| Mar 20, 2009
In the fight against obesity, parents are shoving vending machines out of schools and state governments are falling over each other trying to legislate trans fats out of restaurants. Hank Cardello, a former food industry executive with Coca-Cola and...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 9:14 AM
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 7:31 PM
Thirty years ago, kids drank twice as much milk as they did soda. That ratio has reversed.
To keep the udders flowing, the milk industrial complex is fighting sugar with sugar.
It is turning milk into a soft drink, commonly known as "flavored milk.''...
| Oct 13, 2010
After putting on 40 pounds with the birth of her second child, radio host Julie Guy was overwhelmed with the thought of getting back in shape. In 2007, she joined The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training, a local group that trains runners and...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 10:37 AM
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 9, 2010
| 4:28 PM
Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. said Wednesday that it will stop production of a chocolate-flavored toddler formula that has garnered outrage across the blogosphere by parents who said it would contribute to the epidemic of childhood obesity. Mead Johnson said...
| 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...
| 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...