The Walt Disney Co. adopted new nutrition guidelines in October for children's products that feature the company's name and characters. General Mills met the challenge, and will offer the first Disney-branded ready-to-eat cereal products under the new guidelines: Disney's Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney Princess and Disney's Little Einsteins.
Knowlan's Super Markets Inc., which operates Festival Foods and Knowlan's stores in Minnesota, is upgrading and expanding its electronic shelf labeling system. The new system is more accurate and better features promotions and sale items throughout the store.
Despite busy schedules, eating meals together remains a priority for families with children younger than 18, according to a study commissioned by SuperTarget. The retailer funded the study as part of its effort to help customers organize grocery shopping and meal planning at their stores.
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture will introduce "Fruit and Veggies -- More Matters," a new healthy eating campaign aimed at inspiring people to eat a greater variety of produce and increase their intake of fruits and vegetables. The campaign will launch next March and replace the "5 A Day" program.