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General Mills Lowers Sugar

General Mills is lowering amount of sugar in children’s cereals.


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Cereal makers General Mills, Inc. is lowering the amount of sugar in its children’s breakfast cereals, reports Reuters. General Mills claims that it will now aim to have less than 10 grams of sugar per serving, down from 11 grams last year. The pledge comes at a time when childhood obesity is under fire and companies are being pressured to produce healthier options for children. General Mills is the maker of cereals including Lucky Charms, Cocoa Puffs, and Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Reuters reports that oftentimes, children’s cereals have less sugar than cereals created for adults.

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