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Food Industry

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  • Int'l Star You Should Know: Luke Bracey

    Sydney native Luke Bracey debuted on Australian TV series "Home and Away" in 2009, and landed his first film role opposite Leighton Meester in 2011's romance adventure "Monte Carlo," followed by "G.I. Joe: Retaliation." He next joins Pierce Brosnan in...
  • New York's Row NYC Hotel Brings Paparazzo Style to Times Square

    After a two-year, $140 million renovation, Gotham's Milford Plaza hotel re-launched this spring as Row NYC. Located in the heart of Times Square, home to MTV Networks, Conde Nast Publications, Viacom and more, the hotel's focal point is the digital art...
  • Amy and Jenny Pascal Answer Call to Help Troubled Teens With Crisis Hotline

    As a private practice therapist, Jenny Pascal took her passion for working with adolescents to Teen Line as its training director to help prepare youngsters to answer calls, emails and texts from peers in crisis. Five years ago, she got her sister, Amy,...
  • Documentary 'Fed Up' Takes On Manipulative Marketing in the U.S. Food Industry

    Director: Stephanie Soechtig Opening Date: May 9 (Radius-TWC) Why it matters: Soechtig's no holds-barred documentary, exec produced by Katie Couric, Regina Scully and Laurie David, takes a magnifying glass to the food industry in America, exposing...
  • The legal nightmare of labeling GMOs

    The Times points out many of the flaws in legislation (SB 1381) proposed in the California Senate that would require the labeling of food produced with certain "genetic engineering" techniques ("Base food labeling on fact, not fear," Editorial, May 5)....
  • Laurie David on Food Expose 'Fed Up': 'I Just Hope It Helps People'

    "Fed Up" narrator and executive producer Katie Couric didn't make the L.A. premiere Thursday as she was getting ready for a barrage of media appearances for the film this week in New York. But exec producer Laurie David and director Stephanie Soechtig...
  • Herb Lotman dies at 80; created system for making McDonald's burgers

    Herb Lotman, a food industry entrepreneur who founded Keystone Foods and developed a mass-production system for making McDonald's frozen hamburgers, has died. He was 80. Lotman died Thursday at a suburban Philadelphia hospital from complications of...
  • Do we reward hard work or not? [Letter]

    Do we reward hard work or not? [Letter]
    In regard to Dan Rodricks' recent column on the minimum wage and tipped workers ("Questioning wage law built on the kindness of strangers," April 18), I was following along with Dan's arguments up until his last sentence, "and I thought that in America we...
  • Pressure builds for bills to garner a first hearing

    SACRAMENTO — The pace of lawmaking is speeding up at the Capitol. With legislators back from spring break, rallies are in full swing on the Capitol steps; lobbyists of all stripes are packing the ornate hearing rooms and overflow crowds are...
  • U.N. human rights chief blasts South Sudan's leaders as famine looms

    Famine looms in South Sudan. The planting season is already half over, with terrified farmers scattered far from home because of fighting. But the country's leaders seem unconcerned about the impending catastrophe, the United Nations' top human rights...
  • Portillo's owner ready to slow down after 51 years selling hot dogs

    Portillo's owner ready to slow down after 51 years selling hot dogs
    Dick Portillo is ready to slow down a bit after 51 years in the hot dog business and thinks his namesake restaurant chain can continue to thrive in the right hands. The Portillo Restaurant Group is looking for a potential buyer for the Portillo's chain,...