing near real-time information.
The aging of America is taking a toll on the health care system. By 2050, the cost of treating Alzheimer's patients will hit $1 trillion a year.
The average US refrigerator is 15 percent larger than 30 years ago, and one out of four homes has a second one. See a problem?
Local foods sales are booming, having doubled to $11 billion in the past ten years. Wal-Mart, Safeway and other big firms are trying to cash in.
With 12 million Americans allergic to one food item or another, sales of specialty foods are soaring.
A possible global bacon shortage has serious implications, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Restaurant sales are projected to grow 2.8 percent in Q3 versus 3.5 percent one year ago.
Sean Connolly, Hillshire Brands CEO, discusses the competitive outlook for his company and weighs in on commodity prices.
In sum, to ensure a world where hunger does not overwhelm society, bold leadership will be necessary to preserve civility in the global neighborhood.
Ken Powell, CEO of General Mills, appears on "Mad Money."
Disney is rolling out nutrition rules. Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal, and Mark DiMassimo, DIGO founder & CEO, discuss.
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.
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.
The U.S. supermarket bacon business is worth $2.5 billion and new pig welfare laws in the EU could push bacon prices up 20% in the UK, reports CNBC's Darren Rovell.
When things get expensive, some people want to steal them, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. CPI numbers show beef prices jumped 10% in 2011 and consumers should expect to pay 4-5% more this year.
The food conglomerate’s plans to split into two pieces will unlock a lot of value for shareholders, he said.
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.