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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

Meat theft on the rise in U.K.

Apr 24, 2012
In the U.K., meat theft is on the rise and it's not just hungry individuals -- we're talking fully-fledged organized crime gangs. And it doesn't stop at supermarket meat either.
Posted In: UK, Food, meat, theft

Dark meat chicken returns

Apr 17, 2012
According to a new report in the Wall Street Journal, dark meat chicken is once again rising in popularity compared to its lighter counterparts.
Posted In: Food, chicken

OpenTable facing competition from the Food Network

Apr 16, 2012
OpenTable is about to get some competition from the Food Network, in the form of their new site called CityEats.
Posted In: restaurants, Food, website, Food Network

On its way: Packaging you can eat

Apr 16, 2012
Researchers are coming up with edible membranes to package tomato soup and hot chocolate. But whether people would want to eat the whole product is another story.
Posted In: Food, edible packaging

Bringing fresh food to everyone in New Orleans

Apr 13, 2012
It's been six years since Hurricane Katrina, and grocery chains are still hesitant to return to New Orleans. Actor Wendell Pierce is trying to fix that by launching his own grocery store chain.
Posted In: Wendell Pierce, New Orleans, Food, groceries

Red Lobster building huge aquafarm in Malaysia

Apr 9, 2012
The parent company of Red Lobster will create a 35-square-mile aquafarm to help keep its restaurants from running out of lobster.
Posted In: Red Lobster, fish, Food

Brazil delivers on hunger promise

Apr 4, 2012
The government made food a human right. Then it found that ending hunger takes a lot more than a declaration.
Posted In: brazil, Food, hunger, social services

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