The Oreo Cookie Celebrates 100 Years

The Oreo Cookie Celebrates 100 Years

This week marks the 100th birthday of the Oreo Cookie. Originally created and sold in New York by National Biscuit Company, the brand is now owned by mega-processed-food giant Kraft Foods. The brand tagline is “Milk’s Favorite Cookie,” and indeed … Continue reading

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Will Kraft Deliver on its Whole Wheat Promise?

Will Kraft Deliver on its Whole Wheat Promise?

Kraft announced yesterday that it will increase the amount of whole grains in over 100 Nabisco products during the next 3 years. The products include: Wheat Thins, Honey Maid, Premium and Ritz crackers. This change “will contribute more than 9 … Continue reading

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Some Fun with Bogus Serving Sizes

Some Fun with Bogus Serving Sizes

We always get a kick when we read nutrition labels and discover how manufacturers trick us into believing their product is manna from heaven. A great example is tiny the serving sizes for foods of problematic nutritional value. By decreasing … Continue reading

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