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3/4/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Campbell’s Soup Co. Named Second Best Corporate Citizen in US; Bernanke Says Rising Food Costs Are Not the Fed's Fault
Plus: Gaddafi's sons duked out over a Coca-Cola plant; and paprika, duck fat and homemade sodas are really having a moment, all in our morning news roundup.
By Collin Keefe
3/3/2011 at 9:15 a.m.
Suburban Caterer Sues Over Threats and an Unpaid Tab; Americans Are Fatter Than Canadians
Plus: The world's most expensive foods includes a $69 hot dog; and global food costs rose 2.2 percent in February, all in our morning news roundup.
3/2/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Mouse-Wielding Food Terrorist Ordered to Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation; Coconut Oil Is the Natural-Foods World’s New Darling
Plus: Christina Hendricks taped an episode of Top Chef with her husband; and urban wineries gain prominence, all in our morning news roundup.
3/1/2011 at 9:10 a.m.
An Upper Darby Pizza Maker Wages ‘Food Terrorism by Mice’; Tony Luke’s Cheesesteaks Bring Peace to the Middle East
Plus: Wheat rust endangers crops in Africa; and companies line up to bid on Yoplait, all in our morning news roundup.
2/28/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Campbell’s Soup Co. Nourishes Canada’s Hungry; Get Ready For ‘Texaco-Mex’
Plus: Two Nashville couples wed at a White Castle; and a new website re-creates movie recipes, all in our morning news roundup.
2/25/2011 at 9:15 a.m.
Bimbo Acquires Sara Lee’s Bakery Business; Libya Offers Food Money to Quell Protests
Plus: Good magazine takes issue with Costco even after the big-box agreed to stop selling endangered fish; and Campbell's Soup Co. works to curb a health crisis that it and other food companies helped create, all in our morning news roundup.
2/24/2011 at 9:15 a.m.
Local Groups Receive Grants For Maintaining the Region’s Food Systems; Panera Misled Investors
Plus: British airline EasyJet offers bacon and ham to passengers headed to Israel; and livestock farmers make a case for reviving the American bison, all in our morning news roundup.
2/22/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Deadly Gunfights Erupted at Five City Bars Over the Weekend; Teflon Is Lethal For Household Pets
Plus: Domino's "tweaked" its chicken wings; and chilly temperatures in Mexico are inflating US food costs, all in our morning news roundup.
2/18/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Deputy Commissioner Director of the Nuisance Taskforce Steps Down Amid FBI Probe; China Stockpiles Provisions to Curb Food Inflation
Plus: By eliminating trays, college dining halls reduce food waste; and flavored shots of horse semen take center stage at a New Zealnd food festival, all in our morning news roundup.
2/16/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Campbell’s Soup to Invest $10 Million Into Programs to Fight Hunger and Obesity; U.S. Reviews North Korea’s Pleas For Food as Shortages Increase
Plus: Starbucks wants its coffee served in half a million hotel rooms; and Garden of Eatin recalls its tortilla chips, all in our morning news roundup.
2/15/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Senators Endure the First Round of Liquor Store Privatization Arguments; A Hong Kong McDonald’s Launches McWedding Services
Plus: Those who eat more fiber tend to live longer; and chefs lose weight just like everyone else, all in our morning news roundup.
2/14/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Use of Food Stamps in Philly Suburbs Grows; Global Rice Prices to Fall
Plus: Kissing can trigger food allergies; and China's wheat crops are at risk, all in our morning news roundup.
2/11/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Reading Terminal Market Threatens Harry Ochs with Eviction; Lady Gaga Doesn’t Want Fans to Know That She Eats
Plus: The FBI searched two strip clubs as part of an investigation into L&I; and a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in North Korea is exacerbating the country's food shortages, all in our morning news roundup.
2/10/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
A Former McFadden’s Boss Accused of Discrimination in Philly Faces Multiple Counts of Sexual Abuse in AZ; Taco Bell Tries to Save Face on Facebook
Plus: The ethanol industry puts a pinch on the nation's corn supply; and lowered onion costs alleviate food inflation in India, all in our morning news roundup.
2/9/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Vetri-Starr Projects on North Broad Will Create Hundreds of New Jobs; Camden and Campbell Soup Get the Go-Ahead to Raze Sears Facility
Plus: There's some speculation that rising food costs brought about uprisings in Egypt; and competitive eating champion offers advice on stuffing your face, all in our morning news roundup.
2/7/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
New Jersey Needs More Goat; Chain Restaurants Sat Out On Super Bowl Ads
Plus: Super Bowl ads confirm that adorable dogs can be used to market anything; and First Lady Michelle Obama pushes the restaurant industry for smaller portions and healthier kids meals, all in our morning new roundup.
2/4/2011 at 9:10 a.m.
Penn State Blocks Chick-fil-A From Imposing Its Values on Students; White Dog Cafe in Wayne Exacerbates Parking Shortages
Plus: Kuwait charges a blogger $18,000 in fines for writing a negative review of Benihana; and BJ's Wholesale Club goes up for sale, all in our morning news roundup.
2/3/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Fire Strikes Sally Starr’s Pizza Shop; Brace Yourself: Here Comes Savory Cupcakes
Plus: Local-food delivery appeases lazy locavores; and Chili's opens in Russia, all in our morning news roundup.
2/2/2011 at 9:10 a.m.
PA Governor's Mansion Chef Charged With Stealing Silverware; A Japanese School Serves Whale Meat For 'Cultural' Lunch Week
Plus: Pepperoni is America's most popular pizza topping; and researchers in Vienna believe red wine could be used as treatment for type 2 diabetes, all in our morning news roundup.
2/1/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
A New Ruling on Wine Sales in NJ Could Crush Local Wineries; Martha Stewart Gets Back to Basics With a New Show
Plus: With new dietary guidelines, the USDA warns against calories, soda and salt; and Chili's tests new barbecue menu items, all in our morning news roundup.