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Brace yourself, leprechaun: General Mills wants to ditch the artificial colorings and flavorings in your Lucky Charms.
June 22, 2015 The company has pledged to ditch artificial colorings and flavorings from all of its cereals by the end of 2016. But those iconic rainbow-colored marshmallow charms might take longer to revamp.
A Cheez Whiz ad from 1952.
Courtesy of Kraft Foods
March 29, 2015 Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.
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Henry J. Heinz
Library of Congress
March 25, 2015 Henry Heinz was big into pickles before ketchup came along. James Kraft gave the world American cheese. (Ironically, he was Canadian.) Now, two companies that revamped how we eat will become one.
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Wouldn't this salad make a healthful addition to your pizza for dinner?
September 25, 2014 Major food companies have cut trillions of calories, and studies show Americans are consuming fewer calories because of it. But some advocates think companies should do more to improve our diets.
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February 27, 2013 Ad man David Neevel's quest to rid himself of his unwanted crème drives him to create a robotic Oreo separator machine, in this charming satirical video in celebration of the snack cookie.
February 26, 2013 From food scientists who study the human palate to maximize consumer bliss, to marketing campaigns that target teens to hook them for life on a brand, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss' new book goes inside the world of processed, packaged goods.
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We are choosing among a dizzying array of low-fat, low-salt, and low-calorie products
October 13, 2011 'Better for you' food products drove more than 70 percent of food company sales growth in the last five years, a new analysis says. Although a food activist suggests that the numbers could be a bit misleading.
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