Following the discovery of glyphosate in several breakfast cereals in August, a second round of testing by the Environmental Working Group (EWP) has found the cancer-linked herbicide in a swathe of popular oat-based cereals and snacks marketed to kids.
Kellogg is collaborating with Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to make it easier for people to fight hunger by donating the foods hungry families request most from food banks across the globe.
Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW) has launched a range of organic versions of Nestlé’s breakfast cereals, including Chocapic, Nesquik and Cheerios, in France, Spain and Portugal with expectations of expanding into other markets next year.
Following allegations last week that millions of American children are being exposed to a suspected carcinogen through a raft of popular oat-based foods, New York Senator Chuck Schumer has now accused the FDA of withholding information on a weed killer...
General Mills has signed an agreement with Gunsmoke Farms to convert more than 30,000 acres of conventional farmland into certified organic acreage by 2020, in order to capitalize on growing consumer demand for natural and organic foods.
Jeff Harmening, General Mills’ CEO, told attendants at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) the company could see more acquisitions as part of its ‘reshape the portfolio for growth’ strategy.
Plant-based protein snack maker No Cow's founder Daniel Katz said General Mills has been providing resources to grow his company, which has grown double-digit monthly since receive the cash boost last year.
Campbell Soup has announced its Labels for Education program - in which schools receive supplies in exchange for clipped labels from participating products - will end after 43 years of operation and health experts are calling for General Mills to do the...
UK researchers suggest whole grain foods with a fiber:carb ratio of less than 10:1 have the lowest fat, sugar and salt content, which could set in motion a new whole grain labelling system to help consumers chose healthier options.
General Mills will be removing its gluten-free claim from the labels of its Cheerios cereals following criticism from the Canadian Celiac Association that it is not confident of the company’s gluten-testing process.
General Mills is reintroducing its artificially colored and flavored cereal after consumers complained its natural version did not make the grade – a daring move as the trend towards clean, natural foods gains momentum worldwide. Aligned with this though,...
John Foraker, president of General Mills’ organic foods unit Annie’s, announced on LinkedIn late last week he is leaving at the end of August, but denies it’s due to the food giant’s embittered sales results.
A bowl of ready-to-eat (RTE) cereal isn’t just something to break the fast, but a genuine meal anytime of the day. According to Mintel, almost half of the American public identify themselves as cereal consumers who embrace a bowl for lunch or dinner.