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Throw out that milk: A guide to food expiration dates

Jun 8, 2012
You buy food, it sits in your fridge, and you wonder what to throw out when. Finally, here's a definitive guide to expiration dates that goes beyond what's printed on the carton.
Posted In: Food, safety

Disney kicks junk food out of the magic kingdom

Jun 5, 2012
The entertainment giant will reject advertising for certain sugary, salty and fatty foods, and give Mickey Mouse the final say on what's healthy.
Posted In: disney, Food

Serving up jobs to ex-cons

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.
Posted In: Jobs, ex-convicts, Food

Restaurant chains increase appetite for food trucks

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.
Posted In: Food, Food trucks, Sizzler

Olive oil price hits 10-year low

May 28, 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.
Posted In: spain, italy, Greece, olive oil, Food

Earthquake halts cheese production in 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.
Posted In: Food, cheese, italy

States consider labeling GMO foods

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.
Posted In: genetically modified food, Food

Online groceries for all, including food stamp users

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.
Posted In: FreshDirect, Food, groceries

Chipotle CEO on the 'Chipotle economy' and expansion

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.
Posted In: Chipotle, Mexican food, Food

Can spying on workers be a good thing?

Apr 30, 2012
Do you work harder when someone is watching you? A company called Arrowsight that thinks you do. It's helping other companies install cameras in the workplace to make sure employees are doing their jobs correctly.
Posted In: spying, health care, Food, factory

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