Cheerios, But Less Salty

Cheerios, But Less Salty

Most people wouldn’t think of  Cheerios as a salt filled food. They sure don’t taste salty. But a single serving contains 190mg of sodium. That’s almost 10% of the daily maximum allowance and MORE than a serving of Doritos! That’s … Continue reading

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Big Apple Plan to Shake Salt

Big Apple Plan to Shake Salt

Should we be adding nutrition to New York’s list of leadership roles in addition to finance, tourism, and entertainment? After paving the path with calorie labeling in fast food restaurants, banning trans-fat, shocking us with anti-soda pop ads, and then … Continue reading

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Wanchai Ferry Chinese Frozen TV Dinners – Salt and Sugar Outdo Each Other

Wanchai Ferry Chinese Frozen TV Dinners – Salt and Sugar Outdo Each Other

General Mills published a press release last week heralding a new line of Frozen TV Dinners, branded Wanchai Ferry. The lineup includes 5 flavors: spicy garlic chicken, orange chicken, sweet & spicy shrimp, sweet & sour chicken, and shrimp lo … Continue reading

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Campbell’s “Healthifys” Kids Soups

Campbell’s “Healthifys” Kids Soups

Last week, Campbell Soup Company reintroduced 12 of its popular canned soups for children, reformulated to be considered healthy by FDA standards: …12 Campbell’s® Kids soups, reformulated to contain 480 milligrams of sodium per serving. Now popular favorites [...] meet … Continue reading

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Recall – Progresso Tomato Soup with Faulty Label

Recall – Progresso Tomato Soup with Faulty Label

From the FDA: General Mills is voluntarily recalling a single day’s production of Progresso Hearty Tomato soup because of a product labeling issue. Product produced on this date may have been mislabeled, and may contain allergens not listed on the … Continue reading

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Soup Scoop – MSG War

Soup Scoop – MSG War

The chilly autumn evenings are an invitation for a hot bowl of soup. Two of the biggest canned soup manufacturers are also heating up the advertising wars between them. Campbell’s and Progresso have taken up newspaper ads extolling their health … Continue reading

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