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2010-01-21 18:00:00

SADDLE BROOK, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) today held a special meeting of stockholders in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Stockholders approved the two proposals on the agenda. The first proposal was to approve the Company's amended stock and awards plan, which has been revised to include provisions designed to make future grants "qualified performance-based compensation" under IRS code. The second proposal was to approve stock option awards to...

2010-01-19 14:30:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (NasdaqGM: SMBL) will hold a special meeting of stockholders at 10:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, January 21, 2010, at the Saddle Brook Marriott, 138 Pehle Avenue, Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663. Stockholders of record at the close of business on December 14, 2009, are entitled to attend and vote on all matters that properly come before the meeting. About Smart Balance, Inc. Smart Balance, Inc. (NasdaqGM: SMBL) is committed...

2010-01-19 07:00:00

LAKELAND, Fla., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of American adults revealed that while most feel knowledgeable when it comes to heart health, many do not put their knowledge into practice.(1) In fact, 81 percent of respondents reported feeling well-informed about ways to maintain heart health and almost nine out of 10 knew they could help reduce the risk of heart disease by exercising and maintaining a healthy diet. Despite this understanding, they failed to make the best food...

2009-12-23 06:45:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A group representing some of the nation's most prominent vending companies today called on Congress to drop language that would require vending companies to disclose the caloric content of vended food and beverage products prior to the point of sale, Vend Marketing Institute (VMI) Executive Director Chris Stave announced today. The requirement is included in both the House and Senate versions of the healthcare reform legislation currently being...

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2009-12-12 10:25:00

A new study shows that people who are at a healthy weight shouldn't worry about their fat intake over time, according to a recent Reuters report. The research team found the percentage of calories a person got from fat, as opposed to protein or carbohydrates, had nothing to do with how much weight they gained in the next years. Dr. Nita Forouhi of the Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK found the kinds of fat they ate didn't matter either. Forouhi's findings...

2009-11-19 15:45:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Hughes outlined several initiatives to drive growth and performance at the Citi Investment Research Small and Midcap Conference. The initiatives include a three-tier strategy to build market share in the company's core spreads category; expansion of products in the dairy aisle; and development of food and beverages to support healthy living under the newly launched...

2009-11-17 07:30:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. announced today it has signed an exclusive global agreement with the Best Life Corporation to develop a popularly priced Bestlife(TM) brand, consisting of food and beverage products that offer great taste, nutrition and convenience. The Bestlife(TM) brand is a new venture between Smart Balance, Inc. and Bob Greene, well known as Oprah's personal trainer and creator of the Best Life(TM) healthy lifestyle program. Bob...

2009-11-10 09:51:00

SHREVEPORT, La., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- FitFrying.com, a first-stop online educational resource that provides guidance on how to prepare healthier fried foods, has launched a newly designed website. This site contains expanded information to keep you up to date on healthy fat and oils, hot news items related to frying, and healthier frying techniques. The website was designed with foodservice operators in mind because leaders in the industry noted a knowledge gap in understanding how to...

2009-10-16 12:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Oct 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) will host a live audio webcast at www.smartbalance.com on November 5, 2009, at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss 2009 third-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...

2009-09-17 06:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., and TOKYO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of a plan to expand its brand, Nutrisystem Inc., (Nasdaq: NTRI), is announcing a licensing agreement with House Foods International, to market Nutrisystem J Diet in Japan. Capitalizing on the success of Nutrisystem branded weight loss programs currently sold only in North America, House Foods will begin to sell Nutrisystem J Diet in Japan on October 1, 2009. The new program, which will be sold to consumers exclusively...


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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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