News from industry food companies.

Columbia, MO—A recently published article in Obesity shows that eating a high-protein breakfast decreases hunger and increases one’s feeling of fullness.

The business world is competitive and marketing is everything. Promoting your store is crucial to drawing in consumers and developing your reputation. Advertising and marketing don’t always have to put a strain on your budget; there are cost efficient ways of promoting your store that can really make a difference in your consumer relations.

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Eden Prairie, MN—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has seized several UAS Laboratories’ probiotic products because the agency believes they are being marketed as drugs. This action follows a facility inspection from earlier this year when FDA found the company was making disease claims despite several warnings.

Washington, D.C.---The iconic food pyramid for a balanced diet will now be replaced with a plate segmented to show appropriate nutritional proportions. According to the US. Department of Agriculture, MyPlate will help Americans make better food choices because the tool gets them thinking about balanced meals.

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Berkeley, CA—Researchers at University of California’s Berkeley School of Public Health believe that prenatal exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides is linked to lower intelligence scores in children.

Tallahassee, FL—Tart or sweet, green or red, apples are enjoyed by millions across the globe. Now, a USDA-funded study has highlighted the heart health benefits of consuming apples. The findings were presented at Experimental Biology 2011.