| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:49 AM
Yahoo! Finance reports: Coffee prices are heading higher at the supermarket and possibly at your local Dunkin' Donuts. Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Brands (DNKN), parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, tells The Daily Ticker that "coffee...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:58 AM
A renewed effort is underway in Baltimore to impose a fee on most plastic bags handed out in city stores — and supporters believe that charging a nickel for each bag, rather than a dime, will allow the measure to gain enough backing to become law....
| May 29, 2014
| 4:42 AM
After two chocolate varieties were found to contain pork DNA, Muslim groups in Malaysia on Thursday called for a boycott of products made by confectioner Cadbury and parent Mondelez International Inc.
Cadbury Malaysia on Monday recalled the Dairy Milk...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Kraft Foods has recalled 1.2 million cases of cottage cheese that came from a California manufacturing facility over concerns that improper storage could lead the dairy product to prematurely spoil and sicken consumers.
The company said in a statement...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Kraft Foods Group said it is voluntarily recalling 1.2 million cases of cottage cheese after discovering that the products were not stored at the correct temperature.
The recall includes select Knudsen, Breakstone's, Simply Kraft and Daily Chef...
| Mar 7, 2014
I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
| May 15, 2014
What's going on here? A recently published chart (above) shows that from 2000 to 2001, the average daily precipitation in Illinois rose slightly, as did per capita consumption of American cheese in the United States. Both rates fell from 2002......
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Aridecy Tate thought she’d be returning to Chicago today to celebrate finishing her cosmetology degree here, just two weeks after her only son, Ulysses S. Gissendanner III, helped her move to Arkansas.
Instead, she arrived and went this morning to...
| Mar 11, 2013
If you've ever bitten into a Ball Park bun, toasted a Thomas' English muffin or dunked an Entenmann's doughnut, you are already intimately familiar with the latest baker coming to town.
But there's much more to Bimbo Bakeries USA than gut reaction....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:12 PM
NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players.
Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
| Sep 15, 2013
Allen E. Alban, former chief engineer with Kraft Foods whose career spanned 47 years and who was known as the "Mayor of Stevenson," died Tuesday of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 100.
The son of farmers, Allen...