It doesn’t seem right to call Sara Lee a Bimbo but that’s exactly what the company will become next year.Grupo Bimbo Tuesday agreed to buy the North American fresh bakery unit of Sara Lee, based in Downer’s Grove.
In another significant vote on the health front Tuesday, San Francisco's Board of Supervisors took a big step toward an ordinance against restaurants handing out toys as part of junky kids' meals.Can you say McDonald's Happy Meal?
The makers of high fructose corn syrup have found themselves on the defensive -- again.Researchers at the University of Southern California have documented that samples of Pepsi and Coca-Cola sweetened with the stuff are delivering what they describe as "megadoses" of fructose.
Halloween has always sparked creativity: White sheets become ghosts and front lawns become graveyards.But these days, the holiday is going high-tech, with stores selling zombie babies or animatronic Freddy Krueger dolls right off the shelf.
The debate over the California initiative to legalize marijuana has formed some unlikely alliances. On one side, some stoners and marijuana growers oppose Proposition 19, while some cops and mothers support legalization.Californians will vote whether to make recreational marijuana legal on Nov. 2.