Crave Foods now offers Crave Samosas, crisp mince-filled triangular pastries. These frozen pastries can be baked or fried and used as a snack or as part of a meal. Varieties include Veggie, Cinnamon Sweet Potato, Feta Cheese and Spinach, Zesty Chicken, Savory Beef and Sizzling Lamb.
2043 Imperial St., Los Angeles, CA 90021, www.cravefoods.com

Pirate's BootyPirate Brands has launched Pirate’s Booty New York Pizza. These puffs are made from rice and corn and are blended with tomato, mozzarella cheese and Italian spices. Ingredients are all natural.
SRP: $1.49 (1 oz) and $2.99 (4 oz).
P.O. Box 326, Sea Cliff, NY 11579, www.piratebrands.com

The So Delicious Coconut Milk Creamer from Turtle Mountain is the newest addition to the company’s line of dairy-free foods. The firm notes that coconut milk offers health benefits such as having anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. This cholesterol-free creamer is available in original, French vanilla and hazelnut.
SRP: $3.99 per pint.

The Isopure Company brings to market Isopure Plus, protein beverages that give seniors and those with nutritional deficiencies an alternative to traditional drinks. Each drink offers 15 grams of protein in each eight-ounce serving. Drink choices include Alpine Punch and Grape Frost and are available with or without carbs.

Kenai CrunchReal Earth Products LLC now offers Kenai Crunch Protein Bars in Tropical, Lemon Almond Hiker and Chocolate Peanut Butter Mountain. Each gluten-free bar contains 160 calories, 0 cholesterol, 0 trans fats, 11 grams of soy protein and is 100% natural.
SRP: $20.79 per 12-bar box, $1.89 per bar.

YogurtOrganic Valley has launched a line of drinkable organic low-fat yogurts in 32-oz bottles. Flavors include plain, berry and vanilla. The live probiotics and inulin prebiotic fiber are intended to boost digestive and immune health, according to the company.
SRP: $3.99
One Organic Way, LaFarge, WI 54639, www.organicvalley.coop

Baseball has long been our nation’s pastime, yet we read comparatively little about the importance that nutrition plays in the sport. Many thousands of Americans actively participate professionally or recreationally in baseball, while millions more enjoy the relaxation and wholesome entertainment that the sport provides.

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First, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) threw Warning Letters at three companies marketing dietary-supplement drinks in sizes too large and with names too suggestive. A few days later, the FDA’s draft Guidance on this same issue was cast upon the world. Confusion now reigns as the magic words on the label seem to have lost their protective powers.