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It's Time to Rethink "Kid Food" in America

Ron Shaich | Posted 09.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Ron Shaich

When my son and daughter were born, my wife and I made their wellbeing our highest priority. We successfully gave them hugs and healthful foods in equ...

Parents Say Panera Gave Allergic Girl Peanut Butter In Her Grilled Cheese

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business

A Boston-area family is suing Panera Bread, claiming their highly allergic 5-year-old daughter was given two dollops of peanut butter in her grilled c...

What Trump's Link to Red Bull Tells Us About His Potential as a Winning Brand

Allen Adamson | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics
Allen Adamson

Once you've found your focus, communicate your message consistently. Sure, it's normal to want to make this group and then that group happy, but we all know flip-flop is not a pathway to success.

Be Truly Human: Practice Random Acts of Kindness

Noelle Nelson | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Noelle Nelson

These random acts of kindness, and many more like them, are easy to do. And they restore a sense of caring and connection to each other as we go about our busy lives. All such acts will cost you is a moment of attention to the other human beings inhabiting the same planet as you do, trying as valiantly as you are to make it through another day.

Panera Is Getting Ready To Ditch 150 Ingredients

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 05.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Panera Bread seems to have adopted the credo of healthy eating aficionados everywhere: If you can't pronounce it, don't eat it. The restaurant chai...

Love the Hands that Feed You. 6 Tips for a More Sustainable Valentine's Day.

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

This Valentine's Day, before planning your romantic dinner or buying roses and chocolate, think about how your choices will affect the hands that feed you.

From 21st to 1st: How Google Won in a Saturated Market

Maura O'Neill | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Maura O'Neill

As we think about a new idea we shouldn't dismiss existing markets. Often the biggest opportunities are right in front of our face -- whether it is developing a new retail concept or bringing clean water each day to the 2 billion that don't have it.

Capturing Consumer Demand for Social Impact

Perry Yeatman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Perry Yeatman

The question is: how can you determine which causes and social strategies will actually move the business needle? It is a particularly challenging issue given so many CSR programs and cause marketing campaigns don't.

Gun Bans a Safe Haven for Killers

Jason P. Stadtlander | Posted 11.11.2014 | Crime
Jason P. Stadtlander

Recently Panera Bread released a notice that they will be banning guns within all their restaurants. Although I understand the concern behind this dec...

McDonalds Can Make History -- and Rescue Its Brand -- With Sustainable Food

Jim Slama | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Jim Slama

Resisting change or simply failing to act would be a high-risk strategy for McDonald's in a fast-paced marketplace that includes many buyers who demand good food.

A Tale of Two Stores Fighting Hunger in America

William Lambers | Posted 09.27.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

One is a nationwide business, the other a small local farm. No matter the size, both are giants feeding those in need in their community. That's what ...

WATCH: How Do We Nourish Nine Billion People?

Posted 07.02.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 5:00 - 6:00pm and 7:00 - 8:00pm EST. About half the world’s population suffers from some form of malnutrition -- two billion people...

101 Hopeful Food Facts

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) proclaimed 2014 the International Year of Family Farming. There are 500 million smallholder farms worldwide and more than two billion people in the world depend on them for their livelihoods.

Vegan Foods You Already Love -- And Didn't Even Know Were Vegan

Menuism | Posted 07.12.2014 | Taste

Chances you, you're probably eating a lot of vegan food without even knowing it.

Jillian Berman

America's Picky Eaters Are Overhauling The Restaurant Industry | Jillian Berman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business

In Panera Bread CEO Ron Shaich's vision of the future, every restaurant could have "a different menu for every person." Shaich's chain and others ...

5 Things You Didn't Know About The Panera Bread Chain

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.29.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Not only is the 'bakery-café' America's favorite chain sandwich shop according to our recent poll, it's also raking in the cash.

10-Year Old Cancer Patient Brings Soup to the Hungry and Homeless

William Lambers | Posted 11.16.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

It's love that can help those in time of suffering whether it's cancer, hunger or homelessness. Natalia wants everyone to share her recipe and her compassion.

The FDA's Step on Antibiotics Could Help Animals Too

Scott Davis | Posted 03.04.2014 | Home
Scott Davis

As news reports have noted, the Food and Drug Administration's decision to phase out the indiscriminate use of antibiotics in cows, pigs and chickens ...

LOOK: Family 'Shaken Up' By Rusty Addition In Panera Cookie

Posted 12.05.2013 | Business

Sugar and spice and... a rusty nail? Police in Darien, Conn., are investigating this week after a 7-year-old girl reportedly bit into a cookie at P...

Inaction on NLRB Confirmations Is Simply Wrong

Richard Trumka | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics
Richard Trumka

Anti-worker Republicans are using Richard Griffin and Sharon Block as pawns in their political games, and it's just wrong -- especially when it means a law enforcement agency that protects workers is shutting down.

Calorie Labeling: Take the Plunge

Scott Davis | Posted 05.22.2013 | Business
Scott Davis

In today's wired world, trying to withhold information is an increasingly futile strategy. Sooner or later, your customers are going to know everything they want to know about you anyway. So what happened after we posted calorie counts on our menu boards?

THE MCGANGBANG?! And 10 Other Secret Menu Items

2012-04-18-Screenshot20120418at4.15.09PM.png | Posted 02.26.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Neon Tommy. By Kelli Shiroma It's no secret that nationwide chains like McDonalds, In-N-Out Burger and Jamba Juice ...

Dave Jamieson

Occupy The Cafe: How A Band Of Panera Bakers Hopes To Change The Restaurant Industry | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.01.2013 | Business

Kathleen VonEitzen heads into work at 10 p.m. with a long night ahead of her. A trained baker, VonEitzen spends the evening and early morning hours cu...

Americans Are Obsessed With 'Fast Casual' Restaurants

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.13.2013 | Taste

"Fast casual" eateries are now a force to be reckoned with.

Panera Franchisee Settles Lawsuit Alleging He Segregated Black Workers

Posted 12.26.2012 | Small Business

The owner of several western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio Panera restaurants is paying for allegedly discriminating against African-American workers....