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  • BET Experience 2014: Celebrity basketball, SneakerCon draw fans

    BET Experience 2014: Celebrity basketball, SneakerCon draw fans
    Though soccer and the World Cup have dominated the global sports conversation heading into the weekend, basketball enjoyed a surge of interest at the second annual BET Experience. At the BETX Celebrity Basketball Game, fans were afforded a view of a...
  • Where's my pomegranate? When a juice label is less than fulfulling.

     Where's my pomegranate? When a juice label is less than fulfulling.
    Americans can argue — and do, all the time — about what kind of information should be required on food labels. What's self-evident, though, is that whatever information is on the label should be trustworthy. POM Wonderful, the seller of...
  • Hillshire takes Tyson deal, drops its own bid for Pinnacle Foods

    Hillshire takes Tyson deal, drops its own bid for Pinnacle Foods
    Meat processor Hillshire Brands Co. agreed to be acquired by Tyson Foods Inc. for nearly $8.6 billion in cash and assumed debt as directors rejected another suitor and dropped the company’s own bid for Pinnacle Foods Inc. Hillshire, the maker of...
  • Bad government programs watch: Promoting milk as a health food

    Bad government programs watch: Promoting milk as a health food
    In a detailed new report, public health advocate Michele Simon examines the distinct drawbacks of government programs to promote dairy consumption. These include milk programs in schools and the "checkoff" programs through which the government...
  • Sienna Miller Joins Bradley Cooper in Weinstein Co.'s 'Chef' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Sienna Miller is set to co-star with Bradley Cooper in the Weinstein Co. pic "Chef." Omar Sy also stars and John Wells directing the pic. Story follows a chef who gathers a crew in an attempt to create the best restaurant ever. Michael Shamberg, Stacey...
  • Starbucks to pay tuition of workers enrolling online at Arizona State

    Starbucks to pay tuition of workers enrolling online at Arizona State
    Starbucks Corp. is serving up a venti-size portion of tuition assistance to its workers. The Seattle coffee purveyor said Monday that it would give about $6,500 a year in tuition reimbursement to employees who enroll in Arizona State University's online...
  • Wal-Mart triples spending on food safety in China

    Wal-Mart triples spending on food safety in China
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday it will triple its spending on food safety in China by the end of 2015 after criticism of its operating procedures and a reported mislabeling of donkey meat. The world’s largest retailer said it will shell out...
  • Health buzzwords on food labels are misleading consumers, study finds

    Health buzzwords on food labels are misleading consumers, study finds
    Consumers are likely to believe that “whole grain” canned pasta, “organic” candy and soda that contains “antioxidants” are more healthful than the same products without those buzzwords on the labels, researchers say....
  • The world's first interactive wine label? It's coming.

    The world's first interactive wine label? It's coming.
    Here’s a new idea. Terravant Wine Company in Buellton on the Central Coast has just introduced a new label called "Scratchpad." Each bottle of Scratchpad wine — 2011 Central Coast Chardonnay ($13), 2012 Central Coast Sauvignon Blanc ($11)...
  • 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...