The U.S. government has approved use of the Whole Grain Stamp, generally seen on such products as bread and cereals, for meat and poultry products. The stamp was created by the Whole Foods Council last year to help consumers track whole grain consumption.
Kroger has settled a patent infringement lawsuit filed by the Polymer Group. Cut-off dates were set for the sale and distribution of any remaining allegedly infringing products. Inter-American Products and U.S. Nonwovens Corp. also agreed to the settlement.