Woman With Celiac Disease Begins Support Effort

Sandy Moody struggled with the meaning of the words behind her celiac diagnosis. She is attempting to reach out to others and form a local support group through a Web site that she created in January at: http://celiacdiseasenetwork.com.

Tortillas Emerge As Fastest Growing Bakery Product In The US

February 26, 2010 Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive report on Tortillas market.
Consumption of tortillas is growing at a steady pace in recent years. The growth
is partly attributable to the rapid expansion of the Latino population and the
increasing popularity of tortillas among other cultures and countries as a
favorite snack and meal option. In the US, tortillas have emerged as the fastest
growing bakery product, and are next only to sliced bread in terms of sales.

Thumb Oilseed Recalls Soy Grits And Flour Because Of Possible Health Risk

Thumb Oilseed Producers’ Cooperative of Ubly, MI. has recalled certain shipments
of soybean grits and flour because they have the potential to be contaminated
with Salmonella.

Louisville Blinking On Trans Fats Ban

Dr. Adewale Troutman, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness, decided not to recommend that the city ban the use of trans fats in the preparation of foods in
restaurants.

Lee Partners To Buy CKE Restaurants

A private equity firm said Friday it will buy the owner of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants for about $619 million in cash.