5@5: General Mills to label GMOs nationwide | Foundation invests in Baltimore-area food desert

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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.

General Mills to start using GMO labeling nationwide

General Mills will begin labeling products nationwide that contain genetically modified ingredients after the failure of Congress to reach a national labeling law, a “watershed” development, according to one consumer group. Read more at Star Tribune ...

 

T. Rowe Price Foundation pledges $1.3 million for West Baltimore

Making fresh produce more accessible throughout West Baltimore is just one goal of an ambitious, three-year initiative begun this week by the T. Rowe Price Foundation, which has pledged $1.3 million in grants for West Baltimore neighborhoods. Read more at The Baltimore Sun ...

Judges grill both sides in DeCosters’ egg sentence appeal

Two of three judges hearing appeals of the sentences handed down to Quality Egg executives Austin “Jack” DeCoster and Peter DeCoster seemed uncomfortable with imprisoning corporate officials for a so-called strict liability case, in which there is not a finding of fault. Read more at Food Safety News ...

 

Gigi the cow broke the milk production record. Is that bad for cows?

To get more milk out of dairy cows, farmers have altered feed rations, milking schedules and hormone treatments. But now, dairy farmers are now using genetics to create bigger, hungrier and more productive Holsteins. But some livestock advocates are concerned. Read more at NPR ...

 

Bumble Bee Foods recalls 31,500 cases of canned chunk light tuna

The canned tuna producer is recalling the chunk light tuna because of a deviation in sterilization that could lead to contamination. No illnesses have been reported. The plant where the tuna was processed is not owned or operated by Bumble Bee. Watch the video at Science Daily ...

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