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  • Peanut butter recalls spread to ice cream products

    Ice cream and granola bars are the latest products to be linked to widespread manufacturer recalls of some peanut butters and other nut products that started last month. In the past week, at least five manufacturers have recalled peanut butter flavored...
  • The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues

    The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues
    The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products. Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and...
  • Pepsi: Now in dairy aisles with yogurt offerings

    Pepsi: Now in dairy aisles with yogurt offerings
    PepsiCo. Inc., purveyor of sodas and brands such as Quaker, Frito-Lay and Gatorade, has a new sacred cow: dairy. This month, the soft drink giant will venture into the increasingly active yogurt market, starting with products in 17 markets in the...
  • Election shows country is changing, gay marriage advocates say

    Election shows country is changing, gay marriage advocates say
    Same-sex marriage advocates are reveling in their four victories at the ballot box after 32 straight defeats, calling the results in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington on Tuesday a sea change for the gay rights movement. “When the history...
  • General Mills U.S. sales down on frugal consumers, Yoplait slump

    General Mills U.S. sales down on frugal consumers, Yoplait slump
    The growing popularity of Greek yogurt is putting a damper on General Mills’ Yoplait brand, pushing the company’s third quarter volume sales down in the U.S. Though General Mills’ Peanut Butter Cheerios made a strong debut at the...
  • Indian-born adviser to Leo Burnett, colleagues navigates digital world

    Indian-born adviser to Leo Burnett, colleagues navigates digital world
    On a warm September day in Chicago, Rishad Tobaccowala counseled a roomful of Leo Burnett executives on how to sell high-tech gadgets -- told in terms of hot dogs.     Tobaccowala, who has spent 30 years at Leo Burnett and affiliated agencies,...
  • OBT icon Charley's WildFire Grille moving to Little Lake Bryan in 2014

    OBT icon Charley's WildFire Grille moving to Little Lake Bryan in 2014
    Charley’s WildFire Grille on the Orange Blossom Trail is moving to Little Lake Bryan in Lake Buena Vista in the summer of 2014. The owner, Talk of the Town Restaurants, has purchased the property and the current building at 6107 S. Orange Blossom...
  • Consumer Confidential: Menthol smokes probed, Cheerios rule, cool new stamps

     
    Here's your my-cherie-amour Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --The Food and Drug Administration is taking a closer look at mint-flavored menthol cigarettes, one of the few types of cancer sticks to show sales growth. The agency......
  • Consumer Confidential: Wal-Mart cuts gas prices, Toyota's new recall, pricier cereal

     
    Here'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 Chamber Soloists in residence at South Dakota Chamber Music Festival

     
    Musicians 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...
  • Consumer Confidential: New limit on food ads, 'cramming' is costly, Spotify arrives

     
    Here'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....