5@5: Lawsuit: 'Cheerios Protein' misleads shoppers | McCaskill writes retailers to pull picamilon supps

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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.

Placing a cap on Americans' consumption of added sugar

For the first time ever, the Food and Drug Administration is recommending that Americans eat no more than 10 percent of their calories from added sugar, which comes out to be 12.5 teaspoons. Read more at New York Times...


FDA inaction pushes McCaskill to target picamilon retailers directly

After what she calls "weeks of inaction" by the FDA, the Missouri senator sent letters to 10 retailers requesting they pull supplements containing picamilon off the shelves. Read more at Regulatory Affairs Professional Society...

CSPI: 'Cheerios Protein' has negligibly more protein, but far more sugar, than Original Cheerios

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has sued General Mills over claims associated with the marketing of its protein Cheerios, which has almost the same amount of protein as original Cheerios but 17 times the sugar. Read more as CSPI...


Enough already with the bone broth hype

Some of the things people say about the benefits of drinking bone broth are almost too good to be true, aren't they? Mother Jones asked scientists and found out that there's not much research behind its nutritional benefits. Read more at Mother Jones...


Scientist challenges Monsanto: $10 million if you can prove me wrong about GMOs

An MIT systems scientist offered Monsanto a $10 million building he owns in Cambridge if it can prove that there are acceptable safety assessment standards for GMOs. Read more at Patch...

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