Soccer Mom on a (Nutrition) Mission

Soccer Mom on a (Nutrition) Mission

This is a guest blog post by Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD I really didn’t want to be That Mom. You know who I mean. But the soccer snacks drove me over the edge. Let me tell you about soccer. The … Continue reading

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Kraft 1 & Kraft 2: The Breakup

Kraft 1 & Kraft 2: The Breakup

Kraft is one of the largest food companies in the world. It has just announced that it will be splitting into 2 companies over the next 12-18 months. The company said the snacks business would focus on “fast-growing developing markets … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Wants to Grow, But is THIS the Right Way?

Kraft Foods Wants to Grow, But is THIS the Right Way?

  Kraft, one of the largest food companies in the world, is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. It is worth over $55 Billion. Every year we get to glimpse into the company’s financials, and to hear about … Continue reading

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7 Things Food Companies Can do to Fight Obesity [Not the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation]

7 Things Food Companies Can do to Fight Obesity [Not the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation]

A new force in the battle against obesity, this time from an unexpected source: the food industry. The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, announced on Monday, is a consortium of forty manufacturers, retailers, and several non-profit organizations whose aim is to … Continue reading

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Wishlist for the New FDA Boss

Wishlist for the New FDA Boss

Image via Wikipedia The FDA has served as a punching bag for this blog and other critics for a long time. In retrospect, deservedly so. Weakness in the face of the food industry, revolving doors of top personnel and corporate … Continue reading

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Inside the Label: Funky Monkey Freeze Dried Snacks

Inside the Label: Funky Monkey Freeze Dried Snacks

As children, we loved visiting The Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. Besides all the cool spacegear, a special treat awaited us at the souvenir shop – Astronaut Dessert in the form of freeze dried ice cream. Strawberry and … Continue reading

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