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White House says opposes U.S. House bill on restaurant calories

WASHINGTON, Feb 10 The White House said on Wednesday it opposes a bill from the U.S. House of Representatives that it said would undercut regulations aimed at requiring fast food and chain restaurants to disclose the calories in food they sell.

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UPDATE 1-Whole Foods beats estimates after pricing revamp

Feb 10 Upscale grocery chain Whole Foods Market Inc reported profit and sales above analysts' estimates, as its efforts to shed its high-price "Whole Paycheck" image bear fruit.

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UPDATE 1-Burger King to add hot dogs to permanent menu in U.S.

Feb 10 Hot dogs will hit the permanent menu at Burger King restaurants in the United States this month, in one of the chain's biggest menu updates in years.

12:55am IST

UPDATE 1-EU criticises Poland's retail tax plan -Fin Minister

* Finance minister discussing new tax with retailers (Adds more details, background, EC reaction)

10 Feb 2016

UPDATE 4-Japan's Asahi closes in on SABMiller's Peroni and Grolsch

* AB InBev seeking antitrust approval for SABMiller takeover (Adds financial details from source)

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With TPP advancing, India pins hopes on China-backed trade bloc

NEW DELHI India, concerned at being sidelined from the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), is stepping up efforts to reach agreement with an alternative trade bloc centred around China, and hopes to reach a deal this year.