General Mills has been pitching gluten-free products to a niche market. The New York Times Magazine reports in the process the Golden Valley company has become heroes for people with a rare digestive disorder. General Mills has put gluten-free lables on more than 300 of its products and has reformulated others--like Chex cereals, to appeal to people with ciliac disease.
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General Mills recalls granola bars containing peanuts
A limited number of Cascadian Farm Granola Bars may be linked to a larger recall of peanut products due to salmonella contamination. General Mills announced the recall is a precaution because peanut pieces may have been sourced from Sunland, Inc. The peanut manufacturer has expanded its recall to 240 products after 35 people from 19 states have fallen ill.
Chuck E. Cheese to test gluten-free options in Minnesota
According to a press release: The new food items, which include a gluten-free pizza and chocolate cupcake, will begin testing at all Minnesota locations to gauge demand for future national availability.
General Mills resurrects Green Giant, Cheerios Kid
General Mills is bringing back two iconic advertising mascots to appear in ads. The Jolly Green Giant debuted in a TV commercial Monday to encourage kids to eat more vegetables. The cartoon-like Cheerios Kid from the 50s and 60s is making an appearance in online ads.
General Mills to cut sugar, salt in breakfast cereals
Minnesota-based General Mills and Nestlé SA will cut sugar and salt in the children's breakfast cereals they jointly market outside North America, which is the latest attempt by major food companies to respond to health concerns, Reuters reports.
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