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Meat prices could rise if federal budget is sliced

Feb 28, 2013
Across-the-board furloughs would reduce the number of food inspectors, possibly affecting prices and supplies of meat.
Posted In: meat, USDA, Food

How food companies keep us coming back for more

Feb 27, 2013
What makes the food we crave so delicious? The simple and yet so complex combination of salt, sugar and fat, says a new book by Michael Moss.
Posted In: Food

Pardon me, is that an old Grey Poupon commercial?

Feb 19, 2013
Kraft dusts off its famous ad for the Oscars in a nostalgic attempt to cut the mustard.
Posted In: commercial, mustard, Grey Poupon, Oscars, Food

Look past the headlines: Horse meat is cheaper, healthier

Feb 15, 2013
A major scandal in Europe over horsemeat is having an unexpected consequence in Britain: A surge in sales of horseburgers.
Posted In: horse, Food, food safety, england

British food safety regulators ask: Where's the beef?

Feb 8, 2013
The British government has ordered the country’s food industry to test all processed beef products after some of the country's biggest food manufacturers have been finding horsemeat in their products.
Posted In: england, Food, food safety, meat

McDonald's expands menu with a Fish Mc...

Feb 4, 2013
The fast-food chain offers Fish McBites, with fewer calories and certification that the fish is caught sustainably.
Posted In: McDonald's, sustainability, Food, fast food, fish

A puppy surprise brought to you by Jell-O

Feb 4, 2013
San Francisco will not be getting a Superbowl trophy, but it is the beneficiary of a PR stunt by Jell-O.
Posted In: Food, Sports, San Francisco

OpenTable buys food photo app

Jan 29, 2013
OpenTable, one of the biggest online restaurant reservation sites, will pay $10 million for Foodspotting and its hordes of amateur photographers.
Posted In: OpenTable, foodspotting, Food, Mergers and Acquisitions, photography, website

The fattiest restaurant meals in the U.S.

Jan 16, 2013
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is out with its annual list of the fattiest, most caloric meals out there.
Posted In: Food, fat, calorie, cheesecake factory

FDA to food industry: Food safety plans are required

Jan 4, 2013
The long-awaited FDA rules focus on preventing outbreaks of food-borne illnesses, rather than tracking after the fact how they occurred.
Posted In: Food, food safety, recall, FDA

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