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    September 5, 2013

    5 Rap/Cereal Collaborations We'd Like to See Next

    Everyone has been all abuzz the past few weeks about Nelly's partnership with Honey Nut Cheerios. (Eh, not really, we just wanted to use that super cool pun.) So we got to thinking -- what other rappers should land cereal deals? See also: Nelly Explains His New Honey Nut Cheerios Commercial

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    September 4, 2013

    Nelly Explains His New Honey Nut Cheerios Commercial

    The end of the summer has brought us one of the more surprising collaborations of the year: Nelly and the Honey Nut Cheerios bee (his name is Buzz). Wait, what? You may have seen the TV spots, complete with a new version of "Ride Wit Me" -- this time, Nelly sings "must be the honey." So, naturally, ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    Nelly to Work With a Bee On Upcoming Project

    On Friday our sister paper in Minneapolis, the City Pages published this story chronicling the Minneapolis sightings and Twitter-ings of St. Louis' most famous St. Lunatic, Nelly. According to reports, Nelly is in the midst of finalizing a deal with Minneapolis-based General Mills cereal (the hashta ... More >>

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    November 2, 2012

    The Great Peanut Recall of '12: What Was THAT About?

    On Saturday, September 22, Trader Joe's announced a voluntary recall of its Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter, citing the risk of salmonella contamination. Within days that li'l recall of a single boutique variety of peanut butter revealed itself to be but the tip of the proverbial iceberg, the ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012
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    July 28, 2011
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    June 17, 2011

    Yoplait Yanks Ad in Light of Language Thought to Trigger Eating Disorders

    After complaints from the National Eating Disorders Association, Yoplait has pulled an ad that "contained language NEDA says is a trigger for those most vulnerable" to eating disorders. The offending commercial features a woman debating and bargaining with herself about eating a piece of cheesecake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Joplin Tornado Three Weeks Later: Looters, Do-Gooders and One Giant Mess

    Albert SamahaThe mangled wreckage of a red car illustrates the tornado's merciless power. The vehicle's other half was found nearly fifty yards away.​ EDITOR'S NOTE: The Riverfront Times' Albert Samaha traveled to Joplin this weekend, three weeks after the southwestern Missouri city was struck ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    Bans Help People Too Stupid to Feed Their Kids, Themselves

    Wikimedia Commons​ It's not just Jamie Oliver trying to save American kids from their parents. The Law is getting involved. Again. Reuters reports today that the Federal Trade Commission, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Department of Agricultu ... More >>

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    January 21, 2011

    Food TV Sees First Decline in Viewership

    Food TV's popularity is waning. The New York Post says that the network's 2010 numbers showed the first decrease in the network's history. In the fourth quarter of 2009, viewership plunged 10.3 percent among viewers ages 25 to 54. The slide continued with 3.3 percent in the second quarter and 4.5 pe ... More >>

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    January 11, 2011

    Are Vending Machine Bans Creating Black Markets?

    Image viaCan you put a price on Funyuns?​Hank Cardello, a former food-biz executive (Coca-Cola, General Mills, Cadbury-Schweppes), has posted an op-ed piece on the website of The Atlantic (via Eater) in with an intriguing argument against banning vending machines in schools:The recently passed Hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    A-Foraging We Will Go in San Francisco

    While Midwesterners have gone mushroom hunting for generations, foraging is just catching on in San Francisco's urban culinary jungle. The San Francisco Chronicle features chefs like Iso Rabins, who's been hosting tasting menus of foraged goodies. Chicago's getting a Michelin Guide. According to th ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 6.17

    Which is unhealthier: a Big Mac or a Chipotle burrito? The answer might surprise you. The Atlantic did a little compare-and-contrast and discovered that the all-natural burrito might be packing more fat, calories and a lot more sodium than diners expect. The arguments have already begun. How does ... More >>

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    December 21, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 12.21

    ​ U.S. Department of Agriculture to buy $60 million worth of cheese to stimulate the dairy industry. (Twin Falls Times-News)General Mills thrives as economy leads to more cereal for dinner. (Associated Press)The historical and emotional impact of Cadbury being purchased by an American compan ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009
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    February 27, 2008
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    November 1, 2007

    Breaking Damn News! Frozen Pizza Recall!

    Here we go again: General Mills has recalled Totino's and Jeno's brand frozen pizzas for possible E. coli contamination. (AP) -Ian Froeb

  • Dining

    August 23, 2006

    Mint Mentos & Diet Coke

    $0.77 AND $1.34 (respectively)
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    June 21, 2000

    Fertile Imagination

    In the era of modern agribusiness, organic farmer Paul Krautmann faces a tough row to hoe, but his innovative natural solutions yield delicious results