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  • Yum, McDonald's apologize as new China food scandal hits

    Yum, McDonald's apologize as new China food scandal hits
    SHANGHAI/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc and McDonald's Corp are facing a new food safety scare in China, denting the fast-food companies' efforts to shore up reputations and businesses that were hurt by a 2012 safety scandal in one of their...
  • Coke yearns for higher margins to tempt franchisees

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co may have annual profits of about $9.3 billion, but that princely sum could fall short of what the world's largest soda maker needs to tempt would-be franchisees into taking over more of its regional bottling operations....
  • McDonald's, Yum Brands stop using supplier accused of using expired meat

    McDonald's and Yum! Brands, the company behind Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC, apologized to customers Monday after footage from a Chinese TV station alleged workers at a Shanghai supplier for some of the two companies' Asian outlets used expired meat and...
  • 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...
  • El Pollo Loco stock sizzles to close at 60% above IPO price

    El Pollo Loco stock sizzles to close at 60% above IPO price
    El Pollo Loco, the fast-food chain known for Mexican-style grilled chicken, found a sizzling reception on Wall Street for its initial public offering. Shares of the Costa Mesa company closed up $9.03, or 60%, at $24.03, up from the IPO price of $15. The...
  • Lucille B. Smith blazed trails as black culinary entrepreneur

    Lucille B. Smith blazed trails as black culinary entrepreneur
    Lucille Bishop Smith was a chef, educator, entrepreneur and food corporation president who has been called the first African-American businesswoman in Texas. She is credited with inventing the first commercially marketed hot roll mix and establishing...
  • Proposed U.S. food label changes fall short, says former FDA head

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A proposal to overhaul nutrition labels on packaged foods sold in the United States does not go far enough to influence consumer choices and reduce obesity, a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration commissioner said in an article...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • Consumer Reports: New food label gotchas

    Real! Simple! Artisanal! Even old brands such as Progresso have been slapping those words on their product labels lately, notes ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports. They can give you the impression that a product is...
  • 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...
  • Beam Suntory picks Campbell exec to lead North America business

    Beam Suntory picks Campbell exec to lead North America business
    Jim Beam maker Beam Suntory Inc. said on Tuesday that food industry executive Tim Hassett is set to become the president of its North America business at the end of the month. Hassett, 50, spent the last decade at Campbell Soup Co., most recently as...