FMI is providing a third-party food-safety audit to Freshway Foods through the group's Safe Quality Food program. The Ohio chain previously earned SQF 2000 Level 2 accreditation for its food-safety plan. "Meeting our own internal food-safety standards while also being able to accommodate the range of food-safety reporting required by our customer base was a key component in our selection of the SQF 2000 program," said a Freshway executive.
Dr. Margaret Mitchell, a dentist in Chicago, said children can enjoy Halloween candy and still protect their teeth. She suggested eating candy in one sitting and brushing teeth immediately after, to decrease the time teeth are exposed to sugar.
Campbell Soup has acquired Wolfgang Puck's designer canned-soup line from Country Gourmet Foods -- a deal that will expand Campbell's role in the organic market. The company also signed an agreement with Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, which will allow it to use the Puck brand for marketing purposes. "Combining Wolfgang's brand and reputation with Campbell's distribution and marketing capabilities creates the opportunity for significant growth," said Campbell's CEO.