| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:10 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
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...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 7:18 PM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Longtime La Caņadan 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....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:25 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Aug 12, 2012
Founded in 1974 by the father-and-son team of Charley and Ron Woodsby, Talk of the Town Restaurants has 11 eateries, which include Charley's Steakhouse, Vito's Chop House, FishBones, MoonFish, Texas Cattle Co., Johnnie's Hideaway — and now Charley's...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:48 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:42 AM
| Jul 13, 2011
| 3:18 PM