Soda Manufacturers Reveal A Pledge To Cut Calories By 20 Percent


(PCM) Major soda manufacturers Coca-Cola, Dr. Pepper and Pepsi have recently revealed a pledge to cut down calories in their famous drinks.

One of the major reasons that health conscious people stay away from a variety of carbonated beverages is due to their incredibly high calorie count.

Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo Inc, and Dr.Pepper Snapple Group Inc. have pledged to consumers that they will cut the calorie count in their beverages by 20 percent by the year 2025. It is the companies goal to assist with the ongoing issues of not only obesity, but both diabetes and heart disease as well.… read more...

Russia Plans To Install Park Benches That Double As A Scale


(PCM) We have enough problems with body image as it is now, however there are plans being put into to place is Moscow, Russia to install park benches that would act as a scale, weighing the individuals seated on them.

The idea is still in the proposal phase in Moscow, however a similar idea has already be implemented in the Netherlands with a bench that was installed at at public bus stop.

The proposed Moscow benches would be sponsored by gyms and fitness clubs (of course) in the area and the hope is that by the individual seeing their weight … read more...

Nationwide Recall On M&M’s


(PCM) There has been a nationwide recall issued on all theater-sized boxed of M&M’s candies. The recall, issued by Mars, Inc. claims that the 3.4 oz boxed that are labeled as milk chocolate original M&M’s may contain a bag with peanut butter M&M’s instead.

The snafu was brought to the attention of Mars Inc. after a customer contacted the company to let them know that a M&M’s brand Milk Chocolate theater box contained at M&M’s brand Peanut Butter package of candies.

Many individuals suffer from severe peanut allergies, however the company claims that thus far there have been no reports … read more...

CVS Moves Ahead With Name Change And Stops Tobacco Sales A Month Early


(PCM) It was announced yesterday that CVS executives made the decision to transition the company into both a new name and out of the sale of tobacco/tobacco related products.

About seven or eight months ago the company first revealed their plans for the big change, however those changes were not set to take place until October 1st. There was no specific reason given for the why the switch over has taken place almost a month earlier than expected.

CVS Caremark will now be known as CVS Health and the sale of tobacco products in stores has ceased. It is reported … read more...

Kraft Issues A Recall On Kraft American Singles Cheese


(PCM) It has just been announced that Kraft is issuing a wide-spread recall on packages of their Kraft American Singles cheese. While the recall is voluntary, Kraft Food Group believes that close to 7,000 cases of cheese could be affected.

The recall stems from the fact that one of the company’s suppliers had out of standard storage temperatures for one of its’ ingredients.

There are four different variations of the Kraft American Singles are part of the recall. Check your fridge for “best when used by” dates of Feb. 20, 2015 and Feb. 21, 2015.

Thus far there have been …

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