| Jan 25, 2013
| 2:20 PM
There's new fireworks exploding around the plan by New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg — a.k.a. “Nanny Bloomberg” — to ban the sale of sugar-sweetened soft drinks larger than 16 ounces from a broad array of eateries in the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
When it comes to customer service, the fast-food industry is bookended by two chicken chains, according to a recent survey topped by Chick-fil-A.
KFC was at the bottom of a list compiled by consulting firm Temkin Group, which asked diners how they...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 11:04 AM
You think “beef” burgers with horse meat are bad? A new study out of South Africa shows that two-thirds of meat sold at supermarkets and butcheries contain unlabeled amounts of donkey, goat, water buffalo and other mystery ingredients....
| Mar 1, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Taco Bell says it has discovered horse meat in some of its British products, joining a growing list of burgers, lasagnas and pizzas affected by a food labeling scandal rapidly unfurling across Europe.
Taco Bell said in a statement that it was “...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Several officials at the now-defunct Peanut Corp. of America knew their products may have harbored salmonella bacteria, but they covered up the evidence and sold the food anyway, alleged a 76-count federal indictment unsealed this week.
| Feb 25, 2013
| 8:37 AM
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Burger King, Nestle, Tesco and now Ikea – the European horse meat scandal that has heightened food supply concerns for the last month has now reached the furniture giant’s famed Swedish...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 10:45 AM
About 20,000 frozen lasagna meals were recalled in Sweden this week after tests found the food items to contain 60% to 100% horse meat.
European frozen-food company Findus pulled the affected food items from grocery store shelves Monday while it...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Wild Oats Markets Inc., the closed purveyor of organic and natural foods, is planning a comeback this year, potentially aided by local billionaire Ron Burkle.
The company, which has been out of operation since 2007, now says on its website that it is...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Horse meat has been discovered in some hamburgers in Spain, weeks after equine DNA was found mixed into beef sold in Britain and Ireland.
Tests by Spain's Organization of Consumers Unions, found that out of 20 samples of fresh, packaged burgers in...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Consumers continue to get dinged and, worse, surprised by "resort" fees that often aren't quoted upfront in the hotel booking process. This one lump-sum fee often covers such items as phone calls, bottled water, Internet access, access to the pool or...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:05 AM
McDonald’s Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were more promising than the string of dismal figures that shook investor confidence in the fast food giant late last year. But the Golden Arches have yet to reclaim their full luster.