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  • General Mills' Green Giant brand frozen vegetables for sale at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    Snack food company B&G Foods said it will buy General Mills' Green Giant frozen food and Le Sueur canned vegetable businesses for about $765 million in cash.

  • Tensions are rising between food companies and India's food safety regulator, seeking to assert its authority, the FT reports.

  • Packages of Kraft Singles American cheese product sit on the shelf of a market in San Francisco.

    Kraft voluntarily recalled 36,000 cases of Kraft Singles American and White American prepared cheese product due to a choking hazard, NBC reports.

  • The rise of Goya and Latino culture in U.S.

    Goya President Robert Unanue, compares the story of Goya's business, to the story of Latinos' immigration into the U.S. Over the last 10 years, Hispanic population has increased 62 percent. Goya food has grown its reach and popularity among the people at the same time.

  • New taste in food industry

    Noam Gottesman, Nomad Foods co-chairman, discusses his multibillion-dollar bet on frozen foods and ready-meals. Frozen food is much less wasteful than fresh food, says Gottesman.

  • Workers cut slaughtered pigs in a cooler at a meat processing plant in Qionglai, Sichuan Province, China

    China will launch a campaign to track down the origins of smuggled frozen meat as the country intensifies its campaign against the illegal trade.

  • Listening to consumer, no antibiotics ever: Perdue chairman

    CNBC's Sara Eisen joins Jim Perdue, Perdue Chairman and advertising spokesman of Perdue Farms since 1991, for an exclusive interview.

  • The Obama administration is cracking down on artificial trans fats, calling them a threat to public health.

  • food laboratory

    Food-tech companies are creating meat and dairy substitutes to meet global food demand. Will consumers have an appetite for these products?

  • Wall Street big wig sells pigs

    Chris Andersen used to run the New York office for Drexel and has spent his career on Wall Street. Now he's investing millions to develop and market Mangalitsa pigs, the "Kobe beef of pork."

  • A Mangalitsa pig

    Former Wall Street financier Chris Andersen has spent a lifetime raising money on Wall Street. Now he's raising pigs.

  • Pat Brown, founder and CEO of Impossible Foods

    A Stanford biochemistry professor is upending the global food industry, promoting plant-based meat and cheese substitutes.

  • Bird flu 101

    Some estimates indicate up to 25 million turkeys and chickens have been or will be destroyed because of the latest outbreak of avian flu. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on what this actually means for the poultry business and consumers.

  • Bird flu outbreak spreads

    Five more cases of bird flu have been reported in Iowa, says CNBC's Morgan Brennan, with the details on the latest outbreak and its likely impact on consumers.

  • Bird flu hits Iowa flock hard

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan, reports the lethal strain of avian flu is causing a crisis for U.S. poultry producers.

  • Bird flu fears grow

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on what's at stake as avian influenza spreads throughout poultry operations in the Midwest.

  • Bullish case for bird flu?

    Farha Aslam, Stephens food analyst, provides perspective on the current outbreak of bird flu and why it could present investors with a buying opportunity.

  • Heinz and Kraft Foods to merge.

    Kraft Foods Group stock surges after the company announced a merger deal with H.J. Heinz.

  • The Brazilian firm has some $5 billion burning a hole in its pocket and has been searching for acquisition deals, according to the Journal.

  • General Mills' Green Giant brand frozen vegetables for sale at a supermarket in Princeton, Illinois.

    General Mills is looking to sell its Green Giant frozen and canned vegetable business, people familiar with the matter said.