The top official of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says the world's food stocks are quickly depleting and food prices are at record highs. Factors such as climate change, oil prices and a shifting focus from farming to biofuels and cattle feed have affected supply and demand, and these changes will contribute to the growing crisis.
Procter & Gamble will roll out a new Web site, OlayForYou.com, in support of a series of planned product launches by the skincare brand next year, to be undergirded by multimedia campaigns via Saatchi & Saatchi, New York.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has proposed a surcharge on beverages containing high-fructose corn syrup sold in the city's retail stores. Money generated by the program would go toward anti-obesity advocacy programs.
Blue Horizon Organic Seafood has partnered with Canadian company SunOpta under a distribution deal that would further expand the presence of Blue Horizon's branded organic shrimp meals and appetizers in stores across Canada.