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Ontario Loblaw banner stores help customers eat nutritiously with new Guiding Stars® program

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TORONTO, ON – February 21, 2013 (TSX: L) – Starting February 22, Loblaw banner stores across Ontario now feature Guiding Stars®, giving shoppers a faster, easier way to make nutritious food choices at the grocery store. The Guiding Stars program is exclusive to Loblaws®, Fortinos®, Real Canadian Superstore®, Your Independent Grocer®, valu-mart® and Zehrs Markets® locations across Ontario.

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Super Saver and Russ’s Market Add Nutrition Ratings

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Nov. 1, 2012 — A grocery store can be a confusing place for consumers facing competing claims about fat, sugar and calories in every aisle. But shoppers at Super Saver and Russ’s Market can now cut through the clutter with the Guiding Stars nutrition rating system. The Guiding Stars program rates the nutritional value of foods on a simple scale of 0-3 stars.

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Guiding Stars and Leading Mobile App Shopper Announce Enhanced Nutrition Guidance for the iPhone

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PORTLAND, Maine, (October 2, 2012)—Guiding Stars, the first store-wide nutrition guidance program for rating food, and Midcentury Media, creator of the popular mobile app Shopper, today announced the release of an upgraded iPhone app that gives busy grocery shoppers instant access to Guiding Stars’ easy-to-navigate nutrition rating system right on their shopping lists. The UPC-driven app lets users identify the healthiest foods for purchase by providing simple star-ratings on nearly 100,000 foods and beverages, enabling on-the-go shoppers to quickly identify the nutritional value of foods on the fly.

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Campus Dining that Makes the Grade: Guiding Stars Nutrition Guidance Program Helps UNH Students Make Healthier Food Choices

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Portland, ME (August 21, 2012)—The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is among a growing number of colleges and universities across the country taking proactive steps to improve the health of students and faculty who dine in campus-run dining halls and quick-service food counters. Not only could their efforts make the dreaded “Freshman 15” a thing of the past, but administrators also hope to teach students a lifelong habit of making nutritious food choices and gain a competitive advantage in attracting new students.

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