Produce Traceability Initiative Eyes Progress

Newark, DE—While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) develops its own produce tracing program as is now required by law, a program already...

Grocery Briefs: December 2014

The logo of organic food certifying agency Organic Certifiers (OC) has been added to the product packaging of Bragg Live Food Products, Ventura, CA....

Peanut Butter Donation Helps Spread Relief to Philippines

Nunda, NY—Over 21,000 pounds of peanut butter were donated in April to the charity Feed the Children by seed and nut butter manufacturer Once...

Grocery Briefs: November 2012

Terra, a brand of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., Melville, NY, sponsored Just Food’s fifth annual “Let Us Eat Local” tasting benefit. Just Food...
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NJ Natural Grocer Expands Again

Chester, NJ—Dean’s Natural Food Market has opened a new location in Chester, NJ. Said to be NJ’s largest organic grocer, the chain now has...

Snack Brand Popchips Settles “Natural” Claim Lawsuit

Kansas City, MO—Add Popchips, Inc. to the growing list of food companies that have settled class action lawsuits over the use of the terms...

Grocery Briefs: September 2015

SweetLeaf Organics, Gilbert, AZ, received the Stevia Tasteful Best Taste Award by The World Stevia Organization (WSO), an award designed for the best-testing stevia...

Once Upon a Farm, Wholesome Wave Launch “A Fresh Start” Program

Berkeley, CA—Once Upon a Farm and Wholesome Wave, a non-profit working to increase affordable access to fruits and vegetables for underserved people, have launched...

Grocery Briefs: March 2015

Post Holdings Inc. will acquire cereal company MOM Brands Co., Minneapolis, MN, for $1.15 billion. The Hershey Company, known for its chocolate brands, has agreed...

Diet Causes Child’s Blindness

An extreme case of picky eating caused a 17-year-old’s blindness, according to a case study from the University of Bristol. The patient, who had first...