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.

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.

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.,...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Wal-Mart looks local to save on shipping

Jul 2, 2008
The mega-retailer is set to become the nation's largest buyer of locally grown produce with a promise to purchase $400 million worth of crops from local farmers. Sam Eaton reports.