Traders Point Creamery has just rolled out cottage cheese in recyclable glass containers. The recyclable containers allow the cottage cheese to be preserved in an impermeable and non-porous container, which thereby extends its shelf life. All containers are 100% recyclable and rated GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). And, the jars contain the Traders Point Creamery signature cow on the lid.

The findings of Dartmouth researchers that some products contain arsenic at worrisome levels, including toddler formula, spurred a call for additional federal regulation.

Emeryville, CA—At mile 120 of a 175-mile bike ride in 1990, Clif Bar & Company founder, co-owner and co-CEO Gary Erickson came up with the idea for CLIF Bar. A short time later, he baked the first bar in his mother’s kitchen, and the rest is company history. 2012 marks the company’s 20-year anniversary, and it is marking the occasion with new product launches and events throughout the year for customers and retailers.

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All vegetarians and vegans want to be healthy and happy. They can, unfortunately, face some obstacles on the road to health.

With 25 franchised locations, Chef Anthony Russo of Russo’s New York Pizzeria knows pizza. Gluten-free frozen pizza is now available for retailers, made with 100% all-natural mozzarella cheese, homemade sauce and other premium ingredients. Check out the line of Frozen Gluten Free Pizza, with varieties including Greek, New York Style, Margherita, Mulberry, Chicken Rustica and Pepperoni and Italian Mozzarella.

Rice Select has added to its Royal Blend line of rice and grains with new Quinoa & Freekeh and Flax Seed. Freekeh has a nutty, smokey flavor loaded with fiber, potassium, zinc and protein. The Flax Seed Blend includes Texmati light brown rice, wheat pearl couscous and flax seed, which contains dietary fiber and micronutrients.

NextFoods has added to its GoodBelly line of probiotic drinks with new 10-oz GoodBelly Probiotic Coconut Water, infused with the company’s patented probiotic strain found in all GoodBelly drinks. Coconut water contains naturally occurring electrolytes, magnesium, phosphorus and sodium, making it an effective hydration aid. All GoodBelly juice drinks are dairy-free, soy-free, vegan and certified organic.

Tofutti has added to its line of frozen, dairy-free pizzas with five new “Better Than Ricotta” pizzas. All are made with non-hydrogenated, dairy-free ricotta cheese (pictured). The frozen pizzas come two to a pack, are kosher and cholesterol and butter free. The new flavors include Three Cheese Pizza and Apple Pie Pizza.