A coalition of immigration groups is planning a nationwide April 10 protest to show the contributions undocumented workers make to the nation's work force. The Senate is in the middle of debating immigration reform.
The average American consumes 3 pounds of peanut butter a year, with overall peanut butter consumption up 10% since 2001. Last year, Georgia and Texas, the two largest peanut-producing states, both increased their peanut crops by at least 15%, according to the National Peanut Board.
Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. sued Hershey Co. in order to stop Hershey from selling Ice Breakers spearmint gum, saying Hershey violated its patent for gum with cooling agents. Wrigley is also seeking royalties on past sales of Ice Breakers.