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Oct 17- Opponents of GMO food labeling proposals on the ballot next month in Oregon and Colorado have contributed roughly $20 million for campaigning against the proposed laws, nearly triple the money raised by supporters of the initiatives, campaign finance reports show. Voters in Colorado and Oregon weigh in on the issue in mid-term election voting on Nov. 6.
They have reported spending $7.2 million, according to filings with the Oregon Secretary of State's office. Among the largest contributions: $1.6 million from Monsanto; $1.4 million from PepsiCo Inc., and $870,000 from Kraft Foods. Some of their highest donors include the Portland- based nonprofit Center for Food Safety, which donates $1.1 million and...
NEW YORK/ JAYAQUE, El Salvador, Oct 10- Deer now roam and weeds flourish on deserted farmland in El Salvador where Julio Portillo used to grow arabica coffee beans until a devastating leaf rust fungus forced him to abandon coffee this year for the first time in more than two decades. Even when he struggled through low prices or bad weather in the past, the farmer who...
NEW YORK, Oct 1- PepsiCo Inc for the first time is introducing a product exclusively through Amazon.com Inc as the snack and soft drink maker aims to expand its footprint in e-commerce. The product, a naturally sweetened soda called Pepsi True, will be available on Amazon in mid-October in 24- packs of 7.5- ounce cans, the company said.
What's in the package might be the same, but for a variety of reasons, sometimes companies need to call products by another name outside their home country.
It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Here's why Jack Ma is smarter than Mark Zuckerberg, says trader-turned-comedian Raj Mahal.
Microsoft laid off 2,100 employees as a part of a previously announced restructuring plan.
*DuPont shares up 4 pct. Sept 17- Activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP urged DuPont to separate its high-growth businesses from the more cyclical ones, blaming the company's conglomerate structure for its "underperformance."
Microsoft announced the smallest percentage increase in its dividend since 2009 and appointed new directors to replace two board members.
SEATTLE, Sept 16- Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced an 11 percent increase in its quarterly dividend and appointed two new directors to replace two board members who decided not to seek re-election.
The Latino population, experts predict, will see their buying power grow to $1.5 trillion by next year.
LONDON, Sept 14- A chance to buy the candy empire of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is the kind of opportunity in a fast-growing market that would normally have multinational confectioners- like Nestle or Cadbury's parent Mondelez- drooling at the prospect.
Hormel has created a custom motorcycle that runs on 100 percent refined bacon grease.
Up to 1.5 million shares of Kraft stock are being offered as part of the company’s new “social stock plan”.
NEW YORK, Aug 22- Stocks ended mostly lower on Friday as Ukraine- Russia tensions reignited and remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen failed to give investors any clues on interest rate hikes. He called on Russia to "stop destabilizing Ukraine.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Aug 22- K-cup coffee pod maker Keurig Green Mountain Inc said it signed a deal to make and sell Kraft Foods Group Inc's coffee in packs compatible with its brewing machines. Shares of Keurig, in which Coca-Cola Co has a stake, rose nearly 10 percent at a record high of $128.82.
Jell-O has lost its jiggle and nobody knows how to fix it.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers: