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November 8, 2013

A proposed rule from the Food and Drug Administration would effectively eliminate artificial trans fats from foods in the United States by classifying partially hydrogenated oils as unsafe food additives and thus permitting them only in certain cases.

In its proposal, the FDA emphasized that it would give manufacturers of foods that contain trans fats enough time to reformulate their recipes in order to minimize market disruptions by spreading out the initial cost of about $8 billion over a number of years. While trans fats have been eliminated from most foods already, foods that still contain them include frozen pizzas, microwave popcorn, margarines and some dessert foods.

A proposed rule from the Food and Drug Administration would effectively eliminate artificial trans fats from foods in the United States by classifying partially hydrogenated oils as unsafe food additives and thus permitting them only in certain cases.

August 21, 2013

Bausch + Lomb and TheraPearl have teamed up to market the Bausch + Lomb TheraPearl Eye Mask, a new option for consumers suffering from a variety of common ailments, including the most common type of dry eye.

MADISON, N.J. — Bausch + Lomb and TheraPearl have teamed up to market the Bausch + Lomb TheraPearl Eye Mask, a new option for consumers suffering from a variety of common ailments, including the most common type of dry eye.

August 9, 2013

Pacific Shore Holdings introduced the new Thermal-Aid Zoo animal "Mini's". The Thermal-Aid Zoo animals are a 100% natural therapeutic, heating/cooling plush animals specifically designed for kids, to reduce swelling, ease pain and give kids of all ages a "huggable" pal year round, the company stated.

CHATSWORTH, Calif. — Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc., introduced the new Thermal-Aid Zoo animal "Mini's". The Thermal-Aid Zoo animals are a 100% natural therapeutic, heating/cooling plush animals specifically designed for kids, to reduce swelling, ease pain and give kids of all ages a "huggable" pal year round, the company stated. The Mini's are smaller versions of the original Thermal-Aid Zoo animal, which the company founder Matthew Mills calls the "next big collectable."

June 18, 2013

Better Oats announced the addition of three new steel-cut instant oatmeal varieties to the brand’s Oat Revolution line.

MINNEAPOLIS — Better Oats announced today the addition of three new steel-cut instant oatmeal varieties to the brand’s Oat Revolution line. The new oatmeal is one of the fastest cooking steel-cut oats products on the market, allowing consumers to enjoy all the taste, flavor and health attributes of steel cut oats in just two and a half minutes cook time.

February 20, 2013

Kashi, a natural food and lifestyle company, announced today its new Kashi Chicken and Chipotle BBQ Steam Meal and Italian Vegetable Medley Pasta Steam Meal, two additions to Kashi's Steam Meal line.

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Kashi, a natural food and lifestyle company, announced today its new Kashi Chicken and Chipotle BBQ Steam Meal and Italian Vegetable Medley Pasta Steam Meal, two additions to Kashi's Steam Meal line. The new entrees provide a meal for two people in each bag.

Like Kashi's existing single-serve varieties, microwave steam is used to preserve the quality of the ingredients. Each features the Kashi Seven Whole Grain blend and offers 42 g or more of whole grains per serving:

November 12, 2012

Nearly 80% of office workers polled come to work even when they know they are sick — an increase of 20% over last year — according to the third annual "Flu Season Survey" from Staples.

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Nearly 80% of office workers polled come to work even when they know they are sick — an increase of 20% over last year — according to the third annual "Flu Season Survey" from Staples. 

May 18, 2012

Fresh & Easy has launched a new range of more than 50 preseasoned, ready-to-cook items in stores just in time for the summer grilling season.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy has launched a new range of more than 50 preseasoned, ready-to-cook items in stores just in time for the summer grilling season. The Ready to Cook line includes beef, pork, chicken, fish and vegetable options all premarinated or preseasoned, ready to go straight in the skillet, microwave or on the grill.

May 23, 2011

Ziploc has launched its Versa­Glass products, which are designed to go from the fridge to the microwave or oven — at temperatures of up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit — and straight to the dinner table, the company said.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Ziploc has launched its Versa­Glass products, which are designed to go from the fridge to the microwave or oven — at temperatures of up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit — and straight to the dinner table, the company said. The containers also are dishwasher-safe and available in six sizes, ranging from $4.19 to $8.99, or in a variety pack of three containers for $17.99.


April 26, 2011

Consumers looking for containers that are designed to store, heat and serve can look no further than Ziploc's latest innovation.

RACINE, Wis. — Consumers looking for containers that are designed to store, heat and serve can look no further than Ziploc's latest innovation.

Ziploc VersaGlass products are designed to go from the fridge to the microwave or oven — at temperatures of up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit — and straight to the dinner table, the company said. The containers also are dishwasher-safe and available in six sizes, ranging from $4.19 to $8.99, or in a variety pack of three containers for $17.99.

April 20, 2011

The first microwave popcorn made with olive oil has hit retail.

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — The first microwave popcorn made with olive oil has hit retail.

Weaver's Weaver Gold line comes in movie theater butter and parmesan with Italian herbs and garlic flavors. Each flavor provides the health benefits of olive oil, the company said. The company also is slated to introduce light butter and classic butter flavors.

New Weaver Gold microwave popcorn made with olive oil now is available at mass market retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com.

March 10, 2011

Smucker's has introduced an on-the-go, heat-and-eat breakfast treat.

ORRVILLE, Ohio — Smucker's has introduced an on-the-go, heat-and-eat breakfast treat.

New Smucker's Snack'n Waffles are microwavable waffles that are ready to eat after 15 seconds in the microwave, and already have sweetness baked right in. The waffles are available in blueberry, maple, cinnamon and chocolate chip.

March 8, 2011

Freschetta has introduced two products to its lineup of frozen pizza: Freschetta Simply...Inspired Pizzas and Freschetta By The Slice.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Freschetta has introduced two products to its lineup of frozen pizza: Freschetta Simply...Inspired Pizzas and Freschetta By The Slice. 

February 18, 2011

TeleBrands, a developer of "As Seen On TV" products, has introduced three new innovations.

NEW YORK — TeleBrands, a developer of "As Seen On TV" products, has introduced three new innovations.

The lineup includes:

  • Pasta Boat, a 5-in-1 pasta cooker that cooks, strains, serves, steams and serves. Complete with stay-cool handles, the steamer rack can be used to steam potatoes or vegetables right in the microwave. Pasta Boat cooks pasta in approximately 18 minutes and carries a suggested retail price of $9.99;

January 31, 2011

A company that develops wireless power technology is bringing that technology to consumer packaging.

LAS VEGAS — A company that develops wireless power technology is bringing that technology to consumer packaging.

At the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Fulton Innovation unveiled eCoupled intelligent wireless power, demonstrating it in a number of applications, including an electric car.

December 7, 2010

NEW YORK — Portion control is a hot topic as more Americans strive to maintain good nutritional habits. Yet knowing how much food to serve is often a challenge. The Measure Up Bowl, a portion-control tool that allows consumers to measure portions inside a bowl without the need for measuring cups and scales, is a great solution to the challenge. 


November 15, 2010

As the New Year quickly approaches, consumers with weight loss on their minds can look...

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — As the New Year quickly approaches, consumers with weight loss on their minds can look to a simple solution for healthy weight maintenance.

 

With pre-measured portions subtly etched into its interior, the Measure Up Bowl combines a measuring cup and dining bowl in one. The Measure Up Bowl is made of microwave- and dishwasher-safe porcelain, and is available in two sizes:

May 3, 2010

Pop Weaver is introducing the first microwave popcorn to be made with Canola oil....