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Money & CompanyHere's your what's-going-on Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --It may be little more than a PR stunt, but it's good news nevertheless. Wal-Mart is cutting gas prices by 10 cents a gallon for three months to......
Orlando Arts BlogMusicians from Central Florida are among those spending part of the summer educating and entertaining residents of the economically depressed regions of South Dakota's Black Hills and Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Harpist Dawn Marie Edwards is the the...
Money & CompanyHere's your throw-me-a-bone Thursday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --The country's biggest food companies are trying to head off stricter regulation of their activities by voluntarily cutting back on marketing unhealthy foods to children....
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelThat's a whole lot of Cheerios. Windermere resident Steven Myers won General Mills” Box Tops for Education sweepstakes at Publix, garnering $10,000-worth of box tops for his daughter's school, Bridgewater Middle School in Winter Garden. The school...
For decades, people have been ignoring advice to eat less salt — in large part because it's hard to avoid. Processed and restaurant foods are simply loaded with sodium. Now, under growing pressure from doctors, consumers, states, advocacy groups...
Social shopping is the new trend in Internet commerce these days. Websites have sprouted up, promising great discounts if a certain number of people sign up to buy. Groupon and LivingSocial are some of the most prominent, but a small Maryland startup...
Tags: Marketing, Twitter, Inc., Business, New York, Facebook
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMichele Perchonok sat contemplating a shrink-wrapped brick of freeze-dried mac and cheese just outside the test kitchen at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The dish has been served countless times on the space shuttle and International Space Station. When...
There was the assault on trans-fats. A new law requiring calorie counts on menus. A county in California that banned toys in too-fatty kids' meals. And now there's a war on sodium. It's no wonder the food industry is hurrying to outrun the increasingly...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterThe Big Cereal makers are cutting down on added sugar in many popular children's cereals. General Mills, the maker of Lucky Charms and Trix, is cutting sugar levels in all its children's cereals from 13 or more grams per serving to 9 grams or less. Post...
Gluten-free foods are available through the Middlebury Food Pantry for those who have restricted diets. Pantry officials announced the addition of gluten-free foods for the community and also encourages the public to donate those special foods to the...
Tags: Human Interest, Middlebury
In nearly every supermarket aisle, food prices are starting to rise. General Mills just announced higher prices for breakfast cereals, Yoplait yogurt and Nature Valley granola bars. Last month, it raised prices on flour, pizza rolls and Green Giant...
ReutersGENEVA (Reuters) - Governments must work with industry to restrict advertising of foods high in salt, sugar and dangerous fats targeted at children to tackle an epidemic of obesity and other diseases, health officials said on Friday. The call is part...
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