Mar 22, 2013 Darden Restaurants, owners of casual dining chains Olive Garden, Red Lobster, and LongHorn Steakhouse, saw profit fall 18 percent last quarter as sales slipped almost 5 percent.
Mar 8, 2013 Wrigley plans to start selling “Alert” gum next month -- that is, gum with caffeine. Gum sales overall are down, and “energy” products are booming. But cities, states and the FDA are investigating caffeine marketing to kids.
Mar 5, 2013 Public anger over unsafe food and drugs is widespread in China. The country's new leader, Xi Jinping, is setting up an agency equivalent to America's Food and Drug Administration to tackle the problem.
Feb 22, 2013 Losing market share, Campbell has launched a new 'Go Soup' line aimed at millennials. The marketing campaign missed the mark -- but got people talking.
Feb 7, 2013 As President Obama meets with Congress today to discuss immigration policy, the U.S. agriculture industry looks on with hopes for reform.
Jan 30, 2013 With addiction to pain pills at epidemic levels, the Food and Drug Adminstration is taking action
Jan 15, 2013 So half the dose should mean half the price, right?
Jan 10, 2013 Up to half the world’s food is wasted -- that’s the conclusion of a study by Britain’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Jan 4, 2013 The long-awaited FDA rules focus on preventing outbreaks of food-borne illnesses, rather than tracking after the fact how they occurred.