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Pinnacle set to buy Birds Eye Foods

Nov 19, 2009
Packaged food giant Pinnacle Brands is getting ready to buy Birds Eye Foods, the biggest frozen vegetable producer in the U.S., for more than $1.3 billion. Steve Chiotakis gets more details from Alisa Roth.
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Bye bye, filling for pumpkin pie

Nov 18, 2009
This year's pumpkin harvest was already looking meager when Nestle, which controls much of the canning crop, announced Midwest rain destroyed much of the remaining pumpkins. Will we survive a shortage of pumpkin puree? Jennifer Collins reports.
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Hershey, Ferrero eyeing Cadbury

Nov 18, 2009
Hershey and Italian sweet producer Ferrero are in talks with banks to beat Kraft to a deal for British chocolate maker Cadbury. Christopher Werth explores why this partnership may make a lot more sense.
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Rice prices expected to rise

Nov 16, 2009
Droughts and floods have ruined rice producers in Asia, which may have a negative impact on food security. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Experts worry about another food crisis

Nov 16, 2009
The economic crisis helped knocked down food prices last year from record highs. But many agricultural experts warn another food crisis could be on its way as the global economy recovers. Christopher Werth reports.
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Book has road map to fight hunger

Nov 13, 2009
A new book focuses on success stories in fighting hunger. Jeff Tyler reports some of the solutions are obvious while also overlooked.
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A cownose by any other name is edible

Nov 11, 2009
Cownose rays are becoming a growing menace on fishing in the Cheasapeake Bay. So some local oystermen are finding ways to turn the predators into a meal. But to make the rays more appetizing, they need some good marketing. Sabri Ben-Achour reports.
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Kraft turns hostile in bid for Cadbury

Nov 9, 2009
Kraft's bid for candy-maker Cadbury is below the price it initially offered in September. Why? European correspondent Stephen Beard talks the details with Bill Radke.
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Pabst Brewing Company up for sale

Nov 2, 2009
Reports say that Pabst Brewing Company is going up for sale. Jennifer Collins reports the brewer seems to be worth a lot these days.
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China to lift ban on U.S. pork

Oct 30, 2009
In the midst of trade talks with the U.S., China will lift its ban on American pork imports. Scott Tong reports.
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