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Midwestern farmers may stand to lose billions in trade war

ANKENY, Iowa (Heartland Newsfeed) — Midwestern farmers may expect to lose billions of dollars this year should the trade war continue to escalate between the United States and China. The country imposed $50 billion in tariffs on American exports of soybeans and additional agricultural products Friday in retaliation to tariffs imposed in the States More...

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By Danielle L. On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Eight states recall melons citing salmonella outbreak in ongoing investigation

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investing a salmonella outbreak in eight states so far, according to the New York Post. Officials now warn residents More...

By Danielle L. On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Aldi Offers New Way to Drink for Your UK Wedding

Bride and groom making a toast with champagne glasses after wedding ceremonyJune is off to a great start, at least for U.K. wine enthusiasts: affordable grocer, Aldi, launched an online wedding service that offers More...

By Danielle L. On Friday, May 25th, 2018

The Debate Is Finally Over: Coffee IS Good For You

People — especially Americans — love coffee. There are so many conflicting studies, takes, and opinions on whether or not coffee, America’s most popular morning beverage, is actually good for someone’s More...

By Illinois News Network On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Illinois representatives sound off on failure of federal farm bill

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — A new farm bill faces an uncertain future after conservative House Republicans wanting a vote on an unrelated immigration bill joined Democrats in defeating the legislation. Between More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

McDonald’s is bringing back a sauce that led to riots

OAK BROOK, Ill. (Heartland Newsfeed) — A product featured on popular animated television program Rick & Morty, which triggered multiple riots in 2017, is prepared to make a comeback in 2018. McDonald’s More...

By Reuters On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Bacardi to buy high-end tequila maker Patron in $5.1 billion deal

HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) — Bacardi Ltd said on Monday it would buy high-end tequila maker Patron Spirits International AG in a $5.1 billion deal, hoping to become the second largest spirits company in More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Times Square restaurant owned by Guy Fieri closes for good

NEW YORK (AP) — A restaurant run by television star and celebrity chef Guy Fieri in the heart of New York City’s Times Square has shut its doors for good. The restaurant, Guy’s American Kitchen More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Campbell satisfies their yearning for the munchies by buying Snyder’s-Lance for $4.87 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Campbell Soup will spend $4.87 billion in cash for Snyder’s-Lance, gorging on a snack market that has grown increasingly competitive. The soup maker said Monday that the acquisition will More...

By Associated Press On Monday, December 18th, 2017

There’s a new high roller at the table as Penn buys Pinnacle for $2.8 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Pinnacle Entertainment is being snapped up by Penn National in a deal worth about $2.8 billion as the gaming industry seeks to diversify and cut costs at the same time. Penn National Gaming More...