In an unprecedented move, and as part of a newly-announced five-year global health initiative, Mars is to introduce new labelling advising consumers that its Dolmio pasta meal kits and ready-made sauces – high in sugar, salt and fat – should be eaten only occasionally.
Campbell Soup Co turned up the heat – at least a little – in January when it announced it would support federal legislation to establish a single, mandatory labelling standard for foods derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This article argues that, while a surprise to many, maybe the company is just enacting what the bigger American food industry has been quietly preparing for all along?
Mars has issued a massive voluntary and precautionary recall of chocolate bars and other products in 55 countries, mainly in Europe, due to choking risk after a piece of plastic was found in a Snickers bar in Germany.
Steve Ells built Chipotle Mexican Grill into a restaurant-industry leader by playing offense, brashly touting fresher and more virtuous food than competitors. His company boasted of “food with integrity” and ridiculed rivals for using artificial ingredients. Then E Coli (STEC 026) struck....
The founder of easyJet has opened a discount food store that is selling everyday groceries for 25p each. Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has launched easyFoodstore in an attempt to take advantage of the fast-growing discount market in the UK, which is led by Aldi and Lidl.