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.
Unilever, the parent company of ice cream brand Ola, announced this week that it was shrinking its products as part of a healthier lifestyle initiative. From April, all adult single-serve ice creams will contain no more than 250 calories.
On Jan 7, the Obama administration released its much-anticipated 2015 update to the . Revised every five years, they are based on evolving nutrition science and serve as the government's official advice on what to eat. One concrete change: Americans are being told to drastically cut back on sugar, and limit it to no more than 10 percent of daily calories.
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