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  • Hillshire in separate takeover talks with Tyson, Pilgrim's Pride

    Hillshire in separate takeover talks with Tyson, Pilgrim's Pride
    Hillshire Brands has some options: Tyson Foods or Pilgrim's Pride?  The Chicago food company said Tuesday it is conducting separate talks with its two takeover suitors, who are competing to merge with the maker of Ball Park franks and Jimmy Dean...
  • Algae offers green way to boost nutritional value of pet and people foods

    LEXINGTON, KY. -- Current and future trends in food for pets and people were among topics addressed at the 30th Alltech Annual International Symposium May 18-21 in Lexington, Ky. The theme of the conference was "What If?" suggesting anything is possible...
  • EatingWell: When it comes to added sugars, think sprinkle, not scoop

    Maybe you've sworn off refined "white" sugar and think that sweetening a latte with, say, agave nectar, is better because, "it's natural." Truth is, most health experts agree that the best move you can make when it comes to added sugars (those added to...
  • Plant-based diets are no fad

    Sometimes distinguishing fact from fad is a matter of life or death. Such is the case when it comes to healthful diets. ("Paleo, vegan, gluten-free -- the only certainty about health trends is their reversal," Opinion, May 30) As a registered dietitian,...
  • Vermont's new GMO law may upend food industry nationwide

    The biggest worry weighing on the nation's food industry may not be drought in the West, farmworker shortages or turbulent international trade negotiations, but a change in the regulatory code in Vermont. Under a law signed this month, the tiny New...
  • Gauge your word-nerdiness

    In my post on Laura Hale Brockway’s inane word-nerd quiz at PR Daily (“So that’s how they see us,” June 5), I made a throwaway remark that I could produce a better word-nerdiness quiz myself, and one reader allowed that that...
  • Measure up, word nerds

    I’d like to go to church this morning, Pentecost and all that, but there are all those people circling the house, pounding feebly at the door, and pleading for the answers to yesterday’s quiz on word nerdiness. Here you are: the original ten...
  • Tyson Foods wins Hillshire, eyes breakfast growth

    Tyson Foods wins Hillshire, eyes breakfast growth
    Tyson Foods Inc. won the bidding battle for Chicago-based Hillshire Brands Co., agreeing to pay $7.8 billion in a deal that it believes will bolster its efforts in the rapidly growing breakfast segment. The richer-than-expected premium for Hillshire, at...
  • How food companies can fight anti-GMO hysteria

    I am a scientist who believes wholeheartedly in the value to humanity of genetically modified (GMO) foods. After all, we have been modifying foods genetically for millenniums through selective breeding. ("Vermont's new GMO law may upend food industry...
  • Concerns still simmer about pet food products from China

    LEXINGTON, KY. -- Pet food recalls, and pet food with ingredients imported from China are intertwined issues very much on the minds of pet owners. Mark Lyons, vice president of Corporate Affairs for nutrition giant Alltech, who is based in China, is eager...
  • Dining briefs: Trotter tribute dinner, dumb food holidays, Bacon Bowl reviewed

    Dining briefs: Trotter tribute dinner, dumb food holidays, Bacon Bowl reviewed
    Tribute for Trotter: A star-studded group of chefs will cook at the Charlie Trotter Tribute Dinner at Chicago Gourmet this fall, reports Phil Vettel. Among chefs and sommeliers taking part: Rick Bayless, Graham Elliot, Matthias Merges, Thomas Lents,...