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The aim of the Forum was to work toward combating the growing rise of superbugs

NAMI brings together food industry on topic of antibiotics

By Helen Arnold

More than 150 major US food companies, retailers and health professionals have joined forces in an attempt to slow the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and prevent the spread of resistant infections over the next five years.

Lifeway Foods CEO Julie Smolyansky (right) with her brother and CFO Edward Smolyansky

'We have retained a cult-like following even as we have gone mass market'

Lifeway Foods CEO: ‘We want to be to kefir what Hershey's is to chocolate'

By Elaine Watson

When Julie Smolyansky became president and CEO of kefir market leader Lifeway Foods in 2002 after the sudden death of her father (its founder), the stock went into freefall as investors feared the 27-year old wasn’t ready to run a public company. They...

NYAG affair will have implications for probiotics suppliers, exec says

Probiota Americas

NYAG affair will have implications for probiotics suppliers, exec says

By Hank Schultz

According to one prominent executive, for the probiotics industry, the fallout from the NYAG affair should be fairly straightforward:  Make sure you know how to do what you’re supposed to do in the first place. Identify and count, it’s as simple as that.

NurturMe angles for pole-position in quinoa-based baby food category

NurturMe angles for pole-position in quinoa-based baby food category

By Elizabeth Crawford

A $1.5 million investment from EcoEnterprises Fund will enable NurturMe to expand its line of quinoa-based children's food as well as its social mission as a B-Corporation to improve sustainable agriculture in South America, a company executive said. 

Allegations of misleading baby food labels spurs changes in market

Allegations of misleading baby food labels spurs changes in market

By Elizabeth Crawford

Beech-Nut Nutrition Company is going above and beyond the legal labeling requirements of ingredients to reassure parents following allegations that other baby food companies’ labeling misleads consumers about the quality and quantities of ingredients...

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