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  • Franken Berry, Boo Berry cereals back for Halloween

    Franken Berry, Boo Berry cereals back for Halloween
    It may be hard to believe, but Halloween is just around the corner. To celebrate, General Mills is bringing back some of its classic cereal flavors and characters. Because nothing says the holidays like getting nostalgic about your favorite childhood...
  • Rainforest Action Network to PepsiCo, General Mills: Stop killing orangutans

    Rainforest Action Network to PepsiCo, General Mills: Stop killing orangutans
    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,...
  • An Italian burrito? Yep, there's pasta in there

    An Italian burrito? Yep, there's pasta in there
    First there was the cronut craze. Then the ramen burger had Los Angeles in a hybrid food-fueled frenzy. And now there's something called an Italian burrito. And it's from a place called -- what else? -- Burrissimo. The new fast casual Italian restaurant...
  • Bipartisanship begins with seeing the other side's humanity

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- One convention down, one to go. To borrow from a more successful Clint Eastwood appearance: It's halftime in America. It was certainly an amazing week in Tampa, and I'm not talking about empty chairs -- or empty suits or empty speeches....
  • Mindfulness a presence at Davos

    The World Economic Forum, held in Davos, Switzerland, each year, is typically associated with finding solutions to the big economic problems facing the world. So it was fascinating that the hottest topic at this year's conference was mindfulness -- with...
  • Stress erodes employee health -- and corporate profits

    On Tuesday I guest-hosted CNBC's "Squawk Box," a program that bills itself as the show that "brings Wall Street to Main Street." As well as discussing Cyprus and a possible euro-crisis, we discussed the growing trend in corporate America of taking steps...
  • Was James Beard the Jolly Green Giant?

    Was James Beard the Jolly Green Giant?
    Q: I really did enjoy everyone celebrating Julia Child's birthday. But, I do remember another chef that was on television before her, James Beard. I remember seeing his cooking shows and I guess there are no tapes or films that were saved, or maybe...
  • Kellogg earnings show breakfast troubles

    Kellogg Co., maker of breakfast brands such as Cocoa Krispies cereal and Eggo waffles, said its U.S. morning foods unit suffered a 3.3% sales decline in the second quarter. Overall North American sales were up 3.3% to $2.4 billion, while the American...
  • The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues

    The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues
    The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products. Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and...
  • Michelle Obama's nutrition campaign comes with political pitfalls

    Michelle Obama's nutrition campaign comes with political pitfalls
    WASHINGTON — Shortly after she launched her signature anti-obesity initiative more than three years ago, Michelle Obama signaled she would take on a contentious issue: advertising for snacks, soft drinks, sugary cereals and fast food aimed at...
  • Minneapolis mayor puts stamp of history on gay marriages

    After each gay couple made their way down Minneapolis City Hall’s five flights of marble stairs – past flashy floral arrangements and packs of photographers, past a brass quintet and a gay men’s chorus – they paused for a private...
  • Election shows country is changing, gay marriage advocates say

    Same-sex marriage advocates are reveling in their four victories at the ballot box after 32 straight defeats, calling the results in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington on Tuesday a sea change for the gay rights movement. “When the history...