Kettle Foods has just made available Kettle Brand Tias! tortilla chips. Flavors include Zesty Ranch, Nacho Cheddar, Toasted Corn and Salsa Picante. Chips are made from all-natural herbs and spices, contain non-GMO ingredients, no preservatives, artificial flavors, artificial colors or MSG. SRP: $3.69 for eight-ounce bag.

Nature’s Plus is releasing Power Teen Bars into its Power Teen line of energy supplement s for young people. Chocolate Berry Flavor bars are designed to give teens all day energy in a convenient snack bar that’s high in protein and vitamins for nutrient-dense energy. Says the company, it’s “Natural Fuel for the Energy Generation!”

An expanded lineup of pork products is being introduced by Farmland for its Premium Farms line of All Natural Fresh Pork. Premium Farms contains no added hormones or artificial ingredients. The new products include: Boneless Top Round Roast, Boneless Loin, Frenched Rack of Pork, Boneless Sliced Loin, Tenderloin and Picnic Short Shank.

Unless you’re Kreskin (or you don’t mind looking foolish), don’t go on record confidently predicting the outcome of a court case before the decision is handed down. Same thing goes for horseracing, Super Bowl match-ups or roulette. And based on recent events, Institute of Medicine decisions should be added to the list.

Rockville, MD—Manufacturers of tainted products masquerading as legitimate dietary supplements had better change their ways—or else. Such was the message in a strongly worded letter to supplement makers from Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) dated December 15.

Rockville, MD—Manufacturers of tainted products masquerading as legitimate dietary supplements had better change their ways—or else. Such was the message in a strongly worded letter to supplement makers from Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D., commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) dated December 15.

Chicago, IL—Market research firm Mintel believes that 2011 will see several small changes to consumer goods industries rather than significant changes in the marketplace. Such trends will continue some of the changing consumer demands that surfaced in 2010.

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