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Notes from Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder Meeting

Alan Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan Schram

Close to 40,000 enthusiastic shareholders made the pilgrimage to Omaha this year, coming from all over the world to attend "Woodstock for capitalists."

The Future of Harlem?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

In a speech Malcolm X asked rhetorically, "What do Racists call a black with a PhD?," to which he answered, "Nigger!" That was America 45 years ag...

What Does Kraft's Takeover Of Cadbury Mean For Fairtrade Cocoa?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Just last month, Cadbury's CEO urged shareholders to hold tight and go for sustainability because he believed that the company's strong ethical code w...

A Warning To Kraft Foods: Eat Cadbury's And You'll Get Indigestion.

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

Kraft Foods seeming obsession with building a "global powerhouse" as a sound reason to merge with Cadbury's provides a telling glimpse into the future...

Australian Public Changes Name Of New Vegemite Product

nytimes.com | MERAIAH FOLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It all began in July when jars of caramel-brown Vegemite mixed with cream cheese began appearing on supermarket shelves with brightly colored labels i...

Give Kraft a Kick in the Tush: Harmful Chemicals in Your Mac & Cheese

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

In 2008, Kraft removed artificial colorings...and chemical sweeteners...from the products that they distribute in Europe, Australia, and other developed countries due to consumer concern over scientific studies...But, they haven't done the same thing here in the U.S.!

Peaceful Revolution: Save Our Mac & Cheese

Joan Blades | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joan Blades

Did you know that Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is formulated differently for countries in Europe than for the U.S.? I didn't either until I read a book about the toxicity of America's food supply.

Denouncing Obama's Desire for Dijon is Downright Dangerous

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Democrats are elitist, right-wingers insist, even if they are needy enough to receive not just college, but high school scholarships. In this case, the proof of Obama's elitism was his request for Dijon.

Irene Rosenfeld's Compensation Rose As Company Lost

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO, March 31 (Reuters) - Kraft Foods Inc (KFT.N) CEO Irene Rosenfeld's compensation package rose about 50 percent to $17 million last year, due i...

Eli's Presidential Cheesecake Trumps Mexi-Feast's World Record

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

Lest you think Eli's was somehow sleeping on the job when the Mexican cheesecake orgy went down, nothing could be farther from the truth. They were busy.

50 Most Powerful Women

Fortune | Jessica Shambora and Beth Kowitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Talk about drama! Our 11th annual list is dominated by firsts (first woman to run a major U.S. oil company), superlatives (youngest honoree ever) and ...

Ethanol Subsidies: Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

Daniel Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daniel Kessler

Our country's biofuels policy is resulting in higher fuel prices, food shortages and increased global warming pollution. The latest person to sound th...

Save Time and Money: Learn to Live out of a Carry-On

Perry Yeatman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Perry Yeatman

Combining an impatient nature with chronic back aches and frequent travel made me a "carry-on only" girl nearly two decades ago.

Mac & Cheese Sales Spike

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sales of boxed macaroni and cheese, a product category led by Northfield, Ill., based Kraft Foods, have experienced a significant rise. The product, ...

Kraft Close To Selling Post Cereal Business

Wasll Street Journal | MATTHEW KARNITSCHNIG, JULIE JARGON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Kraft Foods Inc. is close to a deal to sell its Post cereals business to Ralcorp Holdings Inc. for about $2.8 billion, people familiar with the matter...

Young Adults Prefer Coffee On The Go, Not From A Can

BusinessWeek | Judith Crown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Adam Howitt, a 33-year-old British entrepreneur, pecks away on a laptop in the corner of a downtown Chicago Starbucks. He's sipping a tall Sumatra ble...