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Doctors push for an end to racial discrimination in health care

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Black people are more likely to die from coronavirus, cancer, and childbirth than White people — and doctors say racial bias is largely to blame for the kind of care patients get. Now, they’re fighting for......
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New CPG company launches line of sprouted snacks

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NASHVILLE — Diane’s Kitchen LLC, a new consumer packaged goods company, has unveiled its flagship product line: Daily Crunch Snacks. The line of sprouted nuts is made using a multi-step soaking and dehydration process that increases the nutritional value, eases digestion and adds to the nuts’ crunchiness, according to the......
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Nestle teams with Tajín on new sweet heat frozen treat

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HOUSTON — Nestle SA’s Outshine Snacks brand has teamed up with Tajín International Corp. to introduce Tajín’s first frozen snack in the United States: Outshine Mango with Tajín. The frozen fruit bars are made with mango puree and mango juice sprinkled with Tajín Clásico chili-lime seasoning. Each bar contains 30......
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Coronavirus on track to overwhelm Houston hospitals in two weeks, mayor says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Healthcare workers move a patient in the Covid-19 Unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas Thursday, July 2, 2020. MARK FELIX Hospitals in Houston, Texas are on track to be overwhelmed in approximately two weeks as coronavirus cases......
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Convalescent plasma therapy showing promise as coronavirus treatment

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Convalescent plasma therapy, which relies on injecting antibodies from recovered coronavirus patients into sick patients, is showing increasing promise. Meg Oliver reports. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To Return to......
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Trump to attend Mount Rushmore Independence Day celebrations despite warnings

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live President Trump will attend an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore, despite warnings that the event could lead to more infections. Weijia Jiang reports. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To......
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Tiller & Hatch adds four new frozen meals developed for a pressure cooker

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LOS ANGELES – As part of its mission to produce frozen meal solutions for consumers seeking convenient, affordable and quality meals, Tiller & Hatch Supply Co. is adding four new flavors to its line of dishes designed to be cooked using pressure cookers. The new offerings include Chili Mac, BBQ Beef Chili,......
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Barry Callebaut wraps acquisition of GKC Foods

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ZURICH, SWITZERLAND — A little over a month ago, Barry Callebaut, a global manufacturer of chocolate and cocoa products, announced the acquisition of GKC Foods (Australia) Pty. Ltd., a producer of chocolate, coatings and fillings, that serves many consumer chocolate brands in Australia and New Zealand. On July 1, Barry......
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Hostess CEO sees many post-COVID positives

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KANSAS CITY — The selective reopening of the US economy has given Hostess a peek into what kind of recovery may be expected for its business as people return  to work, and the indications appear positive, said Andrew P. Callahan, president and chief executive officer of Hostess Brands, Inc., Kansas......
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E-commerce business booming at General Mills

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MINNEAPOLIS — Consumers are ordering for more products online and General Mills is well equipped to meet demand, said Jeffrey L. Harmening, chief executive officer of the Minneapolis-based company. “If we look at e-commerce broadly across the company, it’s roughly 9% of our sales as we exit the fourth quarter,......
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Utz ushers its snack flavors into frozen appetizers

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MEMPHIS, TENN. — Utz Brands, Inc. has joined forces with Monogram Foods to bring four of its snack flavors to the frozen appetizer segment. “With more than 90% of consumers now snacking multiple times throughout the day, we are excited to offer a flavorful twist to snacking,” said Wes Jackson,......
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Simply 7 debuts duo of better-for-you snacks

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HOUSTON — Simply 7 Snacks is expanding its snack portfolio with two new better-for-you options that are Non-GMO Project verified, certified gluten-free, kosher and vegetarian. The Sea Salt Veggie Straws are made with potato and a dehydrated blend of cauliflower, broccoli, carrots spinach and beetroot, providing 1/3-cup of vegetables per......
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Foster Farms creates keto-friendly pizzas

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LIVINGSTON, CALIF. — Foster Farms is catering to carb-conscious consumers with the launch of Smart Crust frozen pizzas, featuring crust made with chicken breast, egg whites and parmesan cheese. Gluten-free, grain-free and keto certified, Smart Crust pizzas contain 4 grams of carbs per 1/2-pizza serving and are available in three varieties:......
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Slideshow: New products from Kraft Heinz, Nestle, Starbucks

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KANSAS CITY — Beverages boasting wellness claims are rushing into retail, including products made for children and toddlers. The Kraft Heinz Co. is aiming to help hydrate children with the debut of Creative Roots, a new coconut water beverage that comes in four flavors: watermelon lemonade, peach mango, orange pineapple......
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Cerelia growth strategy seen as promising

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MADRID — Cerelia Group, a producer of frozen and refrigerated dough based in Paris, is poised for growth as it invests in new products and geographies, according to Moody’s Investors Service. On July 2, Moody’s assigned Cerelia Participation Holding SAS a first-time B3 corporate family rating. Cerelia, which last month......
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Several beaches nationwide close for the holiday weekend due to the spread of COVID-19

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live With a nationwide spike in coronavirus cases, some states prohibit visiting the beach this July 4 holiday weekend. Janet Shamlian reports. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To Return to the......
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iTi Tropicals offers coconut cream

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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ.  — Coconut cream from iTi Tropicals, Inc. may be used in a variety of applications where traditional dairy is used, including milk, evaporated milk, heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk, coffee creamer, whipped cream and buttermilk. It functions well as a dairy replacement because it lacks the subtle aftertaste......
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Hershey to invest $135 million in Virginia facility expansion

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RICHMOND, VA. — The Hershey Co. has announced plans to invest $135 million to expand its manufacturing plant in Stuarts Draft, Va. The expansion will increase production capacity at the plant by 90,000 square feet and create 110 new jobs. “The Shenandoah Valley has been an excellent place for Hershey......
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Opinion: Meat sector faces struggles amid growth

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KANSAS CITY — Using metrics tracked closely by the grain-based foods industry, the meat sector has much going in its favor. Over the past five years, while per capita consumption of flour has declined to a 30-year low, per capita disappearance of meat rose to 224 lbs, up 22 lbs, or......

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