The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a food safety bill giving the FDA more power to inspect facilities and orchestrate recalls of tainted food. The bill also makes farmers and food processors more responsible for preventing contamination. A Senate version is expected to be taken up after the August recess.
Sunny D Beverages is promoting its smoothies with Peel 'n Taste flavor strips at Food Lion locations. The edible strips, available in shelf-edge dispensers, were invented by First Flavor as an alternative to mass sampling or sampling by mail.
Researchers say black tea contains a polysaccharide compound that can reduce blood sugar, which might one day be used to manage Type 2 diabetes. The compound mimics the glucose-inhibiting properties of existing diabetes drugs.
SUPERVALU has added four tart frozen yogurts and six ice cream desserts to its private-label offerings. The Stone Ridge Creamery yogurts and Culinary Circle ice cream desserts are available at SUPERVALU stores at lower price points compared with national brands.