| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:08 AM
When the Kool-Aid Man next hurtles through some unsuspecting homeowner’s wall, he’ll look snazzier, more up-to-date, more “lifelike,” according to parent company Kraft Foods Group Inc.
Which means that Kool-Aid Man -- a giant,...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 11:04 AM
You think “beef” burgers with horse meat are bad? A new study out of South Africa shows that two-thirds of meat sold at supermarkets and butcheries contain unlabeled amounts of donkey, goat, water buffalo and other mystery ingredients....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:42 AM
IHOP has a Country Fried Steak & Eggs combo menu item with 3,720 milligrams of sodium. Johnny Rockets’ Bacon Cheddar Double burger has 50 grams of saturated fat. The Bistro Shrimp Pasta from the Cheesecake Factory has 3,120 calories.
Each one is...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Taco Bell says it has discovered horse meat in some of its British products, joining a growing list of burgers, lasagnas and pizzas affected by a food labeling scandal rapidly unfurling across Europe.
Taco Bell said in a statement that it was “...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:45 AM
McDonald’s Corp. underperformed yet again, reporting profit levels Friday below what Wall Street had anticipated along with sliding sales this month.
Net income was down 3.5% to $1.45 billion, or $1.43 a share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 30....
| Dec 24, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Burger King Worldwide is making its second foray into France, attempting to endear its Whopper sandwich to a country known for its foie gras, fine wines and general culinary excellence.
The chain opened a branch Saturday at the Marseille airport --...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 10:58 AM
An outbreak of E. coli cases linked to a North Carolina fair is raising questions about the safety of petting zoos and animal exhibits.
So far, Cleveland County Health Director Dorothea Wyant said 38 cases, including the death of a 2-year-old boy, have...
| 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...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:07 PM
In less time than it takes some computers to power up, Wendy’s can get a customer in and out of its drive-through.
The fast food chain needed 129.75 seconds to clear a car through its queue last year – 16 seconds better than 2010, and...
| 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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Craig Nova's new novel is a bit of a literary oddity. It's a sequel to the novel that helped propel Nova's career to new heights — 30 years ago.
"The Good Son," published to great acclaim in 1982, told the story of Chip Mackinnon, a World War II...