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Tomato, tomahto. Either way, too many!

Jun 17, 2010
A few years ago, tomato prices were sky high because of a shortage. But these days, farmers have more tomatoes than they know what to do with. And prices are so low many of those juicy beauties might not make it off the vine. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Food

Rentable kitchens make LA food businesses a reality

Jun 17, 2010
Many who dream of becoming chefs in Los Angeles dread the thought of kitchen costs. But one business is making an affordable kitchen space a possibility.
Posted In: Food, Jobs

Pay before you eat

Jun 11, 2010
Chef Grant Achatz of Alinea restaurant in Chicago and Nick Kokonas, Achatz's business partner, talk about their next restaurant, Next, and their new take on paying your bill.
Posted In: Food

IRS keeping tabs on restaurant, bar tips

Jun 9, 2010
The IRS says that bars and restaurants are under-reporting the amount of tips they earn, so it's responding with more audits of the tax forms filled by the food and beverage industry. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Food, Taxes

Oil spill helps drive up shrimp prices

Jun 9, 2010
After shrimp farming took off, the crustacean moved from pricey delicacy to America's favorite seafood. We're up to four pounds a year per person now. Or we were. Since the BP oil spill, shrimp prices have been soaring. Domestically produced U.S. shrimp is up more than 40 percent. Gregory Warner reports.
Posted In: Food

FTC to Kellogg: Stop fake health claims

Jun 4, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission, for the second time, told Kellogg to rein it in. And to stop advertising that kids who eat Rice Krispies can boost their immunity. Gregory Warner reports.
Posted In: Food

Food bloggers: Helpful or disruptive?

Jun 4, 2010
Say cheese! With food blogs and review sites growing in popularity, more diners are reaching for their cameras at the table. Is it generating buzz for restaurants or slowing down service and tying up tables? Sally Herships finds out.
Posted In: Food

Who's benefiting from corn syrup drop?

Jun 2, 2010
The Department of Agriculture says the production of high-fructose corn syrup has been falling for several years. Why? Gregory Warner reports.
Posted In: Food, Health

To pay or not to pay?

May 28, 2010
Panera Bread Co. opened a new location in St. Louis and let its customers decide what they want to pay. Sounds like a free lunch, but as Steve Chiotakis talks to Vickie Morwitz, people still decide to pay.
Posted In: Charity, Food

Restaurant worker insurance made easy

May 21, 2010
The National Restaurant Association and United Health Group are teaming up to provide health insurance coverage to millions of uninsured restaurant workers. Janet Babin looks at the new initiative.
Posted In: Food, Health

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