Tag: Big Food

General Mills Removes ‘100% Natural’ Label from Nature Valley Granola Bars after Glyphosate Lawsuit

by Sustainable Pulse Three U.S. NGOs jointly announced Thursday that they have resolved a consumer-protection action filed by the groups against General Mills in 2016, concerning General Mills’ labeling of its Nature Valley Granola Bars as “Made with 100% Natural Whole Grain Oats.” The complaint stated that the granola…

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Children May Be Eating Cereal Laced With Monsanto’s Toxic Weed Killer

By Caroline Cox / Independent Media Institute Quaker Oats “Life” and “Squares” cereals. Gerber and Beechnut baby oatmeal. Cheerios. Store brand “O” cereals from Target, Safeway, Walmart, Trader Joe’s and Kroger. All those products were contaminated with glyphosate (often sold as Roundup) in recent independent testing conducted by the Center…

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100 Groups Call on Kroger to Eliminate Toxic Pesticides on Food

CINCINNATI, OHIO – On Thursday, farmworkers, students, public health, beekeeping, environmental, faith-based and consumer groups held a protest at Kroger’s (NYSE: KR) annual shareholder meeting, calling on the company to sign onto the Fair Food Program and commit to eliminate toxic pesticides from its supply…

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Did 24 Coke-Funded Studies on Childhood Obesity Fail to Disclose Coke’s Influence?

By Gary Ruskin How accurate were conflict of interest disclosures in at least 40 childhood obesity studies funded by The Coca-Cola Company? Not so accurate, according to a paper published in the Journal of Public Health Policy that analyzed studies from the International Study of Childhood Obesity,…

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