| May 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 6:25 PM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Whenever my mom is planning a family dinner, she always does the rounds before grocery shopping to see what dietary restrictions we’re currently imposing on ourselves. “Eating disorders,” she calls them.
We’re an annoying bunch,...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Nationwide sales of organic products continued to experience healthy growth last year, jumping 11.5% to $35.1 billion, according to the Organic Trade Assn.
The Washington-based group representing organic businesses said growth rates are expected to at...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Few companies are potentially more vulnerable to climate change than the world's biggest food and beverage brands.
Droughts are diminishing agricultural yields, and severe cold snaps like the one that crippled parts of the U.S. this year resulted in...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Consumer goods maker Unilever said Thursday that it was selling its Ragu and Bertolli brands to Japanese sauce company Mizkan Group for $2.15 billion.
The deal includes two production facilities -- a tomato processing plant in Stockton and a sauce...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average American consumes more than 22 teaspoons of added sugars every day. Sugars and syrups are injected into processed foods, stirred in during cooking, or sprinkled on at the table. But how much...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Kristine Kidd, who has celiac disease and has written a cookbook on gluten-free foods, says she likes to use polenta, nut flours, buckwheat and the like — avoiding for the most part “white starches” that don’t contain wheat but...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Moviegoers would be hard-pressed to find a film more laden with corporate logos than "Fed Up" — and that's one of the strengths of this galvanizing documentary: It pulls no punches in its informed outrage against the food industry, zeroing in on the...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:35 PM
In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...