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Burger King To Go Public Again

Hamburger chain Burger King said on Tuesday it plans go public through a deal with a London-listed investment firm, less than two years after it agreed to be taken private by private equity group 3G Capital Management LLC. Read more

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Motown Hopes Food Will Spur Rebirth, Growth

When Slows Bar-B-Q opened in Detroit's Corktown district seven years ago, the neighborhood was so neglected that the street lamps no longer worked. Read more

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Fast Food Increases Depression Risk

Not only is fast food bad for your physical health but there is mounting scientific evidence that eating fast food and baked goods has been linked to an increased chance of damaging a person’s mental health. Read more

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Bankrupt Processor Cites "Pink Slime" Uproar

Ground beef processor AFA Foods filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, citing the impact of the uproar over a meat filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics. Read more

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Peanut Butter & Co. Announces Non-GMO Certification

Nine peanut butter flavors receive Non-GMO Project Verified designations from the Non-GMO Project Read more

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Tokyo Chefs Swell With Anger Over New Blowfish Laws

With a scoop of a net Tokyo chef Naohito Hashimoto selects a poisonous blowfish, considered a delicacy in Japan, and with a few deft strokes of his gleaming knife starts the delicate process of preparing it for a customer. Read more

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Experience the Flavor of O&CO.'s 2012 New Harvest Olive Oils

Combining an intense depth of flavor and tantalizingly freshness, O&CO. has unveiled the 2012 New Harvest Olive Oils! Each oil, hailing from Italy, France, Spain, Croatia, and Greece, transports you on a culinary journey with each drizzle. Read more

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Recipe Contest Seeks Top Grilled Cheese

The Grilled Cheese Academy is holding a recipe contest to find the top homemade grilled cheese sandwich in the country. Visit GrilledCheeseAcademy.com for more information. Read more

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Three U.S. governors tour 'pink slime' meat plant

A maker of the hamburger filler branded by critics as "pink slime" on Thursday allowed three state governors supportive of the U.S. beef industry and a handful of journalists to see it being made for the first time since a controversy erupted over use of the meat scraps. Read more

Pastoral’s Artisan Producer Festival

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine Hosts Second Annual Pastoral’s Artisan Producer Festival On Saturday, April 28, In Chicago

Together with presenting sponsor Chicago French Market, Pastoral hosts free event to meet culinary artisans from throughout the U.S. and around the globe, sample their products and celebrate small batch food, beer and wine. Read more

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Diet Soda, Good Or Bad?

Some studies have suggested that diet soda lovers could face higher risks of diabetes and heart disease, but one recent U.S. study of several diet drink consumers found that overall eating habits may be what matters most in the end. Read more

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Cargill cuts "pink slime" output, sees hamburger price rise

Agribusiness giant Cargill Inc said on Wednesday it would cut production of meat scraps critics call "pink slime" and said consumer resistance to the filler could lead to higher hamburger prices during the grilling season beginning this spring. Read more

Customers line the aisles and hold up their money as they participate in a "cash mob" at a small locally owned organic store called Nature's Bin, in Lakewood, Ohio

''Cash Mobs'' Gather To Splurge In Locally Owned Stores

Flash mobs have been blamed as a factor in looting during urban riots. But now a group of online activists is harnessing social media like Twitter and Facebook to get consumers to spend at locally owned stores in cities around the world in so-called Cash Mobs. Read more

Food Security Focus Fuels New Worries Over Crop Chemicals

Scientists, environmentalists and farm advocates are pressing the question about whether rewards of the trend toward using more and more crop chemicals are worth the risks, as the agricultural industry strives to ramp up production to feed the world's growing population. The debate has heated up in the last several weeks, with a series of warn... Read more

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EBay blocks sale of sorbitol after death in Italy

Online auction company EBay Inc said on Monday it had blocked global sales of sorbitol following the death of a medical patient in Italy who consumed a sample of the sugar substitute which had been bought on the Internet. Read more

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"Pink slime" ire has hurt beef demand: Tyson exec

The controversy over the ground beef filler dubbed "pink slime" has hurt U.S. ground beef demand, a Tyson Foods Inc executive said on Tuesday. Read more

Supporters of U.S. President Barack Obama's health care reform rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington

Broccoli, cellphones and Obama healthcare law

If Congress has the power to require that Americans obtain health insurance, U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday asked hypothetical questions on what would be next - insisting that people eat broccoli, buy a cellphone or get burial insurance? Read more

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Starbucks Focuses On Europe After U.S. Turnaround

Starbucks Corp hopes to brew up a European business renaissance after reviving its operations at home. Read more

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"Pink slime" ire prompts key producer to close plants

Beef Products Inc, the top producer of ammonia-treated beef product dubbed 'pink slime' by critics, said on Monday it had halted production at three of its four plants in three states for 60 days from Monday. Read more

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Chocolate Actually Can Help Lose Your Weight

Sweet news about those chocolate cravings: People who eat moderate amounts regularly are thinner than those who eat chocolate less often. Read more