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Corn prices pop ADM's ethanol profits

Aug 6, 2008
Rising costs have driven Archer Daniels Midland, the world's largest grain processor, to plan a move away from corn as the primary component in its ethanol production. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Food, Oil

U.K. McDonald's seeking McWorkers

Aug 6, 2008
Despite critics of fast food, McDonald's is doing surprisingly well in England. So the company is looking to add 4,000 new workers to its staff. But Stephen Beard report "McJobs" still have a nefarious reputation.
Posted In: Food

Get ready for the Almost-a-Dollar menu

Aug 4, 2008
The down economy has consumers turning to fast food to cut costs, but rising commodity prices mean places with Dollar Menus like McDonald's may have to consider some inflation of their own. Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Food

Fast food takes off during tough times

Jul 30, 2008
As the economy slides down, burgers sales start sizzling. Jeremy Hobson reports as a part of an ongoing series of unusual economic indicators.
Posted In: Economy, Food

LA to fast food: Not so fast

Jul 30, 2008
The Los Angeles City Council has passed a year-long ban on new fast food chains going into South Los Angeles, one of the city's most obese neighborhoods. But not everyone is happy about the ordinance. Renita Jablonski has more.
Posted In: Food, Health

Pacific salmon supply drying up

Jul 29, 2008
Salmon fisheries in the Pacific Northwest are in serious trouble and dwindling supply means fish markets and restaurants are scrambling to find an alternative for their customers. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Food

Kraft keeps cooking in hard times

Jul 28, 2008
As the economy drives consumers to eat more meals at home, food giant Kraft is in a position to profit. Even with higher costs, it's second-quarter results showed its bottom line got fatter. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Food

Local growers help companies cut costs

Jul 28, 2008
Buying locally grown food is good PR for companies. But it turns out that, with rising diesel prices, there's a lot more to gain than a good reputation. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Agriculture, Food, Oil

More families turning to food banks

Jul 25, 2008
Host Tess Vigeland introduces us to Elaine, just one of the many people pushed from financial security to barely getting by by tough economic times.
Posted In: Food

Europe considers cloned food

Jul 24, 2008
Food regulators from the European Union are raising concerns this morning about the safety of cloned animal products. Bob Moon talks to Stephen Beard in London about why European consumers are so fussy about cloned food.
Posted In: Food

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