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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.

A whole new kind of grocery store is coming to the U.S.

Get ready for a new wave of retailers with a mission. Sarah Metz is bringing a no-waste market to Brooklyn, where customers will bring their own containers and bags to fill with just how much product they need. In Denver, Lyndsey Manderson's Zero Market is set to open in September. And Brianne Miller is opening a similar concept store in Vancouver. Read more at The Huffington Post...


Kellogg is wedging its cereal into a supermarket's fruit and vegetables selection

Kellogg's is really hoping some crafty merchandising can help kickstart slumping cereal sales. First it announced a cereal restaurant in New York, and now the company says it's working with Meijer to place its cereals alongside fruit in store produce sections to associate it with "fresh, healthy, wholesome" foods. Read more at Quartz...

Greenpeace to Nobel Laureates: It's not our fault golden rice has 'failed as a solution'

The organization was the target of a letter signed by more than 100 scientists urging it to end its opposition to GMOs—specifically golden rice. But Greenpeace is maintaining its stance. "Corporations are overhyping golden rice to pave the way for global approval of other more profitable genetically engineered crops. Rather than invest in this overpriced public relations exercise, we need to address malnutrition through a more diverse diet, equitable access to food and eco-agriculture," one campaigner said. Read more at EcoWatch...


Newman's Own cornerstone line goes organic

Five of Newman's Own's classic flavors are getting an organic makeover. Read more at The Hour...


How Olympians choose which sports supplements are worth it

U.S. runners Shalene Flanagan and Amy Cragg are endorsing Hotshot, a drink that's marketed as a way to prevent cramps during workouts. Apparently, trial and error (rather than scrutinizing the science) is their preferred method for choosing products. Read more at Wired...

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