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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Battle lines drawn in South Florida over chicken and politics

    Battle lines drawn in South Florida over chicken and politics
    Welcome to America's latest cultural and political divide — involving fast food chicken chain Chick-fil-A. And, not surprisingly, some of South Florida's most prominent political figures are on opposite sides of the controversy, which is now hotter...
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