Expensive and high-quality canvas grocery bags are quickly becoming a coveted item in the world of eco-friendly bags. The designers behind these bags hope to offer an alternative to plastic bags and influence legislation regarding their usage.
Kraft Foods is expanding its Sensible Solutions program by repositioning its marketing and health alternatives through existing products such as Crystal Light Lemonade and sugar-free Jell-O. The company also is offering an updated Web site with health tips and interactive marketing campaigns.
The 684-store Publix supermarket chain said it would offer free 14-day supplies of seven antibiotics to customers with prescriptions. Publix, which has pharmacies in five states, said the seven popular drugs would be available at no cost even to customers who have prescription drug coverage.
Government officials are examining food-production and import facilities this week as they develop a strategy to revamp food-safety regulations regarding imports. The officials are slated to make recommendations in mid-September.