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2010-04-14 13:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) will host a live audio webcast at www.smartbalance.com on May 6, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss 2010 first-quarter financial results, which will be issued at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET the same day. The webcast will be in listen-only mode. Investors and analysts may participate via conference call by dialing 1-800-895-0198 from the United States or 1-785-424-1053 from elsewhere. The conference ID is...

2010-04-08 16:38:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on customer feedback, Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market this week launched eatwell, a new line of more nutritious products in order to help customers manage their diets without compromising on taste. All eatwell products contain no more than 25% of the daily values (based upon a 2,000 calorie diet) for calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium. Like all fresh&easy products, eatwell contains no artificial colors or flavors, and no...

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2010-03-29 09:34:46

Delicious new cakes and frostings may someday contain less fat and fewer calories, thanks to work by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists such as Mukti Singh. She's based at the ARS National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (NCAUR) in Peoria, Ill. In experiments at her Peoria laboratory, Singh is formulating low-fat cake mixes and frostings with Fanteskâ“ž¢"”microdroplets of trans-fat-free cooking oil, encapsulated in cornstarch or...

2010-03-24 09:13:17

Omega-3-rich food linked to lower risk Women whose diets are rich in foods containing Omega-3 oils might be less likely to develop endometriosis, while those whose diets are heavily laden with trans fats might be more likely to develop the debilitating condition, new research published today (Wednesday 24 March) suggests. The study - which is the largest to have investigated the link between diet and endometriosis risk and the first prospective study to identify a modifiable risk factor for...

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2010-03-23 07:27:58

New study just the second dietary intervention to show a reduction in coronary heart disease Although for nearly 60 years people have been urged to decrease their consumption of saturated fats to prevent heart disease, until now there has been surprisingly little scientific evidence that doing so actually decreased the risk of coronary heart disease events. A new study by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) provides the first conclusive evidence from randomized clinical...

2010-03-09 07:00:00

Montefiore Nutritionist Explains How to Uncover Hidden Trans Fats and Protect Your Heart NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Food labels can be confusing, even for the most health-conscious consumer. You may have learned by now that trans fats commonly found in margarines, fried foods, and baked goods are harmful to the body and the heart. Trans fats are formed when previously healthy liquid oils are hydrogenated, or hardened, a process often used to improve the texture of...

2010-02-25 07:34:23

Post-menopausal women who reported consuming the most daily dietary fat had a 40 percent higher incidence of clot-caused strokes compared to women who ate the least amount, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2010. The incidence of ischemic stroke also increased by 30 percent in the quartile of women consuming the highest daily amount of trans fat (average intake 7 grams per day) compared to those who consumed the least (average...

2010-02-09 11:12:00

~More than 40 food and beverage company leaders send letter of support to Mrs. Obama~ WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The food and beverage industry applauds First Lady Michelle Obama for her leadership on this critical health issue," said Bailey. "Leadership from the Obama Administration as highlighted today by the First Lady will be extraordinarily helpful as we all work to solve this critical issue. Everyone has a role to play, including our industry. That is why in...

2010-02-04 14:02:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Feb 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) will host a live audio webcast at www.smartbalance.com on February 25, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss 2009 fourth-quarter financial results, which will be issued at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET the same day. The webcast will be in listen-only mode. Investors and analysts may participate via conference call by dialing 1-800-895-0198 from the United States or 1-785-424-1053 from elsewhere. The conference ID...

2010-02-04 09:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) announced today that Alan Gever, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Smart Balance, Inc., will make a presentation at the Deutsche Bank 2010 Small & Mid-Cap Conference in Naples, FL, 12:40 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 10, 2010. Smart Balance's presentation will be available via webcast and will be approximately 35 minutes in length. Only conference attendees will be able to ask...


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Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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