5@5: Consumer Reports finds organic beef may be safer than conventional | The problem with non-GMO labels

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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.

Consumer Reports: More bacteria, superbugs in conventional beef than organic

Consumer Reports putchased 458 pounds of beef from stores across the country and analyzed it for five types of bacteria commonly found on beef. The verdict? Beef from conventionally raised cows had more bacteria overall and was more likely to contain bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Read more at The Oregonian...

 

Brands are putting 'GMO-free' labels on products that don't even have genes

The fact that many foods being labeled as non-GMO don't even have a genetically modified variant is making consumers even more confused. Read more at Munchies...

Saffron Road parent acquires Mediterranean Snack Foods

American Halal Co. has acquired the maker of lentil- and legume-based chips, crackers and vegetable snacks. Read more at Food Business News...

 

Meet Moringa, the African superfood that's healthier than kale

High in vitamin C, protein and calcium, moringa is a rising star in the natural products world. Read more at Fast Company...

 

Irradiated food sounds like a terrible thing. It's actually really good.

The process of irradiation could prevent dangerous foodborne illness outbreaks, but the term seems to be putting consumers off. Read more at Mother Jones...

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