May 31, 2012 The FDA has rejected a bid to rename the controversial sweetener known as high fructose corn syrup “corn sugar” on nutrition labels.
May 30, 2012 It's tough to get employment if you've been convicted of a felony. But some companies in the Chicago area hire only ex-cons.
May 29, 2012 The food truck scene was a trendy diversion. Now it's a normal part of city life. Sizzler and other national chains hope to take advantage.
May 29, 2012 As if Europe didn't have enough on its plate, it now faces a big drop in the price of one of its biggest exports, olive oil. Seventy percent of the world's olive oil supply comes from Spain, Greece and Italy.
May 24, 2012 People in northern Italy are still dealing with the aftermath of the earthquake this week that killed seven. It struck hardest in some of Italy's richest farmland and ten percent of the world's supply of Parmesan has been affected.
May 23, 2012 Polls show more than 90 percent of Americans would like a label on food made with genetically modified crops. The Food and Drug Administration has declined to require GMO labeling, but 20 states are taking matters into their own hands.
May 21, 2012 The USDA just approved a program that would allow some food stamp users to buy groceries online. The CEO of one online grocer says it's about access to fresh food for all.
May 15, 2012 Steve Ells talks about the Mexican eatery's role in today's food economy, its troubled past in hiring employees and its plans for expansion in the future.
May 14, 2012 It has been more than a decade since the Food and Drug Administration approved a new pill to fight fat. Now, as the obesity problem grows, several new medicines could be on the way.