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2 hrs ago |

Peeps hunt draws hundreds to SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Easter Sunday

Thirteen-year-old AJ Gibson of Allentown had a strategy for collecting the most Peeps Pops during the hunt Easter Sunday at SteelStacks in Bethlehem.


Related Topix: Just Born, Oneonta, NY

6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

How Tyson Looks Through The Eyes Of New Money

Tyson Foods posts a Valuentum Buying Index score of 7, reflecting our 'fairly valued' DCF assessment of the firm, its attractive relative valuation versus peers, and bullish technicals.


Related Topix: Tyson Foods, Financial Markets

10 hrs ago | The Columbian

Defrosting negative public view

With sales slipping in the category, frozen food makers are in the final stages of preparing a major public relations campaign to defend the nutritional reputation of their products.


Related Topix: Public Relations, Medicine, Nutrition, Marketing, McLean, VA, ConAgra Foods

14 hrs ago | News Herald

Basket case

Americans are sweet on Easter. This season is second only to Halloween for candy sales.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Holidays, Halloween, Hershey Foods, Candy, Sharon, PA, Fruits

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Heinz 'derisks' pension plan

The Carrick resident who is near his 83rd birthday knows that losing his business is probably not going to make or break the Pittsburgh-based food company that reports billions in sales annually.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Heinz H J, Pittsburgh, PA, Carrick (Pittsburgh, PA)

The Orlando Sentinel

Food poisoning investigated at food safety summit

Health officials are investigating a possible outbreak of food poisoning during a conference on food safety at the Baltimore Convention Center.


Related Topix: Centerplate, Marketing

Star Tribune

Congress takes up food labeling fight

Many U.S. foods come from crops with DNA that was modified to resist disease, drought and insects.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Cargill, General Mills, Life, Food, Nutrition

Cal-Maine Foods Is a Good Buy

One of the most popular breakfast items in the U.S. is eggs. A large number of people in the U.S. prefer eggs as an important dietary supplement.


Related Topix: Livestock, CalMaine Foods, Breakfast, Life, Food, Tyson Foods

The Motley Fool

J.M. Smucker, Kraft, and Mondelez: 3 Food Companies to Watch

If you're to look in your food pantry you may find companies that provide immunity against obsolescence unlike fast changing technology companies.


Related Topix: J M Smucker

WUSA-TV Washington

Outnumber Hunger: How you can help Marylanders

Friday, April 18 at 8pm WUSA9 will be airing a benefit concert with some of country music's biggest stars.


Related Topix: Fort Meade, MD, Country, Rascal Flatts, General Mills, Agriculture

The Jersey Journal

Jersey City and Hoboken mayors among those honored for community...

For more than 100 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County has honored those who stand out for their service and commitment to the community.


Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, Goya Foods, Secaucus, NJ

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Vehicle Crashes into See's Candies in Pleasant Hill

A car plowed into a crowded candy store in Pleasant Hill this afternoon but did not cause any serious injuries, a police sergeant said.


Related Topix: See's Candies, Pleasant Hill, CA

Star Tribune

North Side safety summit examines ways to fight crime in troubled Minneapolis neighborhoods

Minneapolis Police Chief Jane Harteau held a "Northside Safety Summit" Friday that was part workshop, part brainstorm designed to address entrenched crime patterns on the city's north side - and head off the start of a crime wave that typically accompanies warmer weather.


Related Topix: Weather, Hennepin County, MN, General Mills, Agriculture

Sys-Con Media

Sumitomo Corporation Acquires Trophy Class Office Building in Downtown Chicago

The unique acquisition within a trophy-class building comprises 581,107 square feet of office space within a 27-storey class A mixed-use building.


Related Topix: Sumitomo, Aerospace-Defense, Grocery

Altoona Mirror

Students receive agriculture tips

Rick Ruppert, brandishing a bag of cow feed, told a group of central Pennsylvania 4-H students that putting that feed together was much like baking a cake.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, ADM, Recipes

Canadian poultry supplier accused of acts most foul

Mercy for Animals Canada has accused Maple Leaf Foods of "cooking chicks to death" at one of its hatcheries after one of its advocates shot undercover footage of the abuse while working at Horizon Poultry in Ontario over a month and a half.


Related Topix: McCain Foods, Maple Leaf Foods, Animal Rights

Food Production Daily

Foodborne illness strikes Food Safety Summit attendees

Four people who attended the recent Food Safety Summit conference and exhibition reportedly have been stricken with a foodborne pathogen.


Related Topix: Food Science, Maryland Government, Maryland, Centerplate

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The City Wire

ConAgra sells Newport-based Medallion Foods

Shearer's Foods, a private label salty snack manufacturer owned by Toronto-based private equity firm Wind Point Partners, has acquired the assets of the Medallion Foods business from ConAgra Foods,Inc. for $33.5 million.


Related Topix: ConAgra Foods, Newport, AR, Agriculture, Rah


Maple Leaf shutters wiener facility, shifts production within Hamilton

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. says it has closed its wiener production facility in Hamilton as part of a broader plan to move the operations to a bigger plant in the same city.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Microfinancial, Leasing, Maple Leaf Foods

Grocery Headquarters

Hormel Foods Introduces Hormel Compleats Breakfast

The new line features shelf-stable microwavable breakfast meals including real eggs, utilizing innovative new technology to create a breakfast packed with protein, company officials say Hormel Compleats breakfast features four single-serve varieties, including two with real eggs - Bacon Breakfast Scramble and Sausage Breakfast Scramble - as well as ... (more)


Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Hormel Foods Corporation, Marketing


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