5@5: Unilever's Hellman's to debut a vegan mayo of its own | Report details rapid growth of glyphosate

[email protected]: Unilever's Hellman's to debut a vegan mayo of its own | Report details rapid growth of glyphosate

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.

Hellman's gives vegan a go after suing eggless spread maker

It was just over a year ago that Unilever dropped its lawsuit against Hampton Creek's eggless Just Mayo product. In that time, apparently, the company has been concocting a vegan mayonnaise of its own. "Carefully Crafted Dressing and Sandwich Spread" will arrive on shelves later this month. Hampton Creek's response? "I hope Kraft follows Unilever, then I hope Kraft and Unilever compete," CEO Josh Tetrick said. Read more at ABC News...


Monsanto's glyphosate most heavily used weedkiller in history

According to a new report published in Environmental Sciences Europe, glyphosate is the most commonly used pesticide in the world. Almost 15 times more is used today than before "Roundup Ready" crops were introduced in 1996. Last year, the research arm of the World Health Organization declared that the herbicide is probably carcinogenic. Read more at EcoWatch...

The woman fighting to make sustainability part of the American diet

Tufts University nutrition professor Miriam Nelson has served on the Dietary Guidelines for America committee the last two terms and has pushed to address the impact of food production on the environment. Although the committee was enthusiastic about it and included the issue in its recommendations issued last year, those portions did not make it into the final guidelines. Read more at Civil Eats...


This coffee company takes a fresh approach with bacteria

Afineur is using microbes to forge new flavors of coffee. Read more at Grist...


Coca-Cola issuing new Diet Coke designs for 'It's Mine' campaign

In an effort to boost sales as consumers move away from ultra sugary drinks, the company has redesigned its packaging, contracted with golfer Jordan Spieth and launched a new ad campaign. Read more at Atlanta Business Chronicle...

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