| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing the safety of caramel colorings used in a variety of foods, including colas and other dark soft drinks, to determine whether the agency should act to limit consumers' exposure to a chemical created during...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:33 AM
PepsiCo Inc. announced plans Friday to invest $5 billion to expand in Mexico over the next five years, a move that will boost its production capacity and add 4,000 new jobs to the country's economy.
The beverage and snack maker said Mexico is "one of...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:51 PM
As public health leaders step up their efforts to temper Americans' thirst for sugar-sweetened beverages, a new set of published studies has found that removing sugary drinks from kids' diets slows weight gain in heavy teens and reduces the odds that...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Apple made headlines again last week, but this time they weren't entirely about the new iPad.
The tech behemoth announced that it would start paying a quarterly dividend worth $2.65 per share beginning in July. That amounts to nearly $10 billion to be...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:06 PM
This photo shows what I made with an unadvertised Jewel-Osco sale item and a sweet coupon deal today: Frugalista's Cheapo Summer Cooler. To make, pick up a 1/2 gallon of Oberweiss lemonade, on sale through May 22 for $1.50 (plus bottle deposit), and...
| May 11, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Here are the top deals at Chicago supermarket Dominick's for the week of May 12. I don't list every sale in the Wednesday flyer, only the ones that I think are a good deal or that have good coupons available. My favorite Dominick's deals this week are...
| May 18, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Here are the top deals at Chicago supermarket Dominick's for the week of May 19. I don't list every sale in the Wednesday flyer, only the ones that I think are a good deal or that have good coupons available. My favorite Dominick's deals this week are 1....
| Jun 19, 2011
Wearing a purple-and-white tie and a gray suit, Feike Sijbesma, head of Dutch multinational conglomerate Royal DSM, was whisked from meeting to meeting at the Columbia headquarters of Martek Biosciences Corp. on a recent weekday.
He had spoken to the...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 1:22 PM
PepsiCo has signed a deal that allows employees and dependents across the nation to get certain surgeries at Johns Hopkins Hospital — a cutting-edge arrangement that could grow in popularity as companies look to provide better health care and...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 6:17 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high around 46 degrees. It is expected to be mostly clear tonight with a low temperature around 35 degrees.
Here are today's morning traffic issues.
FROM LAST NIGHT...
Man shot by...
| Jun 20, 2011
As a Pakistani-born doctor who grew up in England, studied nutrition and agriculture in the U.S. and consulted for the Mayo Clinic on diabetes and other diseases, Mehmood Khan has a background that gives him a broad perspective.
His job gives...