5@5: Just Mayo will keep its name but change its label | Paleo proliferates internationally

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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.

Despite lack of eggs, Just Mayo says it's keeping its name

Following a warning letter from the FDA, Just Mayo, which makes a vegan spread, will keep its name but revise its label to more clearly convey that it doesn't contain eggs, by making the words "egg-free" bigger and making the egg-shaped image smaller. Read more at The Washington Post...


Burgeoning paleo product development spreading out from US, finds Innova

While the U.S. continues to see more new paleo products introduced to the market than any other nation, 16 percent of paleo-labeled food products launched from September 2014 to September 2015 were in Australia—up from less than 1 percent the year before. Read more at Bakery and Snacks...

Watch out, yogurt. Soon drinking water might go probiotic.

Using DNA testing, scientists are digging into exactly what is in our drinking water. So far, researchers at the University of Sweden have found some 80,000 bacteria per milliliter of water—some that could potentially be harmful, but some that are actually beneficial and some that control odors. Next the researchers try to introduce nutrients into the water supply that help good bacteria grow. Read more at Gizmodo...


How the food industry helps engineer our cravings

Apparently some food company insiders hold their industry accountable for obesity—for perfectly engineering foods that people can't stop eating, says NYT reporter and author of Salt Sugar Fat, Michael Moss. Read more at NPR...


Adjusting caramel color in the clean label age

Like the beverage companies it serves, the caramel color industry is working to meet consumer taste, whether it's via organic certification or Non-GMO Project verification or offering alternatives for certain applications. Read more at Food Business News...

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