29 March 2012 3:40 AM, PDT | Look to the Stars | See recent Look to the Stars news »

The seven remaining contestants on this week’s episode of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” received a challenge from Newman’s Own.

The competitors raced to load trucks with boxes weighing a total of more than 30,000 pounds; that’s the total amount of weight lost to date on “The Biggest Loser,” which airs Tuesdays at 8 pm Et/Pt. The first to complete the task, Mark Cornelison of Magnolia, TX, was awarded 30,000 pounds of food from Newman’s Own to donate to his local Feeding America food bank. As a surprise to the other six contestants, Newman’s Own announced an additional donation of 30,000 pounds of food for distribution among their hometown Feeding America food banks. In total, the Newman’s Own, Inc. donation is valued at $150,000 of food to help feed America’s hungry.

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