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  • Health buzzwords on food labels are misleading consumers, study finds

    Health buzzwords on food labels are misleading consumers, study finds
    Consumers are likely to believe that “whole grain” canned pasta, “organic” candy and soda that contains “antioxidants” are more healthful than the same products without those buzzwords on the labels, researchers say....
  • Why Did Shep Gordon Finally Allow Mike Myers to Make 'Supermensch'?

    Mike Myers' directorial debut, the documentary "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," is the story of one of Hollywood's most famous talent managers. As portrayed in the film, which made its New York premiere Thursday at MoMA, Gordon nurtured the...
  • Shopping for companies with charitable causes?

    Shopping for companies with charitable causes?
    Just as consumers make their preferences for cereal flavors or pizzas known with dollars, they can choose to patronize companies that they believe do good in the world. And companies are competing for consumer attention with labels calling out their...
  • Where's my pomegranate? When a juice label is less than fulfulling.

    Americans can argue — and do, all the time — about what kind of information should be required on food labels. What's self-evident, though, is that whatever information is on the label should be trustworthy. POM Wonderful, the seller of...
  • Hillshire in separate takeover talks with Tyson, Pilgrim's Pride

    Hillshire in separate takeover talks with Tyson, Pilgrim's Pride
    Hillshire Brands has some options: Tyson Foods or Pilgrim's Pride?  The Chicago food company said Tuesday it is conducting separate talks with its two takeover suitors, who are competing to merge with the maker of Ball Park franks and Jimmy Dean...
  • HomeMade Pizza burned by supermarket meal growth

    HomeMade Pizza burned by supermarket meal growth
    HomeMade Pizza Co. was in the right business and exactly the wrong place. We consumers indeed are buying more fresh prepared meals to eat at home or elsewhere, like the take-and-bake pizzas HomeMade hawked from 1997 until its abrupt closing Friday....
  • Algae offers green way to boost nutritional value of pet and people foods

    LEXINGTON, KY. -- Current and future trends in food for pets and people were among topics addressed at the 30th Alltech Annual International Symposium May 18-21 in Lexington, Ky. The theme of the conference was "What If?" suggesting anything is possible...
  • Are L.A.'s gluten-free, grass-fed foodies making you crazy?

    Are L.A.'s gluten-free, grass-fed foodies making you crazy?
    Whenever my mom is planning a family dinner, she always does the rounds before grocery shopping to see what dietary restrictions we’re currently imposing on ourselves. “Eating disorders,” she calls them. We’re an annoying bunch,...
  • Plant-based diets are no fad

    Sometimes distinguishing fact from fad is a matter of life or death. Such is the case when it comes to healthful diets. ("Paleo, vegan, gluten-free -- the only certainty about health trends is their reversal," Opinion, May 30) As a registered dietitian,...
  • 'Flying Bach' mixes breakdance and classical music

    'Flying Bach' mixes breakdance and classical music
    Breakdance and beats go hand in hand, but one crew is turning the tradition on its head with a global tour set to classical music. Seven B-boys from the Berlin-based, four-time world champion breakdancing crew Flying Steps team up with Swedish ballerina...
  • Gauge your word-nerdiness

    In my post on Laura Hale Brockway’s inane word-nerd quiz at PR Daily (“So that’s how they see us,” June 5), I made a throwaway remark that I could produce a better word-nerdiness quiz myself, and one reader allowed that that...