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New Law Affects Chicken Farms in Calif.

May 19, 2015 | by CBS This Morning | Videos | Comments

A new law that took effect this year requires farmers to house hens in cages with enough space to stretch their wings. The new standard is backed by animal rights advocates, but there had been worries about higher egg prices.

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Time to Tackle Food Waste

October 13, 2015 8:45 am | by The Lempert Report | Videos

From consumers to retailers to government agencies, food waste is becoming such a big issue that it seems like everyone is trying to help mitigate the issue. Find out more by watching this video from The Lempert Report.

Manufacturing Minute: Robotic Farmhands

October 12, 2015 1:00 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | Videos

In this episode, the world's first robot-operated farm.


How Zevia Is Reinventing Soda

October 9, 2015 8:05 am | by CNN Money | Videos

Think soda is dying? Zevia CEO Paddy Spence explains why his company is still growing.


Meet The Guy Who Invents New Beers For Anheuser-Busch

October 2, 2015 9:05 am | by CNNMoney | Videos

Rob Naylor is a brew master at the research pilot brewery of beer giant Anheuser-Busch. Every day he dreams up, brews and tastes new types of beer looking for the next big hit.


Fresh Summertime Tomatoes All Year Round?

September 29, 2015 12:45 pm | by The Lempert Report | Videos

With changing seasons and less than ideal weather conditions, a concern for farmers and consumers alike is; how can we get fresh produce all year? The answer for a growing number of producers is to bring the plants inside. One innovative company that's solving this problem specifically for tomatoes, is MightyVine. Find out more from The Lempert Report.


3D Printers Used to Make Ruffles Chips

September 23, 2015 8:55 am | by The Street | Videos

Unknown to most hungry snack food fans, food and beverage giant PepsiCo has been using 3D printing to help produce Ruffles potato chips since 2011.


Greek Yogurt Billionaire Fills His Plants With Refugees

September 23, 2015 8:45 am | by CNN Money | Videos

Kurdish-born founder of Chobani, Hamdi Ulukaya, tells Cristina Alesci why corporate America has to lead the way in solving the current refugee crisis.


General Mills Speaks Up on Climate Change

September 21, 2015 1:30 pm | by The Lempert Report | Videos

American food giant, General Mills has spoken out on climate change. CEO Ken Powell stated that global warming is being created by human activity and is threatening to disrupt global food supplies. Find out more by watching this video from The Lempert Report.


Americans Love 'Free-From' Claims

September 18, 2015 8:30 am | by The Lempert Report | Videos

According to recent research from Mintel, 84 percent of Americans who buy 'free-from' foods do so because they are seeking out more natural or less processed foods. So exactly which 'free-from' claims do consumers consider most important? Find out by watching this video from The Lempert Report.


Your Budweiser Is Actually 100 Years Old

September 17, 2015 1:36 pm | by CNNMoney | Videos

All Budweiser beer is brewed with the same strain of yeast that Anheuser-Busch has been keeping alive since the late 1800s.

In the Mix: New Food Safety Rules

September 11, 2015 2:00 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor | Videos

In today’s episode we're talking about a pair of new federal food safety rules that were released this week, a second death reported in connection with a nationwide salmonella outbreak, and snack food giant Mondelez International seeking a healthy balance for its product portfolio in the future.


Veterinarian-Hosted Video Explores How Antibiotics Are Used in Livestock

September 11, 2015 8:30 am | by North American Meat Institute | Videos

Antibiotic use in livestock is one of the most discussed and misunderstood topics in agriculture today, but the newest North American Meat Institute Glass Walls video aims to clarify exactly how, when and why antibiotics are used in animals.


Video: The Power of Tea

September 9, 2015 12:15 pm | by The Lempert Report | Videos

Find out how tea is developing into one of America's hottest trends via The Lempert Report.


In the Mix: Ice Cream That Doesn't Melt?

September 4, 2015 1:30 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor | Videos

In this episode of In The Mix, we're talking about a scientific breakthrough that could make ice cream melt-resistant, a lawsuit filed against Chipotle Mexican Grill over its GMO-free claims, and more water woes in California.


VIDEO: Seafood for FishPeople

September 4, 2015 7:15 am | by The Lempert Repot | Videos

In a time when consumers are becoming increasingly interested in knowing where their food comes from and how its production affects the well-being of people and the environment; companies are having to take innovative steps to satisfy their customers. Take, for example, FishPeople.


Delivery Wars: Amazon Adds Alcohol

August 31, 2015 1:55 pm | by The Lempert Report | Videos

Amazon recently launched its Prime Now one hour delivery service in the Seattle area. This launch for Amazon also marked the U.S. debut of beer, wine and liquor delivery through Prime Now in the United States


In the Mix: Donald Trump Cuts Out Oreos

August 28, 2015 12:05 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor | Videos

The Republican presidential candidate cuts out Oreos, Just Mayo receives a warning letter from the FDA, and health-conscious consumers appear to be tipping the recall scales. Find out more in this edition of In the Mix. 


Sweet Summer for Lindt

August 25, 2015 12:25 pm | by Financial Times | Videos

The Swiss chocolate maker increased share in all of its key markets despite challenging conditions such as weak cocoa harvest. Lex's Rochelle Toplensky and Richard Stovin-Bradford discuss the latest developments.


Target Explores the World of Grocery Delivery

August 25, 2015 8:55 am | by The Lempert Report | Videos

Online grocery delivery is beginning to take shape in the US, and now it seems Target is the latest to take steps into the delivery game.


Beerbots: Cooperative Beer Delivery Robots

August 24, 2015 8:30 am | by MITCSAIL | Videos

Robots communicating with one another to solve a mission - imagine the possibilities. What better use than to serve you beer?



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