Just days after announcing the name for its new Vegemite product, Kraft has vowed to change it following a backlash from consumers in Australia. The name, iSnack 2.0, was chosen from among more than 48,000 customer suggestions.
[Wall Street Journal]
GrubHub.com, a service that shows all the restaurants that deliver in a given area and allows users to order online or by phone, is expanding to Jersey City and Hoboken, as well as Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens. The site launched in Manhattan last summer.
A federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit brought on by retailers and consumers accusing Fresh Del Monte Produce of using monopoly power to charge excessive prices for a sweet variety of pineapple.
The first lady will appear on the 40th anniversary season of Sesame Street in a segment that will teach the residents of Sesame Street and kids at home how to plant a garden and eat healthy food.
[NY Daily News]
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 1, 2009