Sep 01, 2014 Last Updated: 18:51 PM EDT

High-Fat Diets Linked To Some Types Of Breast Cancer

Women who eat a lot of fat, particularly saturated fat, may be at higher risk of certain types of breast cancer, new research suggests.


Russian Food Safety Regulator Shuts Fifth McDonald's Restaurant

Russia's food safety watchdog has ordered the temporary closure of one of McDonald's restaurants in Yekaterinburg in the Urals region, the fifth such closure in recent weeks, the fast food chain said on Tuesday.

A man walks past a closed McDonald's restaurant, one of four temporarily closed by the state food safety watchdog, with the Kremlin seen in the foreground, in Moscow, August 21, 2014.

Study Links Processed Red Meat To Heart Failure Among Men

Men who report eating lots of sausages and cold cuts are more likely to wind up in the hospital for heart failure, according to a large study from Sweden.

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Do We Really Know What We Are Eating? Facts About 'Red Meat'

Hamburger Patties

It's a known fact that we eat a lot of red meat - burgers, barbeques, and meatballs. But do we really know what we are eating? It is time to educate ourselves about red meat.

U.S. Says Non-Allergic Peanut Moves Closer To Commercial Reality


A new method for removing allergens from peanuts means help could soon be on the way for the roughly 2.8 million Americans with a potentially life-threatening allergy to the popular food, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday.

Twitter Helps Chicago Find Sources Of Food Poisoning


When Chicago health officials saw Twitter users complaining about local food poisoning episodes, they reached out on Twitter to those users and often ended up charging the restaurant in question with a violation.

Eating Red Means Eating BUGS? Fun Food Facts That You May Not be Aware Of

Honey - Immortal Superfood

The foods that we eat are not just for sustenance. If we look closely, I am sure that we can learn amazing things about the food around us.

Less Nutritious Foods Take Heavier Environmental Toll: Study


Foods with the largest environmental footprint tend to also provide less nutrition and cost more per unit than foods with a smaller impact on the environment, a recent French study found. But that isn't the rule across the board.

USDA Raises Beef, Pork Prices Forecasts On Drought, Disease


Retail prices for many U.S. meats, already at record highs, continue to rise on a combination of drought and disease, but overall food cost increases remain near long-term averages, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday.

Breastfeeding Past Two Years Linked To Infant Tooth Decay


Breastfeeding is credited with a long list of benefits, but one downside of extended and intensive breastfeeding may be a higher risk of cavities in baby's first teeth, according to a new study.

Dollar Stores In Battle To Double Down On The Poor

A Family Dollar store is seen in Chicago, June 25, 2012.

Like millions of Americans, Darnel Ware needs to save money, even if it's 40 cents on a bag of flour. He searches for those savings during his daily visits to the Family Dollar Store near his home in Fraser, Michigan, sometimes stopping by as many as 10 times a week "if there are things I need," said the 51-year-old home care provider.

Food Biz

Burger King To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons For $11.5 Billion

Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW.N) announced plans to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chainTim Hortons Inc (THI.TO) for C$12.64 billion ($11.53 billion) in a cash-and-stock deal that would create the world's third-largest fast-food restaurant group.


Wal-Mart Sales Growth Weakest In 5 years, Outlook Disappoints

Wal-Mart Stores Inc forecast a profit for the current quarter that fell short of analyst expectations after quarterly sales grew at their slowest pace in nearly five years.

Winemaker and facility manager Chick Brennemen checks wine levels at the University of California Davis during a wine grape harvest in Davis, California August 21, 2014.

Early Grape Crush Kicks Off California's Winemaking Season

At the University of California's prized winemaking institute near Sacramento, a sleek metal wine crusher on Thursday morning let out a deep rumble and began to shake, jostling grapes made sweeter by the state's ongoing drought into sticky juice.

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Nearly 2 million pounds of potentially E.Coli infected beef shipped nationwide, 11 people sick

Eleven people have been hospitalized following an E. coli outbreak which has been linked to burgers consumed in restaurants in four states, according to reports.


Ice Cream Flavor Treat Made With Viagra and Tastes of Champagne

Forget about talking the bill pill, a British ice cream maker has created a flavor that includes 25 mg of Viagra per scoop.


Tip Your Starbucks Barista From Your iPhone

Starbucks announced that it will improve its mobile application that will allow customers visiting its stores to tip their baristas from their iPhone.

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