New TV ads will note that Progresso Light soups have 70 calories and were endorsed by Weight Watchers. The 15-second spots for the Progresso Light line, which was introduced last year, are by Saatchi & Saatchi.
A U.S. senator from Ohio has introduced a bill that aims to speed notification of tainted food by creating a mandatory tracking system. A GMA official says the proposal has good ideas but might be too complex to fully implement.
More than 30 of Giant Eagle's Get-Go convenience stores will allow customers to place orders at sandwich counters. The IBM-powered AnyPlace kiosk unifies customer ordering and payment, and provides feedback for improved efficiency.