Europe Rejoice? Cereal Manufacturers Pledge to Make Cereal Healthier

Europe Rejoice? Cereal Manufacturers Pledge to Make Cereal Healthier

Cereal may be the all American breakfast, but over the years we have managed to export our “tradition” to the rest of the world. Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW), a partnership between General Mills and Nestle, sells into 140 different countries today! … Continue reading

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Tap Congress to Get Off the Bottle

Tap Congress to Get Off the Bottle

A not for profit, Corporate Accountability International, recently released a report with a startling revelation: members of Congress over the course of a year spent nearly one million dollars on bottled water. That works out to about $2000 per member … Continue reading

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PowerBar Energy Bites – Mostly Marketing Sound Bites

PowerBar Energy Bites – Mostly Marketing Sound Bites

Powerbar is a high end brand owned by Nestle Nutrition and sold mostly in sports shops. It positions itself as an athlete’s friend. What started as bars has expanded to gels, protein supplements, and now “Energy Bites”. From PowerBar, here … Continue reading

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FTC Gently Slaps Nestlé over “Immunity” Drink

FTC Gently Slaps Nestlé over “Immunity” Drink

Yesterday the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it had reached an agreement with Nestlé regarding the latter’s BOOST Kids Essentials Drink, whereby the company will stop making ludicrous health claims and the FTC will discontinue investigations or impose a fine. … Continue reading

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Kit-Kat, Orang-utans, and a Facebook Revolt [Video][Inside the Label]

Kit-Kat, Orang-utans, and a Facebook Revolt [Video][Inside the Label]

WARNING: The video below is a bit gross! There’s a revolt brewing on the web. What started as another Greenpeace ad aimed at stopping deforestation in southeast Asia, has turned into a PR disaster for Nestlé. Kit-Kat, one of the … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution for the Food Industry – Honest Nutrition Labeling

A New Year’s Resolution for the Food Industry – Honest Nutrition Labeling

Just as the year is ending, the tireless consumer advocacy group CSPI (Center for Science in the Public Interest) has sent a 158 page report to the FDA, entitled Food Labeling Chaos – the case for reform [download PDF]. In … Continue reading

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Nestlé “Juicy Juice” Slammed By FDA for Misleading Consumers [Inside the Label]

Nestlé “Juicy Juice” Slammed By FDA for Misleading Consumers [Inside the Label]

Earlier this Month, the FDA sent a Warning Letter to Nestle USA regarding three Juicy Juice products: Juicy Juice Brain Development Fruit Juice Beverage (Apple), Juicy Juice All-Natural 100% Juice Orange Tangerine, and Juicy Juice All-Natural 100% Juice Grape. Here’s … Continue reading

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“Eat Freely” Campaign…promoting Hot Pockets [Inside the Label]

“Eat Freely” Campaign…promoting Hot Pockets [Inside the Label]

There’s a massive campaign on billboards, TV and on the web. It’s a freedom movement, a revolution, and it’s inviting youth to join the cause. The noble and worthy movement is not about minimum wages for tomato farm workers. Nor … Continue reading

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Breyers or Dreyer’s – Which Ice Cream to Choose?

Breyers or Dreyer’s – Which Ice Cream to Choose?

July is National Ice Cream Month, and in honor of our favorite dessert, we’ll post some interesting articles in the coming weeks. Today, a look at Breyers and Dreyer’s, two leading brands that people often confuse with each other. Dreyer’s … Continue reading

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Poison Cookies – Nestle Recalls Tollhouse Cookie Dough

Poison Cookies – Nestle Recalls Tollhouse Cookie Dough

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Three months after scores of young women across the country began to fall ill with a particularly nasty strain of e-coli, Federal health officials manged to piece together the puzzle and discover that the … Continue reading

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