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  • Jack in the Box cooks up late-night menu amid surging profit, new CEO

    Jack, the round-headed fictional chief executive in Jack-in-the-Box commercials, is not only a hit on television. He's also popular on Wall Street. In the last year, investors have driven the company's stock price up more than 80% — and industry...
  • Proposal reignites debate over labeling genetically modified foods

    Proposal reignites debate over labeling genetically modified foods
    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....
  • Yellen says Fed's 'extraordinary commitment' still needed

    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. Yellen’s remarks...
  • Solutions sought to reduce food waste at schools

    Solutions sought to reduce food waste at schools
    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...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Limit your exposure to pesticides in foods

    Environmental Nutrition 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...
  • 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...