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Food Safe Guru – Nestle And General Mills To Cut Sugar In Kids’ Cereals Outside Of US

October 15, 2012 by


I don’t understand this. Michelle Obama and the “Let’s Move” movement has made some headway into childhood obesity. Mayor Bloomberg has New Yorkers objecting to his ban on sugary sodas. Now we have Nestle and General Mills cutting sugar in their products overseas. My question is why not here?  Do these mega companies understand that […]

Cereal vitamin could aid sex problems, study claims

August 19, 2011 by


By Helen Glaberson A vitamin contained in breakfast cereals could help men with impotence problems, according to new research. The study, published in The Journal Of Sexual Medicine claims that consuming high doses of niacin or B3 can improve erectile dysfunction (ED) and dyslipidemia. Previous research suggests that statins, drugs which lower the level of […]

Breakfast Cereals Americans No Longer Love

June 23, 2011 by


Thank you to our reader who corrected that General Mills manufacturers Cheerios. The average American spends about 13 minutes a day preparing and eating breakfast, the meal nutritionists consider to be the most important of the day, according to NPD Group.   Increasingly, people are eating less cold cereal, which has been part of breakfast for […]

Surgery cereals to children

October 28, 2009 by


A lot has been written about marketing sugery cereals to children. In the late sixties Saturday morning TV was awash with commercials touting Ronald McDonald and “Sugar Pops are Tops”, “Trix are for Kids” and Cap’n Crunch. It fed right into the culture that sugar was good and anything on tv was fine. While middle […]

When bad things happen to good people

December 20, 2008 by


Anyone who’s looked at the About page of the US Food Safety website or this blog, knows I’ve been a sales consultant to the food industry for several years. That means going to trade shows, walking the aisles and meeting food manufacturers and distributors. They are some genuinely dedicated people in the food business who […]