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Consumer Goods Industries

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  • Move over, acai: Latest 'superfruits' aim to make a nutritional mark

     Move over, acai: Latest 'superfruits' aim to make a nutritional mark
    Nailing down the latest superfruit in vogue can be an elusive goal, a quest largely driven by modern marketing and, quite possibly, producers of television's "The Dr. Oz Show." Origins in advertising, not science, complicate the matter: The term...
  • New nutrition labels: Because we're eating the entire bag of chips

    New nutrition labels: Because we're eating the entire bag of chips
    First Lady Michelle Obama and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg announced Thursday that they are working to make nutrition labels more helpful to consumers who want to make healthier eating choices.  Ever notice how an...
  • Idaho dairy responds to undercover video showing cow abuse

    Idaho dairy responds to undercover video showing cow abuse
    An Idaho dairy responded Wednesday to an animal rights group’s latest video showing the abuse of cows, saying the renewed attention is likely to spur more threats to its staff. "We are the ones who will pay for what happens to our animals,"...
  • BlackBerry's John Chen, Google's Eric Schmidt to speak in Santa Monica

    BlackBerry's John Chen, Google's Eric Schmidt to speak in Santa Monica
    Top tech executives, including BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt are in town this week for a two-day technology and media conference. Oasis: The Montgomery Summit -- for a decade known as the Montgomery...
  • Company says no more GMO ingredients in Smart Balance spreads

    Company says no more GMO ingredients in Smart Balance spreads
    Smart Balance says it will change the ingredients in its butter-like spreads to make sure they include no genetically modified organisms. “I’ve been in the food industry for 35 years. I have never seen a consumer issue come on this fast,&...
  • PowaTag e-commerce system debuts, aims to revolutionize shopping

    PowaTag e-commerce system debuts, aims to revolutionize shopping
    Ever lust after a product displayed in a store that’s closed for the day? Or struggle to find the item you saw in a magazine or YouTube advertisement? Maybe you’re curious about something on a shelf but can’t find a salesperson to...
  • Embracing new labels, first lady jumps into food fight

    Embracing new labels, first lady jumps into food fight
    WASHINGTON — The way nutritional information is displayed on food is “simply not acceptable,” First Lady Michelle Obama declared on Thursday as she endorsed an administration effort that would force the food industry to more clearly...
  • Retail Roundup: Lego earnings are awesome, J.C. Penney sees profit

    Retail Roundup: Lego earnings are awesome, J.C. Penney sees profit
    Lego: Everything is awesome for toy brick company Lego, which said Thursday that its global sales rose 10% last year even as the global toy market suffered a slight revenue slide. The Danish company, whose star turn in “The Lego Movie” has...
  • U.S. to revamp nutrition labels

    U.S. to revamp nutrition labels
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday will propose the first major revamp of nutrition labels in more than two decades, an update that would emphasize calorie information, include the amount of added sugars and revise serving sizes to...
  • What's the right way to tax sugary drinks?

    What's the right way to tax sugary drinks?
    If you believe obesity is a serious health risk in the United States and sugary drinks are a major contributor to the problem -- and that's surely the prevailing nutritionists' view -- then a sugared beverage tax has to be on your radar screen. Now...
  • Marin Sun purchase of slaughterhouse could be a game-changer for sustainable meat

    Marin Sun purchase of slaughterhouse could be a game-changer for sustainable meat
    What started out as a nightmare for small cattle ranchers in Northern California could turn out to be the game-changer sustainable meat has been waiting for. Rancho Feeding Co., the Petaluma-based slaughterhouse that closed down last week after...