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  • Kellogg boosts efforts to help battle climate change

    Kellogg Co. is the latest food giant to pledge steep cuts in carbon emissions in its supply chain, one of several promises made by the company Wednesday to help combat climate change. The Battle Creek, Mich.-based cereal maker joins General Mills, which...
  • Darden completes $2.1 billion sale of its Red Lobster chain

    Darden completes $2.1 billion sale of its Red Lobster chain
    Red Lobster began a new era Monday, as Orlando-based Darden Restaurants completed its $2.1 billion sale to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital. The chain is going "back to the basics of being not just the biggest, but the best seafood restaurant,"...
  • General Mills takes new steps to combat climate change

    General Mills said Monday it would take new steps to combat climate change, including expanding its emission reduction targets to include its vast network of suppliers and contractors. About two-thirds of General Mills’ greenhouse gas emissions...
  • Lobbying expenditures against GMO labeling soar this year

    Lobbying expenditures against GMO labeling soar this year
    The food industry spent $9 million lobbying Congress to oppose laws requiring labeling for genetically modified products in the first quarter of this year, nearly matching its total spending for all of last year, a new report said. The Washington D.C.-...
  • HOT! Free box of Cheerios with coupon

    HOT! Free box of Cheerios with coupon
    Get a free box of Cheerios with a BOGO coupon from General Mills valued at $4. Visit Doreen's Deals fan page on Facebook and click the link to print the coupon for a free box of any flavor Cheerios cereal when you buy one. Click here for the deal. The...
  • Cheerios will no longer contain genetically modified ingredients

    General Mills Inc. said it will no longer use genetically modified organisms to make its signature breakfast cereal, Cheerios, because of consumer demands. The company made the announcement in a blog post Thursday saying it would no longer source...
  • General Mills says no more GMOs in Cheerios

    General Mills announced Thursday that it will no longer use genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) in its Cheerios breakfast cereal, and says the cereal will taste the same.   The company says the cereal formula has not changed, only the way its...
  • General Mills drops GMOs from Cheerios

    No more GMOs in your Cheerios. General Mills Inc. said it is no longer using genetically engineered ingredients to make its signature cereal. The switch comes after a nearly yearlong campaign by a consumer activist group to pressure General Mills to...
  • Non-GMO Cheerios are just what the customer ordered

    It’s good news that General Mills has decided not to include genetically engineered ingredients in Cheerios. Not because crops whose DNA has been tinkered with in a laboratory are dangerous to human health. There’s still a dearth of evidence...
  • Letters: GMO-free Cheerios

    Re "In plain Cheerios, no more GMOs," Business, Jan. 4 I was taken aback by General Mills' announcement that it will remove from plain Cheerios ingredients derived from genetically modified crops. The company acknowledged that there are no...
  • Food, beverage firms remove 6.4 trillion calories from products

    Food, beverage firms remove 6.4 trillion calories from products
    A new study found that 16 major food companies have removed 78 daily calories per person from their products following a 2010 pledge by the firms to slash calorie counts.  The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a Princeton, N.J.-based health philanthropy...