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  • Disney Tosses Junk Food   Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 2:50 PM ET
    Disney Tosses Junk Food

    Disney is rolling out nutrition rules. Dennis Berman, The Wall Street Journal, and Mark DiMassimo, DIGO founder & CEO, discuss.

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    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.

  • Mad Cow Disease Found in Central California   Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 7:52 AM ET
    Mad Cow Disease Found in Central California

    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.

  • Paying More for Pork   Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 2:56 PM ET
    Paying More for Pork

    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.

  • Cattle Thieves Ride Again in Texas   Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 8:30 AM ET
    Cattle Thieves Ride Again in Texas

    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.

  • Cramer: Sara Lee Breakup Makes Its Stock a Buy Thursday, 12 Apr 2012 | 8:01 PM ET

    The food conglomerate’s plans to split into two pieces will unlock a lot of value for shareholders, he said.

  • Last Call: 2 April Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 9:33 PM ET
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    All the world loves a clown, except on the taxpayers dime.

  • Trademarks Take On New Importance in Internet Era Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012 | 12:02 PM ET
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    Brand experts and trademark lawyers say the value of simple, easily understood brand names has escalated in the Internet era because consumers are more likely to find such products while doing searches on the Web.

  • DS Smith Snaps Up SCA Packaging in $2.04 Billion Deal Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 2:34 AM ET
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    Packaging company DS Smith will transform itself into Europe’s second biggest company in its sector with an ambitious 1.4 billion pounds ($2.04 billion) takeover of SCA Packaging.

  • A Diamond of the Dow for 2012 Wednesday, 4 Jan 2012 | 7:10 PM ET

    Cramer explains why he expects Kraft’s stock to outperform.

  • Former Trader Finds Bull Market Watching Cows Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 2:02 PM ET
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    After a spectacular small business failure, a call from Washington turns one entrepreneur's bad luck to his advantage. 

  • Cramer Likes This Juicy Dividend Yield Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 6:42 PM ET

    See his interview with this company's CEO.

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

    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.

  • Creepy, Crawly, Squirmy Jobs Thursday, 20 Oct 2011 | 4:48 PM ET
    With Halloween just around the corner, the job search portal  has released its seasonally appropriate list of the creepiest careers in America. The list of six vocations focused on those that required contact with insects and other vermin, and disclosed their average annual salaries. But CNBC.com decided to supplement the list with other jobs as well, jobs that are considered creepy in multiple senses of the word.What follows is a list of jobs that are not for anyone but those with very strong s

    What follows is a list of jobs that are not for anyone but those with very strong stomachs. Thinking of a career change? Here are some ideas.

  • What Went Wrong with SodaStream? Monday, 15 Aug 2011 | 6:38 PM ET

    Cramer dissects the anatomy of a high-flying earnings meltdown.

  • B&G Foods CEO Wenner Dishes On Company's Future Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 7:29 PM ET

    The food company's top executive talks earnings and more.

  • Could Competitive Eating Become a Global Sport? Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | 5:21 AM ET
    NEW YORK - JULY 4: Joey Chestnut (L) of San Jose, California holds up the American flag and his champion belt after defeating Takeru Kobayashi of Nagano, Japan and Patrick "deep dish" Bertoletti in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest on July 4, 2009 in Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Chestnut defeated Kobayashi with eating 68 to his 64.5 hotdogs. Kobayashi won six previous competitions before tying last year with Chestnut. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty

    The 'Superbowl' of speed eating, the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest, held on July 4 on Coney Island, could become a global sport, its organizer told CNBC.com, as the event enters its 96th year.

  • Citigroup shares fell after its reverse stock split, leading options trader Jon Najarian to look at whether reverse stock splits have ever worked.

  • How Fresh Direct Is Disrupting the Grocery Business Tuesday, 3 May 2011 | 10:18 AM ET
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    Online grocery company Fresh Direct is using a combination of old world skills and new world technology to change the way Americans shop at supermarkets.

  • Green And Local Don’t Always Make For Smart Food Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 12:09 PM ET
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    Farmers markets are popping up across the country as often as a new crop of corn. But the problem of making a profit—for themselves and the farmers that supply them—grows as well.