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October 29, 1987
The current trend is for parents to plan children's Halloween parties at home. Games and prizes take the place of traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating, with refreshments rounding out the evening of fun. A mulled tea punch, appropriately named Hobgoblins' Brew, combines brewed tea with apple juice and spices. Orange half-slices, studded with whole cloves, provide the finishing touch.
June 2, 1992 | Associated Press
The label says "Very Cherry," but the fine print says the bottle holds mostly white grape and apple juice, a consumer group said. The Center for Science in the Public Interest said the truth about what's in fruit-juice products is usually hidden in small type on the back of the bottle.
June 17, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Juice Maker Pays $6 Million to Settle With Pentagon: A California company has agreed to pay the government $6 million to settle charges that a plant manager sold the Department of Defense diluted juice at the price of pure orange juice. The settlement by Paramount Citrus Assn. of San Fernando kept the case from going to court, U.S. Atty. Michael M. Baylson announced in Philadelphia.
March 31, 1989 | From Reuters
A federal appeals court panel Thursday reversed the conviction of a former Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp. executive for distributing apple juice for babies that was basically water with added sugar. But because the charges were dismissed for jurisdictional grounds, they could be brought again in Upstate New York where the criminal acts allegedly occurred. In a 2-1 vote, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in New York dismissed 350 counts against Niels Hoyvald, former chief executive of Beech-Nut.
November 2, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Odwalla Inc. completed its recall of apple and carrot juice products as health officials reported more than 30 confirmed or suspected E. coli cases in three states. One of the most seriously affected victims, 2-year-old Tara Azizi of Concord, Calif., was listed in critical but stable condition with kidney failure, but doctors said she is expected to recover. Odwalla, based in Half Moon Bay, Calif., launched the recall in seven Western states and Canada after E.
September 18, 1992 | From Reuters
Procter & Gamble Co. said Thursday that it is closing its Citrus Hill orange juice division, ending a decade-long effort to squeeze its way into the pure fruit juice business. Chairman and Chief Executive Edwin Artzt said the company decided to quit the 100% juice business after it started slowly and was unable to gain on its two main rivals, Seagram Co. Ltd.'s Tropicana and Coca-Cola Co.'s Minute Maid. "You can't make money in a business if your primary entry is a No.
May 19, 2012 | By Charles Perry, Special to the Los Angeles Times
When brewers play around with fruit flavorings, they generally go for loud ones like orange or apricot or some sort of berry, but the Quebec outfit Unibroue makes this seasonal ale with the innocent apple. Hop heads may want to leave the room; as its name indicates, this is a very delicate, almost evanescent brew, a million miles from IPA territory. It's a white ale brewed with the addition of Granny Smith apple juice, as mildly hopped as a lager. It pours very pale cloudy amber with a huge white head.
September 20, 1990 | BARBARA HANSEN
Apple picking is under way in Oak Glen, Southern California's largest apple-growing region. This year's crop, however, is slightly delayed by the hot weather, says David (Robie) Robertson, president of the Oak Glen Apple Growers Assn. Golden and Standard Delicious and Glen Seedlings, which are similar to pippins, are ready now, and more varieties are due in October. Fresh cider and apple juice are also for sale.
June 11, 1992 | From Associated Press
Consumers spend hundreds of millions of dollars on exotic-sounding fruit drinks, but the papaya juice they think they're sipping may actually be pineapple. The Center for Science in the Public Interest reported this week that it had surveyed more than two dozen fruit-juice products and found that the truth about what's inside the bottle was usually hidden in the fine print. One label shouted "Very Cherry," but the small type on the back of the bottle whispered white grape and apple juice.
September 26, 2009
Pop quiz: Which is more fattening, apple juice or sugar-laden soda? Judging from the calories, the answer would be apple juice, which doesn't contain much more nutrition either. Not to bash apple juice, that basic beverage of preschool, but the example shows that when it comes to taxing junk food, or even defining it, a hundred inconsistencies crop up to test our inner certitude. Would artificially enriched potato chips count as junk or health food? President Obama is wading into a complicated debate if he takes action on his www.menshealth.
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