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  • 'Fed Up' documentary lays blame for American obesity on food industry

    In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...
  • Unilever sells Ragu and Bertolli brands, including plant in Stockton

    Consumer goods maker Unilever said Thursday that it was selling its Ragu and Bertolli brands to Japanese sauce company Mizkan Group for $2.15 billion. The deal includes two production facilities -- a tomato processing plant in Stockton and a sauce...
  • First lady decries plan to lower school lunch nutrition standards

    After steering clear of most messy legislative battles, First Lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday publicly took on lawmakers, food companies and lunch ladies who say the school lunch law she championed nearly four years ago is leading kids to brown bag it....
  • Pilgrim's Pride makes offer to buy Hillshire Brands

    Pilgrim's Pride makes offer to buy Hillshire Brands
    Poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. has made an unsolicited bid to buy Chicago-based packaged food company Hillshire Brands Co. in a deal valued at nearly $5.7 billion plus debt, the latest shakeup in the food industry. Hillshire said it will review...
  • Too much added sugar can sour your health

    Too much added sugar can sour your health
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average American consumes more than 22 teaspoons of added sugars every day. Sugars and syrups are injected into processed foods, stirred in during cooking, or sprinkled on at the table. But how much...
  • Int'l Star You Should Know: Luke Bracey

    Sydney native Luke Bracey debuted on Australian TV series "Home and Away" in 2009, and landed his first film role opposite Leighton Meester in 2011's romance adventure "Monte Carlo," followed by "G.I. Joe: Retaliation." He next joins Pierce Brosnan in...
  • New York's Row NYC Hotel Brings Paparazzo Style to Times Square

    After a two-year, $140 million renovation, Gotham's Milford Plaza hotel re-launched this spring as Row NYC. Located in the heart of Times Square, home to MTV Networks, Conde Nast Publications, Viacom and more, the hotel's focal point is the digital art...
  • Amy and Jenny Pascal Answer Call to Help Troubled Teens With Crisis Hotline

    As a private practice therapist, Jenny Pascal took her passion for working with adolescents to Teen Line as its training director to help prepare youngsters to answer calls, emails and texts from peers in crisis. Five years ago, she got her sister, Amy,...
  • Documentary 'Fed Up' Takes On Manipulative Marketing in the U.S. Food Industry

    Director: Stephanie Soechtig Opening Date: May 9 (Radius-TWC) Why it matters: Soechtig's no holds-barred documentary, exec produced by Katie Couric, Regina Scully and Laurie David, takes a magnifying glass to the food industry in America, exposing...
  • Laurie David on Food Expose 'Fed Up': 'I Just Hope It Helps People'

    "Fed Up" narrator and executive producer Katie Couric didn't make the L.A. premiere Thursday as she was getting ready for a barrage of media appearances for the film this week in New York. But exec producer Laurie David and director Stephanie Soechtig...
  • The legal nightmare of labeling GMOs

    The Times points out many of the flaws in legislation (SB 1381) proposed in the California Senate that would require the labeling of food produced with certain "genetic engineering" techniques ("Base food labeling on fact, not fear," Editorial, May 5)....