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Food Industry

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  • Should the Dodger Dog go vegetarian?

    To the editor: I like the Dodgers as much as the next guy or gal. I cherish my 1960s Sandy Koufax button. ("For the nostalgic, the Dodger Dog is a home run," Oct. 6) The Dodger Dog evokes nostalgia and fond memories for many. It has become a part of the...
  • Chan Lowe: Fast-food workers' unhappy meal

    Chan Lowe: Fast-food workers' unhappy meal
    It’s about time fast-food workers went on the march. The work is miserable and hard, it’s unfulfilling, and the pay sucks.  Back in the day, fast-food jobs were sought mainly by entry-level young people, which is why they paid the minimum...
  • Pilgrim's Pride makes bid for packaged food firm Hillshire

    Pilgrim's Pride makes bid for packaged food firm Hillshire
    Poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. has made an unsolicited bid to buy packaged food company Hillshire Brands Co. in a deal valued at nearly $5.7 billion plus debt, marking the latest shake-up in the food industry. Hillshire, based in Chicago, said...
  • First lady decries plan to lower school lunch nutrition standards

    First lady decries plan to lower school lunch nutrition standards
    After steering clear of most messy legislative battles, First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday publicly took on lawmakers, food companies and lunch ladies who say the school lunch law she championed nearly four years ago is leading kids to brown bag it....
  • Keep the broccoli, lose the cheese [Editorial]

    First ladies aren't normally given to sharp rebukes of Congress, but we can't blame Michelle Obama for being a bit peeved at the efforts of some on Capital Hill to roll back school nutrition standards. At the request of certain special interest groups,...
  • Watch: Chris Evans in 'Snowpiercer' Trailer

    Radius-TWC has debuted its official U.S. trailer for Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer." Chris Evans stars with Ed Harris, Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, John Hurt, Tilda Swinton and Octavia Spencer in the sci-fi spectacle based on Jean-Marc Rochette's comicbook...
  • Tyson makes competing $6.1-billion offer for Hillshire Brands

    Tyson makes competing $6.1-billion offer for Hillshire Brands
    The food fight over Hillshire Brands Co. is getting messier. The Chicago company, maker of Ball Park franks and Jimmy Dean sausage, has received unsolicited takeover offers from two rival meat-processing heavyweights. Tyson Foods Inc. on Thursday...
  • Why Did Shep Gordon Finally Allow Mike Myers to Make 'Supermensch'?

    Mike Myers' directorial debut, the documentary "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," is the story of one of Hollywood's most famous talent managers. As portrayed in the film, which made its New York premiere Thursday at MoMA, Gordon nurtured the...
  • Are L.A.'s gluten-free, grass-fed foodies making you crazy?

    Are L.A.'s gluten-free, grass-fed foodies making you crazy?
    Whenever my mom is planning a family dinner, she always does the rounds before grocery shopping to see what dietary restrictions we’re currently imposing on ourselves. “Eating disorders,” she calls them. We’re an annoying bunch,...
  • Oxfam prods 10 largest food and drink firms on climate change

    Few companies are potentially more vulnerable to climate change than the world's biggest food and beverage brands. Droughts are diminishing agricultural yields, and severe cold snaps like the one that crippled parts of the U.S. this year resulted in...
  • Unilever sells Ragu and Bertolli brands, including plant in Stockton

    Unilever sells Ragu and Bertolli brands, including plant in Stockton
    Consumer goods maker Unilever said Thursday that it was selling its Ragu and Bertolli brands to Japanese sauce company Mizkan Group for $2.15 billion. The deal includes two production facilities -- a tomato processing plant in Stockton and a sauce...