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  • 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...
  • General Mills abandons mandatory arbitration after consumer outcry

    General Mills abandons mandatory arbitration after consumer outcry
    General Mills Inc., maker of Cheerios and other grocery staples, has reversed a recent change to its online legal policy after an outcry by consumers. The policy had been quietly updated last week to include terms under which any dispute with the...
  • Cheerios maker gets bowled over

    General Mills, maker of Cheerios and Wheaties, thinks it deserves credit for reversing itself after quietly trying to strip customers of their constitutional right to a day in court. But that's like a homeowner saying he deserves credit for putting...
  • La Cañada resident honored for community efforts

    Longtime La Cañadan Martha Burns, who in previous years has been honored locally for her deep involvement in community affairs, was recognized in March by Rep. Adam Schiff as one of the women of the year for California’s 28th Congressional District....
  • 'WrestleMania' Celebrates 30 Years as WWE Pins Down Big Deals, Bright Future

    The deafening roar from a record crowd of more than 93,000 packed inside Pontiac, Mich.'s, Silverdome when Hulk Hogan scoop-slammed the 520-pound Andre the Giant there in 1987 is still music to Vince McMahon's ears. Twenty-seven years after "WrestleMania...
  • Mr. Peabody time-travels to the 21st century for new film

    Mr. Peabody time-travels to the 21st century for new film
    Tuna, a Chiweenie with an overbite and more than 700,000 followers on Instagram, was there. So were Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, Beethoven, Marley, Toto and several other dogs of renown. The canine A-list had gathered in Hollywood in February to celebrate one...
  • Company says no more GMO ingredients in Smart Balance spreads

    Smart Balance says it will change the ingredients in its butter-like spreads to make sure they include no genetically modified organisms. “I’ve been in the food industry for 35 years. I have never seen a consumer issue come on this fast,&...
  • Jos. A. Bank to acquire Eddie Bauer in deal worth $825 million

    Jos. A. Bank to acquire Eddie Bauer in deal worth $825 million
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers said Friday it plans to buy outdoor retailer Eddie Bauer, a move the company said sets a path for long-term growth and analysts said increases Bank's options as it faces a hostile takeover bid by rival Men's Wearhouse. The $825...
  • U.S. Must Reset Its Foreign Policy Mission

    Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat, was trying to explain recently why her state has remained "internationalist" in its soul, even as it shares the national anger about Iraq and Afghanistan. In Minnesota, she says, "internationalism is not just...
  • Is Madison Avenue Leaving America Behind?

    ABC's "Modern Family" is one of the most-loved programs on television. So why are advertisers sparking backlash when they try to adopt its storylines? Coca-Cola Co. and General Mills have vaguely similar businesses. One makes and distributes sodas,...
  • 10 things you might not know about mascots

    10 things you might not know about mascots
    Debates both silly and serious are raging over mascots. In the silly category is the uproar over Clark the Cub, recently invented to promote the ballclub at Clark and Addison. Critics have nitpicked various aspects of Clark, including a drawing in which...