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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Annie's: Buy or Sell?     Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 3:43 PM ET

    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.

  • Last Call: 2 April Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 9:33 PM ET

    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
    Pretzel Crisps

    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
    Plane tree roadside trees

    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.

  • What's Next for Diamond Foods?     Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 5:39 PM ET

    Diamond Foods has taken a beating in the past three months, the stock is down more than 60% over accounting concerns. Discussing what the franchise is worth, with Ed Aaron, RBC Capital Markets analyst, and how to play the stock, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Turkey Inflation Gobbles Up Budget     Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 5:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the high cost of this year's Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Former Trader Finds Bull Market Watching Cows Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 2:02 PM ET
    Arrowsight CEO Adam Aronson

    After a spectacular small business failure, a call from Washington turns one entrepreneur's bad luck to his advantage. 

  • Shopping Through the Storm     Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 2:45 PM ET

    David Abella, Rochdale Investment Management, discusses how stormy weather impacts retailers. Is rough weather necessarily a bad thing for retailers?

  • 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

    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.

  • Asian Carp: Go Fish!     Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 4:56 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the growing appetite of Asian carp and the expensive problem it 's become for taxpayers.

  • Wesfarmers Strong Sales Cause Surprise     Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 4:40 AM ET

    "The environment for food retailing is pretty good in Australia at the moment. We are attracting around two million more customers into our stores every week," Richard Goyder, chief executive at Wesfarmers, told CNBC.

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

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

  • USDA Recalls Cargill Ground Turkey     Wednesday, 3 Aug 2011 | 7:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Brad Goode with the latest details on a recall at one of the nation's largest meat producers, along with other headline making news.