Campbell cuts sodium from a dozen children’s soup choices
CAMDEN, N.J. Campbell Soup Co. has reformulated 12 of its children’s soup varieties to 480 milligrams of sodium per meal, the company has said.
Soups that have been redesigned with less sodium include Campbell’s Chicken & Stars, Chicken NoodleO’s and Double Noodle soups. The company has said that these soups and low in cholesterol and fat, and provide a healthful amount of vitamin A.
Campbell now makes a total of 78 low-sodium soup varieties. These soups also contain no artificial flavors, MSG, preservatives or trans fat, and have 110 calories and three grams of fat or less per serving.
Campbell’s reformulated low-sodium soups can be found at grocery, drug, convenience and mass retailers across the United States. The suggested retail price is $1.38 to $1.69 per can.
Sara Lee changes product labeling on baked goods, adds nutrition info
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. Sara Lee on Wednesday announced that it will add nutrition information to its packages of bagels, bread, buns and other baked items. The Nutritional Spotlight labels will be added to product packages this month, starting with the Sara Lee Soft & Smooth bread brand.
“We know individuals want convenient, nutritious choices when shopping at their grocery stores,” Sara Lee VP Tim Zimmer said in reports. “The Nutritional Spotlight helps individuals quickly identify Sara Lee products that contain the nutrients most important to them and their families.”
The revised labeling comes as part of an effort by Sara Lee to help families make wise nutrition selections when shopping for baked goods, reports said.
Doritos narrows hopefuls in Super Bowl sweepstakes to five
PLANO, Texas As game day for Super Bowl XLIII quickly approaches, the chance to win a free trip to “Crash the Super Bowl” is coming to a close.
Visitors to Doritos’ “Crash the Super Bowl” can get a chance to win tickets to the game by watching and voting on five finalist videos, selected from almost 2,000 submissions of user-generated ads. One ad will be selected to appear on the air during the game and the creator will receive $1 million if the USA Today Ad Meter ranks it as one of the most popular ads appearing during the game.
Each of the five finalists will receive $25,000 and a trip to Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa Bay to view the game from luxury box seats.
“They are literally about to give Madison Avenue a run for its money,” Doritos group VP of marketing, Ann Mukherjee, said in a statement.
Voting ends on Jan. 25. Visitors can cast their votes online through a link at http://crashthesuperbowl.com/.