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  • China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King

    China rotten meat scandal spreads to Starbucks, Burger King
    The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as McDonald's products as far away as Japan. McDonald's Corp and KFC's parent Yum Brands Inc apologized to Chinese...
  • How do you take your coffee? With a college degree, please

    DEAR JOYCE: After hearing about the big employee scholarship program Starbucks is offering to employees, I'm surprised to note critics of the program. Why is that? -- S.E.J. The Starbucks effort is the splashiest bachelor's degree employer tuition...
  • Howard County making a healthy effort [Letter]

    Howard County making a healthy effort [Letter]
    This is in response to the article by Amanda Yeager regarding Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events ("Ban on sweets sours Fourth of July vendors," July 2). As a physician, I am very concerned about the...
  • The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate

    The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate
    Another glorious Golden State summer is upon us. San Joaquin Valley peaches are at their height and rolling in to farmers markets from Silver Lake to Mar Vista. Alice Waters' foragers are plucking Napa zucchini blossoms for the chefs at Berkeley's Chez...
  • Just stop: Pudding and ramen noodles come together in Taiwan

    Just stop: Pudding and ramen noodles come together in Taiwan
    Ramen burgers swept the nation last year and ramen pizza made the rounds at last weekend's DTLA Night Market. But just when you thought you'd seen every ramen noodle hybrid you could think of, we find pudding ramen noodles.  Wait, you can't mix ramen...
  • Fox upfront advertising sales tumble; CW down slightly

    Fox upfront advertising sales tumble; CW down slightly
    Fox Broadcasting got roughed up during this year's upfront advertising sales period, which wrapped up this week. The network, owned by Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox media company, struggled to maintain its advertising base for the upcoming TV...
  • TreeHouse Foods in advanced talks to acquire Flagstone Foods

    TreeHouse Foods in advanced talks to acquire Flagstone Foods
    Private-label food retailer TreeHouse Foods Inc is in late-stage talks to acquire Flagstone Foods, a maker of dried fruits and nuts, for between $800 million and $900 million, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Oakbrook, Illinois-based...
  • At CVS, only the very rich get much richer

    At CVS, only the very rich get much richer
    At CVS Caremark, it doesn't pay to be really good at your job. The nation's second-largest drugstore chain adjusts its annual raises to how much an employee makes. The higher your salary, the lower your raise. The top workers at CVS stores —...
  • Helping parents is good business

    The term "work/life balance" has become ubiquitous, yet most American workers remain decidedly unbalanced. That's not to say there aren't companies doing the right thing by offering employees flexibility, paid leave and other accommodations. Those are...
  • Gov. Brown signs bills legalizing Bitcoins use, other legislation

    Gov. Brown signs bills legalizing Bitcoins use, other legislation
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed bills that recognize the legal use of Bitcoins and other digital currencies in California, repeal a requirement for food handlers to use gloves, and keep minor truants out of lockup facilities, his aides announced Saturday....
  • BET Experience 2014: Celebrity basketball, SneakerCon draw fans

    BET Experience 2014: Celebrity basketball, SneakerCon draw fans
    Though soccer and the World Cup have dominated the global sports conversation heading into the weekend, basketball enjoyed a surge of interest at the second annual BET Experience. At the BETX Celebrity Basketball Game, fans were afforded a view of a...