| May 6, 2010
Blogging moms and nutritionists are criticizing a new formula for toddlers that comes in chocolate and vanilla flavors as an early start to obesity.
"Is it really a good idea to get our kids hooked on all things chocolate at the same time they're...
| May 28, 2010
Hawking the latest treats at the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago this week, confectioners made promises that seemed too sweet to believe.
Saleswomen for Hershey Co. handed out Reese's Minis, chocolate-peanut butter cups the size of marbles, which they...
| Jun 1, 2010
| 3:42 AM
Quenching your thirst, or satisfying your sweet tooth is going to be more expensive starting Tuesday. New taxes going are going into effect on bottled water, candy, gum and beer.
The tax on bottled water, candy, and gum will be whatever your local...
| May 31, 2010
It's every sweet tooth's dream. A steady stream of studies has linked chocolate to a variety of health benefits, including decreased blood pressure, lower cholesterol, reduced risk of heart disease, even effects on mood.
But the evidence, all of it, is...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 3:38 PM
GLENDALE-- Nestle is recalling some packages of 'Raisinets' chocolate covered raisins over a potential peanut allergy risk, the company announced.
The recall only affects 'fun size' mini-bags of the treats, which are typically handed out to trick-or-...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 10:37 AM
Here are the highlights from the deals and coupons found in this week's Sunday Chicago Tribune.
Smack dab on the front of Sunday's Tribune you should get a sticker for a free 3-piece order of sausage pancake bites at Dunkin' Donuts. Um, ok. Sounds gross,...
| Jul 8, 2010
It's enough to make a burger executive, and maybe some children, very unhappy.
Health advocates are involved in another season of rallying against the marketing of certain foods to kids. One California county this spring banned toys in most fast-food...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:14 AM
Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago grocery stores Jewel-Osco for the week of Feb. 10, with coupon matchups. I don't list every item from the Wednesday grocery ad, only those that are close to their low prices or those that have a good coupon...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:43 PM
Pet food sales in North America and revenue growth in the developing world were bright spots in 2010 for Nestle, S.A., with U.S. headquarters in Glendale, company officials reported Thursday.
Leaders of the Swiss company said that despite a rise in the...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Here are the top deals to be found at Chicago Jewel-Osco grocery stores for the week of June 23, with coupon matchups. I don't list every item from the Wednesday grocery ad, only those that are close to their low prices or those that have a good coupon...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 1:05 AM
It looks like Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, and Kraft says it tastes just like the original. But a new ingredient is lurking inside this version of the American family dinner staple - cauliflower.
Don't tell the kids!
Kraft Foods Inc. is the latest large...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:45 PM
The Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Department will present the Elmer Rice play, “Two on an Island,” opening at 8 p.m. March 31 in the Auditorium Mainstage Theatre.
Melissa R. Randel directs the production, set in the late 1930s and...