Food Industry

The Biz Flog: The Ethanol Story

  • Jpoor
  • April. 16. 2008
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This week's episode focuses on recent food price hikes in the wake of government mandates on ethanol production. (Episode 114)

Worst Business Myths, No. 2: Alar On Apples

No. 2 of the Business & Media Institute's "Nine Worst Business Stories." Feb. 26, 1989: "60 Minutes" reports on the cancer dangers of a chemical used on apples. The industry suffers from an overblown report.

Worst Business Myths, No. 3: Finger Food

No. 3 of the Business & Media Institute's "Nine Worst Business Stories." March 22, 2005: A California woman claimed to find a finger in her bowl of Wendy's chili. The report was a hoax.