5@5: FDA wants to add more context to proposed 'added sugar' labels | UNFI delays plant opening

[email protected]: FDA wants to add more context to proposed 'added sugar' labels | UNFI delays plant opening

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.

FDA proposes putting percent daily value of added sugar on food labels

The agency previously proposed that manufacturers be required to include an added sugars line on the Nutrition Facts panel. Now it's proposing that they put that in context for consumers by displaying the amount of sugar as a percentage of recommended daily calorie intake. Read more at Reuters...


UNFI delays opening, dozens out of work

Loss of a key customer in the Northern California market, Safeway, caused UNFI to delay opening its Gilroy distribution center until February. Read more at Gilroy Dispatch...


False advertising lawsuit claims this almond milk brand doesn't have enough almonds

Almond Breeze is only 2 percent almonds, according to lawsuit filed against Blue Diamond accusing the company of misleading customers. Read more at Time...


Americans are finally eating less

Government data suggests that Americans are finally beginning to change their eating habits. Nearly all major demographic groups have decreased their calorie consumption for the first time in 40+ years. Read more at the New York Times...


Natural, organic sales growing at Smart & Final

Expanded natural and organic offerings have helped the California-based retailer grow sales, especially among home-delivery customers. Read more at Supermarket News...

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