Dannon sued over probiotic bacteria claims
A proposed class action accuses The Dannon Co Inc of mounting a massive false advertising campaign to convince consumers to pay more for yogurt containing probiotic bacteria because of the products' health benefits.
Tomato Lycopene May Affect the IGF-System
Results of a study published in the November 2007 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest that supplementing the diet with tomato lycopene may interfere with the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system and thereby possibly decrease cancer risk.
Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler
A SEA change in the consumption of a resource that Americans take for granted may be in store something cheap, plentiful, widely enjoyed and a part of daily life. And it isnt oil.
Pilgrim's Pride finds a new CEO
The board of directors at Pilgrim's Pride Corp., which claims to be the world's largest chicken company, March 5 unanimously elected J. Clinton Rivers, current COO, as president/CEO, effective immediately.
Greek investors buy Nonni's biscotti
Marfin Investment Group of Athens, Greece, said March 6 its investment arm in the food and beverage sector, Vivartia SA, has an agreement to buy U.S. snack producer Nonnis Food Co., from majority owner Wind Point Partners, a private equity firm, for $320 million.