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Though cereal sellers Kellogg (K) and General Mills (GIS) catch praise for cutting sugar content...

Though cereal sellers Kellogg (K) and General Mills (GIS) catch praise for cutting sugar content and adding whole grains, it's not nearly enough, according to a report from Yale University researchers. The issue is advertising, with the unhealthiest cereals still being marketed the most aggressively and drowning out alternatives. It's an issue that's not likely to go away for the companies, with the costs tied to obesity becoming a focal point of politicians.
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  • Tony Petroski
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    "A government big enough to force you to eat whole grains is a government big enough to regulate your whole diet."
    -- Yogi Ford

     

    "First they came for my Cap'n Crunch, then they came for my Coco Puffs. When they came for my Frosted Flakes there was nobody left to make my cereals."
    -- Count Chocula Niemoeller

     

    "When they can regulate your breakfast you'll know it's no longer morning in America."
    -- Ronald Wilson Berra
    22 Jun 2012, 09:30 AM Reply Like
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