| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:37 AM
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Burger King, Nestle, Tesco and now Ikea – the European horse meat scandal that has heightened food supply concerns for the last month has now reached the furniture giant’s famed Swedish...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:33 PM
A Massachusetts woman previously warned to stay away from Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein flew to Chicago to stalk him and was arrested after trying to bring a birthday gift for the family's young son to his Lakeview home, prosecutors said in court...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Fast food giant Burger King Worldwide Inc. said it will lose its chief executive Bernardo Hees to H.J. Heinz Co. once billionaire financier Warren Buffett wraps up his acquisition of the ketchup company with 3G Capital.
Corporate poaching this...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:56 AM
McDonald’s, one of the largest single buyers of fish in the country, said all of its Filet-O-Fish sandwiches and Fish McBites snacks will be made of Alaskan Pollack sustainably fished in the wild.
And the company is willing to pay to prove it....
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:05 AM
McDonald’s Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were more promising than the string of dismal figures that shook investor confidence in the fast food giant late last year. But the Golden Arches have yet to reclaim their full luster.
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:59 AM
Central Valley Meat Co., the California slaughterhouse shut down by regulators last week after undercover video footage showed apparent animal abuse, reopened Monday morning after promising to change its ways.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said it...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:34 AM
That young white dude munching on a burger with his girlfriend at the local quick-service restaurant? He’s the typical customer at chains such as In-N-Out, Starbucks and more.
From a survey of 38,000 customers of various fast-food and fast-casual...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:08 PM
It's been a rough week. A few days ago, at UCLA's Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 6-year-old Jani toppled a food cart and was confined to her room. She slammed her head against the floor, opening a bloody cut that sent her into hysterics. Later, she...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Get ready to pay more for your Papa John’s pizza if "Obamacare" goes into full effect … a whopping 15 to 20 cents more.
John Schnatter, chief executive of the pizza chain, is bashing President Obama’s healthcare reform law as a...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Horse meat has been discovered in some hamburgers in Spain, weeks after equine DNA was found mixed into beef sold in Britain and Ireland.
Tests by Spain's Organization of Consumers Unions, found that out of 20 samples of fresh, packaged burgers in...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Taco Bell is trying to color outside of the fast-food lines, launching several new items designed to compete with higher-end restaurants.
On Thursday, the Irvine-based chain will officially launch XXL Steak Nachos, which it calls “restaurant-...