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Gov't to urge food companies to limit ads for kids

Commercials promoting sugary breakfast cereals could be put on a strict diet under government guidelines urging food companies to limit marketing of unhealthy products to children....


Man loses 27 lbs. on Twinkie diet

Man loses 27 lbs. on Twinkie diet

Twinkies. Nutty bars. Powdered donuts. For 10 weeks, Mark Haub, a professor of human nutrition at Kansas State University, ate one of these sugary cakelets every three hours, instead of meals. To add variety in his steady stream of Hostess and Little Debbie snacks, Haub munched on Doritos chips, sugary cereals and Oreos, too.


Kellogg Recalling 28 Million Boxes of Cereal

Breakfast-cereal giant Kellogg (K: 52.44, -0.4, -0.76%) said it will be voluntarily recalling 28 million boxes of cereal due to an "uncharacteristic off-flavor and smell coming from the liner in the package."


General Mills Probes Fake Press Release

General Mills is investigating the source of a fake press release on the PR Newswire service that falsely stated that the U.S. president had ordered an investigation into the cereal maker's supply chain.


Kids' cereals: 85% more sugar, 65% less fiber than adults'

Kids' cereals: 85% more sugar, 65% less fiber than adults'

A new study confirms what savvy consumers have long suspected: Most breakfast cereals advertised to kids are chockfull of sugar ...


Kellogg to Drop Swimmer Phelps

Cereal maker will not renew sponsorship contract with Olympian who said he smoked marijuana.


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