| Dec 15, 2009
Despite a two-year pledge by more than a dozen major food companies to advertise healthier foods to children, about two-thirds of those companies' ads remain for products of low nutritional quality, according to a study released Monday.
| Jul 19, 2009
If you're trying to eat better but are confounded by the healthy logos, symbols and claims that food manufacturers put on packaging, help may be on the way. Or you may be more baffled than ever.
In an attempt to help consumers sort through confusing...
| Aug 20, 2009
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles' sponsors are standing by their team. That doesn't mean anyone is ready to put extra money in Michael Vick's pockets.
The Eagles had prepared for a backlash after signing the convicted dogfighting...
| Oct 6, 2009
The makers of Haagen-Dazs ice cream, Chef Boyardee canned pasta, Oreo cookies and Snickers bars are joining forces to combat ... obesity.
That's right. Nestle USA, ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods Inc. and Mars Inc. -- along with the Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo...
| Oct 12, 2009
Most shoppers know cabbage and carrots are smart food choices.
But it might surprise you that Lucky Charms, Froot Loops, Ritz Bits Peanut Butter Chocolatey Blast crackers and Kid Cuisine Magical Cheese Stuffed Crust Pizza meals are billed as "Smart...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 6:02 PM
Gap is back to blue.
The casualwear chain will keep its decades-old white-on-navy blue logo after all. The move comes just one week after the company swapped it online for a new logo without saying a word. The new logo irritated fans, spurring them to...
| Nov 7, 2010
| 11:36 AM
Rosemary Maisenholder was hired as area relationship manager at Florida Bank of Commerce in Winter Park.
Boards of Directors
The 2010-2011 elected officers of Community Health Centers include Beverly Paulk, retired financial planner and...
| May 14, 2010
Tucked into a corner of the northwest suburbs is a little place with a big name: Barrington. Surrounded by the horsey Barrington Hills, the palatial South Barrington and the resort-like Lake Barrington Shores is the burg where residents from all of the...
| May 17, 2010
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...
| May 21, 2010
| 6:17 PM
There was the assault on trans-fats. A new law requiring calorie counts on menus. A county in California that banned toys in too-fatty kids' meals. And now there's a war on sodium.
It's no wonder the food industry is hurrying to outrun the increasingly...
| Jun 17, 2010
| 4:02 AM
Margaret Stender has been a successful business woman and a successful basketball player, so it came to no surprise when she was named President and CEO of the Chicago Sky and got to put the combination to work. Stender brings to the floor 21 years of...