The Federal Trade Commission will discuss ramifications and regulations related to marketing products to children at a public forum scheduled for Dec. 15. New research on how food advertising affects children will be addressed, along with legal issues related to government regulation of food marketing.
Naya Spring Water, owned by private-equity firm Catterton Partners, is planning aggressive U.S. expansion and hoping its 100% recycled bottles set it apart. The bottled-water brand, which has a strong following in its home base of Canada, is available in the U.S. only in New York.
A new Nestle plant in Araraquara, Brazil, can produce up to 100 million liters of drinking milk each year. The facility, which will provide about 1,600 jobs, produces Nestle Moca and is expected to benefit the Ninho and Molico aseptic milk brands.
Consuming low-fat dairy products may decrease the risk of hypertension, a new study finds. Researchers recommend substituting low-fat dairy for whole milk products rather than simply adding low-fat dairy to one's diet.