| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Two of the United States' biggest burger chains have become the latest targets of Kremlin wrath, with McDonald's fast-food offerings under the political microscope for alleged impurities and Wendy's driven out of Russia altogether by deteriorating...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Patrick Kane is in good company in Gatorade’s new commercial for Gatorade Recover protein bars.
The Blackhawks star is joined by the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, Houston Texans’ J.J. Watt and Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper in the ad,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:05 PM
ATLANTA With a shipping deadline fast approaching, an employee at the Peanut Corporation of America plant in Blakely, Ga., wanted to know what should be done with an order that hadn't been tested for salmonella. The email response from the company's...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:40 AM
U.S. meat supplier OSI Group said Monday that it was suspending operations at its Chinese subsidiary after media reports tied it to China's latest food scare.
OSI, based in Aurora, Ill., said Shanghai Husi Food Co. failed to comply with the company's...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:50 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:52 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:09 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...