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Paula Deen

Food Network Fires Paula Deen for Saying N-Word, Displaying Racist, Sexist Behavior [VIDEO]

Love her or hate her, Paula Deen - a.k,a,the Butter Lady - has been fired from her hit show on the Food Network after a former employee filed a lawsuit against her, saying Paula Dean used the N-word and displayed racist and sexist behavior at the workplace.

Smithfield Pork

Senators: Food Safety an Issue with Smithfield Deal

Fifteen U.S. senators called on a Washington panel to reflect on the food safety issue in Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd.'s proposed $7.1 billion takeover of Smithfield Foods Inc.

Food stamps

U.S. House Rejects Farm Bill, Adds Drug Testing Authorization

The House failed to pass a five-year farm bill with cuts to food stamps, but passed a new amendment that give states the ability to test any Food Stamp applicant for drugs before approving them, according to reports.

Beef Sticks

Beef Recall: Over 22,000 Pounds of Beef May Be Contaminated with E. Coli

The United States Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Tuesday that 22,737 pounds of ground beef products are being recalled on fears that they may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.

Pet food recall

Pet Food Recall: Natura Recalls Food for Salmonella Risk [DETAILS]

Natura Pet Products issued a massive pet food recall for several of its brands of dog and cat foods after a production facility tested positive for salmonella.

Watermelon Oreo

Watermelon Oreos - So Far A Hit Among Reviewers, What do You Think?

Watermelon Oreos - no, that is not a typo, it's a new flavor that Oreo is testing out to see if consumers take to it.

soda

18 Mayors Push to Ban Food Stamps from Being Used to Buy Soda

As Food Stamps have come under the microscope lately and 18 Mayors have already come together to push against letting food stamps be used to buy soda and other sugary drinks.

Food Truck

Chicago Announces Taste of Chicago Food Trucks

Ahead of the 33rd annual Taste of Chicago, a food event that will be running July 10 to July 14 in Grant Park, Mayor Emanuel's office and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced the 14 food trucks participating in the food fest.

Dutch food ingredients firm to return 250 mln euros to shareholders

Dutch firm CSM NV, which is selling its core bakery business, is returning 250 million euros ($334 million) to shareholders and setting targets for its remaining ingredients operations, which will be renamed Corbion.

Obesity

WHO urges tougher food marketing rules to curb childhood obesity

The marketing of unhealthy foods to children has proven "disastrously effective", driving obesity by using cheap social media channels to promote fat-, salt- and sugar-laden foods, the World Health Organisation's Europe office said on Tuesday.

SNAP

White House threatens to veto farm bill over food stamp cuts

The White House threatened to veto a five-year farm bill on Thursday because of "unacceptable deep cuts" in food stamps for the poor that could increase hunger across America.

campbell soup co

Campbell Soup to Buy Kelsen Group From Maj Invest

Campbell Soup Co. has agreed to acquire Denmark-based baked snacks producer Kelsen Group A/S from private equity firm Maj Invest and other investors.

Compost

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Plans to Make Composting a Requirement for all New Yorkers

Composting has become a popular practice, especially in California and now New York Michael Bloomberg is proposing New York natives jump onboard with a new plan to compost all left over food, according to a New York Times report.

Wendy's photo

Wendy's Photo: Employee Eats Ice-Cream Straight out of Machine

Wendy's photo has been going around the internet and causing quite the stir. In this Wendy's photo, an employee is seen drinking soft-serve ice-cream straight out of the machine. His lips don't actually touch the machine's nozzle, but it surely does gross many potential customers out. Unfortunately, this is not the first incident. In recent weeks, a Taco Bell employee came under fire for his inappropriate photo.

Plum Organics

Campbell Soup Completes Acquisition of Plum Organics Baby Food

Campbell Soup Company, the manufacturer of canned goods recently announced the completion of the acquisition of Plum Organics - a leading provider of premium organic baby food.

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Food Biz
Savory And Sweet Bites Perfect For Independence Day

Savory And Sweet Bites Perfect For Independence Day

While there's a wealth of cocktails to celebrate Independence Day, it's not easy to come by dishes that get into the spirit. The ones out there though are super fun!

Hotel San Francisco's New Subterranean Glam Rock Bar, Downunder

Hotel San Francisco's New Subterranean Glam Rock Bar, Downunder

Hotel San Francisco, a trendy bar in the Financial District named in reference to the Eagles song Hotel California, has officially opened its new downstairs extension, Downunder.

Food Tech
Here's How Nestlé's Sweet Earth Stays True To Its Roots, With Plant-Based Awesome Burger On The Horizon

Here's How Nestlé's Sweet Earth Stays True To Its Roots, With Plant-Based Awesome Burger On The Horizon

The plant-based meat industry is fast moving into the next phase of growth, and a hot topic at the Plant Based World Conference and Expo in New York

Mobile Apps

5 Best Apps To Help Track Your Macronutrients

However this is not all that the body needs. It’s not only about keeping out too many calories, but ensuring at the same time you are putting in all the right nutrients.

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