Packaged food may be protected from bacterial contamination such as salmonella by antimicrobial agents developed from natural ingredients such as cloves, oregano, thyme and paprika, researchers found. The antimicrobials also could extend the shelf life of food.
A ready-to-drink iced coffee from Coca-Cola and Caribou Coffee will be available in stores in the Midwest and Southeast by the end of the month, and nationally next year. The beverage comes in three flavors.
General Mills' Green Giant rolled out Green Giant Health Blends, microwaveable frozen vegetable packages with targeted health benefits. The vegetable blends include Healthy Weight, Immunity Boost and Healthy Vision.