Would You Sue Safeway Over This Ingredient?

Would You Sue Safeway Over This Ingredient?

A Safeway shopper is suing the grocery retailer, alleging that the company is misleading in its 100% Natural claim.  Safeway introduced a higher end line of products branded as “Open Nature” a few years ago. The tag line is “100% … Continue reading

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Wendy’s “Natural Cut” Fries. Indeed?

Wendy’s “Natural Cut” Fries. Indeed?

Wendy’s is touting their new natural cut fries as a tastier alternative to McDonald’s. And the “Natural” with “sea salt” makes it sound really healthy too. But, as always, cheap food comes at a price. BNET’s Melanie Warner spoke with … Continue reading

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Flat Out’s Whole Wheat Flatbread [Inside the Label]

Flat Out’s Whole Wheat Flatbread [Inside the Label]

Paul asked for a breakdown of Flat Out’s Flatbreads. More specifically, their 100% Stone Ground Whole Wheat. We’ll gladly oblige. First, a few words about flatbreads. They are not a new invention, and have been used in various cultures for … Continue reading

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Times Square Besieged by Pop-Tart Sushi

Times Square Besieged by Pop-Tart Sushi

In a bold and expensive branding move, Kellogg’s has leased 3000 square feet of  prime real estate in New York’s Times Square to set up a Pop Tarts store.  From the company press release: Customers will be able to eat … Continue reading

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Are You Eating Fake Mashed Potatoes?

Are You Eating Fake Mashed Potatoes?

A friend recently related a story how she was utterly shocked when, at age 19, for the first time in her life, she realized that mashed potatoes don’t come from a box.  On the converse, we admitted to have never … Continue reading

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Does the World Need Pop-Tarts? [Inside the Label]

Does the World Need Pop-Tarts? [Inside the Label]

For over 40 years, Pop-Tarts have been a part of American breakfast tradition. A thin pastry surrounding a sweetened jelly, wrapped in space age foil to preserve freshness. No need to refrigerate. Ready to eat or quickly heated in a … Continue reading

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