Stonyfield has come up with a greek yogurt for children. YoKids greek comes in two flavors: Raspberry and Strawberry. The yogurt is milder and less tangy than traditional greek yogurt while still providing the protein (six grams per serving) and calcium kids need. The yogurt is made without pesticides, growth hormones, GMOs or artificial sweeteners.

Simply Asia Foods introduces new Thai Kitchen dipping sauces in Pineapple & Chili, Sweet Red Chili, Spicy Thai Chili, Thai Chili & Ginger and Spicy Thai Mango flavors. The sauces are vegan and gluten-free. All are natural and sweetened with pure cane sugar.

New from J.R. Watkins is a line of natural gourmet spice grinders. Options include Course Sea Salt, Whole Black Peppercorns, Four Peppercorn Blend, Garlic Peppercorn Blend, Steak & Chops Seasoning, Chicken Seasoning, Pizza & Pasta Seasoning and Seafood Seasoning. According to the company, the products are all housed in sustainable and recyclable packaging.

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Washington, D.C.—The Senate reached a deal on June 21 to pass the Farm Bill after much back and forth debate on several key issues. The vote tally was 64 to 35.

An innovative tool presented online by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allows businesses including grocers in the Pacific Southwest region to assess their options for reducing organic waste. By providing an interactive means to identify companies and services that specialize in waste management, the EPA’s Waste to Biogas Mapping Tool creates a path to eco-friendliness that is intuitive and straightforward.