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  • Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

    July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
  • Paula Deen lands in the deep fryer

    Paula Deen lands in the deep fryer
    Paula Deen, the Southern celebrity chef, has been dumped from the Food Network like a stale beignet. Her Georgia roots are what made her a unique talent in the foodie world, and the darker ends of those roots are what got her in trouble. When her use of...

    Who let the dogs out? At Ravens games, Esskay is out, Dietz & Watson in

    Who let the dogs out? At Ravens games, Esskay is out, Dietz & Watson in
    From the Dining@Large blog: The Baltimore Ravens have a new hot dog supplier -- from Philly. That's right, Esskay is out, Dietz & Watson is in. Esskay, founded in Baltimore in 1858, has been supplying Ravens concession stands with hot dogs since the...

    U.S. rice farmers see opportunity in China

    U.S. rice farmers see opportunity in China
    Greg Yielding was given a quixotic task: travel to China and determine if consumers there would be willing to eat American rice. So he set up tables at some of the most popular supermarkets in southern China, hung American flags and began dishing out...

    Nestle imposes animal welfare standards for suppliers

    Nestle imposes animal welfare standards for suppliers
    Swiss corporate giant Nestle pledged broad new animal welfare standards for its worldwide suppliers Thursday, becoming the latest major food company looking to limit some of the harmful effects of its global footprint. The move — described by...