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Dr Margo Wootan: 'I’m not saying parents are not responsible for their children’s eating patterns, but we need to stop pretending that the answer is just that parents need to grow a backbone and say no...'

'In the US we have this view of what ‘kid food’ is, which is very different from what it is in other countries ...'

FOOD FOR KIDS: We're making progress, but the kids’ menu in many leading restaurant chains remains a ‘nutritional disaster,’ says the CSPI

By Elaine Watson

It’s time to stop blaming parents and accept that the food environment has to change if we are going to improve kids’ diets, says CSPI VP nutrition Dr Margo Wootan, who told delegates at the FoodNavigator-USA FOOD FOR KIDS summit that trying to ensure...

Freedom Foods taps RDs to spread the word about prebiotics

Freedom Foods taps RDs to spread the word about prebiotics

By Elizabeth Crawford

By tapping registered dietitians at retailers and in local communities, Freedom Foods has magnified the impact and reach of its recent launch in more than 2,000 stores in the US of nutritional bars and cereals featuring BarleyMax – a unique grain packed...

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Tyson Foods on the six trends shaping the future of food

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Food and beverage products that communicate a clear functional health benefit, sustainability story, explore alternative protein sources, or leverage technology to shorten the distance between a recipe and finished meal, are just some of the trends to...

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Sprouted grains: Are we any closer to a workable definition?

By Elaine Watson

US retail sales of products referencing sprouted grains on pack decreased slightly (-2.1%) to $267.2m in the 52 weeks to October 7, according to new data* from SPINS, with the largest category - bread and baked goods - experiencing a 4.2% decline. However,...

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