| May 21, 2010
| 6:17 PM
There was the assault on trans-fats. A new law requiring calorie counts on menus. A county in California that banned toys in too-fatty kids' meals. And now there's a war on sodium.
It's no wonder the food industry is hurrying to outrun the increasingly...
| May 17, 2010
For decades, people have been ignoring advice to eat less salt — in large part because it's hard to avoid. Processed and restaurant foods are simply loaded with sodium.
Now, under growing pressure from doctors, consumers, states, advocacy groups...
| May 14, 2010
Tucked into a corner of the northwest suburbs is a little place with a big name: Barrington. Surrounded by the horsey Barrington Hills, the palatial South Barrington and the resort-like Lake Barrington Shores is the burg where residents from all of the...
| May 6, 2010
The front office of sports teams are still made up of former athletes and members of long-standing family owners but increasingly MBAs are finding their way into the industry.
Leaders in the multibillion dollar industry once focused more on entertainment...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 2:53 PM
Just when it seemed like things couldn't get worse for Orange County's tourist tax, the region's largest overseas leisure market went up in a cloud of smoke.
Mayor Buddy Dyer, meet Eyjafjallajokull.
Ash from the tongue-twister Icelandic volcano that...
| Apr 8, 2010
If you want more chicken in your sandwich, head to KFC on Monday when its new breadless "Double Down" sandwich is scheduled to be available in KFC stores nationwide.
The sandwich uses two boneless chicken breasts as the bun. In between are two pieces...
| Nov 7, 2010
| 11:36 AM
Rosemary Maisenholder was hired as area relationship manager at Florida Bank of Commerce in Winter Park.
Boards of Directors
The 2010-2011 elected officers of Community Health Centers include Beverly Paulk, retired financial planner and...
| Sep 15, 2010
The Brees Dream Foundation is matching a $25,000 Pepsi contribution, to provide $50,000 in total support to Audubon Nature Institute and the Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program.
Pepsi Beverages Company, the local Pepsi bottler for South...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 6:02 PM
Gap is back to blue.
The casualwear chain will keep its decades-old white-on-navy blue logo after all. The move comes just one week after the company swapped it online for a new logo without saying a word. The new logo irritated fans, spurring them to...
| Dec 20, 2010
"Holistic nutrition." You may not know the term, but you've surely heard its claims. Among other things, holistic nutritionists (or HNs, as they call themselves) may teach that fluoride and pesticides are lethal, that most diseases and detrimental...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 10:26 AM
The deals just got a little sweeter in Alanson with the recent opening of Dollar General.
"Dollar General assesses many factors when choosing new store locations. Some of these factors include demographic trends, traffic patterns and customer needs,...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 12:44 AM
It has become customary for first ladies to take on a worthy cause while their spouses are engaged in leading the free world, and Michelle Obama is no exception to the rule.
Her signature effort thus far in her husband’s presidency has been to...