07/16/14 03:00 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Once a niche business, locally grown foods aren't just for farmers markets anymore. A growing network of companies and organizations is delivering food directly from local farms to major institutions like Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in downtown Philadelphia,...
07/16/14 08:33 AM
PARIS (AP) — Restaurant-goers in France will start seeing a funny little symbol on their menus this week: a skillet with a house on top, indicating your menu choice is made in-house. It's part of a new law meant to battle against the surprising amount of factory-made, pre-packaged food in...
07/16/14 05:15 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The super-sized malls that dot Dubai and other Gulf Arab cities are stuffed with foreign restaurants, from Burger King and Subway to suburban sit-down staples like IHOP and Red Lobster. Mideast entrepreneurs who've taken on that international competition are...
07/15/14 01:01 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — That frosty tide of smooth, golden brown craft beer has finally come in, and it's helping to quench this drought-stricken state's thirst for jobs and economic development. Dozens of microbreweries and taprooms have popped up around New Mexico in recent years, the...
07/14/14 08:45 AM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods Inc., the company behind Chef Boyardee canned pasta, said Monday that it bought a Chinese potato processor for $93 million to help it sell more frozen potato products in Asia. The purchase of TaiMei Potato Industry Ltd. will allow ConAgra's Lamb Weston unit to...
07/12/14 02:46 PM
MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa (AP) — A new fruit that research says packs more antioxidants than popular "superfoods" like blueberries, acai berries and goji berries is establishing itself in the aisles of mainstream grocery stores, showing up in everything from juices to powdered supplements to baby...
By Paul Bedard | 07/12/14 02:15 PM
Even for a celebrity first lady, Saturday's Washington Post review of Michelle Obama's much-publicized "guns" hit a new level of coverage for her fit, model looks.
07/09/14 04:00 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — General Mills hopes a pinch of cinnamon and a dash of fiber will be a recipe for stronger sales. The Minneapolis-based company is doing things like adding more cinnamon to its Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal and rolling out fiber-packed "better for you" cookies to boost the...
07/01/14 07:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King is celebrating gay pride with a message on its Whopper wrappers. The fast-food chain says it will post a video online Wednesday that shows scenes from a San Francisco location where it sold a "Proud Whopper." Customers were not told what is in the burger, which comes...
By Becket Adams | 07/01/14 08:18 AM
President Obama made the reference to the popular street drug Monday while making a quick going away speech for White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses.
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