The Whole Grains Council will provide labeling stamps detailing exactly how many whole grains are in each serving of a product, rather than designating products as "good" or "excellent" sources of whole grains.
The U.S. Senate Banking Committee approved the nomination of Federal Reserve Board Gov. Donald Kohn to serve as vice chairman at the central bank. Kohn's nomination now heads to the full Senate for a final vote.
Legal action against restaurants and quickservice chains is not an effective means to educate consumers about healthy eating habits, according to some weight management and nutrition experts. An ABCNEWS.com survey found that 2,652 respondents did not support forcing Yum! Brands' KFC to change its menu, while 951 felt the menu should be altered to offer more healthy options.
In order to make a bigger footprint on the international olive oil market, the Greek olive oil industry will increase its marketing budget by 50% as part of a national campaign deeming 2006 the "Year of the Olive and Olive Oil." Greece is the world's third largest producer of olive oil.
Fidelity Investments named John Roth to succeed Neal Miller as manager of the $3.37 billion Fidelity New Millennium Fund. Roth, who joined the company in 1999, has managed three of Fidelity's Consumer funds since 2004.