Americans throw away 1,400 calories of food per person each day, which wastes food and money. A four-part plan involving governments, businesses, and other local organization could help reduce food loss.
Starbucks, Burger King, and Papa John's all have pulled products with meat from Husi Food Co. in China. The news follows reports and an immediate investigation of Husi repackaging expired meat and putting new expiration dates before selling them to major food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.
The world population is estimated to rise over 9 billion in 2050, putting pressure on food security, Cara Mayo and Ben Simon write. Could food recovery be the key to securing the food industry?
Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Sprügli says it is acquiring Russell Stover Candies, making the company the third-largest chocolate maker in North America. Details of Lindt & Sprügli's acquisition were not disclosed, but several media outlets report the deal was between $1 billion to $1.4 billion.
Panera announced Tuesday that it will remove all artificial additives from its menu by 2016 as restaurant chains race to lure customers with the promise of more natural products. Panera has made conscientious food choices central to its brand in recent years.