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McDonald`s cooperates with South Korea probe- halts bulgogi burger

McDonald`s cooperates with South Korea probe- halts bulgogi burger

Published 04/09/2017

McDonald's Corp said Monday its Korea unit is cooperating with an investigation by the South Korean government into a possible food contamination case that led to the company halting sales of its bulgogi burger. [more…]

Mexico breaks world record with 3-tonne guacamole

Mexico breaks world record with 3-tonne guacamole

Published 04/09/2017

The recipe for a record-breaking guacamole? 25,000 avocados and 1,000 people to mash them. [more…]

Ford teams with Domino`s on self-driving pizza delivery test

Ford teams with Domino`s on self-driving pizza delivery test

Published 29/08/2017

Ford Motor Co and Domino's Pizza Inc in September will begin testing Michigan consumers' reactions to having their pies delivered by self-driving vehicles, the companies said on Tuesday. [more…]

Food delivery creates tech headache for some U.S. restaurants

Food delivery creates tech headache for some U.S. restaurants

Published 26/08/2017

Four tablets from various delivery companies crowd the front counter of Proposition Chicken in San Francisco, each calling out with its own ring when an order arrives. [more…]

Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide: ORF

Austria finds some egg products contaminated with insecticide: ORF

Published 14/08/2017

Tests show that some imported egg products in Austria have been contaminated with a potentially harmful insecticide, a health ministry official told broadcaster ORF on Monday, adding to the list of countries affected by an international health scare. [more…]

China a sweet spot for U.S. companies’ earnings in second-quarter

China a sweet spot for U.S. companies’ earnings in second-quarter

Published 14/08/2017

Trade tensions between Washington and Beijing may be running high but Corporate America is finding China to be a reliable source of profit growth this year. [more…]

Seven Welsh priests walk into a bar, get mistaken for stag party

Seven Welsh priests walk into a bar, get mistaken for stag party

Published 01/08/2017

Seven Roman Catholic priests were refused service in a Welsh pub after staff mistook them for a stag party in fancy dress. [more…]

Lack of value fund interest could be another bad omen for Chipotle

Lack of value fund interest could be another bad omen for Chipotle

Published 31/07/2017

A Chipotle Mexican Grill is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on April 25, 2016.

More well-publicized incidents at Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc restaurants have pushed the shares down 26 percent over the last three months, but the burrito chain is facing a more subtle threat that could weigh on the stock: it is losing favor with growth fund managers and yet remains too expensive to attract value-oriented funds in their place.

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After China spending spree, rainmaker Hu says time to look closer to home

After China spending spree, rainmaker Hu says time to look closer to home

Published 05/07/2017

Fred Hu, Chairman of Primavera Capital Group, poses for a photo ahead of a Reuters interview in Beijing, China, January 10, 2017. Picture taken on January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Primavera Capital Group, one of China's largest private-equity firms, is paying closer attention to domestic opportunities in sectors such as health and technology in the face of stricter capital controls at home and rising protectionism overseas.

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By Jiminy: Belgian start-up puts crickets on the menu

By Jiminy: Belgian start-up puts crickets on the menu

Published 20/06/2017

A worker shows crickets at a farm belonging to company 'Little Food,' which prepares and promotes food products made from crickets, in Brussels, Belgium June 9, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

A Brussels start-up is hoping to stir a culinary revolution in Belgium by pushing crunchy crickets as a protein alternative to meat.

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