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Approved by more than 90 percent of shareholders who voted, Kraft Foods Inc.'s name will be changed to Mondelez International Inc. The new name will become effective at the time of the planned spin-off of the company's North American grocery business. Kraft Foods Inc.

How The Food Industry Can Best Address The Challenges Of Meeting The New Whole Grain Requirements

The new standards for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program will bring changes to the meals served in lunchrooms across America.

Never a dull moment in the food industry

Hostess Brands Inc., in its second Chapter 11 bankruptcy in recent years, announced that Gregory F. Rayburn, "a seasoned turnaround executive" has been named president and CEO. He succeeds Brian Driscoll, who resigned March 9. Rayburn was with Kobi Partners L.L.C., a restructuring advisory services firm based in Winston-Salem, N.C.