‘We’re peons to them’: Nabisco factory workers on why they’re striking
While the CEO of Nabisco’s parent company is paid nearly $17m a year, plants are closing, jobs outsourced to Mexico, and older workers are unable to retire on weakened pension benefits The Nabisco plant in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, shut down after 63 years, leaving 600 workers without a job. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP The pandemic drove many people to the cookie jar and helped Nabisco, maker of Oreos, Chips Ahoy!, Fig Newtons and other sweet treats weather the worst of the outbreak. But as the conews.yahoo.com
We tried the new Gluten-free Oreos, 1 thing really surprised us
They are available in normal and Double Stuf. Nabisco’s new Gluten-free Oreos taste like the same “milk’s favorite cookie” we know and love. The gluten-free cookies are made with white rice flour and whole oat flour rather than unbleached, enriched flour that contains gluten. A serving of a normal stuffed Gluten-free Oreos – three cookies – contains 160 calories, 7 grams of fat, 25 grams of carbs and 14 grams of sugar. That includes its classic Oreos, the popular Double Stuf Oreos, Oreo Thins, Oreo Minis, and a variety of limited edition and flavored cookies.mlive.com
Nabisco voluntarily recalls select boxes of Cheese Nips
Nabisco has announced the voluntary recall of 11-ounce boxes of Cheese Nips because they may contain small pieces of yellow plastic. The company noticed the yellow plastic pieces on the manufacturing equipment that came from a dough scraper. Consumers are advised to not eat the recalled crackers and to throw them away.
You can win $50,000 through mystery Oreo challenge
Nabisco is bringing back its mystery Oreo contest. The company is releasing limited edition cookies that look like the original but have a different flavor. If you can guess the flavor, you have a chance to win the $50,000. The mystery flavor hits the shelves Monday. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Outsourcing the Oreo
With Donald Trump's mention of the Nabisco plant that makes Oreo cookies moving to Mexico, "America's cookie" and its maker find themselves at the heart of a politcal issue. Dean Reynolds reports on why the factory is sending 600 jobs down south, and how those getting laid off feel about it.cbsnews.com