The Center for Science in the Public Interest yesterday asked the FDA to limit the amount of acrylamides manufacturers are allowed to put in food. Some researchers find that increased acrylamide consumption leads to increased cancer risk in animals.
Pending approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, Roundy's successfully bid on 31 Rainbow Foods supermarkets in the Twin Cities. Roundy's upped the ante by about $2 million from its original bid of $82.5 million.
The soy ingredient manufacturer yesterday filed a lawsuit against Archer Daniels Midland for violating patents on composition, production and health benefits. Amerifit, a maker of nutritional supplements, is also named in the suit.