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  • PACKAGED FOOD LABELS WILL BE REQUIRED TO LIST ADDED SUGARS, REPLACE OUT-OF-DATE SERVING SIZES- WHITE HOUSE STATEMENT.

  • Poultry farmer

    Workers at some U.S. poultry plants are denied bathroom breaks and often soil themselves while working to avoid being fired, Eater reports.

  • May 4- Kraft Heinz Co's quarterly pro forma sales fell 3.8 percent as demand weakened for its beverages in the United States and a strong dollar ate into revenue from other markets. The maker of Kraft cheese, Heinz ketchup and Jell-O said its pro forma net sales fell to $6.57 billion in the first quarter ended April 3 from $6.83 billion, a year earlier.

  • LONDON, April 27- Nestle has struck a deal with Britain's R&R Ice Cream to form a joint venture that will sell ice cream and frozen food in over 20 countries, its latest attempt to adapt to a changing and more competitive packaged food market. The 50/ 50 joint venture, to be called Froneri, will combine the Nestle and R&R ice cream businesses in Europe, the Middle East,...

  • March 23- TreeHouse Foods Inc said it would introduce more premium, healthy snacks and popular drinks to revitalize the struggling private-label business it bought from ConAgra Foods Inc last month. TreeHouse's $2.7 billion acquisition of ConAgra's business- its biggest ever- makes it the largest private-label food company in the United States, with 2015...

  • March 18- General Mills Inc said on Friday it would begin putting labels on U.S. products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, a move it said was forced by a Vermont law that will require food packages in that state to include such information on July 1. Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate blocked a bill that would nullify state and local efforts...

  • March 18- General Mills Inc on Friday said it would begin putting labels on its products that contain genetically engineered ingredients, a move that comes days after U.S. Senators failed to advance legislation aimed at blocking Vermont from requiring such labels on July 1. "Vermont state law requires us to start labeling certain grocery store food packages...

  • Whole Food shifts to slower-growing chickens

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses Whole Food's move to replace industry-standard bred chickens with slower growing varieties.

  • Nestle recalls DiGiorno pizzas, Stouffer's meals

    The food maker is voluntarily recalling nearly 3 million boxes of frozen meals.

  • Subway to sell antibiotic-free subs

    The sandwich chain works to make all of its meats antibiotic free by 2025.

  • FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Feb 23- Mars Inc has recalled chocolate bars and other products in 55 countries, mainly in Europe, after bits of plastic were found in a Snickers bar in Germany, the U.S. chocolate maker said on Tuesday. The recall follows a Jan. 8 complaint from a consumer in Germany, she said, who found red plastic in a Snickers bar and sent it back to the company.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 23- U.S. chocolate maker Mars Inc announced a recall of chocolate bars and other products in 55 countries after bits of plastic were found in one of its products, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday. A statement posted on the website of the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority said Mars recalled Snickers, Mars, Milky Way,...

  • U.S. chocolate maker says it's recalling candy bars and other items in 55 countries after plastic was found in one of its products.

  • HAMBURG, Feb 22- U.S. agribusiness giant Cargill said on Monday it had reached an agreement to sell its industrial chocolate production unit in Mannheim, Germany, to Dutch investment companies Nimbus and Varova. Cargill had agreed to dispose of the activities as part of European Union approval for its acquisition of the global chocolate business of U.S. group...

  • Hormel's recipe for success

    Jeffrey Ettinger, Hormel Foods chairman & CEO, and Jim Snee, Hormel Foods president & COO, discuss the company's bountiful earnings and ability to expand the franchise through acquisitions. Hormel's a lot more than Spam, says Ettinger.

  • Jan 28- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said three more people have been reported ill due to a multi-state listeria outbreak linked to packaged salads produced by Dole Food Company Inc.. The people who were reported ill were from Connecticut, Missouri, and New York, the CDC said. Dole Food on Wednesday voluntarily recalled all salad mixes...

  • Jan 28- Chocolate maker Hershey Co reported a 5 percent drop in quarterly net sales, hurt by weak demand in China and a strong dollar. Net income rose to $213.4 million, or 98 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $202.5 million, or 91 cents per share, a year earlier. Net sales fell to $1.91 billion from $2.01 billion.

  • How 'cultured meat' can turn one cow into 175M burgers

    Researchers developed the eco-friendly 'cultured beef' to meet rising global meat demand.

  • Jan 22- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said one person had died and 12 were hospitalized from a strain of listeria linked to packaged salads produced by Dole Food Co Inc in its facility in Springfield, Ohio. The CDC said it received reports of the listeria outbreak from Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania,...

  • Jan 22- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said one person had died and 12 were hospitalized due to a strain of listeria linked to packaged salads produced by Dole Food Co Inc in its facility in Springfield, Ohio. The company notified the CDC on Thursday that it had stopped all production at the processing facility and was withdrawing all packaged...