APRIL 1, 2013
NEWS HEADLINES FROM FOODPROCESSING.COM
Fast-growing Diamond Foods Buys Kraft
Diamond accountants say they can make it happen.
HappyBaby Readies Bid for Nestle
Will keep only the baby food business; spin off the other $104 billion in businesses.
China Looks to U.S. for Rice
“We’re so busy making ingredients, we didn’t realize there was no rice left here.”
Dean Chairman is Lactose-Intolerant
Gregg Engles insists his gastric distress is not related to Dean stock price.
SCIENCE & RESEARCH
FDA Reversal: Trans Fats Are Good for You
Fiber’s Not a Prebiotic After All
Lab Rats Cause Cancer in Stevia
General Mills Launches Hamburger Helper Space Food Sticks
New Hostess Owner Puts Acai in Twinkies
They actually burn more calories than they contribute.
P.F. Chang’s New “Tuscan Lasagna for Two”
AND, OF COURSE: Happy April Fools Day, everybody!