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  • 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...
  • FDA action would effectively ban trans fats

    FDA action would effectively ban trans fats
    The long war on trans fats may be drawing to a close. The government proposed new rules Thursday that would all but ban the artery-clogging fats, a move that will force makers of margarine, frozen pizza and other processed foods to reformulate their...
  • 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....
  • 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...