Subject:

ConAgra Foods Inc.

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Food Bloggers Fooled, Flabbergasted by ConAgra PR Stunt

    ‚ÄčThe New York Times today has a story that's riling the food blogosphere: A group of food (and mommy) bloggers say food behemoth ConAgra and the PR agency Ketchum concocted a fake underground restaurant from celebrity chef George Duran to trick them into sampling new Marie Callender's-brand items. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    St. Louis Native Seeks to Sack the Competition at National Best Bagger Championship

      This ain't your typical sack race. Today, February 14, St. Louis native Scott Hall will represent Missouri at the 2011 National Grocers Association Best Bagger Championship. Having out-bagged all comers at the state level, Hall is set to compete against professional grocery baggers from 21 st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Beard Founation Reorganizes Food Writing Award Categories

    Food bloggers, rejoice! The New York Times reports that the James Beard Awards will no longer give separate awards for online and print food writing, meaning pieces published online will be eligible for the Beard Foundation's biggest writing awards - the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Kids Going Hungry in Missouri? Let Them Eat Hardee's 2/3 Pound Monster Thickburgers!

    Just in time for the Fourth of July, Health.com presents "50 Fattiest Foods in the States," which we quickly bookmarked for our next road trip. Representing Missouri: Hardee's 2/3 Pound Monster Thickburger, which weighs in at "[a] mind-blowing 95 grams of fat and 36 grams of saturated fat -- more th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 5.27

    Sold! Pabst Brewing Company, the maker of PBR and Schlitz, is finally sold. The Wall Street Journal reports that food investor C. Dean Metropoulos has purchased to company for $250 million. Metropoulos has built his fortune on buying small food companies, like Vlasic Pickles and Bumble Bee Tuna, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 5.27

    Sold! Pabst Brewing Company, the maker of PBR and Schlitz, is finally sold. The Wall Street Journal reports that food investor C. Dean Metropoulos has purchased to company for $250 million. Metropoulos has built his fortune on buying small food companies, like Vlasic Pickles and Bumble Bee Tuna, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Study by Hot Dog Company Finds that Most Americans Enjoy Hot Dogs

    You've got to hand it to Hebrew National for putting out the press release with this, um frank, headline today: "More Than 65 Percent of Americans Agree - A Picnic Isn't A Picnic Without Hot Dogs" Hot dogs and profit-driven, company-sponsored surveys: The American way, thank you.​Just in tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Top Five Worst Things People Found in Their Food (Not Counting the Chili Finger)

    In 2005 Anna Ayala bought a friend's severed finger, simmered in it chili, then planted it in a bowl of chili at her local Wendy's in hopes of a financial windfall. Ayala served her time and has been talking about how she hatched her scam. While she might have put far more thought and effort into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2008

    You Say Manwich, I Say Blargh

    A few readers have helpfully pointed out that Manwich, to which I compare the filling of the short rib ravioli in this week's review of ~scape, isn't a canned meat product, as I wrote. Instead, it's the sauce to which you add ground beef or, like, whatever. I grant the detail, but, really, who the h ... More >>

  • News

    December 26, 2007

    Unreal News Challenge 2007

    Week of December 27, 2007

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2007

    The Morning Brew: Friday, 11/16

    Happy birthday weekend to Emma and her dad. www.uspaacc.com Rejoice! ConAgra is making Banquet pot pies again. (AP) If you haven't heard of Norway's doomsday vault for the world's crops, read up. It's very cool. (BBC News) Want to reduce global warming? Eat less meat. You probably knew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 10/15

    How badly did ConAgra mishandle the recall of salmonella-tainted Banquet pot pies? Very badly, say critics. (AP) www.gm-volt.com Meanwhile, some FDA inspectors complain that their workload is overwhelming. (Chicago Tribune) And from the Not Really Surprising But Still file: cooks, server ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Salmonella! Pot Pies! The Year of Eating Dangerously Continues...

    Frozen turkey and chicken pot pies from Banquet (owned by ConAgra) are the likely culprits of a salmonella outbreak. (CNN) -Ian Froeb

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 9, 2007
  • Dining

    November 15, 2006

    La Choy Chicken Chow Mein

    $4.89
    Shapiro's Market
    111 North Newstead Avenue

  • Calendar

    November 17, 2004

    Listen to America

    Ivan Tcherepnin settled the score

  • News

    June 9, 2004

    Eat Me

    The only thing keeping the Japanese from buying the Midwest's finest beef is the USDA

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