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Chobani, Dannon at Odds Over Yogurt Sweeteners

Stevia leaf extract and sucralose are both safe as far as the federal government is concerned, but two yogurt giants are at odds about the zero-calorie sweeteners and the dispute has oozed into the federal court system. It only took two days for Chobani LLC and the Dannon Co. to reach the litigation level in… Continue Reading

FDA: Idaho Knew About Chobani Mold Problem Before 2013 Recall

A federal report obtained under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) indicates that the Idaho Department of Agriculture knew about that moldy Chobani yogurt two months before it was recalled. The state denies the claim found in a U.S. Food and Drug Administration report by the Twin Falls Times-News, the daily newspaper located near the… Continue Reading

Research Finds Recalled Chobani Yogurt Contained Fungal Pathogen

Last fall, Chobani recalled a number of its yogurts for mold contamination that caused packages to bloat and sour before their expiration date. More than 200 people reported becoming ill with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea after eating the yogurt. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration identified Mucor circinelloides as the contaminant, but it was initially… Continue Reading

Whole Foods Phasing Out Chobani Yogurt

Whole Foods Market, Inc., announced on Wednesday that it plans to phase out Chobani Greek Yogurt from its stores early next year to focus on organic and non-GMO products. “As the national demand for Greek yogurt has grown, the number of conventional Greek yogurt options has multiplied,” the Austin, TX-based grocery firm said in a… Continue Reading