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General Mills to Remove Gluten From Lucky Charms

July 2, 2015 3:10 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

General Mills announced this week that it will begin making its Lucky Charms cereal from the same oat flour that will soon make Cheerios gluten-free.

What Ingredients Catch Consumers' Eyes When Grocery Shopping?

July 2, 2015 2:55 pm | by GNT | News | Comments

Consumers all around the world pay closer attention to what they eat and how they choose their...

Food Manufacturing: The Week in Review

July 2, 2015 2:00 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

Stay on top of the biggest stories in the news and find out what is trending by taking a look at...

Movie Theaters Adding Healthy Snacks

July 2, 2015 12:40 pm | by CBS This Morning | Videos | Comments

Some movie theaters hope you'll notice a plot twist at the snack bar. Vinita Nair reports on...

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Is Your Food Processing Plant Safe From Listeria?

July 2, 2015 10:45 am | by Joe Bove, PE, Vice President, Design, Stellar | Articles | Comments

Listeria is a foodborne illness that can have dire consequences — sometimes, deadly. The bacteria is characteristically persistent, able to not only thrive for years, but within frozen storage and outside of the expected environments, such as meat processing plants.

Sugary Beverages Kill 184K People a Year, Study Says

July 2, 2015 9:25 am | by Seth Augenstein, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Sugar-sweetened beverages cause an estimated 184,000 deaths each year across the globe, according to a new study. The analysis was compiled using death and disability statistics factoring in rates of diabetes, heart disease and cancers from 2010.

4th of July Survey Shows Consumer Food Trends

July 2, 2015 9:00 am | by Instantly, Inc. | News | Comments

The survey results show baked beans (51 percent), corn on the cob (60 percent) and potato salads (61 percent) are Americans' top three favorite side dishes to eat during the holiday.


This Week in Food History: Cheez Whiz is Born

July 1, 2015 1:35 pm | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

This week in food manufacturing history, we'll take a look at the first domestic case of Mad Cow Disease, the creation of two important food acts and the introduction of Cheez Whiz.

Study: Citrus Consumption Tied to Increased Melanoma Risk

July 1, 2015 1:30 pm | by Andy Szal, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A newly released study linked regular consumption of citrus fruits with an increased risk for melanoma.

Photographer Turns Food Leftovers Into Works of Art

July 1, 2015 1:00 pm | by CBS This Morning | Videos | Comments

A Canadian student living in London found a surprising use for the food we throw away. Lauren Purnell has become a social media success by using leftovers for her Culinary Canvas art and photography.

Clean Label Becomes the New Food Industry Standard

June 30, 2015 12:35 pm | by Innova Database | News | Comments

Clean label has moved beyond being a trend and is now regarded as standard in the food industry. Consumers are demanding shorter and more recognizable ingredients lists and manufacturers are responding by increasingly highlighting the naturalness and origins of their products.

Another Reason to Drink (in Moderation)

June 30, 2015 9:35 am | by Reactions | Videos | Comments

You may have heard that a glass of red wine is good for the heart. But it turns out there's more to it than that. And it's good news if you don't like wine.


Chobani Selected as Greek Yogurt Provider For School Lunches

June 30, 2015 9:10 am | by KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press | News | Comments

Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall.

Kellogg's Unveils 40+ New Products

June 30, 2015 8:00 am | by Kellogg Company | News | Comments

Kellogg Company is introducing more than 40 new products across its U.S. lineup with a wave of foods that fit the latest trends in nutrition, taste and convenience. 

Report: Blue Bell Pulled Products Weeks Before Listeria Recall

June 29, 2015 3:45 pm | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Blue Bell Creameries quietly pulled the company's ice cream from retailers and large institutions weeks before issuing a recall over listeria contamination, according to a report in The Dallas Morning News.

Infographic: How Consumers Opt to Reduce Excess Sugar Intake

June 29, 2015 10:00 am | by DSM | News | Comments

Based on an international survey conducted in the United States, Mexico, Argentina, France and Australia, DSM published findings that show approximately two-thirds of consumers are concerned about excess sugar.

Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. Voluntary Recalls Limited Quantity Of Atkins Chocolate Candies

June 29, 2015 8:00 am | by Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. | News | Comments

Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Atkins Chocolate Candies because it may contain Atkins Chocolate Peanut Candies.


USDA Proposes Healthier Fare for Child, Adult Day Cares

June 29, 2015 7:45 am | by HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, Associated Press | News | Comments

As teachers lament seeing toddlers too large to fit in playground swings, a federal program that feeds millions of low-income children may be overhauled for the first time in almost 50 years, aiming to make the meals at day cares healthier and reduce obesity.

Farm, Development Groups Call for Coordinated, Agriculture-Based Effort to Meet Global Food Security Needs

June 29, 2015 7:15 am | by Farm Journal Foundation | News | Comments

A coalition of farm and international development organizations and agriculture-related foundations sent a letter last week to congressional committees calling for a coordinated approach from the federal government to meeting global food security needs. 

Kids and Pot Edibles Don't Mix

June 26, 2015 2:40 pm | by Healthcare Triage | Videos | Comments

Recently, a number of outlets, including the Washington Post, reported on a study about the alarming rise in children who were exposed to parents' marijuana edibles.

Food Manufacturing: The Week in Review

June 26, 2015 1:45 pm | by Jesse Osborne, Editor, Food Manufacturing | News | Comments

Stay on top of the biggest stories in the news and find out what is trending by taking a look at the most-viewed stories of the week from the Food Manufacturing website.

Study Aims to Predict Environmental Impact of GMO Salmon

June 26, 2015 8:00 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A recent study of genetically modified salmon led scientists to conclude that commercializing the altered fish would inherently pose some risk to the environment.

EPA to Study Impact of Pesticides on Endangered Species

June 26, 2015 7:55 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A settlement between an environmental advocacy group and federal regulators will require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate two common agricultural pesticides.

Study: Good Appetizer Could Make Your Main Course Less Enjoyable

June 25, 2015 3:00 pm | by Drexel University | News | Comments

A good or mediocre appetizer has the potential to significantly change how the main course is enjoyed, according to one Drexel food science professor.

Consumers Want Food Additives Subtracted From Menus

June 25, 2015 12:25 pm | by Technomic | News | Comments

Every week brings new headlines about a national foodservice brand pledging to reduce or remove food additives from their menu or products. Consumer demand is driving these changes, and the experts at Technomic's research group have timely data detailing why consumers want to know more about the food they eat.

'Fitness' Label on Food May Lead to Weight Gain

June 25, 2015 10:45 am | by CBS This Morning | Videos | Comments

A new study warns slapping the word "fitness" on food labels may actually cause you to eat more and exercise less. Dr. Holly Phillips joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the hidden power of food labels.

McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal Orders Opting For Soda

June 25, 2015 9:00 am | by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer | News | Comments

McDonald's says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.

Groups Call on Subway to Phase Out Antibiotics

June 25, 2015 8:20 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Dozens of advocacy groups this week asked Subway restaurants to eliminate their use of meat from animals raised with routine use of antibiotics.

Wish-Bone Salad Dressing Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in Ranch Salad Dressing

June 24, 2015 12:10 pm | by Pinnacle Foods Group LLC | News | Comments

Pinnacle Foods Group LLC is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of its Wish-Bone Ranch Salad Dressing variety, due to the product containing Wish-Bone Blue Cheese Dressing, inadvertently packed in Ranch Salad Dressing bottles.

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