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Food brand update: Annie's sells out to General Mills while Barbara's gets its cereals Non-GMO Project Verified

9/15/2014 - General Mills, one of the most deceptive food companies in the world and a processed food giant that funds efforts to block GMO labeling transparency, is reportedly purchasing Annie's for $820 million. [1] Annie's, based in Berkeley, California, is a well-known organic food brand that has long been...

Study shows synthetic vitamins in 'fortified' breakfast cereals harming children

7/14/2014 - Breakfast cereals that are "fortified" with synthetic imitations of vitamins like zinc, niacin, and vitamin A could be harming children, says a new report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Researchers from the consumer advocacy organization maintain that many cereals, breakfast bars and other...

Skip all cold breakfast cereals and replace with 'real food' for a healthy start to your day

2/4/2014 - Breakfast cereals are a multi-billion dollar industry. Unpublished studies have shown that rats eating the boxes of cereals lived longer than those eating the cereal itself. The large corporate food industry with its many lobbyists have successfully kept all research on the dangers of cold cereals out...

Popular breakfast cereals found to contain low levels of toxic heavy metals; Natural News Labs publishes results

1/21/2014 - A scientific study conducted at the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (www.ConsumerWellness.org) has found that popular breakfast cereals such as Corn Flakes, Kix, Uncle Sam, Raisin Bran and Honey Bunches of Oats are relatively free of toxic heavy metals. These cereal products are made by companies...

The five best belly-flattening cereals for breakfast

4/3/2013 - A bulging belly is a common body issue and it affects everyone. However, it is also one of the most difficult to battle with. Cereals for breakfast are advertised for health but it also matters what kind of cereal an individual consumes. To get favorable results with belly flattening goal, individuals...

Major processed food chain Nestle revamps products due to consumers choosing healthier options

10/22/2012 - Most likely in response to a raft of negative press regarding high-sugar content products, as well as numerous reports detailing the nation's worsening obesity epidemic, food giants Nestle SA and General Mills, Inc. have announced they will cut both sugar and salt in the children's breakfast cereals...

The top 10 breakfast cereals most likely to contain Monsanto's GMO corn

9/25/2012 - By now, nearly everyone interested in healthy living is aware of the recent research linking Monsanto's GMO corn to cancer tumors and an increase risk of premature death in both men and women. News of the research is spreading like wildfire across the 'net, and support for Proposition 37 -- which seeks...

Manufacturers bow to demand for healthier cereals, but increase marketing of sugary options to children

8/14/2012 - In response to the growing backlash against their marketing sugary breakfast cereals to children, food companies in the United States seemed cooperative when they readily agreed to make these cereals healthier. Sugar levels, present in elevated levels in most processed breakfast cereals, were cut, and...

'Natural' breakfast cereals loaded with pesticides and GMOs - explosive new scorecard from Cornucopia reveals all

10/11/2011 - For far too long, breakfast cereal makers have carried out highly deceptive product labeling and positioning campaigns through the use of the term "natural." Consumers are easily misled by this term, believing it to mean the product is free from pesticide chemicals and genetically engineered ingredients....

Law firm investigation under way into faked blueberries in name-brand cereals and breads

5/25/2011 - The law firm of Finkenstein Thompson LLP, with offices in San Francisco and Washington D.C., has launched an investigation into the issue of "faked" blueberries being used in cereals and bread products. As reported here on NaturalNews and revealed by the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (www.ConsumerWellness.org),...

General Mills cuts sugar content in children's cereals but still uses GMOs

12/13/2010 - Breakfast cereal giant General Mills recently announced plans to slightly cut the sugar content in its children's cereals in accordance with overall pressures on major food producers to fight childhood obesity and its related diseases by making healthier products. However the company continues to use...

Superfood Cereals: A review of the most delicious and nutritious superfoods for morning meals

3/31/2010 - I grew up eating a lot of cereal. Sadly, it wasn't the healthiest stuff, either: Lucky Charms, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops and other sugary processed foods drowned in pasteurized, processed cow's milk. Sometimes I wonder how I ever survived my childhood diet... Even as a health-conscious adult, I...

Cereal ads found to promote childhood obesity

12/4/2009 - (Natural News) According to a study by the Yale University's Rudd Center for Food Policy, marketing trumps nutrition when it comes to selling sugar-laden, empty calorie cereals to America's children. Kelly Brownell, the author of the Yale study, charges that one of the culprits behind America's escalating...

General Mills takes leadership step in switching to whole grain breakfast cereals

5/16/2005 - Take a look at a box of whole grain Total breakfast cereal from General Mills. This is the company that has decided to switch all of their cereal products to whole-grain products. In terms of public health and nutrition, this is a very big deal. First off, I'm impressed. I give a thumbs-up to General...

Kellogg's launches reduced sugar breakfast cereals, but white flour content remains high

8/19/2004 - Kellogg's has launched reduced sugar cereals in Europe in response to what they describe as "changing consumer tastes." The cereals will have 1/3 less sugar than the familiar varieties, and will deliver slightly fewer calories and slightly less of an impact on blood sugar when consumed. I applaud Kellogg's...

Bizarre! Government of Denmark tells Kellogg's to take vitamins out of their breakfast cereals

8/19/2004 - In a move that can only be described as bizarre, the government of Denmark has banned the sale of fortified breakfast cereals made by Kellogg's. These include Rice Krispies, Corn Flakes, and Special K. Why were they banned? Because they are fortified with vitamins like vitamin B6, B12, folic acid, iron...

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