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Marketing Masquerading as Science

Andy Bellatti | Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

The real danger here is that the food industry knows exactly how to sweet-talk health professionals -- and their respective organizations -- into joining their ranks in order to be "part of the solution."

GMO Labeling: A Movement in Motion

Jennifer Fields | Posted 04.06.2014 | Food
Jennifer Fields

There's a movement on the horizon that has its eye on the ingredient lists of CPG packaging and QSR menus. In fact, it's well in motion.

The Prime of Your Life Is NOW. Here's Why.

Posted 12.02.2013 | Fifty

While you're young, society tells you that you're in the "prime of your life." While it may be true that you may have looked fit and energetic, many y...

The Food Ties That Bind: The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2013 Conference

Andy Bellatti | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Dietitians for Professional Integrity released "The Food Ties That Bind," a report that details the messaging Big Food shared with dietitians at 2013 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo.

14 Foods To Start Eating RIGHT NOW

Posted 11.14.2013 | Fifty

Too often, we like to focus on the immediate effects health and exercise –- the dress size, the number on the scale, the quick-fix "get toned now!" ...

Children Are Eating Too Much Sugar, but Halloween Is Not to Blame

Andy Bellatti | Posted 12.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

While there is certainly reason to be concerned with American children's sugar consumption, our focus should be on the staple foods and beverages that are relentlessly marketed to them, not an annual holiday.

VOTE: What's The Best Flavor Of Pop-Tarts?

Posted 10.22.2013 | Taste

Because there's no childhood nostalgia quite like this before-school breakfast.

Sustainable Deforestation? Kellogg's Is on the Hot Seat

Kevin Grandia | Posted 10.06.2013 | Green
Kevin Grandia

If Kellogg's wants to remain a popular and well-liked brand, it is going to have to stop spinning and either demand Wilmar change its ways posthaste, or cut ties with the palm oil-giant altogether.

Is a Nutritionism Approach to Marketing to Children the Best We Can Do?

Michele Simon | Posted 08.27.2013 | Business
Michele Simon

Some argue that as long as we are up against such powerful forces, why not use cartoon characters to get kids to eat their veggies? But let's not confuse well-meaning adults trying to get kids to eat right with multi-national corporations targeting children to hook them on a lifetime of consumerism.

Kellogg To Pay Millions Over Dubious Frosted Mini-Wheats Claim

AP | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Kellogg has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over the marketing claims it made for Frosted Mini-Wheats. The comp...

How Kellogg's Is Trying To Redefine Cereal

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.03.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Kellogg has a plan to get adults to eat more cereal: pile on the nutrients. The Battle Creek, Mich.-based company says it's introducing R...

Sasha Bronner

PHOTOS: Taye Diggs Loves Eggs | Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.15.2013 | Los Angeles

Taye Diggs loves eggs. The actor, 42, best known for his role in the Broadway musical "Rent", the television series "Private Practice," and the super-...

Retailer Just Says No to Exploiting Children

Michele Simon | Posted 05.05.2013 | Business
Michele Simon

I am often asked: Who in the food industry is doing it right? I am very happy to finally have an answer to that question.

Popular Cereal May Have GLASS Fragments

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business

By Ransdell Pierson NEW YORK, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Kellogg Co said 36,000 packages of its Special K Red Berries cereal could contain da...

WATCH: Taye Diggs' Latest Role

Posted 12.12.2012 | Black Voices

'Tis the season to give and actor Taye Diggs is lending his voice to an ongoing cause -- child hunger. The "Private Practice" actor appears in a new o...

PHOTO: Metal Reportedly Found In Mini-Wheats Cereal

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.17.2012 | Food

You'll remember the huge Kellogg's recall from last week -- the one involving millions of boxes of Mini-Wheats cereal possibly contaminated with piece...

Kellogg Recalls Millions Of Mini-Wheats Cereal Boxes

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.12.2012 | Food

Breakfast cereal lovers best pay attention: Kellogg's is recalling millions of boxes of Mini-Wheats cereal that may be contaminated with pieces of met...

Katherine Bindley

Kashi, 'Natural' Cereal Brand, Faces GMO Controversy | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.27.2012 | Healthy Living

It was back in October 2011 that farm policy watch-dog organization the Cornucopia Institute released a report called "Cereal Crimes," alleging that t...

These 10 Companies Control Basically Everything You Consume [GRAPHIC]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.27.2012 | Business

It may be obvious that Corn Flakes and Frosted Flakes are both made by Kellogg's, but did you know that Hot Pockets and L'Oreal share a parent company...

Taste Test: The Best Granola

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Granola: 1: A mixture of rolled oats, nuts, honey and other add-ins that is baked until crisp and eaten as a snack or a breakfast staple. 2: A ter...

Kellogg's Creates 'Totes Amazeballs' Cereal From Twitter Suggestion

Posted 02.22.2012 | Food

A lot of things can be "totes amazeballs" (translation: totally amazing): a spontaneous trip to Tuscany, a really special dinner or maybe even an espe...

Special K Thinks You Can't Be Sassy, Proud If You're Not Thin

Blisstree | Posted 01.24.2012 | Women

When I was a kid, the only thing that came in a cereal box was a lick-on tattoo, or possibly something made of plastic. Now, if you're to believe Kell...

BP Extends U.S. Olympic Committee Sponsorship

AP | By EDDIE PELLS | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- BP extended its sponsorship of the U.S. Olympic Committee through the 2016 Games on Thursday, giving the USOC a boost as it...

Denmark Bans Marmite

The Guardian | Jason Heppenstall in Copenhagen | Posted 07.25.2011 | Food

According to the advert, you either love it or hate it. As far as Marmite goes, the Danish government hates the stuff. That at least is the conclusion...

Pop Tarts Conquer Postmodern Menus

Anneli Rufus | Posted 07.19.2011 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Filled flat pastries are an ancient, universal comfort food. Tarts can be elegant. Yet they're primordial in principle, made to be their own packaging, made to be eaten hand-to-mouth.