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  • Pepsi: Now in dairy aisles with yogurt offerings

    Pepsi: Now in dairy aisles with yogurt offerings
    PepsiCo. Inc., purveyor of sodas and brands such as Quaker, Frito-Lay and Gatorade, has a new sacred cow: dairy. This month, the soft drink giant will venture into the increasingly active yogurt market, starting with products in 17 markets in the...
  • The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues

    The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues
    The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products. Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and...
  • General Mills to cut 850 jobs in restructuring move

    General Mills to cut 850 jobs in restructuring move
    General Mills Inc. will get rid of 850 jobs in an attempt to cut costs and boost productivity as items such as Cheerios cereal, Progresso soups and Hamburger Helper become costlier to make. The downsizing will affect 2.4% of the Minneapolis company&...
  • Jobless claims barely change; durable goods orders plunge

    Jobless claims barely change; durable goods orders plunge
    After jobless claims reached a five-month high in April, last week’s tiny dip came as a relief. But a heavy slide in orders for long-lasting goods is less soothing. Applications for unemployment benefits shrank by 2,000 last week to a seasonally...
  • Chiffon cake: heavenly light, deceptively rich-tasting

    Chiffon cake: heavenly light, deceptively rich-tasting
    Heralded as "the first new cake in 100 years" when it was introduced, the chiffon cake — one of the darlings of midcentury cuisine — became famous for its wonderfully light and airy texture, seemingly weightless as angel food but with a...
  • DVD reviews: 'Underdog' and 'Tennessee Tuxedo,' collected and complete

     
    "Underdog" and "Tennessee Tuxedo": The 1960s cartoon superhero Underdog, who as a giant balloon flew the streets of New York every Thanksgiving morning for two decades, has had all his adventures collected, in chronological order, in a nine-disc box set...
  • Arsenic, lead found in many samples of grape and apple juice

     
    Consumer Reports study finds high levels of arsenic and lead in apple and grape juices...
  • No fruit in Fruit by the Foot? General Mills sued over snacks [Updated]

     
    General Mills sued by Center for Science in the Public Interest over health claims on fruit snacks...
  • Consumer Confidential: New limit on food ads, 'cramming' is costly, Spotify arrives

     
    Here's your throw-me-a-bone Thursday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --The country's biggest food companies are trying to head off stricter regulation of their activities by voluntarily cutting back on marketing unhealthy foods to children....
  • Consumer Confidential: Wal-Mart cuts gas prices, Toyota's new recall, pricier cereal

     
    Here's your what's-going-on Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --It may be little more than a PR stunt, but it's good news nevertheless. Wal-Mart is cutting gas prices by 10 cents a gallon for three months to......
  • Consumer Confidential: Menthol smokes probed, Cheerios rule, cool new stamps

     
    Here's your my-cherie-amour Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --The Food and Drug Administration is taking a closer look at mint-flavored menthol cigarettes, one of the few types of cancer sticks to show sales growth. The agency......