'Big Soda' spent a combined $106M from '09 through `14 to counter health/labeling initiatives at the local, state and federal levels, according to report released today by Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Magically delicious cereal maker General Mills will take some of the mystery out of its ingredients as the Lucky Charms and Trix purveyor said June 22 that it will remove artificial flavors and colors from its cereals by 2017.
Kind Healthy Snacks, which makes liberal use of the words "healthy" and "healthful" in selling 28 granola bars, including six with "Healthy" in their names, flunks FDA requirements for use of that term and has been ordered to make corrections.
Recent nutrition survey data shows today’s consumers want to make positive health changes, but are bombarded with diet fads and conflicting sources of information, which ultimately leave them confused and make the adoption of lifestyle changes difficult.
A recent study of Millennials has revealed some telling details about this coveted demographic’s perspectives on health, diet, nutrition and well-being, and how an emphasis on concepts like mindfulness and authenticity affect food and beverage brands.
Call it a Dickensian paradox: food today is experiencing both the best and worst of times. Never in history have so many people been able to consume so much, while simultaneously remaining unsatisfied and, in many cases, being genuinely malnourished.
Food consumers concerned about source as much as price, brand and nutrition represent $200 billion, or about one-quarter, of the annual food sales market, according to a study by a joint venture of G&S Business Communications and rbb PR.
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