| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:10 AM
After a spate of bad publicity over the use of an ingredient also used in the making of yoga mats, Subway confirmed that the chemical will be removed from all of its breads in a week.
The sandwich chain earlier this year drew criticism after a food...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Kraft Foods Group said it is voluntarily recalling 1.2 million cases of cottage cheese after discovering that the products were not stored at the correct temperature.
The recall includes select Knudsen, Breakstone's, Simply Kraft and Daily Chef...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:48 PM
Philip Morris Cos. CEO
Hamish Maxwell, 87, who steered Philip Morris Cos. in its purchase of General Foods Corp. and takeover of Kraft Inc., milestones in transforming the tobacco company into a consumer products conglomerate in the...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:10 AM
The news arrived to readers of The Courant on the morning of March 8, 1877, seven weeks before the start of the second National League baseball season.
Hartford, a charter member, was deemed unacceptable as a major league market. The city's "base ball"...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:32 PM
What's going on here? A recently published chart (above) shows that from 2000 to 2001, the average daily precipitation in Illinois rose slightly, as did per capita consumption of American cheese in the United States. Both rates fell from 2002......
| May 29, 2014
| 4:42 AM
After two chocolate varieties were found to contain pork DNA, Muslim groups in Malaysia on Thursday called for a boycott of products made by confectioner Cadbury and parent Mondelez International Inc.
Cadbury Malaysia on Monday recalled the Dairy Milk...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Choosing a corsage that matches your date's prom dress can be a major source of anxiety for some young men, but KFC has come to the rescue this prom season with a fried chicken corsage that goes with everything.
No this is not a joke. The fast food...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners for possible mislabeling. The wieners in the Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners packages may actually be cheese dogs.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In a Broadway season without obvious awards frontrunners, musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" led the pack of Tony Awards nominees with ten nods, including one for new tuner and two competing noms for lead musical actor.
"Hedwig and the...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. is recalling about 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the packages may instead contain Classic Cheese Dogs made with milk, a known allergen.
The product labels are incorrect, as they do not reflect the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Linda Filler, president of teen accessories retailer Claire’s North America division, has resigned after 15 months after taking the job and two months after the surprise departure of the CEO who hired her.
Filler, who joined Claire’s in...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
David Hirsch knows what it's like not to have access to favorite snacks or to run out of everyday health care items while working at sea.
That dilemma led Hirsch, 43, and his wife Ashley to launch Crew Concierge in November 2005 to fill a void he'd...