| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Sundried tomatoes and seabass tartare tickled tastebuds in Milan on Tuesday as upmarket Italian food hall chain Eataly opened a flagship store, the latest step in its plan to expand and list its shares on the market.
Eataly, which began with the idea...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:02 PM
SACRAMENTO — The high-stakes battle over labeling foods with genetically engineered ingredients is back.
Less than two years after California voters narrowly turned down a labeling ballot measure, the state Senate is grappling with the issue....
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:43 PM
It's lunchtime at Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles, but 16-year-old Parrish Jackson has barely touched her turkey burger and apricots.
She's dumping them into the trash can.
The apricots are "sour," the junior says. The meat is...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The support for choosing "clean" foods, free of such chemicals as contained in pesticides, is broadening. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic food sales grew by more than 7 percent last year, partly...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:27 PM
When her 4-month-old son had a life-threatening allergic reaction to formula, Lucy Gibney, a board-certified emergency doctor with a practice in Hampton, started down a new career path.
As she and her husband, Paul, struggled to find safe foods for...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:36 AM
For decades, China’s rulers deemed grain production a linchpin to its national security. The policy of self-sufficiency was a legacy of its planned economy from the days of Mao when China was increasingly isolated from the outside world.
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:32 AM
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, saying the job market is far from normal, made clear Monday that the central bank remains committed to providing extraordinary support for the economy for some time to come.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:20 AM
The FDA is warning against using Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice linked to recent illness in Texas. The product was sold for wholesale distribution and Uncle Ben's retail grocery products are not affected. Product manufacturer Mars Foodservices has...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Chipotle is hardly the first sponsor to brave the programming game - indeed, not even for Hulu, since Subway underwrote a comedy pilot dubbed "The 4 to 9ers." Still, "Farmed and Dangerous" does mark an unusual entry into production for the restaurant...
| Feb 12, 2014
Re "Subway to remove bread ingredient," Feb. 7
It is appalling what the Food and Drug Administration calls safe.
To my surprise I find that the FDA-approved chemical azodicarbonamide, considered to be "safely used" in food, is used in some Subway...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The name Chipotle is uttered just one time during the four 22-minute episodes of the new comedy series "Farmed and Dangerous," which premieres Feb. 17 on Hulu. But the restaurant chain is hoping the show itself will speak volumes for its brand....