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Look past the headlines: Horse meat is cheaper, healthier

Feb 15, 2013
A major scandal in Europe over horsemeat is having an unexpected consequence in Britain: A surge in sales of horseburgers.
Posted In: horse, Food, food safety, england

British food safety regulators ask: Where's the beef?

Feb 8, 2013
The British government has ordered the country’s food industry to test all processed beef products after some of the country's biggest food manufacturers have been finding horsemeat in their products.
Posted In: england, Food, food safety, meat

McDonald's expands menu with a Fish Mc...

Feb 4, 2013
The fast-food chain offers Fish McBites, with fewer calories and certification that the fish is caught sustainably.
Posted In: McDonald's, sustainability, Food, fast food, fish

A puppy surprise brought to you by Jell-O

Feb 4, 2013
San Francisco will not be getting a Superbowl trophy, but it is the beneficiary of a PR stunt by Jell-O.
Posted In: Food, Sports, San Francisco

OpenTable buys food photo app

Jan 29, 2013
OpenTable, one of the biggest online restaurant reservation sites, will pay $10 million for Foodspotting and its hordes of amateur photographers.
Posted In: OpenTable, foodspotting, Food, Mergers and Acquisitions, photography, website

The fattiest restaurant meals in the U.S.

Jan 16, 2013
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is out with its annual list of the fattiest, most caloric meals out there.
Posted In: Food, fat, calorie, cheesecake factory

FDA to food industry: Food safety plans are required

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.
Posted In: Food, food safety, recall, FDA

Spam maker Hormel to buy Skippy peanut butter

Jan 3, 2013
The company best known for canned and deli meats is taking Skippy off the hands of the huge food conglomerate Unilever for a cool $700 million.
Posted In: Food, peanut butter, acquisition

The key to controlling your party guests: Food

Dec 28, 2012
Planning to attend a New Year's Eve party? That got commentator Scott Huler thinking about the economic principles of party planning.
Posted In: party, Food

Four steps toward a climate-friendly diet

Dec 17, 2012
We won’t stop climate change through individual action alone, but together, we can make a real difference. Here are some steps to climate-friendly habits.
Posted In: climate change, diet, Food, sustainability

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