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  • Tidbits: Chex, Entenmann's

    ACCOUNTING FOR CHEX Another example of stealth grocery price increases just caught Mr. Tidbit's eye: The boxes of General Mills' Chex cereals have gotten smaller. The box of Honey Nut Chex he bought a month or so ago contained 13.8 ounces. The...
  • Freebie Friday: The Labor Day weekend edition

    Freebie Friday: The Labor Day weekend edition
    Happy Freebie Friday! Let's get this Labor Day weekend party started with savings and deals on fun things to do (kids get in free at the Palm Beach Zoo), dining (half off at Boston Market) and, of course, shopping ($10 off at Kohl's). Whatever you do,...
  • U.S. readies duties on Mexican sugar in win for sugar lobby

    MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is set to slap import duties as high as 17 percent on Mexican sugar in a victory for the powerful U.S. sugar industry but a blow to U.S. candy and soft drink makers who face paying more for the...
  • Tidbits: Gluten-free oats, oatmeal cups for Keurig brewers

    TRANSCENDING GLUTEN-FREE Mr. Tidbit is astonished to announce two (count 'em) breakthroughs in oatmeal. One oatmeal breakthrough per lifetime is all that a reasonable person has any right to expect. Mr. Tidbit must acknowledge that he may have...
  • 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...
  • Colorado voters to weigh in on GMO food labeling

    (Reuters) - Colorado voters in November will have their say on a proposition that would require labels on foods that contain genetically modified ingredients, or GMOS. Proponents of GMO labeling initiatives, who say they have the right to know what is in...
  • Kellogg boosts efforts to help battle climate change

    Kellogg Co. is the latest food giant to pledge steep cuts in carbon emissions in its supply chain, one of several promises made by the company Wednesday to help combat climate change. The Battle Creek, Mich.-based cereal maker joins General Mills, which...
  • Kellogg pushes greener goals

    Kellogg pushes greener goals
    More than 100 years ago, W.K. Kellogg used recycled materials to package his first box of cereal. Now, Kellogg Co. is taking fresh steps to improve the effect its production has on the environment. On Wednesday, the world's largest cereal-maker is set...
  • Battle over insecticide pits beekeepers against big agribusiness

    MINNEAPOLIS Kristy Allen and Mark O'Rourke are bee ambassadors with deceptively similar messages. Allen, founder of a small business called the Beez Kneez, pedals through the Twin Cities selling honey from a bike trailer and handing out lawn signs that...
  • Freebie Friday! 97-cent iPhone 5C, $79 iPhone 5S and $199 iPad Mini

    Freebie Friday! 97-cent iPhone 5C, $79 iPhone 5S and $199 iPad Mini
    Happy Freebie Friday! Wow! Here's a sure sign that Apple will soon release a new smartphone: Walmart has cut the price on iPhone 5C to 97 cents and also has put the iPhone 5S model on clearance for $79. Target also is is selling the iPad Mini for $199,...
  • Target signs legal brief backing gay marriage

    Target Corp. has for the first time come out publicly in support of gay marriage, as a growing number of high-profile businesses take positions on the divisive issue. In revealing Tuesday that it had signed a court brief backing marriage equality in a &#...
  • U.S. meat, seafood prices rising on drought and disease: USDA

    U.S. meat, seafood prices rising on drought and disease: USDA
    Overall U.S. food inflation will remain near the historic norm in 2014, even as prices for meat and seafood are pushed higher by disease and widespread drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday. Prices for shelf-stable and processed...