Nobody Doesn’t Like Sara Who?

The Downers Grove-based company is in the process of shedding its household and body-care businesses and is shopping its North American Fresh Bakery division, according to those familiar with the matter. Sara Lee has declined to comment on a possible bread sale.

George Weston Profit Jumps, Outlook Cautious

August 4, 2010 Solarina Ho, Reuters

George Weston Ltd, Canada’s largest food processor and distributor, said on Friday its profit rose on strong operating performances, but the result fell short of expectations and its shares dropped.

CFIA Allergy Alert – Undeclared Milk In Mike’s Bakery Brand Jelly Cookies

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Mike’s Bakery are warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Mike’s Bakery brand Jelly Cookies. This product contains milk which is not declared on the label.

PureCircle Receives FDA GRAS “No Objection” For New SG95 Stevia Product

August 4, 2010 PureCircle

PureCircle is pleased to announce that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a No Objection letter for the use of PureCircles SG95 product as a Food and Beverage ingredient in the USA. This will enable PureCircle to offer a wider and more flexible array of stevia solutions to manufacturers in the US market.

Georgia-Pacific Professional Food Services Solutions Expands Pan Liner Solutions

Georgia-Pacific Professional Food Services Solutions announces the release of the Dixie Grease Resistant Unbleached Pan Liner. This innovative liner provides a fast and easy solution to pan clean-up for commercial bakers, as well as an easy release of baked goods by minimizing sticking problems.