| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Swiss corporate giant Nestle pledged broad new animal welfare standards for its worldwide suppliers Thursday, becoming the latest major food company looking to limit some of the harmful effects of its global footprint.
The move — described by...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 4:00 AM
More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg used recycled materials to package his first box of cereal. Now, Kellogg Co. is taking fresh steps to improve the effect its production has on the environment.
On Wednesday, the world's largest cereal-maker is set...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Kellogg Co. is the latest food giant to pledge steep cuts in carbon emissions in its supply chain, one of several promises made by the company Wednesday to help combat climate change.
The Battle Creek, Mich.-based cereal maker joins General Mills, which...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Red Lobster began a new era Monday, as Orlando-based Darden Restaurants completed its $2.1 billion sale to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital.
The chain is going "back to the basics of being not just the biggest, but the best seafood restaurant,"...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:54 AM
General Mills said Monday it would take new steps to combat climate change, including expanding its emission reduction targets to include its vast network of suppliers and contractors.
About two-thirds of General Mills’ greenhouse gas emissions...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The food industry spent $9 million lobbying Congress to oppose laws requiring labeling for genetically modified products in the first quarter of this year, nearly matching its total spending for all of last year, a new report said.
The Washington D.C.-...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:13 PM
It may be hard to believe, but Halloween is just around the corner. To celebrate, General Mills is bringing back some of its classic cereal flavors and characters.
Because nothing says the holidays like getting nostalgic about your favorite childhood...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
First there was the cronut craze. Then the ramen burger had Los Angeles in a hybrid food-fueled frenzy. And now there's something called an Italian burrito. And it's from a place called -- what else? -- Burrissimo.
The new fast casual Italian restaurant...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:44 AM
General Mills announced Thursday that it will no longer use genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) in its Cheerios breakfast cereal, and says the cereal will taste the same.
The company says the cereal formula has not changed, only the way its...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Cheerios has released its first-ever Super Bowl ad, and it's ridiculously cute.
The ad, which can be viewed above, features the interracial family that starred in a Cheerios' ad that prompted controversy last year. In this year's ad, the father tries to...