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2014-07-21 16:24:34

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The great taste of Kellogg's Froot Loops® brings back the fun you enjoyed when you were a kid. This year, Froot Loops is asking you to "follow your noses" to bring back the awesome experiences from your youth. In a TV ad airing nationally, a couple is inspired by their Froot Loops cereal to play the same video games they did as kids, but with the added luxury of doing so on a big screen television. With the kids asleep, Mom and Dad...

Companies Still Marketing Unhealthy Kids Cereals
2012-06-24 05:16:39

While cereal companies have improved the nutritional quality of the majority of cereals marketed to children, they continue to most actively market their least healthy products to those same youngsters, officials from the Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity reported on Friday. The findings come as part of a three-year update to the Rudd Center's Cereal FACTS report, which was originally launched in 2009. That study discovered that the breakfast cereals that were...

Many Kids’ Cereals Fail The Twinkie Test
2011-12-07 11:00:48

Which makes for a better breakfast for your child, a Hostess Twinkie, chocolate cookies or a bowl of cereal? A study released today by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit that researches everything from the safety of sunscreens to pesticides in foods, may surprise you. Popular morning cereals, Kellogg´s Honey Smacks, Post Golden Crisp and General Mills Wheaties Fuel are packed with more sugar in a one-cup serving than a Hostess Twinkie. An additional 44 cereals are...

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2010-08-06 13:35:00

The Food and Drug Administration reported recently that the Kellogg Co cereal problem, which lead to a recall in June, has been resolved. Foul smells coming from some breakfast cereals led Kellogg to voluntarily pull millions of packages from store shelves around the U.S. The company said at the time that while the chance of serious illness from the smell was low, the products could cause nausea and diarrhea among sensitive consumers. The FDA said in a notice posted on the agency's website...

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2008-10-02 13:25:00

Consumer Reports said on Wednesday that some breakfast cereals marketed to U.S. children are more than half sugar by weight and many get only fair scores on nutritional value. The consumer group found that a serving of 11 popular cereals, including Kellogg's Honey Smacks, carries as much sugar as a glazed doughnut. They also noted that some brands have more sugar and sodium when formulated for the U.S. market than the same brands have when sold in other countries. The group said Post Golden...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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