5@5: New investments for The Honest Co., Sir Kensington's | Animal supps face increased scrutiny

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Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

New $100M Honest Co. round puts Jessica Alba among 40 richest self-made women

A $100 million Series D brings the nontoxic household startup company's valuation to around $1.7 billion and will help grow its Honest Beauty line. Read more at Forbes...

 

Natural condiment brand to expand with investment

With a new $8.5 million investment, Sir Kensington's plans to grow distribution, expand its product line and build a sales team. Read more at Food Business News...

Animal supplements still in limbo, facing increased FDA scrutiny

A helpful overview of the current structure of federal governance over animal dietary supplements and the unique challenges for the industry. Read more at Lexology...

 

Meat food waste has greater negative environmental impact than vegetable waste

Another reason to eat more plants? By analyzing food waste collected from all-you-can-eat dining facilities, University of Missouri researchers found that more energy is wasted in the production meat than vegetables. Read more...

 

The original paleo diet was full of carbs

In a new study published this month, researchers argue that both plant carbohydrates and meat contributed to the growth of the human brain over the past two million years. Read more at Munchies...

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