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.
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.