5@5: Got beef...with omega-3s? | Nestle progressing with nutrition efforts

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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.

Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s

In a trial run of omega-3 fortified beef in 50 Texas grocery stores, sales have quadrupled over seven months. And Kansas State University researchers are studying whether cattle fed marine algae would pass on the healthy fats they consume. Read more at ABC News...


Nestle nutrition efforts continue strong

Last year, the company reformulated more than a thousand products to reduce sodium, sugar and artificial ingredients. Read more at Food Business News...

Monsanto's stock is tanking. Is the company's own excitement about GMOs backfiring?

Shares have plunged 25 percent since spring. An attempted takeover of Syngenta failed. It slashed 2,600 jobs. And its flagship herbicide has been called a "probably carcinogen" by the World Health Organisation. It's hard times for Monsanto. Read more at Mother Jones...


The veggie burger boom is finally making vegetarian food cool

Veggie burgers are hot, and chefs across the country are jumping on board. Read more at Take Part...


SunOpta expands stand-up pouch technology in frozen fruit, roasted & fruit snacks

"Stand-up pouches are quickly becoming preferred by many customers, with 90 percent of consumers influenced by the package and 45 percent of consumers placing packaging ahead of price in buying decisions," said they company's President and COO Rik Jacobs. Read more at Bakery and Snacks...


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