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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.
All the world loves a clown, except on the taxpayers dime.
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.
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.
Cramer explains why he expects Kraft’s stock to outperform.
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.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the high cost of this year's Thanksgiving dinner.
After a spectacular small business failure, a call from Washington turns one entrepreneur's bad luck to his advantage.
David Abella, Rochdale Investment Management, discusses how stormy weather impacts retailers. Is rough weather necessarily a bad thing for retailers?
See his interview with this company's CEO.
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.
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.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the growing appetite of Asian carp and the expensive problem it 's become for taxpayers.
"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.
Cramer dissects the anatomy of a high-flying earnings meltdown.
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.