Diet Pepsi has introduced a new "skinny" can for Fashion Week, but some critics are giving it a big, fat "no."The can is a "taller, sassier" version of the traditional can that the company says was made in "celebration of beautiful, confident women."
Cocoa exports are being used as a weapon in Ivory Coast, the world's top exporter of beans that is locked in a deadly presidential power struggle.Most of Ivory Coast's cocoa is shipped from San Pedro, the country's second port, on the palm tree-lined southwest Atlantic shore.
If you think those shopper loyalty cards weighing down your wallet or key chain are only good for special discounts, you've overlooked a completely different sort of potential benefit.Those colorful bits of bar-coded plastic also give stores a way to track your purchases that can help federal invest
Veteran food reporter Marian Burros asked the question that was on a lot of peoples' minds today when USDA unveiled its revised nutrition guidelines: Why don't they just say steer clear of red meat?Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack gave this guarded answer:"The guidelines do mention the need for mor