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Eating nuts daily tied to lower overall death rate: Harvard study

Eating nuts daily tied to lower overall death rate: Harvard study

By Maggie Hennessy

People who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20% less likely to die from any cause over a 30-year period than those who didn’t, according to the largest study of its kind by scientists from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Bringham & Women’s Hospital...

Big Interview: Greg Steltenpohl, CEO of Califia Farms and founder of Odwalla

Decline in soft drinks not catastrophic for beverage industry: Odwalla founder

By Maggie Hennessy

“The slowdown of soft drinks is not going to be catastrophic for the beverage industry,” said Greg Steltenphol, CEO of beverage manufacturer Califia Farms and founder of Odwalla, discussing the recent slump in carbonated soft drink sales—particularly...

True Source Honey considers manufacturer-specific verification system

True Source Honey considers manufacturer-specific verification system

By Maggie Hennessy

True Source Honey, formed by a group of US honey companies to prevent illegally sourced honey from entering the US market, has focused its efforts over the past five years primarily on retailers, because they sell direct to consumers. But as consumer...

Acrylamide, a potential carcinogen, is found in 40 percent of the calories consumed in the average American diet, according to the Grocery Manufacturers Association.

FDA issues 'softly worded' draft guidance on acrylamide

By Maggie Hennessy

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a draft guidance for the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and operators work toward reducing levels of acrylamide in certain foods.

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