5@5: Why Whole Foods is courting chefs | First GMO apples to be harvested this year

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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.

Why chefs are leaving D.C.’s top restaurants to work for Whole Foods

The retailer is turning to culinary all-stars from D.C.’s trendy restaurants to help take its prepared foods offerings up a notch. Read more at Washington City Paper…


First commercial crop of GMO Arctic Apple about to hit market

The controversial non-browning apple that was approved by regulators last year could be in stores later this year, supplied by Okanogan Specialty Fruits in Washington. Read more at EcoWatch…

Food scientists say they’ve found a way to make gluten-free bread taste delicious

Gluten gives bread its sponginess, so it’s no wonder gluten-free breads just aren’t the same. But Italian scientists Virna Cerne and Ombretta Polenghi say a protein found in corn—when it reaches a certain temperature, moisture and pH level—forms an elastic network much like gluten does. Read more at Quartz…


Dems vow to fight GOP child nutrition bill

The Child Nutrition and Education Act passed through committee last month, but Democrats in the House say they’ll do everything they can to prevent the bill, which would limit the number of families and schools eligible for free and reduced-price meals at schools, from reaching a vote on the floor. Read more at The Hill…


Fal Foods USA Inc. issues allergy alert on undeclared milk in DF Mavens chocolate almond fudge frozen bars

The recalled fudge bars that contains undeclared milk were shipped to customers in New York and New Jersey between September 2015 and February 2016. Read more at FDA.gov…

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