| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Burger King is cutting ties with a supplier under investigation for selling beef products potentially tainted with horse meat.
The chain said it would no longer use products from ABP Food Group’s Irish subsidiary, Silvercrest, to supply its...
| Jan 26, 2013
Byron Hurt was inspired to look at the ties between African Americans and soul food after the death of his father from pancreatic cancer. The result was his film, "Soul Food Junkies," which can be seen on public television.
Your father connected getting...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:12 PM
China is hungry.
The world's most populous country has for years been on an agricultural buying binge, scooping up supplies of soybeans, palm oil, cotton and just about anything else that can be culled from the soil.
Now, with 1.3 billion mouths to...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:37 PM
The gig: Mary Micucci, 63, is the owner of Along Came Mary Events, one of Hollywood's leading catering and special events businesses. Often called the "caterer to the stars," Micucci has handled more than 400 movie premieres, from "Titanic" in 1997 to...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:23 PM
A grill man turned chief executive at McDonald's, Fred L. Turner oversaw an aggressive expansion of the company beginning in the 1970s that turned it into a corporate giant.
When he began reshaping the restaurants in 1968, he left a visible legacy by...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 6:10 PM
I love the idea of a smart home, one where devices talk to one another and to me (figuratively speaking) in order to offer more and better services. Judging from the demonstrations at this week's Consumer Electronics Show, it's still a work in progress,...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Race car driver Ken Block speeds down a narrow band of asphalt in his souped-up Ford Fiesta, careening through the "Back to the Future" set on Universal Studios' back lot.
The speedometer flies toward 80. Block's eyes are fixed on the road as he...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 10:41 AM
The Food and Drug Administration laid out two proposed rules Friday designed to boost food safety and curb illnesses that kill thousands of Americans a year.
The first would require food producers to have formal plans in place to avoid and deal with...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Looking for evidence of China’s economic prowess, Europe’s malaise and consumer ennui in the U.S.? Use the international restaurant industry as a barometer, according to a report this week.
China’s economy, coming off a period of...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Marketers selling food to children and teens spent 20% less in 2009 than they did in 2006 and are making "modest nutritional improvements" to the products they promote, according to a new government report.
Advertisers shelled out nearly $1.8 billion to...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Want to satisfy your full day’s requirement of salt, fat and calories? Sit down in a restaurant and order a meal.
After an exhaustive analysis of 3,507 possible ways to order 685 meals at 19 restaurants chains in Canada, researchers found that the...