A Summer of Italy, Music and Pasta

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When Barilla, the pasta company formed in Italy in 1877, was first nationally advertised in the United States in 1996, it turned out to be less an introduction than an

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Food Makers Push Back on Ads for Children

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Are Goldfish crackers junk food? Under proposed new nutritional guidelines, the federal government says yes, and it does not want food like the crackers advertised to children because they contain

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Food Cravings: Understand Them To Control Them

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We’ve all experienced food cravings, the feeling that we don’t just want to eat something — we want something very specific. Researchers at Tufts University found that the types of

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Taking Pickles Out of the Afterthought Aisle

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The typical habitat for the Vlasic brand character, the stork, is of course in the pickle aisle, where he perches on the labels of kosher dills and sweet gherkins. But

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Facebook’s top banana is Dole

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The banana king in the Facebook realm is Dole, hands down. Chuck Robinson Media Watch More than 400,000 people have clicked the “like” button on the Dole Bananas Facebook page. Compared

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