5@5: Fast food goes organic at Bay Area restaurant | Groups press feds to update GMO regulations

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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.

Groups press feds to overhaul GMO regulations

The Center for Food Safety, Friends of the Earth and other groups said they submitted comments to the Obama administration and the FDA this week asking them to rework the existing regulatory framework for genetically engineered plants and animals with mandatory safety testing, food labels and restrictions on growing GMO crops. Read more at The Hill...


Drink to your health: Study links daily coffee habit to longevity

People who drink three to five cups of coffee a day may experience lower risk of premature mortality, according to a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health. The researchers saw a benefit for people who drank caffeinated coffee and decaf. Read more at NPR...

The Bay Area has opened America's first USDA-certified organic fast-food restaurant

A former buyer who introduced organic chicken to Costco has opened an organic restaurant in San Francisco that sells a small assortment of foods including fried chicken sandwiches, wraps and bowls. Read more at Quartz...


New Belgium to release gluten-free beers

Glutiny Pale Ale and Glutiny Golden Ale beers, aimed at gluten-sensitive drinkers, will be released in January. Read more at The Coloradoan...


This desktop edible insect hive grows your daily protein at home

Here's a DIY food project you didn't see coming. A new gadget made by Livin Farms allows people to grow mealworms—enough to replace meat in four to five dishes per week, at home. Read more at Fast Company...

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