Mickey D's in pressure cooker over eggs

May 27, 2009
Activists are egging on McDonald's to buy its eggs from cage-free suppliers. As the largest egg-buyer in the country, the company is lagging behind other fast food chains that have begun purchasing cage-free eggs. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Food, Health

Less is more at the fast food drive-thru

May 21, 2009
Fast food joints adjusting to a down economy are finding many consumers want more than just value in their extra-value meals. Andrea Gardner explains.
Posted In: Food

Whole Foods: A place to hang out

May 20, 2009
The new Whole Foods in Chicago isn't just a place to pick up the groceries. The three-floor mega-shopolis includes a bar, full food court and a place to park a kayak. Adriene Hill explores how "fun" might help the store in a recession.
Posted In: Food, Retail

New tech keeps grocery losses in check

May 19, 2009
New technology is helping to prevent grocery stores from racking up losses at the checkout counter. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Food, Retail

How will local farmers really chip in?

May 12, 2009
Frito-Lay company is trying to cash in on the trend towards local eating. A new marketing campaign unveiled today pitches Lay's potato chips as locally-made. Joel Rose investigates how local the chips really are.
Posted In: Food

Chicken owners seek free range in city

May 7, 2009
Chicken enthusiasts are fighting for their right to keep the birds in backyard coops in many big cities where the practice is illegal. Joel Rose explores the issue and visits with urban chicken owners in Philadelphia.
Posted In: Agriculture, Food, Health

InBev's delayed pay brews controversy

May 6, 2009
Beer conglomerate InBev says it may take up to 4 months to pay its bills. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Food

What sets burger chain In-N-Out apart

May 5, 2009
Stacy Perman, author of a new book on the Western U.S. fast-food chain In-N-Out, talks with Kai Ryssdal about what makes the burger joint different from its competition.
Posted In: Books, Food

McDonald's perks up coffee competition

May 5, 2009
McDonald's is launching a massive advertising campaign to promote its specialty coffee. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Food

Pork producers fight against swine flu

Apr 29, 2009
The swine flu outbreak has taken a big bite out of the pork industry. Will the pork industry be able to reshape its image to bounce back? Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Food