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  1. food labor
    What You Need to Know About This Troubling New Hazelnut ReportYour Nutella comes at the expense of exploited Syrian refugees.
  2. incredible burger
    Nestlé Is Getting Into the Meat-Free Burger GameWith their Incredible Burger, no less.
  3. hard to swallow
    Researchers Want to Engineer Your Perfect Diet — They Just Need Your DNACompanies like Nestlé are combining the dinner-in-a-pill fantasies of science fiction with the privacy concerns of Facebook.
  4. mergers and acquisitions
    Nutella Maker Reportedly Snags Deal to Buy Nestlé’s U.S. Candy BusinessItaly’s Ferrero is set to get Butterfinger, Baby Ruth, and SweeTarts for a cool $2.8 billion.
  5. sweets
    Nestlé Is Bailing From the U.S. Chocolate BusinessThe chocolate bar’s inventor can’t sell chocolate anymore.
  6. Nestlé Has Purchased Organic Coffee–Maker Chameleon Cold-BrewIt follows Nestlé’s acquisition of Blue Bottle just two months ago.
  7. interviews
    James Freeman Promises Nestlé’s Investment Won’t Change Blue Bottle“The world is not filled with examples of small companies improving after transactions like this.”
  8. coffee talk
    Nestlé Buys Majority Stake in Blue BottleThe deal was reportedly worth $500 million.
  9. slave labor
    Africa’s Child Cocoa Slaves Might Get to Sue Nestlé in U.S. CourtThe decision could “open the door to a flood of new cases.”
  10. sugarcoating
    Nestlé Claims to Have Invented Magical SugarIt’s a version that’s sweeter in smaller amounts, purportedly requiring 40 percent less to make candy bars taste the same.
  11. Progress
    Congress Will Finally Outlaw Seafood Caught by SlavesObama is expected to sign a bill that closes an 85-year-old loophole on forced labor.
  12. Slave Labor
    Nestle Sued for Child Slavery on Cocoa FarmsThe corporation takes no responsibility for alleged child slavery on its cocoa farms.
  13. Candy
    Japan Gives the World Sake-Flavored Kit KatsWill someone please bring some back for Grub next time they’re in Tokyo?
  14. Chocolate Wars
    Candy-Loving Judge Rules Kit Kats’ Shape Can’t Be TrademarkedAnd now other companies are free to make similar bars.
  15. Animal Welfare
    Nestlé Announces It, Too, Will Transition to Cage-Free EggsThe huge company says it will fully transition all of its U.S. products by 2020.
  16. Lawsuits
    Nestlé Sued for Using Slave-Caught Fish … in Cat FoodIt’s the second lawsuit of its kind.
  17. Gimmicks
    Kit Kat Is Turning Its Candy Into Ads for YouTubeIt’s part of a very confusing promotion.
  18. Pod People
    Nestlé Is Working on a Nespresso Machine for Soylent-Like DrinksHow about a $1,000 meal replacement to go with your $51-per-pound single serve?
  19. Total Recall
    Philly Steak & Cheese Hot Pockets Subject to Massive RecallHave a salad tonight.
  20. The Fudge Report
    Nestle and Mars Accused of Massive Candy-Bar Price-Fixing Conspiracy in CanadaEt tu, Milky Way?
  21. Food Safety
    Chinese Authorities Reject and Destroy Ikea Cake and Nestlé ChocolateThe government raises its food quality standards.
  22. Lawsuits
    Nestlé Found Guilty of Spying on Activist GroupInfiltration is apparently against the corporation’s guiding principles.
  23. Mediavore
    J Restaurant and Lounge Closing in Downtown; Where to Get Feet Wet in KoreatownMatt Kang offers a primer on eating in the eatery-dense sub-city.
  24. Import/Export
    Food Megabrands Help China Feel Safer About FoodCompanies like Heinz and Nestle are gaining ground.
  25. Mediavore
    What You’ll Find in a Camembert Rind; Nestle Axing 103 Hot Pockets StaffersFor some people, the cheese mold is “one of the world’s greatest living surfaces.”
  26. Chocolate-Covered Brawl
    Head of Nestlé Is ‘Skeptical’ of Organic FoodNestlé folks probably won’t be invited to Chez Panisse anytime soon.
  27. Mediavore
    McDonald’s Playlands Breed Germs; Mitrice Richardson’s Body ExhumedAn investigation reveals meningitis and gonorrhea at the kid-friendly stomping grounds. And here everyone was worried about Happy Meals!
