General Mills gets a healthy makeover

The Lempert Report
July 01, 2015

Walmart announces a move to make customers very happy and who's in need of a price check?

General Mills Gets Makeover!  General Mills announced they are removing artificial colors and flavors from its cereal line beginning with Trix, Cocoa Puffs and Reese’s Puffs by the end of 2015. Jim Murphy, president of General Mills U.S. cereal business, told the Star Tribune “Consumers increasingly want the ingredient list for their cereal to look like what they pull out of their pantry,” They don’t want labels chock-full of “colors with numbers and ingredients you can’t pronounce.”
Wholefoods Needs a Price Check! Wholefoods is living up to it's Whole Paycheck image with recent accusations  they have been over-charging NYC customers! New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs  is investigating the grocery chain for “systemic overcharging for pre-packaged foods,”  In a recent email to The Washington Post, Whole Foods stated;  “We assure our shoppers that we’ve NEVER intentionally used deceptive practices to incorrectly charge customers."
Walmart Aims to Please Walmart could be about to make customers very happy! The retail giant is testing a revolutionary bar-code technology that could eliminate long lines at checkout registers, the idea being that the new technology would  enable shopping carts to read bar-codes as they are placed inside, this would then eliminate the need for checkout registers altogether!

Protein Before Carbs And finally... for those with type 2 diabetes, a new, albeit small study, claims that the order in which you eat your food matters and  can affect their blood sugar levels. The new research indicated that consuming protein and vegetables before carbohydrates helps lower blood sugar and insulin levels after the meal.