| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:12 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Billionaire candy heiress
Jacqueline Badger Mars pleaded guilty on Thursday to misdemeanor
reckless driving charges stemming from a fatal accident in
Loudoun County General District Court Judge Deborah Welsh...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:07 AM
* Online shoppers stick to shopping lists, browse less
* Exposed firms include Nestle, Mondelez, Coke, Pepsi, Time
* Quarter of consumer goods sales seen moving online -
* Convenience stores, pick-up points are new hot spots for...
| Nov 25, 2013
Fresh out of college, Howard L. Walker landed a job as a chemist with Pillsbury Company, working in its test kitchens in Hamilton, Ohio, and later Ontario, Canada. He helped to bring some of the first boxed mixes for baked goods into American households...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Amid the tackles, blocks and hits, the Super Bowl may also be the setting for some sweet competition.
For the first time in years, two different candy advertisers will take the field when Fox broadcasts Super Bowl XLVIII February 2nd from New Jersey's...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:59 PM
The government on Friday moved to protect America's pets by proposing tougher rules for how their food is manufactured.
The new Food and Drug Administration regulations would establish production guidelines to help prevent harmful bacteria and other...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
| Jun 3, 2013
Caffeine-infused waffles and maple syrup are promoted as energizing alternatives to a morning mug of coffee.
But the recent craze of adding caffeine to a range of kid-friendly snack foods — including popcorn, chewing gum, candy bars, mints,...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:36 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When PepsiCo Inc. announced it would stop putting an obscure vegetable oil in its Gatorade right before the Super Bowl, one of the loudest cheers came from a high school student who had made it her mission to get rid of the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Drowsy driving can drive a person to distraction. Or is it the other way around? Or, perhaps, it's the lack of distractions that can drive a person to drowsy driving.
Tortured logic is better than no logic at all, which is what often happens when the...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trail mix. Potato chips. And now gum.
With a growing number of foods boasting added caffeine for an energy boost, the Food and Drug Administration says it's time to investigate their safety.
The FDA's new look at added caffeine...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Snickers maker will eliminate king-size chocolate bars by next year....
| Mar 21, 2012
The Marathon Smart Stuff Bar, which is sold in some middle and high schools, is advertised as a healthy snack in part because less than 35 percent of its calories are from fat (10 percent from saturated fat) and it is less than 35 percent sugar by weight....