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Food News Today for Saturday October 25th, 2014

Halloween Sweet Treats! Is Your Morning Coffee Fix Genetic?

With Halloween just days away, the season for sweet treats is officially upon us and this year consumers are expected to spend a pretty penny on candy.   Of the total $7.4 billion that the National Retail Federation expects U.S. consumers to spend on Halloween celebrations,…

October 25, 2014 Watch Video

The Lempert Report ®

Fighting Farmer’s Market Fraud

The LA Times found several unsavory practices in Los Angeles County. 

Recently Jerry Brown, the governor of California signed a bill aimed at ridding farmer’s markets of fraud.  The bill authorizes about a million dollars that will primarily be used for hiring new state inspectors and reimbursing counties for local investigative work, as well as maintaining a…

October 24, 2014 Watch Video


And the hypermarket neighborhood was born!

In Italy, a new format operates on a large surface in which you can buy for the whole year at the lowest prices, including fresh produce of the highest quality.

Originally published by Retail Watch.

by Antonello Vilardi

October 24, 2014 Read More


It’s That Sweet Time of Year: Find out where sugar is hiding in your diet

Don’t forget to check labels for stealthy sugars. Read on for SupermarketGuru’s top tips on how to find added sugars.

Sugar is everywhere, and the infamous sweets holiday, Halloween is a week away. Halloween also kicks off the Holiday season, and that means treats, parties and dietary cheats. Regardless of holiday season or not, Americans of all ages are getting more sugar than they’ve bargained for. According…

October 24, 2014 Read More

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