food industry

FILE - This Feb. 7, 2012 file photo shows a shopper walking down the canned soup aisle at a grocery store in Cincinnati. Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty _ a long-awaited federal effort to try and prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.  (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty — a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease […]

06/17/2014

The sandwich board at a Panera store with the calorie count for each item.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Where will calorie labels appear? Not just menus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants. But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters or airplanes? […]

04/25/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

FDA to ban artery-clogging trans fats

The FDA is announcing today that it will require the food industry to gradually phase out trans fats, saying they are a threat to people’s health. Penny and Phil discussed trans fats and the effects […]

11/07/2013

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Food companies work to make it look natural

NEW YORK (AP) — Here’s the latest goal for food makers: Perfect the art of imperfection. When stretching out the dough for its premium “Artisan Pizzas,” Domino’s workers are instructed not to worry about making […]

06/17/2013

Lizanne Falsetto

Lizanne Falsetto on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with model, athlete, businesswoman, and mompreneur Lizanne Falsetto. From a one woman operation to a firm with over 20 employees, she has successfully grown her healthy snack and and weight-management protein bars, thinkThin® into a multi-million dollar company.

06/12/2013

Miracle Noodles

Jonathan Carp and Jeff Smith on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Jonathan Carp, an entrepreneur who has sold millions of packages of his Miracle Noodle – a calorie free, carb free noodle. Also on the show, Jeff Smith, CEO of JS2 Communications, will discuss corporate branding.

03/20/2013