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ALEC Tries Humor as Defense

Bob Edgar | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics
Bob Edgar

Last week, as tens thousands of Americans voiced our collective outrage at the work of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a lobbying front underwritten by these and other major companies, they delivered a side-splitting response.

Amanda Terkel

Kraft Quits 'Stand Your Ground' Law Backer | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Under pressure from the advocacy group ColorofChange, Kraft Foods Inc. said Thursday night it would end its support for the American Leg...

Kraft Foods' New NSFW Name

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

Maybe it's time Kraft Foods think about a way to incorporate "from Russia with love" as a new slogan. The company announced on Wednesday that it ha...

The First Female President Will be a Girl Scout -- I'm Sure!

Perry Yeatman | Posted 04.05.2012 | Women
Perry Yeatman

Whatever you may think, this is not just a cookies/camping/crafts movement. This is a leadership and life development movement and it's millions strong.

Workplace Wellness: Secret Ingredient to Fighting NCDs Based on Report Released at Davos

Perry Yeatman | Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Perry Yeatman

Those "cushy" desk jobs, while nice to have, especially during this time of sustained high unemployment, may be slowly doing us in.

"Sustainable Consumption" Is Not an Oxymoron. It's Not Optional, Either

Perry Yeatman | Posted 03.27.2012 | Impact
Perry Yeatman

What are we willing to do to make a difference? 7 billion people can do a lot. I think we just need the right incentives and systems to make doing the "right" thing easier and more affordable.

Kraft To Lay Off Over A Thousand Workers In Split

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2012 | Business

* Job cuts represent about 1.26 percent of total workforce * Grocery unit to cut U.S. management centers from 4 to 2 * B...

The 10 Best Stocks Of The Year

Posted 12.31.2011 | Business

2011 may have been the year of baroque chain-restaurant creations like Denny's Maple Bacon Sundae and Burger King's Stuffed Steakhouse Burger. But in ...

SLIDESHOW: #GoodSpotting Shares Random Acts Of Kindness With The World

Posted 12.12.2011 | Impact

Did you catch someone going out of their way for a neighbor, or meet some great volunteers at a food shelter? Share it via #GoodSpotting! The Case ...

Making a Difference: The World of Giving -- Hunger and Thankful Giving

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 01.16.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

During this time of year, many local grocery stores as well as chains, offer the opportunity for shoppers to purchase a bag of food, a meal or to drop off a food item in a "food barrel".

The Great Miracle Whip Debate: Divine Or Disgusting?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

When you think condiments, chances are you don't think controversy. Ketchup, mayo, mustard: unlike hot button political issues, sandwich spreads don't...

It's Not Easy but Businesses Can Benefit From Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

Perry Yeatman | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business
Perry Yeatman

PPPs are all the rage these days. And with good reason. Done right, they are probably the best chance we have for tackling some of the toughest societal issues we're facing.

Chicago Hot Dog War Ends In Truce

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 11.09.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A dogfight in federal court over who makes America's tastiest wieners has ended with a fizzle. The two-year battle pitted Sara Lee's ...

The Stakes Are Delicious In This Wiener War

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.15.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — The nation's largest hot dog makers argued about the meaning of "100 percent pure beef" and the merits of ketchup Monday in a lawsuit over...

Kraft Foods To Split Into Two Companies

Posted 10.04.2011 | Business

(AP) NORTHFIELD, Ill. -- Kraft Foods Inc. said Thursday that it plans to split into two publicly traded companies, with one concentrating on its snack...

Kraft Foods To Split In Two

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

PORTLAND, Ore. — Kraft Foods Inc. said Thursday it plans to split into two publicly traded companies, with one focusing on its international sna...

Court Rules Kraft's 401(k) Plan May Have Holes

Dan Solin | Posted 09.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Notwithstanding the utter stupidly of selecting funds on the basis of past returns, this charade continues all over the country every day.

Urban Farming's Detroit Roots Blossom Into Global Vision

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.24.2011 | Impact
Michael Sigman

What do Kraft Foods, Coca-Cola and Home Depot have in common with Prince, Snoop Dogg and Richard Lewis? Would you believe farming? Specifically, Urb...

Miracle Whip's Marketing Misfire?

Huffington Post | Sara Wilson | Posted 09.17.2011 | Divorce

Miracle Whip--the off-white Kraft condiment long known as mayonnaise's trashy cousin--tends to be either loved or loathed. We're guessing the brand's ...

Nestle Expands In China With Large Stake In Candymaker

Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

SINGAPORE/ZURICH (Saeed Azhar and Silke Koltrowitz) - Nestle, the world's largest food company, is paying a hefty $1.7 billion for a 60 percent st...

Gates Foundation Commits $1.7 Billion For Farming In Africa

AP | By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home

SEATTLE -- The world's largest charitable foundation announced five years ago it would spend millions of dollars to fight poverty and hunger in Africa...

UK Lawmakers Criticize Kraft's Cadbury Takeover

AP | By JANE WARDELL | Posted 07.23.2011 | Home

LONDON -- British lawmakers said Monday they still have "significant concerns" about the takeover of chocolate maker Cadbury by Kraft Foods Inc. &ndas...

Kraft-y Anti-Potato Propaganda

Suzan Colón | Posted 06.20.2011 | Home
Suzan Colón

Kraft is attempting to bribe food bloggers to tell their readers to skip "boring" spuds in favor of Stove Top Stuffing Mix.

Toxins in Our Kids' Foods: Where Is the FDA?

Laurie David | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home
Laurie David

Is it too much to ask the FDA and the processed food companies for the same value to be placed on the lives of the American kids in their cost-benefit analyses as has been placed on the lives of kids in the UK?

Organic Advocates Fight 'All-Natural' Claims

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa — An organics watchdog group's criticism of a cereal company that describes its products as "all natural" is the latest in the ...