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  • Chipotle: Transition to non-GMO ingredients complete

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle says it has completed phasing out genetically modified ingredients from its food. The Denver-based chain had already been using mostly non-GMO ingredients, but said in late 2013 it was working…

  • Chipotle says it’s finished the process of going GMO-free

    WASHINGTON — It took longer than they expected, but Chipotle has removed all genetically modified ingredients from its menu. The chain has been working for two years to get GMOs — genetically modified organisms —…

  • Russia tightens ban on European food imports

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is set to tighten its ban on food imports from Europe by restricting re-exports of fruit and vegetables through European countries. The deputy head of Russia’s agricultural regulator, Yulia Shvabauskene, says…

  • Old companies thrive in brand-loyal Japan adapting to times

    KYOTO, Japan (AP) — Successful businesses shine for a few years, then nimbler competitors outwit them in a constant cycle that spans being feted to forgotten in less than a generation. But Japan has something…

  • Smiley Faces May Help Kids Eat Healthy

    (CINCINNATI) — Getting children to eat healthy, particularly in school where a larger selection of unhealthy foods is readily available, is an ongoing challenge.   Researchers in Cincinnati tried a simple reward when visiting an…

  • NYC’s famed Carnegie Deli closed over gas line issue

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s famous Carnegie Deli has been closed so utility workers can investigate a possible illegal gas hookup. A recording at the restaurant’s phone number Saturday says it is closed for…

  • European authorities stop illegal horse meat network

    PARIS (AP) — European authorities say police in several countries have detained 26 people in a crackdown on an organized crime network accused of trading in illegal horse meat. Eurojust, the EU agency for judicial…

  • Garten, Stewart and Bourdain sweep top food broadcast awards

    Anthony Bourdain, Ina Garten and Martha Stewart remain the names to beat in food broadcasting. For a second year running, the three dominated the top tier of television awards from the James Beard Foundation, winning…

  • Winners of the 2015 James Beard media awards

    The winners of the 2015 James Beard Foundation book, broadcast and journalism awards are: ___ — Cookbook of the Year “Yucatan: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition” by David Sterling (University of Texas Press) — Cookbook…

  • Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections. The Food…

  • Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections. The Food…

  • Thousands attend 1st ‘preppers’ expo in Utah suburb

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of survivalists and “preppers” are gathering in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy for the first PrepperCon, featuring demonstrations of underground bunkers, food storage and armored vehicles. Scott…

  • Johns Hopkins students vote to oppose Chick-fil-A on campus

    WASHINGTON — Students at Johns Hopkins University are saying no to a Chick-fil-A on campus. The Baltimore, Maryland, school’s student government voted earlier this week to block  any effort by Chick-fil-A to open a store on campus,…

  • The EquityEats space isn’t just for pop-up restaurants. It now has a permanent bar.

    Restaurant crowdfunder EquityEats is still working on getting more of its planned pop-ups up and running at 918 F St. NW, but it’s just unveiled the one permanent venue planned for the building: Brick &…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Amazon, Google lift technology stocks NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes are edging higher in midday trading on Wall Street, helped by gains in big technology companies. Amazon soared 15 percent after revealing…