Congress should repeal the 100-year-old excise tax on long-distance phone calls entirely, this Wall Street Journal editorial says. The Treasury Department last week said it will stop collecting the 3% tax.
Cheese enriched with plant stanols helped to lower cholesterol levels in subjects, according to results of a new study. Cholesterol-lowering foods could be a lucrative trend, according to industry executives.
Privately-held Old Orchard Brands, the nation's sixth-largest bottled juice company, began shipping its Lo Carb juice line this week. The new line includes five types of juice made with the sugar substitute Splenda and 25% juice.