5@5: Why studying nutrition isn't so simple anymore | FDA approves GMO potato v. 2

[email protected]: Why studying nutrition isn't so simple anymore | FDA approves GMO potato v. 2

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.

Why (almost) everything you know about food is wrong

Contradictory studies, limitations, conflicts of interest. Studying nutrition isn't so simple anymore. Eight health researchers share the challenges they face. Read more at Vox...


FDA gives OK for company's genetically engineered potato

J.R. Simplot Co. engineered a second-generation version of its Innate potato that can be stored at colder temperatures, is less likely to bruise and is resistant to the pathogen late blight. It's already been cleared by the Department of Agriculture and now awaits approval from the Environmental Protection Agency. Read more at ABC News...

Organic and non-GMO: Competition or counterparts in the healthy foods movement?

Do the two labels benefit each other? Or threaten each other? Depends who you ask. Read more at Food Dive...


Campbell's will label GMOs—and the sky will not fall

"There will be no price increase as a result of Vermont or national GMO labeling for Campbell's products," says company spokesman Tom Hushen. Read more at Organic Consumers Association...


Aldi hits 'refresh' so you can, too

Another big chain is upping its organic offerings and taking synthetic colors and MSG out of its private label products. Aldi also vowed to swap out chocolate and candy for healthier options at the checkout. Read more at The Business Journals...

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