Dannon to reduce sugar in yogurt for kids

March 14, 2014

Dannon says it will cut back the amount of sugar in its yogurts intended for children.

The move is part of a variety of measures the company is taking to improve the of its yogurts by 2016. The plans will be announced Friday with the Partnership for a Healthier America, which was created in conjunction with First Lady Michelle Obama and works with the to address .

One of the goals outlined is to have all its yogurts for kids—such as Danimals—contain 23 grams or less of sugar per 6-ounce serving. Currently, the company says only 30 percent of its yogurt for kids meet that standard.

Explore further: First Lady launches US schools push on obesity

Related Stories

First Lady launches US schools push on obesity

February 28, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama took her campaign against childhood obesity to a new level Thursday with a $150 million program to encourage more physical activity in American schools.

Recommended for you

Older people getting smarter, but not fitter

August 31, 2015

Older populations are scoring better on cognitive tests than people of the same age did in the past —a trend that could be linked to higher education rates and increased use of technology in our daily lives, say IIASA population ...

Higher intelligence score means better physical performance

August 14, 2015

New research reveals a distinct association between male intelligence in early adulthood and their subsequent midlife physical performance. The higher intelligence score, the better physical performance, the study reveals. ...

0 comments

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.