Ganeden Biotech and Agostoni Chocolate teamed up to offer Chocolate Plus Private Label. This functional snack integrates probiotics (GanedenBC30) and Italian dark chocolate. Retailers can choose Agostoni’s dark chocolate in either 70% or 60%. Stores can add the probiotic alone or the probiotic plus toasted flax seed. Sizes include a bite-sized 0.5-oz minibar or a 1.1-oz snack bar.

egg recall

Galt, IA—The month of August saw yet another food recall, this time due to a Salmonella enteritidis outbreak in eggs.

New York, NY—A new report published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has a scary finding: some foods that contain common allergens are not labeled as such.

Chicago, IL—An online community for food enthusiasts, The Food Channel, has announced several new food trends. CultureWaves, Mintel International and the International Food Futurists all collaborated with the group to pinpoint what is hot in the grocery aisle.

grocery briefs

News from industry food companies.