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Consumers Behind Accelerated Shift to Cage-Free Eggs in US

November 16, 2015 9:05 am | by DAVID PITT, Associated Press

Large chains like McDonald's, Starbucks, Costco, and, most recently, Panera Bread have begun requiring suppliers to go cage-free over the next decade.


US Agriculture Secretary Visits Cuba to Build Trade Momentum

November 16, 2015 9:00 am | by MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spent Friday morning discussing soil management and crop diseases at a cooperative farm in central Cuba, part of an American push to cement detente with the communist island before President Barack Obama leaves office.


Year After Sale, 10 Barrel Owners Make No Apologies

November 16, 2015 8:45 am | by BEAU EASTES, The Bulletin

A year after selling 10 Barrel Brewing Co. to Anheuser-Busch InBev, the Cox brothers are still gainfully employed and 10 Barrel is still producing award-winning beer, albeit in a much different Oregon craft-brew landscape that the two brothers helped create with their decision to merge with what is the largest beer company in the world.


Goal of New Produce Safety Rules: Prevent Illness Outbreaks

November 13, 2015 9:45 am | by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

New produce safety rules from the government Friday are intended to help prevent the kind of large-scale outbreaks of foodborne illness that occurred over the past decade linked to fresh spinach, cantaloupes, cucumbers and other foods.


Campbell Soup Recalls 355,000 Cans of SpaghettiOs

November 13, 2015 9:40 am | by Associated Press

Campbell Soup is recalling 355,000 cans of SpaghettiOs Original in the U.S. due to a possible choking hazard.


Boats Sit Idle as Algae Threatens Dungeness Crab Season

November 13, 2015 9:30 am | by PHUONG LE, Associated Press

San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf typically bustles this time of year as workers prepare to haul millions of pounds of Dungeness crab that are a tradition at Thanksgiving and other holiday meals. But crab pots are sitting empty on docks, boats are idled and fishermen are anxiously waiting for California authorities to open the lucrative Dungeness crab season.


Sausage Makers Settle Dust-Up Over 'Backyard Brat'

November 13, 2015 8:15 am | by Associated Press

Two Wisconsin sausage companies have settled their legal battle over who can call their product a "backyard brat."

North Dakota Flour Mill Expansion Will Make it Biggest in US

November 13, 2015 7:45 am | by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press

North Dakota's state-owned flour mill, which has stood for nearly a century as a symbol of the state's socialist past, is coming off a record year and is poised to become the largest wheat-grinding facility in the nation, its chief executive said Thursday.


Infographic: Facts About Pizza You Never Knew

November 13, 2015 7:30 am | by Lavu, Inc.

This interesting infographic contains some facts about pizza you need to know.

Foodborne Illness Continues to Plague Food Chains

November 12, 2015 4:04 pm | by Lockton

Restaurants might lose more profit than they thought.


Big Beer Merger Leaves Future Uncertain for Competitors

November 12, 2015 4:00 pm | by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

Heineken, Molson Coors and Carlsberg are storied brewers that trace their roots back hundreds of years and have loyal drinkers around the world. But the merger of their two biggest competitors leaves such mid-size brewers without a clear way forward.


More Than a Dozen Stores Rid of Tainted Beef from Omaha Supplier

November 12, 2015 9:33 am | by Associated Press

More than a dozen Nebraska and Council Bluffs grocery stores have eliminated tainted beef from suppliers that used products from an Omaha meat-processing facility.


Fear Not: You'll Get Your Thanksgiving Turkey, Pumpkin Pie

November 12, 2015 9:30 am | by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press

Bird flu took a bite out of the turkey supply. Heavy rain washed out the pumpkin crop. Yet Thanksgiving groceries likely won't cost Americans much more than last year, and nobody should have to miss gobbling down their favorite holiday foods.

Sugar Program Draws Cruz's Ire, Remains Popular in Congress

November 12, 2015 9:20 am | by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz says he wants to do away with government support for the sugar industry.


Group Unveils Undercover Video from Minnesota Slaughterhouse

November 12, 2015 9:15 am | by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday it saw "completely unacceptable" actions depicted on an animal welfare group's undercover video from a Minnesota slaughterhouse that supplies Hormel Foods.


KFC to Deliver Buckets of Fried Chicken on Demand

November 12, 2015 8:40 am | by JOSEPH PISANI, AP Business Writer

Colonel Sanders wants to come to your home: KFC says it will start delivering its buckets of fried chicken to customers in two U.S. cities.

Kroger to Buy Roundy's for $178M to Expand in Midwest

November 12, 2015 8:25 am | by Associated Press

Kroger said Wednesday that it plans to buy fellow grocer Roundy's for about $178 million to expand in the Midwest.


Eaters Head to Chipotle as it Reopens in Pacific Northwest

November 11, 2015 3:50 pm | by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

Customers returned to Pacific Northwest Chipotle restaurants on Wednesday as the chain reopened after an E. coli outbreak that sickened about 45 people to Washington state and Oregon.


Beer Merger Will Not Bring Budweiser, Miller Under Same Roof

November 11, 2015 9:39 am | by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

The world's two biggest beer makers will join forces to create a company that produces almost a third of the world's beer. But in the U.S., the deal will not bring arch rivals Budweiser and Miller under the same roof.


Budweiser Maker Finalizes $107 Billion Bid for SABMiller

November 11, 2015 9:25 am | by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev announced Wednesday a final agreement to buy SABMiller for 71 billion pounds ($107 billion), in a deal that will combine the world's two biggest brewers and create a company that makes almost a third of the world's beer.



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