| 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...
| May 18, 2014
The seductive smell of cocoa beans roasting, venting from a nondescript factory on West Kinzie Street, is how many Chicagoans know the Blommer Chocolate Co. — if we know it at all.
Three-quarters of a century after Blommer's founding here, its...
| 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......
| 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...
| 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'...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:50 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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Naperville Central senior Shannon Ryan generally had a forgettable night shooting the basketball, but she hit the most memorable shot of the night against Naperville North.
The Redhawks top scorer Thursday was held without a point in the first half, but...
| 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 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...
| 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...