5@5: Sustainability out of U.S. dietary guidelines update | Meet organic burger chain Elevation Burger

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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.

Meat wins: Sustainability won't factor into the U.S. government's new dietary guidelines

Despite recommendations for the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the USDA and HHS said that the forthcoming updates to the U.S. dietary guidelines are not "the appropriate vehicle for this important policy conversation about sustainability." Read more at Quartz...


This obscure organic burger chain should make Shake Shack, Five Guys and Smashburger nervous

Meet Elevation Burger, an international burger chain that can claim the largest organic beef supply program for any restaurant group in the U.S. Founding partner Michael Berger recently received the 2015 Rising Star Award from the Organic Trade Association. Read more at Business Insider...

This doctor wants to prescribe better food for everyone

Molly Maloof prescribes food before pills and works with progressive Silicon Valley companies to optimize employee nutrition. Read more at National Geographic...


Cod liver oil controversy leading to another foundation

In response to a recent investigation into fermented cod liver oil, sold as a source of vitamins and omega-3s, produced under the Green Pasture label, a nutritionist and a former naturopathic doctor are creating the Foundation for Ancestral Wisdom. Read more at Food Safety News...


Vitamin Shoppe: To merge or go it alone?

The retailer, facing criticism over falling same-store sales, has been speculated as a merger target for GNC, according to Seeking Alpha. Read more at Seeking Alpha...

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