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Food Industry

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  • Oxfam prods 10 largest food and drink firms on climate change

    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...
  • Fulton Market historic district could kill what it honors, critics say

    Fulton Market historic district could kill what it honors, critics say
    To help guide growth in the booming West Loop, the city has proposed a land use plan that includes a controversial recommendation to landmark sections of Fulton and Randolph streets as a historic market district. But, businesses worry the move could...
  • Unilever sells Ragu and Bertolli brands, including plant in Stockton

    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...
  • CEO: McDonald's would 'manage' minimum wage hike

    CEO: McDonald's would 'manage' minimum wage hike
    McDonald's Corp. for years has been in the cross hairs of a national campaign to raise the minimum wage, a movement that intensified last week as demonstrators marched on its Oak Brook headquarters. The fast-food behemoth has rejected protesters' call...
  • Too much added sugar can sour your health

    Too much added sugar can sour your health
    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...
  • Gluten-free isn't necessarily healthful, speakers say

    Gluten-free isn't necessarily healthful, speakers say
    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...
  • Galvanizing 'Fed Up' takes a hard look at the food industry

    Galvanizing 'Fed Up' takes a hard look at the food industry
    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...
  • 'Fed Up' documentary lays blame for American obesity on food industry

    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...
  • 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,...