| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:29 PM
A Chicago Park District program funded by Coca-Cola will try to fight obesity and diabetes by offering nutrition education as well as exercise classes run by armed forces veterans, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday.
The Park Families Wellness...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Tucanos Brazilian Grill brings South American flavors to Newport News. The chain’s first East Coast location is set to open Dec. 21 in City Center.
The restaurant expects to hire 225 people and is taking applications for all positions at 704...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:31 PM
He likely doesn't know it, but Goose Gossage can be credited in helping lead a Newport Beach team to national victory.
The former major league pitcher's distinctive facial hair so inspired John Cornuke, the captain of Team Nuclear, that he decided to...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:27 AM
PepsiCo Inc., the international food and beverage giant that owns Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and other brands, shuffled some of its top management positions in an attempt to create a line of succession behind current chairman and chief executive Indra...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Coca-Cola, the world’s top beverage company and perennial target for critics of sugary drinks, is taking an unusually public stance on obesity by defending its health initiatives on prime-time television.
In a two-minute advertisement set to debut...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:42 AM
IHOP has a Country Fried Steak & Eggs combo menu item with 3,720 milligrams of sodium. Johnny Rockets’ Bacon Cheddar Double burger has 50 grams of saturated fat. The Bistro Shrimp Pasta from the Cheesecake Factory has 3,120 calories.
Each one is...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Brominated vegetable oil, a synthetic chemical that has been patented in Europe as a flame retardant, will no longer double as an ingredient in Gatorade sports drinks.
Molly Carter, a spokeswoman for Gatorade owner PepsiCo Inc., said the company has...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Responding to consumer concerns, PepsiCo today announced that it will remove brominated vegetable oil, an emulsifier, from citrus-flavored Gatorade.
Mississippi teenager Sarah Kavanagh had launched an online petition in November that drew recent media...
| Jan 28, 2013
After spending four miserable days in the hospital with gallstones, Chicago resident Priscilla Dias Hill resolved to improve her eating habits. Rather than working with a licensed dietitian, however, she chose a holistic health coach.
Dias Hill's coach,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Since launching in March, Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos have become the company’s most successful new product.
Now, Doritos will see if the appeal goes both ways by launching chips in a “Taco Bell” flavor.
The chips are to be...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Just weeks after PepsiCo Inc. announced it would remove a controversial ingredient from its Gatorade sports drinks, an online petition is urging Coca-Cola Co. to remove brominated vegetable oil from its Powerade sports drinks.
The petition, started by a...