5@5: Athletes turn to vitamin D | Lawsuit accuses Chipotle of trying to cover up norovirus outbreak

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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.

Elite athletes try a new training tactic: More vitamin D

As sports teams keep a closer eye on their athletes' health and nutrition, many are shining the spotlight on levels of vitamin D, which over the last several years have been studied as a factor in athletes' risk of injury. One study published last year found lower vitamin D levels in Pittsburgh Steelers players with at least one bone fracture. Read more at The Wall Street Journal...


Chipotle's being accused of trying to cover up its norovirus outbreak

A class-action lawsuit alleges that a Chipotle kitchen manager in California who had symptoms continued to work at the restaurant, and that Chipotle attempted to cover it up after two customers had complained of symptoms. Read more at Fortune...

Genetically modified Fuji apple could be on tables soon

The Canadian company behind the non-browning Arctic apple is at it again, asking the USDA to deregulate sales of a Fuji variety of the apple. Read more at The Seattle Times...


Food waste smart meter Winnow bags $3.3M further funding

A London startup wants to help the foodservice industry cut down on food waste with a set of smart scales and a tablet app that help them log what they're throwing away. Daily reports show chefs insight into their top areas of waste so that they can make adjustments. Read more at TechCrunch...


Golazo ceases operations

Despite experiencing growth in the natural and conventional grocery channels, the soccer-themed energy drink company Golazo couldn't round up enough capital, or profit, to keep itself afloat. Read more at BevNet...

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