  28. Mediavore
    Downey’s: Was It Worth Rescue–ing?; McDonald’sPlus: Paperwork and Minnesota’s government shutdown could make MillerCoors beers illegal; and wheat, corn, meat and dairy prices are expected to continue rising, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Mediavore
    Top Ten Airport Restaurants; Mice Terrorists Invade Pennsylvanian Pizza ShopsLAX’s Encounter restaurant gets a nod, while a pizza shop owner is accused of terrorizing his competition.
  30. Mediavore
    Where to Get Shots of Horse Semen; SoCal Food Prices Hit Two-Year HighA New Zealand food festival plans to supply a strange libation, while local shoppers are hit hard at the grocery store.
  31. Mediavore
    Have a Shot of Horse Semen; Some College Dining Halls Forgo TraysPlus: alcohol-free cocktails all the rage, “exotic” cuisines like Thai more popular than ever, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  32. Mediavore
    L&I Deputy Commissioner Director of the Nuisance TaskforcePlus: 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.
  33. Food Science
    Your Stomach Literally Has a Mind of Its OwnAnd of course food scientists are figuring out how to exploit it.
  34. Mediavore
    Restaurants Craving The Bill Clinton Bump; Carey Mulligan Spotted In A Denny’sRestaurants abroad get a big push from a former President, while the actress sports a name-tag for a waitress named “Irene.”
  35. Mediavore
    Meg Whitman Visits Philippe’s; LudoBites Crashes OpenTable AgainBlog comments push for the French chef to start a brick-and-mortarm while the free-spending Gubernatorial candidate refuses an offer of a free sandwich.
  36. Mediavore
    Longshoreman Want Del Monte to Bring Shipments Back to South Philly Docks; SantaPlus Cosmo picks a prep cook from Cleveland as Bachelor of the Year, and Silicon Valley and UC Davis are teaming up to make advances in wine making, all in our morning news roundup.
  37. Mediavore
    MA Farms Recieve Federal Disaster Relief; Cosmo Names A Cook Its BachelorPlus: food landscapes and high-tech winemaking, all in our morning news roundup.
  38. Mediavore
    Immigration Raid Targets San Diego Bakery Owner; Serpico Stopped for ConcealedA famous bakery owner is at the center of new federal immigration tactics, while a legendary cop is caught with produce.
  39. Mediavore
    Grasshopper Invasion to Ravage Millions of Acres of Crops; Are Sugar and Fat asA swarm is predicted to destroy farmers’ bounties, while scientists find junk food to be powerfully habit-forming.
  40. Mediavore
    Fire at Lao Sze Chuan; Farmers Fear GrasshoppersPlus: Nestle gets protested via Twitter, and an investigation into truffle genetics, all in our morning news roundup.
  41. Mediavore
    Bar Fight at Bar Lola; Farmers Fear GrasshoppersPlus: the genetic structure of truffles revealed, and Nestle attacked via Twitter, all in our morning news roundup.
  42. Mediavore
    Yelp Lawsuit Grows; Food Truck Operation Offers ChallengesNine more businesses join a legal battle against a restaurant review site and mobile caterers complain about their jobs.
  43. Mediavore
    Michael Jordon Sues Grocery Stores; Mr. Fitness Sues Whole FoodsTwo accomplished athletes sue food vendors.
  44. Mediavore
    Cooking Show Ratings Rise; Boom Time for OystersPlus: Nate Appleman needs wood, and Katie and Giada have a girls’ night, all in our morning news roundup.
  45. Mediavore
    Comedy Clubs Still Going; Cooking Show Ratings RisePlus: boom time for oysters, and a dinner emergency, all in our morning news roundup.
  46. Mediavore
    Gordon Ramsay’s The F-Word Flops; Nestle Says ‘Sorry’ For Pumpkin PieThe outlook is bleak for pumpkin pie and a celeb chef’s latest television show.
  47. Mediavore
    Michael Voltaggio Hits The Gulf; Costco Cuts CokeA Top Chef contestant cooks in Qatar and a famous soda gets canned at a major outlet.
  48. Health Concerns
    Champions for Change Out to Alter Eating HabitsChampions for Change and Nestle are both targeting the way Californian families eat.
  49. Junk Food
    Catch Some Cranberry RaisinetsAre Dark Raisinets on the way out?
  50. Mediavore
    Ravitch Signed Oath at Peter Luger; Katie Lee Joel Moves to Burger CountyPlus: monkeys eat less and live longer, in our morning news roundup.
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