We believe that a healthier future for all people and our planet means a more successful future for PepsiCo,” said Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo chairman and chief executive officer.
PepsiCo Inc is looking to cut salt, sugar and saturated fats levels in its top-selling products.
According to reuters.com: “It also would reduce the average saturated fat per serving by 15% by 2020, and cut the average added sugar per serving in key global beverage brands by 25% by 2020.”
I like how their goals are so far into in the future, but they do have one goal set to take place next year: Last week Pepsi said it would stop peddling sugary soft drinks to primary and secondary schools on a globally by 2012. Continue reading
Food Network TV star Rachael Ray wants to feed your kids. Because of a partnership between the celebrity “chef” and New York City’s Department of Education up to 600,000 New York City school children will be eating healthier foods from Rachael Ray’s recipes as their school lunch.
New York City’s school program is said to be one of the nation’s healthiest, which sounds kind of crazy to me. I can’t remember a single vegetable except maybe if you want to include french fries and ketchup.
As it turns out there are other aspects of NYC school lunch that are in need of a healthier change. While at Public School 89 with a group of 6th graders and her new menu a cockroach dropped in as reported by the New York Daily News.
MF DOOM- “Poo-Putt Platter”
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Here’s a track off of MF DOOM’s MM Food album. No rapping on this one but lots of entertaining toon clips from cartoons DOOM favors like Fantastic Four, Spiderman and Superman..
When asked about it Ray said:
“I did not see that. It’s unfortunate if there was [a bug]. I think that these schools strive to be the best across the board; I’m sure that includes cleanliness.” Continue reading