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CSPI report: We're not making progress on junk food advertising to kids

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Junk food advertising on kids’ television channels has not decreased since 2012 despite uniform nutrition criteria introduced by the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative (CFBAI) in 2013, according to CSPI’s analysis of 72 hours of kids...

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Scientists create butter-like spread with 80% water

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Cornell University food scientists have created a low-calorie butter-like spread that consists of 80% water and minuscule drops of vegetable oil and milk fat, mimicking the look and texture of dairy butter without the use of artificial stabilizers.

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Study: What kind of impact does food labeling have on consumption?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

To what extent do food labels encourage healthier eating? A study led by researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University assessed the effectiveness of different types of food labels on consumers’ eating behaviors....

After gaining a cult following for its 'mix-it-yourself' keto meal shakes, Sated spent two years developing its RTD product line.

Sated keto meal shakes will be a competitor to Soylent, says founder

By Mary Ellen Shoup

After blowing through its $10,800 Kickstarter goal within a few hours, Sated – the brand behind newly-introduced ready-to-drink (RTD) ‘keto meal shakes’ – believes betting big on the keto diet trend will propel the brand to a wider audience including...

Highlights from our healthy fats webinar: ‘I’m astounded people consider ghee to be healthy’

‘I’m astounded people consider ghee to be healthy’

Highlights from our healthy fats webinar: ‘Consumers in the cooking oil aisle are not thinking about fatty acids, they’re thinking, how processed is that?'

By Elaine Watson

Are clean labels, minimal processing, and cultural traditions more important than nutrition in the oils and fats aisle for consumers? And do consumers trust the health ‘experts’? Checkout our gallery of highlights from our June 20 webinar, Chewing the...

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