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Changes In Fast Food Combo Meals Means Fewer Calories For Kids
2013-12-20 05:18:57

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Obesity among children is a growing problem, especially with the abundant availability of fast food establishments. Public health officials estimate there is a 17-percent obesity rate among youths. Recently, two researchers at Cornell University, Dr. Brian Wansink and Dr. Andrew Hanks, analyzed data from 30 representative McDonald’s restaurants to find out if children would choose a higher calorie meal to compensate for smaller...

2013-09-26 08:24:52

"Kids vs. Pros Playground Throwdown" to Feature Desktop Game, Sweepstakes and National Televised Event NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Capri Sun Roarin' Waters, a refreshing low-calorie flavored water beverage, is offering kids a chance to compete against their sports and entertainment heroes in the "Kids vs. Pros Playground Throwdown," a national promotion launching today. The campaign invites kids to go head-to-head against WWE(®) Superstar John Cena, baseball...

2013-07-09 08:21:18

Wienermobile Drivers Set to Take on Challenges, Engage Fans and Fulfill Dreams MADISON, Wis., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wienermobile Vehicle fans everywhere have reason to rejoice today as the Oscar Mayer brand launches its first-ever Wienermobile Run program, giving fans unprecedented access to the most popular and longest running mobile marketing tour in America. Six teams of drivers, also known as Hotdoggers, and their newly personalized Wienermobile vehicles are asking fans...

2012-10-18 07:23:15

GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraft Foods Group, Inc. today announced that it will roll out a new integrated marketing campaign this month for CRACKER BARREL cheese, marking the first time in more than a decade that the brand will advertise nationally. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121018/CG94385LOGO) The new campaign comes on the heels of a recent bevy of awards and distinctions earned by CRACKER BARREL cheddar cheese varieties in top cheese competitions...

2011-02-10 17:15:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kraft Foods teamed up with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the Girl Scouts of the USA to highlight the importance of healthful eating habits and active lifestyles at a Town Hall in Washington D.C. Building upon the action steps outlined in First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move! initiative, celebrating its one year anniversary, the Town Hall harnessed the resources of both the private and public sectors to...

2010-09-09 08:15:00

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- This back-to-school season the Lunchables team is doing its part to help parents gear up for another year with the introduction of wholesome new products they can feel good about and their kids will enjoy. Hitting the shelves this summer are the newest additions to the Lunchables with water line which feature options like rotisserie seasoned and 100% white meat chicken as well as a full serving of fruit. NEW Lunchables Varieties The line expansion...

2010-04-27 08:15:00

MADISON, Wis., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Hands-on experiences like field trips help engage children in learning that can open their eyes to the world beyond the classroom. That's why Lunchables Lunch Combinations is teaming up with pop music star, Kevin Jonas, of the world famous Jonas Brothers, to help deserving kids across the country go on an inspiring, educational experience with the launch of the program, "Field Trips for All." Field Trips On The Decline According to a 2009 report...

2010-02-03 07:00:00

BOSTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kids who love learning about the animal kingdom may finally have a chance to turn their passion into a reality thanks to the Lunch, Roar & Score Sweepstakes from Lunchables Lunch Combinations. Together with Animal Planet and Jeff Corwin they're giving aspiring zoologists a chance to get an up close and personal look at the animal kingdom. "My fascination with animals started when I was very young so I'm excited to help other kids discover their...

2009-09-10 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At 16, Shawn Johnson won gold. Less than a year later, she was crowned a national dance sensation. From the gym to the ballroom, Johnson credits her success to encouragement she received from her parents and mentors. This fall, Johnson is partnering with the Lunch Note Promise Campaign brought to you by the new Lunchables to inspire parents to give kids that same type of support, in big and small ways. Making the Promise The Lunchables team...

2008-09-24 21:00:23

Kraft unveils 90 items Glenview-based Kraft Foods on Wednesday revealed some of its 90 new products, many yet to see a store shelf. It's the most product launches in company history. The food falls into four categories: premium, health and wellness, accessible snacking and easy meals - Michael Sean Comerford Daily Herald business writer - 50 new salad dressings - Oscar Mayer Premium Beef Franks - Planters Kettle Roasted peanuts - Bagel-fuls, filled bagels - Macaroni & Cheese...