| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Producer of the award-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," about global warming, Laurie David is at it again. The 56-year-old is the ex-wife of Larry David, the star of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Now known as Laurie Lennard, she is an advocate and...
| Jun 17, 2014
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| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Bud, Miller and Coors fans now will know what exactly they are drinking, thanks to a food blogger who asked major brewers to disclose the ingredients of popular beer brands.
Anheuser-Busch agreed to disclose the ingredients in its bestselling beers...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Many years ago, the big news in Hartford was a guy named Robert Kraft, who wanted Connecticut to build him a $375 million football stadium downtown. He'd leave Massachusetts for a free stadium and a no-tax deal on a new hotel, bringing his NFL Patriots...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Kraft is recalling a batch of Velveeta cheese shipped to Walmart in the Midwest because it doesn’t contain enough of a specific preservative and can spoil too fast, potentially causing a food borne illness.
The cheese product was shipped to...
| 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...
| May 16, 2014
What's going on here?
A recently published chart 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 to 2003, rose in...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:27 AM
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| 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...
| 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...
| 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...