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  • Post to Acquire MOM Brands for $1.15 Billion

    January 26, 2015
    Move will make Post third-largest ready-to-eat cereal provider.

  • 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Appointed by HHS & USDA

    June 3, 2013
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled the appointment of 15 nationally recognized experts to serve on the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

  • HHS Invests in School-Based Health Centers

    December 19, 2012
    As part of the Affordable Care Act, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has awarded more than $80 million to 197 school-based health center programs across the U.S. This funding will allow school-based health centers…

  • The Fermentable Fiber Revolution

    The Fermentable Fiber Revolution

    Case Adams, Contributing Writer || November 1, 2012
    A wave of functional products that can be applied to foods and beverages may play an important role in relieving gastrointestinal disorders.

  • Immune Support: Playing Good Defense

    Immune Support: Playing Good Defense

    Lisa Olivo, Associate Editor || September 1, 2012
    Trends show an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

  • Stauber Acquires Pharmline

    May 23, 2012
    Fullerton, CA-based Stauber Performance Ingredients, Inc., with New York, NY and Atlanta, GA based equity sponsor, ICV Partners, has acquired Florida, NY-based Pharmline, Inc. from Gadot Biochemical Industries, Ltd.   “We are extremely ple…

  • An Interview with Dr. Nancy Childs

    An Interview with Dr. Nancy Childs

    Sheldon Baker || November 25, 2011
    Nancy Childs, PhD, is professor of food marketing in the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA. She has more than 100 publications, proceedings and book chapters addressing nutrition marketing and health claim policy, obesity and consumer and commercialization issues with functional foods.

  • Healthy Vending Growth to Skyrocket

    August 1, 2011
    America’s massive vending market for foods and beverages may be static—at around $43 billion, according to Vending Times’ most recent “Annual Vending Industry Census”—and the “healthy” segment may account for only 4% of this total, but healthy vending’s rate of growth is firmly in double-digits, with some industry executives forecasting growth of as much as 50% per annum.

  • Medical Students Support Use of CAM in Western Medicine

    Rebecca Wright || January 20, 2010
    In the largest national survey of its kind, researchers from UCLA and UC San Diego measured medical students' attitudes and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and found that three-quarters of them felt conventional Western medicine would benefit by integrating more CAM therapies and ideas.