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Quaker Recalls Granola Bars In The Face Of Listeria Worries

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living

The Quaker Oats Company, a unit of PepsiCo Inc, on Monday announced a voluntary U.S. recall of a small quantity of its Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars due ...

The Business of Volunteerism

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Linda Novick O'Keefe

All of the volunteers I have crossed paths with in my role at Common Threads, the nonprofit organization that I co-founded, have one thing in common -- passion. When individuals have an opportunity to advance a cause they are passionate about, it is a powerful thing.

Dad And Daughter Team Up For Dance Lessons In Heartwarming Ad

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 08.21.2015 | Parents

A sweet ad from Quaker Canada highlights the importance of spending time with your children. The ad, titled "The Recital," features a dad named Michae...

Pepsico's 'Live For Now' Campaign Sending the Wrong Message

Robert Hii | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green
Robert Hii

The marketing types probably did not figure on the catchy phrase "Live for Now" as a likely target for environmental groups to latch on to, but latch on they did.

Watch All Your Favorite Cereal Characters Face Off

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy

The Quaker Oats guy is trying to ruin breakfast, but your favorite cereal characters won't let him. That's the plot of "Cereal Killers," a trailer ...

Health and Wellness Focused Town Halls Address the Needs of Local Communities

Alexis Glick | Posted 12.18.2013 | Impact
Alexis Glick

All it takes is one individual with passion and drive to spark change. Just imagine the potential impact of one great idea supported by the community and their ability to breathe life and energy into that idea. We can't wait to see what happens next.

Quaker Oats Is The Luckiest Place To Work

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.04.2012 | Money

If you don't eat Quaker Oats for breakfast, it may be time to start. For the second time this year, a group of Quaker Oats employees won the Powerball...

Quaker Oats Man Slims Down

Posted 03.29.2012 | Home

Larry, the plump mascot that has adorned the packages of Quaker foods for the past 135 years, has gone on a diet. And maybe gotten a little Botox. ...

Quaker Oats Icon Loses Double-Chin

Newser | Posted 03.29.2012 | Weird News

Larry, the Quaker Oats mascot, has lost some weight. A brand redesign has given the Quaker icon a haircut and trimmed off his double-chin. "We t...

The Best Instant Oatmeal: Apple-Cinnamon Taste Test

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Instant oatmeal is the poor-man's oats -- it's a little heavy on the sugar and doesn't deliver the same health benefits that steel-cut oats do -- but ...

Calling on the Food and Beverage Industry to Help Reduce Poverty

Jordan Dey | Posted 02.06.2012 | Impact
Jordan Dey

The sourcing decisions that major food and beverage companies make on a daily basis can help improve the lives of the world's smallest and poorest farmers in the developing world.

The 5 Best Foods to Take to Class

Small Kitchen College | Posted 01.18.2012 | College
Small Kitchen College

For the best foods to bring into the classroom, just take a nostalgic look into your childhood lunchbox for some inspiration. The results are delicious, scholastic and timeless.

Bittman: How McDonald's Screwed Up Oatmeal

Mark Bittman in the New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There's a feeling of inevitability in writing about McDonald's latest offering, their "bowl full of wholesome" -- also known as oatmeal. The leading f...

Glock Around The Clock... Twitter, Guns and Gambling Tarnish US Image

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

With NBA commissioner David Stern suspending Gilbert Arenas, the media has forgotten that this party got started thanks to Twitter.