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Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

Former Heinz veep to speak to roundtable

A former executive vice president at the H.J. Heinz Co. will be the first speaker in the 2014-15 season of the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley at noon Wednesday at the Marietta Country Club.

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Related Topix: Food, Marietta College

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Buffett's Burger King Financing Includes Warrant for 1.75% Stake

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s $3 billion of financing for Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s planned takeover of Tim Hortons Inc. gives billionaire Warren Buffett the option to buy a 1.75 percent stake in the combined company.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Food, Business News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

Buffett to get 9% on $3n Burger King investment

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is providing $3 billion of financing for Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s planned takeover of Tim Hortons Inc. and will earn nine per cent annual interest on the investment.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Food

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CTV

A closer look at 3G Capital, the firm behind the Tim Hortons deal

News of the $12.5-billion Burger King takeover of Tim Hortons has cast a spotlight on 3G Capital, the investment firm known for tightening and cost cutting that will own approximately 51 per cent of the new company.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, South America, World News, Brazil, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Investment Services, Food

Tue Aug 26, 2014

POP City

The art of preservation: What it takes to maintain the Cultural District's historic theaters

"If no one notices, we're doing our job right," says John Mumper, facilities manager for the Byham Theater and several other Pittsburgh Cultural Trust buildings.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Food, Ballet

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

Ore-Ida Tater Tots Celebrates 60 Years with New Packaging

H.J. Heinz Co., Pittsburgh, celebrated six decades of producing Ore-Ida Tater Tots with the release of new packaging.

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Related Topix: Food, Potatoes, Life, Vegetables

Fox News

China police seize 30,000 tons of tainted chicken feet

Chinese police have seized over 30,000 tons of tainted chicken feet, common on restaurant menus in China, in the latest food scandal to hit the country.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Food

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Canada.com

Burger King's majority owner 3G brings global food industry expertise to possible Tim Hortons deal

The Brazilian private-equity firm that will be calling the shots in a possible takeover of Tim Hortons Inc. has already amassed an impressive list of iconic North American food and beverage brands, including Budweiser, Burger King and Heinz.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Food, Warren Buffett, Beer, Beverages, Anheuser Busch Companies

ABC News

Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons

Burger King is in talks to buy Tim Hortons in hopes of creating a new, publicly traded company with its headquarters in Canada.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Food

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Reuters

Heinz recall brings food tracking issue to the fore in China

The entanglement of H.J. Heinz Co. in China's latest food scare highlights a key concern for international and local firms - how to keep track of ingredients from diverse sources in a country where food supply tracing technologies are far from the norm.

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Related Topix: Food, Food Science, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Fonterra Cooperative Group, Agriculture, Science

West Australian

Heinz recall brings food tracking issue to the fore in China

The entanglement of H.J. Heinz Co. in China's latest food scare highlights a key concern for international and local firms - how to keep track of ingredients from diverse sources in a country where food supply tracing technologies are far from the norm.

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Related Topix: Food, Food Science, Agriculture, Science

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Two U.S. Ebola patients released from Atlanta hospital

Dr. Kent Brantly, one of two American missionaries who recovered from the Ebola virus, thanks Emory's medical staff and God for saving his life.

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Related Topix: Food

Reuters

After food safety scares, China retailer offers baby milk insurance

A Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting the lengths to which companies are going to address concerns about food safety in China.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Food

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Hedge Fund Sandell Opens Event-Driven Strategy for Small Clients

Thomas Sandell, a hedge-fund manager who makes merger-related bets and once worked alongside the late Ace Greenberg at Bear Stearns Cos., is preparing to invest for smaller investors.

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services, Bear Stearns, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Law, Food, Business News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

2 Nigerians taken to Vietnam hospital free from fever

A quarantined zone at Ho Chi Minh City's Hospital of Tropical Diseases where two Nigerian men found with fever-like symptoms are staying in.

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Related Topix: Vietnam, World News, Food

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bloomberg

Traders Gorging on Campbell Calls Amid Deal Speculation

Bullish calls on the stock are close to the most expensive in history compared with bearish puts, according to data on three-month contracts compiled by Bloomberg.

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Related Topix: Monster Worldwide, Human Resources, Advertising, Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, Soup, Life, New York, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Peffley: Cucumbers are cool for a number of reasons

Are you familiar with the phrase "cool as a cucumber"? Physicians in the 17th century prescribed fever patients to be placed on a bed of cucumbers so they would become cool ! Cucumbers are in fact cool to the touch; it is their water-retentive ability that gives them their reputation for never losing their cool.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

Cleveland.com

Stock futures gaining; Home Depot sales top estimates; Heinz targeted ...

Heinz ketchup bottles line the shelves of a Pittsburgh grocery store in a file photo from May 23, 2006.

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Related Topix: Food

Stuff.co.nz

Heinz in China food scare

US foodmaker H.J. Heinz Co said it will tighten controls over ingredients suppliers in China after it was forced to recall some infant food products from Chinese store shelves due to excess levels of lead.

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Related Topix: Food, Food Science, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Drink, Milk, Food and Drug Administration

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Spend Matters

Bidding War for Family Dollar Stores, Heinz Recalls Infant Cereal in China, Facebook vs. Satire

A bidding war for Family Dollar Stores has begun as Dollar General Corp. offers $8.9 billion for the chain, topping rival Dollar Tree's bid.

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Related Topix: Food, Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Startups, Facebook

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