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  • General Mills, Procter & Gamble pressured to trim packaging [Updated]

     
    The average American generates about five pounds of trash per day, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Now a San Francisco-based nonprofit is asking some of the manufacturers who produce it to accept more responsibility for recycling...
  • Economic doubts make for two-faced stock market

     
    Wall Street has been a tale of two stock markets for the last couple of months or so. Amid rising concerns about the outlook for U.S. growth, shares of many companies whose fortunes are closely tied to the economy’s swings......
  • Michelle Obama's foray into food politics sparks industry debate over future of agribusiness

     
    This week, a coalition of food and beverage manufacturers -- including Campbell Soup, Coca-Cola, General Mills, Kellogg, Kraft Foods and PepsiCo -- signed up for First Lady Michelle Obama's campaign to reduce childhood obesity within a generation....
  • Tips on how 'Glee' can avoid the sophomore slump

     
    Gleeks still reveling in Tuesday’s season finale of "Glee" are no doubt already counting the days and anticipating Season 2, and why not? The freshman season of the hit show turned a little ragtag team of vocally gifted misfits into......
  • Food companies sign up for war on salt

    Food companies sign up for war on salt
    For decades, people have been ignoring advice to eat less salt — in large part because it's hard to avoid. Processed and restaurant foods are simply loaded with sodium. Now, under growing pressure from doctors, consumers, states, advocacy groups...
  • General Mills U.S. sales down on frugal consumers, Yoplait slump

    General Mills U.S. sales down on frugal consumers, Yoplait slump
    The growing popularity of Greek yogurt is putting a damper on General Mills’ Yoplait brand, pushing the company’s third quarter volume sales down in the U.S. Though General Mills’ Peanut Butter Cheerios made a strong debut at the...
  • Seeking the right recipe for food labels

    Seeking the right recipe for food labels
    You can give people all sorts of useful information, but that doesn't mean they'll use it. Case in point: the Nutrition Facts panels inscribed on nearly every can, box, jug, carton and plastic wrapper in which food has been sold since 1994. These small,...
  • Ben & Jerry's launches new line of Greek frozen yogurt

    Ben & Jerry's launches new line of Greek frozen yogurt
    Ben & Jerry’s has graduated from Schweddy Balls and other ice cream flavors to a brand new line of icy sweets: Greek frozen yogurt. The Vermont company revealed four new flavors – strawberry shortcake, raspberry fudge chunk, banana peanut...
  • Hungry Girl delivers

    Hungry Girl delivers
    Lisa Lillien considers the bowl of cocktail wieners simmered in a quick-fix barbecue sauce as if she were appraising a fine wine. First, she swirls -- to evaluate the richness. Then, she sniffs. Tasting a spoonful of the sauce, she nods approvingly. Then...
  • Strawberry cake forever

    Strawberry cake forever
    It's the cake that has fueled hundreds of thousands of birthdays, weddings and office parties across Los Angeles. You've probably had it: two layers of soft yellow sponge cake that sandwich a filling of fresh strawberries and fluffy whipped cream,...
  • Bagel-making secrets for home bakers

    Bagel-making secrets for home bakers
    What I am about to explain could get me barred from the Lincoln and Holland tunnels or any other routes into Manhattan. But as a baker who loves bagels and all the things that can go on them, I am duty-bound to dispel urban legends and to tell you that...