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  • 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...
  • HomeMade Pizza burned by supermarket meal growth

    HomeMade Pizza burned by supermarket meal growth
    HomeMade Pizza Co. was in the right business and exactly the wrong place. We consumers indeed are buying more fresh prepared meals to eat at home or elsewhere, like the take-and-bake pizzas HomeMade hawked from 1997 until its abrupt closing Friday....
  • 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...
  • EatingWell: When it comes to added sugars, think sprinkle, not scoop

    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...
  • Plant-based diets are no fad

    Sometimes distinguishing fact from fad is a matter of life or death. Such is the case when it comes to healthful diets. ("Paleo, vegan, gluten-free -- the only certainty about health trends is their reversal," Opinion, May 30) As a registered dietitian,...
  • 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...
  • U.S. food supplier cracks down on Chinese plant amid meat scare

    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...
  • Patrick Kane featured in Gatorade commercial with Dwyane Wade

    Patrick Kane featured in Gatorade commercial with Dwyane Wade
    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,...