| 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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. is recalling 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because they may contain cheese, federal inspectors said.
The recall, which amounts to nearly 1 million hot dogs, occurred after the Madison, Wis.,-based company labeled...
| 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 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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Hinsdale Township High School District 86 has hired a chief financial officer despite critics' claims the district is already spending too much money for administrator salaries and other expenses not directly tied to education.
William Eagan of...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Kraft Foods has recalled 1.2 million cases of cottage cheese that came from a California manufacturing facility over concerns that improper storage could lead the dairy product to prematurely spoil and sicken consumers.
The company said in a statement...
| 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......
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
CBS' veteran soap "The Young and the Restless" leads the pack of nominees for the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards with 26 bids.
"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" paces the race among talkers with nine nominations.
"Young and the Restless" will vie against NBC'...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:04 PM
It's not often you hear a first-grade class bark.
But on a recent visit to Lehigh Valley Academy charter school in Bethlehem, Stephanie Micci's students were doing just that.
"Woof, woof!" they said in unison as Micci read from a book about Biscuit,...