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ConAgra Foods Inc.

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    Meet Captain Cornelius, the Terrible '90s Superhero Who Taught Kids About Corn

    Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. Captain Cornelius, Issue 2 Author: None given Date: 1995 Publisher: "Corn Power Comics," which is actually the Kansas Corn Growers Association Discovered at: A d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Bloggers Pissed Over Frozen Lasagna; Patsy's In Debt

    ​You know those commercials where real people are caught on hidden cameras reacting to some new product? Well, for ConAgra and some unsuspecting bloggers, it didn't really work out this time. [NY Times] The restaurant planned for Union Square Park may be delayed now that concessionaire O-V Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Pepsi Peddles Nutrition in India; ConAgra Sued Over 'Natural' Oils Labels

    ​PepsiCo may be turning its focus back to cola in some markets, but is looking to boost its health snacks business in India via its global nutrition unit. [Wall Street Journal] The owner of Fu Sushi in the East Village denies that his restaurant was open for business despite being ordered to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Oh No! Napkins Are Shrinking; Starbucks Hot Tea Claim Suspicious

    ​Apparently, napkins are shrinking. The average size has gone from 30 inches square some 25 years ago to 20. [Wall Street Journal] Alice Waters's daughter, Fanny Singer, admits that she sometimes buys imported, non-organic fruit out of season, surely to her mother's disapproval. [Wall Street ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Whole Foods Dumps Boozy Kombucha; the Most Exclusive Subway in Town

    ​Food mega corp ConAgra is recalling all Marie Callender's Cheesy Chicken and Rice frozen meals, regardless of when they were made, due to possible salmonella contamination. [USA Today] Whole Foods is removing kombucha, a fermented tea drink, from its shelves because of concerns over the low ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Notes From the IACP Conference in Portland, Oregon

    Food workers of all sorts descended on Portland, Oregon last week for the International Association of Culinary Professionals conference. Seminars were held on every culinary topic imaginable--Pacific bivalves! Oregonian beer!--a food geek's dream. You might have bumped into a recipe developer for C ... More >>

  • News

    December 30, 2003

    Slaughterhouse Politics

    Ranchers Fought Rules That Might Have Prevented Mad Cow

  • News

    October 29, 2002

    Chairman of the Board

    Tony Hawk Airs on the Side of Commercialism

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