Brinker heating up innovation at Chili’s

DALLAS — Brinker International, Inc. is “dialing up intensity on product innovation” in an effort to drive sales and bolster results at its Chili’s Grill & Bar restaurant chains, said Wyman Roberts, president and chief executive officer of Brinker. In an Oct. 23 conference call to discuss fiscal 2014 first-quarter results, Mr. Roberts said newly…

A different perspective of animal agriculture

WASHINGTON – Criticisms leveled at modern-day agriculture practices focus on perceptions of what’s gone wrong in the agriculture industry. Now, livestock and poultry groups want to tell consumers about what’s going right in animal agriculture. The Animal Agriculture Alliance has issued a report called “Advances in Animal Agriculture: What the Center for a Livable Future,…