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Wall Street Journal restaurant reporter, mom of three. LA-area transplant via Chicago. Obsessed with mountains, the beach, California wine and West Coast rapWall Street Journal restaurant reporter, mom of three. LA-area transplant via Chicago. Obsessed wi

Gluten-Free Craze: Is It Healthy?

wsj.com — A decade ago, few Americans had heard of gluten. Today, one survey says, almost a third are trying to avoid the element found in grain. In growing numbers, the world's biggest food makers and restaurant chains are retooling recipes and labels to tap into the concern, creating a multibillion-dollar business out of gluten-free products.

Influential Proxy Firm Pressures Chipotle on Board Makeup

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Institutional Shareholder Services urges investors to vote against two re-elections after disease outbreaks Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is coming under fire for its board makeup as it tries to bounce back from disease outbreaks that scared off customers.

Proxy advisor joins in campaign to change Chipotle's board makeup

denverpost.com — Now Institutional Shareholder Services is recommending shareholders vote against re-election of two board members By Julie Jargon Dow Jones Newswires Posted: 04/27/2016 03:41:20 PM MDT Updated: 04/27/2016 03:49:49 PM MDT Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is coming under fire for its board makeup as it tries to bounce back from disease outbreaks that scared off customers.

Chipotle Counters Frightful Results

wsj.com — DOW JONES, A NEWS CORP COMPANY News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Chipotle has warned of a quarterly loss, but freebies may be easing food-safety fears Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.

Chipotle counters frightful results

marketwatch.com — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has been trying to win back customers with burrito giveaways and free chips with guacamole or salsa. Investors will soon find out whether those attempts to boost traffic in the wake of last year's food-safety scares are working. The Denver-based burrito maker is scheduled to report quarterly earnings Tuesday.

Yum Brands’ China Business on the Upswing Ahead of Spinoff

wsj.com — Yum Brands Inc.'s China business is gaining strength just as the company is planning to spin it off. The China business, which accounts for about half of the company's revenue, has been a volatile part of the Yum portfolio, which also includes the KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands in the U.S.

Starbucks to Sell Single-Serve Machines

wsj.com — Starbucks Corp. plans to offer single-serve beverage machines in new consumer-products channels through its partnership with Courtesy Products. The machines, which will make single cups of Starbucks and Seattle's Best coffee, as well as Tazo tea, will be a "value" offering for Starbucks in the single-serve coffee arena.

Judge Says Lawsuit Accusing Chipotle of Deception Over GMOs Can Go Forward

wsj.com — News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Burrito chain's spokesman says there is no merit to claims, trial date is set for November A lawsuit accusing Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.

ConAgra’s Profit Tops Expectations

wsj.com — ConAgra Foods Inc. swung to a profit in its latest quarter, topping expectations and suggesting the company's efforts to remake itself are paying off. Shares rose 0.4% to $8.16 in light premarket trading. The Omaha-based food maker, known for brands including Slim Jim snacks, Banquet frozen meals and Peter Pan peanut butter, has been...

Activists Reap Olive Garden Bounty

wsj.com — One of the biggest tests of activist investing focused a lot on breadsticks. Investment firm Starboard Value LP, seeking to throw out the board of Darden Restaurants Inc., argued that waitstaff at the company's Olive Garden chain gave away too many, which left the appetizers cold, hard and uneaten on customer tables.
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Apr 29, 2016

Dole Food under investigation over listeria outbreak linked to salads on.wsj.com/1SDIDOe @jessenewman13

Apr 26, 2016

#Chipotle to try luring back loyal customers with perks; back to chopping lettuce in-house on.wsj.com/1VV1I4f $CMG

Apr 26, 2016

RT @WSJPodcasts: #WhatsNews: How will #Chipotle's earnings fare following the E-Coli outbreak? @juliejargon has the lowdown. itun.es/i6Ym3Rgsd8NFnbCy

Apr 26, 2016

Could dried meat bars be the new chocolate bars? Hershey is betting on it. wsj.com/articles/hersh… @Annie_Gasparro $HSY

Apr 25, 2016

Will free burritos and chips be enough to win back #Chipotle customers? wsj.com/articles/BT-CO… $CMG

Apr 21, 2016

Judge says lawsuit accusing Chipotle of deception over GMOs can go forward on.wsj.com/1qEsyAo #GMO $CMG

Apr 12, 2016

Why are corn imports surging when there's a bumper crop at home? @jessenewman13 and @jacobbunge explain on.wsj.com/1SdQjvF

Apr 06, 2016

ICYMI: How a shareholder coup at Olive Garden’s owner sparked a turnaround on.wsj.com/1q50HZW $DRI


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