Helping the bees that help Muir Glen


Bees are important to us – and not just BuzzBee, the “spokes bee” for Honey Nut Cheerios. Bees pollinate Green Giant broccoli and cauliflower, fruit for Häagen-Dazs ice cream and Yoplait... View Full Post

6.4 trillion calorie reduction

Eating yogurt

As we’ve shared previously, General Mills is part of a multi-year effort designed to help reduce obesity – especially childhood obesity – by 2015. Along with 15 other leading food and... View Full Post

Life after “Loser”


It’s been nearly 10 months since Danni Allen was crowned the winner of season 14 of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.” After the hard-won achievement of losing 121 pounds, a different kind of... View Full Post

We all have 40 chances

40 chances

“Go out, show up and do it.” Those simple and inspiring words – in the context of fighting hunger – from philanthropist, farmer and photographer Howard G. Buffett, rang in my ears as I... View Full Post

The One and Only Cheerios


Consumers across the U.S. are seeing “not made with genetically modified ingredients” this week on familiar yellow boxes of original Cheerios. Did we change Cheerios? No. Not really. Original... View Full Post