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

Food companies to feed us higher costs

Jul 21, 2008
Sara Lee, Tyson, Kraft and other name-brand food companies are hiking prices on everyday products from cheese to cold cuts. Jeff Tyler reports on how this will hit Americans in the gut.
Posted In: Economy, Food

Is mystery meat on the menu?

Jul 21, 2008
It's hard not to take a pot shot at cafeteria food, but the folks cooking up meals for the Chandler Unified School District in Chandler, Ariz.,...
Posted In: catering, Food

Coca-Cola set to raise prices

Jul 18, 2008
Commodity and transport costs have become too much for Coca-Cola, which announced plans to up its prices soon to offset increased production costs. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Food

Champagne rises above the markets

Jul 17, 2008
If you had your money invested in vintage champagne, you'd be tempted to pop open a few bottles. Why is the bubbly stuff outperforming major financial indexes? Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Food, Investing

A very liquid asset

Jul 11, 2008
In these tough economic times, investors are running from stocks to commodities. This enthusiasm has bred a whole new crop of commodities just waiting to be uncorked. Caitlan Carroll reports.
Posted In: Food

A sweet new sugar option

Jul 9, 2008
Coca-Cola and Cargill are throwing their hats into the sweetener ring with Truvia, an all-natural substitute made from a plant 300 times sweeter than sugar. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Food

Truvia a sweet option for diet soda

Jul 9, 2008
The no-calorie sweetener Truvia hits the markets today, and Coca-cola is already planning to produce diet sodas with it in the future. Alisa Roth has more on how other beverage makers may or may not use the sugar alternative.
Posted In: Food, Health

Biofuels to blame for rising food prices

Jul 4, 2008
A leaked World Bank report claims 75 percent of the increases in the price of wheat can be attributed to biofuel production. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Food, Oil