Trader Joe's targeted by food activists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Los Angeles Times) Quirky grocery chain Trader Joe’s is dealing this week with some concern over its products, including a public statement from a major advocacy group criticizing more…

Israeli hummus taking U.S. by storm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (YNetNews) Hummus is "moving up" in the United States, along with the leading manufacturer of the chickpea spread, Sabra Dipping Co., a joint venture of Pepsico and Israel's more…

Harvard Professor apologizes for Keynes comments

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Niall Ferguson, a Harvard history professor and author, apologized on Saturday for saying economist John Maynard Keynes was less invested in the future because he was more…

Rat meat sold as lamb in China

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Chinese authorities announced on Thursday that more than 900 people had been detained over the past three months for "meat-related offences". One alleged gang is suspected more…

U.S. stocks rally to new highs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) A better-than-expected jobs report sent stocks soaring into record territory, relieving worst fears about the economy but still signaling that job growth has slowed. The S&P 500 leaped more more…

Can Kellogg's get you to eat cereal again?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Kellogg has a plan to get adults to eat more cereal: pile on the nutrients. The Battle Creek, Mich.-based company says it's introducing Raisin Bran with more…

Stores treating pot magazines like porn?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Marijuana magazines are under scrutiny in Colorado, where lawmakers might require stores to put them behind the counter. The unusual provision to treat pot magazines like more…

Lipstick's allure comes with heavy-metal price

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HealthDayNews) Lipsticks and lip glosses apparently give you more than colorful kissers, according to a new study by California scientists that contends the products contain lead, cadmium, chromium, more…