5@5: Everyone wants in on the snack market | New FDA commissioner confirmed

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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.

Snack attack: Food makers push bite-size offerings

Even foods not traditionally seen as snacks, like chicken and cereal and beans, are being packaged as snacks as food brands try to capture the interest of the growing crowd of all-day grazers. Read more at CBS News...


New FDA head Robert Califf vows to use 'bully pulpit,' better explain agency decisions

The former Duke University cardiologist won Senate approval by a wide margin, despite some members' initial concerns about his longtime ties to the pharmaceutical industry. His number one priority upon assuming the position? Having a strong workforce that can carry out the FDA's many duties. Read more at The Washington Post...

Pinnacle Foods starts to lay out plans for Boulder Brands

Streamlining the Boulder Brands product line, and potentially acquiring and integrating smaller organic and natural brands under Boulder Brands, are in the works, Pinnacle's CEO says. Read more at Denver Post...


Monsanto feels the Bern as Sanders turns focus to GMO labeling

The presidential candidate has voiced strong opinions on consumers' rights to know what's in their food and said he is proud that Vermont has taken the lead on GMO labeling. Read more at Sustainable Pulse...


Check out the vegan company Mark Cuban thinks is worth $100 million

The duo behind Bee Free Honey won three Shark Tank investor's confidence with their honey substitute made from organic apples. Read more at PETA...


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