RETAILERS FEEL READY FOR REVISED PYRAMID

WASHINGTON -- No matter on what side the food guide pyramid lands, fresh foods come out on top.The updated version of the food pyramid released last week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends more generous servings of fruits, vegetables, dairy products and whole grains. Each category received wider colored bands than those for oils and meat/beans.While the recommendations may come as little

WASHINGTON -- No matter on what side the food guide pyramid lands, fresh foods come out on top.

The updated version of the food pyramid released last week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends more generous servings of fruits, vegetables, dairy products and whole grains. Each category received wider colored bands than those for oils and meat/beans.

While the recommendations may come as little surprise, there are calls for the food industry and retailers to take

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